Kevin Yang

Art Discipline: 
Ridgefield, NJ
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Mar 10, 2008 to Apr 1, 2008

Kyungmo Kevin Yang is a Korean-American painter and video artist who immigrated to U.S in his adolescence. For the first few years in suburban New Jersey, Kevin has led a solitary life and consistently made various drawings and paintings. He attended The Cooper Union School of Art in New York City and studied Video/Animation, drawing and painting with Tim Rollins, Paul Chan, Dore Ashton and Jason Fox. 

He has been teaching painting/drawing classes at WOW Art Studio in New Jersey and New York since 2004 while working in his studio in Dumbo, Brooklyn. He is a recipient to various awards such as Peter Cooper Full Scholarship, Vermont Studio Artist Grant, Chashama North Residency Grant and Kimmel Harding Nelsen Fellowship. U Gallery, who will participate Art Now Fair '08 in New York City, currently represents him.