Image Credit: Xian Gong 龚贤
Zackery Yao 姚子骅 yáozǐhuá (b.2002, Ningbo, People’s Republic of China)
Based in Jersey City, NJ and New York City, NY
Photographer, Multidisciplinary Artist, Scholar



2025-2026 (Pending) Master of Science in Media, Medicine, and Health, Harvard Medical School - Harvard University, Boston, MA, United States of America
2024-2025 (Pending) Master of Arts in Arts Politics, New York University Tisch School of the Arts, New York City, NY, United States of America

2021-2024    Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors. in Photography; Minor in Fashion Communication, Parsons School of Design - The New School, New York City, NY, United States of America
2018-2020    International Baccalaureate® Bilingual Diploma, United World College Changshu China, Suzhou, People’s Republic of China


2021-2024    Merit Scholarship Award, Dean’s List, Parsons School of Design
2019    Runner-Up (Documentary Photography Category), SCôP (Shanghai Center of Photography) Global Chinese Teens Photography Contest, Harvard College Association for U.S.-China Relations, Harvard University & SCôP

Group Exhibition

2024   Visual Aids Postcards from the Edge, BERRY CAMPBELL GALLERY, New York, NY
2020  International Baccalaureate® Visual Arts Higher Level Thesis Exhibition, United World College Changshu China, Suzhou, People’s Republic of China (Curated by Enra Huang)
2019   Global Chinese Teens Photography Contest Exhibition, Shanghai Center of Photography (SCôP), Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Selected Commissions

2023 “Disguise in nature”, Schön! Magazine, Jun 29, Online & Printed
2023 “Laurel Blue - Kepler 138”, Mobjournal June 2023, Online
2022 “Laurel Blue”, 17:23 Magazine Vol.94 Special 2023, Jan 31, Online & Printed
2020 MontBlanc China Graduation Season Campaign with Ruixing Time
2020 24 Solar Terms series Campaign with Blancpain, Piaget, Vacheron Constantin in corporation with RUIXING TIME

Academic Positions

Fall 2023-Spring 2024  Teaching Assistant - Language Tutor in Chinese Mandarin, The New School-Schools of Public Engagement, New York, NY, United States of America


United World College Changshu China Library, Suzhou, People’s Republic of China