Mi Ju

Born in South Korea 1983
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education

2012 MFA Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2010 BFA San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2007 BFA Yeungnam University, Daegu, South Korea

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark (upcoming)
2017 Woori, 우리, Carol Schlosberg Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
2016 Yellow Cocoon, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2015 Nest, Freight and Volume Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Seed Bomb, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012 Gaia, Freight and Volume Gallery, New York, NY
Gaia, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Steuben South Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Landscape and Being, Fecal Face Dot Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009 IN-N-OUT, Fecal Face Dot Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 Birdtree, Yeungnam Museum Artspace, Daegu, South Korea

Group Exhibitions

2017 Autumn in New York, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
All in One, Kate Oh Gallery, New York, NY
The Secret Life of Plants, Freight and Volume Gallery, New York, NY
The Cannonball Run, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, DK2016 Environmental Impact, The Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA
2015 Blaze of Glory, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
BAM Art Auction, Cheim & Read, New York, NY
The Copenhagen Interpretation, The Rodge Gallery, New York, NY
2014 Your Favorite Artist’s Favorite Artist, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
A Benefit Auction For Mercy For Animals, Freight and Volume Gallery, New York, NY
Environmental Impact, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
2013 Typhoon Haiyan Relief, The Rodge Gallery, New York, NY
10 years Anniversary Show, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2012 DNA Summer Residency Program Exhibition, Provincetown, MA
The Late Summer Group Show, Galley Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Drawn to You, Galley Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Spring show, Steuben South Gallery, New York, NY
2011 ssue Project Room Benefit Art Auction, Industria Superstudio, New York, NY
Welcome show, Steuben South Gallery, Pratt Institute, New York, NY
Artist’s book, The Rubelle and Norman Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, New York, NY
2010 Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
Survey Select, Museum of Narrative Arts, San Diego, CA
Spring Show, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2009 Beasts of burdens, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Kipling Color Jam, Kipling, San Francisco, CA
2007 130, Daegu Culture and Arts Center, Daegu, South Korea
Ohsaek Saebbiri, Gallery Sup, Seoul, South Korea
2006 Scouting for New Artists, Hanaro Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Auction, Gana Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Ttangbyut, Yeungnam University, Daegu, South Korea
Degree Show Yeungnam University, Daegu, South 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

Grants / Awards

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

Bibliography

Anna Mikaela Ekstrand, When Cultures Clash, New Worlds Take Shape, Arterritory, February 24, 2016.
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, 2015.
Esme E Deprez, BloombergBusiness, May 21, 2014.
Dion Tan. 60 Works in 60 Seconds at Pulse Miami 2013, Blouin Artinfo, December 6, 2013.
Painting by Mi Ju, Juxtapoz, September 20, 2013
Seed Bomb, Kopenhagen Art Institute, May 2013.
Seed Bomb, Ex-chamber Museum, May, 2013.
Sujin Lee, Mi Ju at Freight and Volume, Ahomina, October 2012.
Bunnyman, The Rainbow Never Ends: a Mi Ju interview, Empty Kingdom, October 27, 2012.
Marcello, Creative Spotlight: Episode #172 – Mi Ju, Japan Cinema, October 2012.
Christina von messling, Close-up: Mi Ju, Studio Visit, September 29, 2012.
Jediak, Gaia, Onomatopoeia, September 28, 2012.
Bunnyman, Oh My Heavens, It’s Mi Ju!, Empty Kingdom, September 27, 2012.
Jeff, Mi Ju, Booooooom, June 29, 2012.
Amy Chyan, Brooklyn Artist: Mi Ju, NY City Lens, December 2011.
Yasha Wallin, Mi Ju, Freight + Volume Magazine, 56-62p, December 2011.
Daniel Rolnik, Pulse Los Angeles-Freight and Volume, Argot&Ochre, October 3, 2011.
Lee, Woosung, Artist’s Country, Dazed & Confused Korea, 158-159p, November 2010.
Newweb Pick Issue 33, 382-384p, October 2010.
Kim, Sunjun, , Taste of Glacier (Instant Novel), Dazed & Confused Korea, 262-263p, October 2010.
Gabe Scott, Profile: Mi Ju, Juxtapoz Magazine, 20p, September 2010.

Collections

Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Ole Faarup, Copenhagen, Denmark
DNA Gallery Summer Residency Program, Provincetown, MA