You Wu, originally from Shenzhen, is an artist and an educator based in Baltimore, MD. They appropriate languages and aesthetics of advertisement to create satires of the late-capitalist lifestyle–the one that we are unfortunately trapped in. Specifically, the works tie the consumption of products to labor exploitation. Wu received their BFA from the Maryland Insititute College of Art, and their MFA from Towson University. Currently, they are an adjunct faculty at Goucher College and Towson University. Wu's recently presented their works at the American University Katzen Art Center (Washington D.C), Current Space (Baltimore, MD), and Towson University(Towson, MD). In addition, they have been featured in the BmoreArt Magazine and Inertia Studio Visits.