Maikue Vang


Maikue Vang is a Milwaukee, Wisconsin based fibers-textiles artist whose works deal with the contemporary issues in Hmong American culture that effect the identity (i.e. gender, culture, etc.). She combines traditional Hmong-Miao textiles like cross stitch embroidery with contemporary mediums such as screen printing.

She received her BFA in Art Education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 2012 where she also pursuing her MA in Fibers-Textiles. Her body of work is considered a part of her research to create a dialogue between the various Hmong generations on the cultural issues. With her background in urban art education and Hmong textile arts, she is currently working in the community as a Hmong-American advocate, educator and artist, collaborating with Hmong teens and non-profit organizations.

To connect with her, visit these links:
http://www.facebook.com/maikuevangartist
http://maikuevang.tumblr.com/