Artist

Minjie Liu

Iowa City

Sponsor

Iowa City Area Welcoming Cities Consortium

about the artist

Minjie graduated from the University of Iowa with a BFA degree in Graphic Design in December of 2013. She has done work for Ai Cheng Magazine and participated in the UI Photography Club. She has designed logos, magazines, T-shirts, websites, app user interfaces, and ad posters for various student organizations and local businesses. One of her logo designs was chosen for use by the Peking National Code Organization, part of the Peking government.

BEHIND THE DESIGN

This design is inspired by the famous modeling of the monkey king from Peking Opera. Monkey king is also name Suwukong who is one of the protagonists of the book Journey of the West. He is smart, just, powerful, and fights for both individual consciousness and freedom.

Scavenger Hunt Clue

If a book or a story is what you seek
Then come to this Herky and take a quick peek
Go North of Burge and what you’ll find there
Is the Herky who holds great books to share.

location

Park Rd & Dubuque St, Iowa City

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