Kristin was born in 1970, Zibo China. Kristin Hua Yang is a contemporary artist who was born in China, and living in South Africa. She completed her MAFA University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2004 and is currently studying for a PhD degree in Visual Arts there as a third semester student. She has visited most Southern African countries and visited museums, art galleries, contemporary art centres in European countries in 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008.
Several solo exhibitions have been held in South Africa and Italy. Works have been exhibited and collected in various countries, including South Africa, France, Germany, Sweden, U.K., Portugal, Italy and Australia. Yang has exhibited extensively around South Africa and internationally solidifying her work in the contemporary art industry.