Mingyu Du, a Finalist of the "Show Your World" International Art Competition.
As a young child in QingDao, China, Mingyu Du began to learn Calligraphy as a way to better understanding and appreciating her Chinese heritage. As her proficiency grew, she began to participate in international and national art exhibitions and competitions. After she has won several prizes, Mingyu continued her studying at the college. Upon finishing her undergraduate degree in Fine Art/Calligraphy, the artist decided to continue her education in Fashion Design abroad. The creative process of a designer, from initial inspiration to the finished garment, always fascinated her.
Fashion Design is similar to Calligraphy in the way, that they both can be an incredible vehicle for creativity and self-expression. After Mingyu showed her collection during New York Fashion week in 2014, she started her own Calligraphy painted clothing line
The series of “Spread In The Circle” is composed of Chinese Calligraphy ink creation. She wanted to express the idea of the cultural heritance through the movement of Ink. The Chinese traditional art’s spirit can also be expressed in a modern way with its powerful and significant.