美国时尚与艺术学院副院长兼中国（上海）分院名誉院长，原任教于上海大学美术学院。1985年赴美国，先后获得美国纽约州立大学Albany大学(State University of New York, University Center at Albany ）的M.F.A.美术硕士学位和普瑞特艺术学院（Pratt Institute）工业设计的M.I.D.硕士学位。曾任天津科技大学艺术与设计学院院长。2003年受邀筹备创建了华东师范大学设计学院，并被聘为首任院长，现任华东师范大学设计学院终身名誉院长，教授、研究生导师，美国新泽西州立大学Montclair大学客座教授，美国加利福尼亚州立大学 Stanislaus 分校客座教授,上海戏剧学院客座教授。同时担任上海工业设计协会理事，上海科学与艺术协会理事，上海市创意产业协会专家委员会副主任，美国纽约州亚洲顾问委员会顾问和美国U.S. Business and Education Council 理事长。
王大宙 1978年曾担任上海市工人文化宫话剧“于无声处”舞台美术设计，获得中国文化部奖及中国总工会奖、1979年曾主持建国三十周年《上海工业展览会》展览设计。1990年在美国为MTV 主持 “超人”项目设计，获得“Best Design Achievement for Superman from MTV”奖。1990年至今,为Disney, MTV, Georgette Klinger, Charles Jordan, Victoria’s Secret, Estee Lauder, Revlon, Clinique, Guess, Brooks Brothers, Paul Sebastian, Crown Crafts, Mohawk and Nielsen Bainbridge等著名公司主持，开发与设计了多个项目; 也曾与Donna Karan, Alexander Julian, Calvin Klein, Betsey Johnson, Ralph Lauren, and Mary Engelbreit等世界著名设计家合作, 开发设计项目涉及礼品、化妆品、及家居用品等领域的多项产品。
1980年至今，其作品多次在国内外展出及收藏，并多次获奖, 其艺术作品多次被各大媒体报道及发表于《中国当代艺术》、《美术中国》等画册，2012年在上海美术馆举办了“王大宙生物艺术展”，将生物艺术这一新观念介绍到中国。其《设计创意流程 》，《风格与潮派 》和《设计弹性思维》等著作被列入国家出版文化创新工程重点项目。2012年王大宙荣获纽约州长Andrew M. Cuomo颁发的2012年度纽约州艺术成就奖，也荣获萨福克郡郡长Steven Bellone颁发的艺术成就奖及纳萨郡郡长Edward P. Mangano颁发的杰出艺术贡献奖。
DaZhou Wang, originally a Professor at the Shanghai University College of Fine Arts, left in 1985 for the United States to pursue graduate studies in the fine arts and design. He received both a Masters of Fine Arts from the State University of New York, University Center at Albany and a Masters of Industrial Design from the Pratt Institute. After serving as Tianjin Science and Technology University’s Dean of Art and Design, he was invited by East China Normal University in 2003 to formulate the School of Art and Design where he served as head of the preparatory group. Once the School of Design was established in 2004, he was appointed Founding Dean of The School of Design at East China Normal University. Professor Wang is now a lifetime honorary president and professor at the School of Design East China Normal University. In addition, he serves as a Visiting Professor to Montclair State University, California State University at Stanislaus, and The Shanghai Theatre Academy. In addition, he is also serves as a Director of The Shanghai Industrial Design Association, Shanghai Science and Art Association, Deputy director of the Committee of experts, Shanghai Creative Industry Association, Director of Board of Trustee and Board Member of New York State Suffolk County Asian-American Advisory Board, U.S. Business and Education Council.
In 1976, Professor Wang joined the Shanghai Workers Cultural Palace as a stage designer and was awarded in 1979 by the China Ministry of Culture and the Chinese Federation of Unions Award for his stage design in the drama, "Yu Wu Sheng Chu." Soon after, he was transferred to the Shanghai Industrial Exhibition by the Organization Department of Shanghai for designing the Shanghai Industry Exhibition. In 1990, Professor Wang’s lead in the design project labeled “Superman” achieved the “Best Design Achievement for Superman” awarded by MTV. Since 1990, Professor Wang has partnered with prominent corporations such as Disney, MTV, Georgette Klinger, Charles Jordan, Victoria's Secret, Estee Lauder, Revlon, Clinique, Guess, Brooks Brothers, Paul Sebastian, Crown Crafts, Mohawk, Orvis and Nielsen Bainbridge to develop and design numerous projects. In addition, he has also collaborated with many eminent designers such as Donna Karan, Alexander Julian, Calvin Klein, Betsey Johnson, Ralph Lauren, and Mary Engelbreit in product development and design. Products and projects involved giftware, cosmetics, textiles, ceramics, glassware and various home accessories.
Since 1980, Professor Wang’s works of art have been featured around the world including various exhibitions in China which received numerous awards. In addition, numerous pieces have been published in “Contemporary Chinese Art “and “Art in China”. In 2012, Professor Wang hosted a one-man Art Exhibition “Auto-Clinic” at the Shanghai Art Museum, he introduced the new concept of bio-art to China. Professor Wang’s books, “Design of the Creative Process”, “Style and Genre”, and “Elastic Design Thinking”, have all been included in the National Key Project of Publishing Works of Cultural Innovation. In May of 2012, Professor Wang received awards from New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Executive Officer of Suffolk County Steven Bellone, and the Executive Officer of Nassau County Edward P. Mangano.