Yifei Cheng was born in Beijing, China, she is growing up in an internationally environment (China, Italy, United Kingdom, United States). Growing up in this environment, she learned to appreciate the diversity in our society and to understand the demands of a broader group of audiences. Yifei Cheng is a multimedia visual artist. As Yifei explores social issues, she is also fascinated by color variation. Her work is a reflection of her life journey. She has exhibited internationally including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, and etc. Yifei is currently based in New York. She is working as an instructor of record at Stony Brook University Department of Art.