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Artist Jayoung Yoon

Jayoung Yoon

Beacon
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South Korean b. 1979  —  Jayoung Yoon’s work draws upon the mind-matter phenomenon, exploring thought systems, perception and body sensations. The primary medium in her work is human hair, a material that is intimately corporeal, tactile, and a symbol of remembrance, has become her visual nexus for the intersection between the body and mind. Yoon’s work has been exhibited extensively, including the Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, CA; New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA; Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH; Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE; Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY; Marc Straus gallery, NYC; Here Arts Center, NYC; Coreana Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, and Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea. She was awarded the Ora Schneider Regional Residency Grant, the BRIC Media Arts fellowship, and the Franklin Furnace Fund. She has attended residencies at The MacDowell Colony, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing space, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Sculpture Space, Vermont Studio Center, I-Park, Saltonstall Foundation, and The Millay Colony among others. Her work has appeared in various publications, including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Hyperallergic, The Village Voice, Artnet News, and Surface Design Journal. She received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan and her BFA from Hongik University in Seoul, Korea.

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Jayoung Yoon Studio
211 Fishkill Avenue #111B, Beacon, NY 12508

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