Yu Tsai was made in Taiwan but assembled in the USA and raised on good ole’ mid-western American corn. This Scientist turned Dancer turned Designer turned Photographer is quickly becoming one of the World’s most sought after photographers. Yu Tsai’s career that now spans the globe has his images creating headlines from New York to Beijing. Traveling between his homes in Los Angeles and New York this young man puts a whole new twist on the definition of 24-7.
After changing direction from his scientific studies Yu Tsai enrolled at the renowned Art Center College in Pasadena, CA where he discovered his passion for Directing and Design. Yu Tsai has collaborated with countless commercial directors in treatment-writing and script development. Drawing from his expertise and talents in design his journey organically lead Yu Tsai to his present focus of fashion and advertising photography which has bridged so seamlessly into the world of celebrity.
Yu Tsai was nominated for a 2010 Lucie Award for his fashion story featuring Kristen Stewart. He was also awarded as Photographer of the Year at the 2010 Hollywood Style Awards. In 2011, his work was exhibited in The Beautiful Blessed : Celebrity and Style in Photography showcased in St. Moritz, Switzerland.