Jayoung Yoon

Art Discipline: 
Beacon, NY
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Feb 5, 2018 to Mar 2, 2018

Jayoung Yoon is an interdisciplinary artist using Human Hair as a medium. Hair, at once corporeal and a symbol of remembrance, has become her visual nexus for the intersection between the body and mind. Select exhibitions in the USA include Here Art Center, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Museum of New Art, Jersey City Museum, Ohio Craft Museum, and Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Korea. She was awarded the Artist in the Marketplace program at Bronx Museum, the BRIC Media Arts fellowship, and the Franklin Furnace Grant Fund. She has attended residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Swing space, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Sculpture Space, I-Park, and Vermont Studio Center, among others. She received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, 2009 and her BFA from Hongik University in Seoul, Korea, 2004.