Sam Wang (1939- ) was born in Peking, China. He attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he received a B.A. in 1964. He earned an M.F.A. from the University of Iowa in 1966. Wang was on the Board of Directors of the Society for Photographic Education. He has participated in many solo and group exhibitions around the United States, Europe and China. He currently teaches photography and other studio art courses at Clemson University.