University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Ping Xu was born and raised in Shanghai. He began his professional career and served as an Art Director, a Creative Director, and a Production Director in Shanghai advertising industry since 1988. He formally began his teaching career at the university level since 2005 through the University of Southern Mississippi from the Fall semester of 2005, then continued his career through Truman State University in January 2010. Ping joined The University of Texas system in Fall 2015.
Ping’s expertise includes identity design, poster design, advertising design, interactive design, digital photography, and typography. His research interest is to create visual concepts through practical experiment and contemporary media and deliver ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers and target audiences.