Mi Ju

Born in South Korea, 1983
Lives and works in NYC

Solo Exhibitions
2016 Yellow Cocoon, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen
2015 Nest, Freight and Volume Gallery, NYC
2013 Seed Bomb, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen
2012 Gaia, Freight and Volume Gallery, NYC
2012 Gaia, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Steuben South Gallery, NYC
2010 Landscape and Being, Fecal Face Dot Gallery, San Francisco
2009 IN-N-OUT, Fecal Face Dot Gallery, San Francisco
2006 Birdtree, Yeungnam Museum Artspace, Daegu, South Korea

Group Exhibitions
2016 Environmental Impact, The Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
2015 Blaze of Glory, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen
2015 BAM Art Auction, Cheim & Read, NYC
2015 The Copenhagen Interpretation, The Rodge Gallery, NYC
2014 Your Favorite Artist’s Favorite Artist, Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC
2014 A Benefit Auction For Mercy For Animals, Freight and Volume Gallery, NYC
2014 Environmental Impact, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine
University, Malibu, CA
2013 Typhoon Haiyan Relief, The Rodge Gallery, NYC
2013 10 years Anniversary Show, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, DK
2012 DNA Summer Residency Program Exhibition, Provincetown, MA
2012 The Late Summer Group Show, Galley Poulsen, Copenhagen, DK
2012 Drawn to You, Galley Poulsen, Copenhagen, DK
2012 Spring show, Steuben South Gallery, NYC
2011 Issue Project Room Benefit Art Auction, Industria Superstudio, NYC
2011 Welcome show, Steuben South Gallery, NYC
2011 Artist’s book, The Rubelle and Norman Schafler gallery, NYC
2010 Joshua Liner Gallery, NYC
2010 Survey Select, Museum of Narrative Arts, SD
2010 Spring Show, San Francisco Art Institute, SF
2009 Beasts of burdens, Diego Rivera Gallery, SF
2009 Kipling Color Jam, Kipling, SF
2007 130, Daegu Culture and Arts Center, Daegu, Korea
2007 Ohsaek Saebbiri, Gallery Sup, Seoul, Korea
2006 Scouting for New Artists, Hanaro Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2006 Auction, Gana Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2006 Ttangbyut, Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea
2006 Degree Show Yeungnam University, Daegu, Korea

Art Fairs
Miami Project, artMRKT Hamptons, Miami Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, Texas Contemporary Art Fair,
Berliner-Liste, Art Copenhagen, New York Pulse Contemporary Art Fair, Art Herning,
LA Pulse Contemporary Art Fair

Education
MFA Pratt Institute, NY
BFA San Francisco Art Institute, SF
BFA Yeungnam University, Daegu, S. Korea

Grants & Awards
Pratt Circle Award
Pratt Graduate Scholarship
SFAI Deans Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
Honor Scholarship, Yeungnam University, S. Korea

Bibliography
2016 Anna Mikaela Ekstrand, When Cultures Clash, New Worlds Take Shape, Arterritory, February 24
2015 A changing environment sparks artistic expression, Ventura County Star, December 16
2015 Peter Plagens, Smarts, Serious Fun in Painting Exhibitions, The Wall Street Journal, May 8
2015 Alanna Martinez, South Korean Artist Mi Ju Paints on a Micro Scale at Freight + Volume, The New York Observer, April 24.
2015 Robin Cembalest, Squirrel Pot Pie with Strawberry eyes by Way of Arcimboldo,
Let My people show, May 1.
2015 Micheal Anderson, Whitehot Magazine, April 16.
2014 Esme E Deprez, BloombergBusiness, May 21.
2013 Dion Tan. 60 Works in 60 Seconds at Pulse Miami 2013, Blouin Artinfo, December 6.
Painting by Mi Ju, Juxtapoz, September 20.
Seed Bomb, Kopenhagen Art Institute, May.
Seed Bomb, Ex-chamber Museum, May.
2012 Sujin Lee, Mi Ju at Freight and Volume, Ahomina, October.
Bunnyman, The Rainbow Never Ends: a Mi Ju interview, Empty Kingdom, October 27.
Marcello, Creative Spotlight: Episode #172 – Mi Ju, Japan Cinema, October.
Christina von messling, Close-up: Mi Ju, Studio Visit, September 29.
Jediak, Gaia, Onomatopoeia, September 28.
Bunnyman, Oh My Heavens, It’s Mi Ju!, Empty Kingdom, September, 27.
Jeff, Mi Ju, Booooooom, June 29.
2011 Amy Chyan, Brooklyn Artist: Mi Ju, NY City Lens, December.
Yasha Wallin, Mi Ju, Freight + Volume Magazine, 56-62p, December.
Daniel Rolnik, Pulse Los Angeles-Freight and Volume, Argot&Ochre, October 3.
2010 Lee, Woosung, Artist’s Country, Dazed & Confused Korea, 158-159p, November.
Newweb Pick Issue 33, 382-384p, October.
Kim, Sunjun, , Taste of Glacier (Instant Novel), Dazed & Confused Korea, 262-263p, October.
Gabe Scott, Profile: Mi Ju, Juxtapoz Magazine, 20p, September.

Collections
Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles
Ole Faarup, Copenhagen, Denmark
DNA Gallery Summer Residency Program, Cape Cod