Jayoung Yoon is a New York-based artist born in South Korea. She is known for interdisciplinary artworks using Human Hair as a medium.
Select exhibition venues include Here Art Center, NY, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, DE; Museum of New Art, MI; Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, NY; Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, NY; New Bedford Art Museum, MA; Jersey City Museum, NJ; Ohio Craft Museum, OH; Scope Miami Art Fair, FL; Coreana Museum of Art, Korea, and Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Korea.
She was awarded the Artist in the Marketplace program at Bronx Museum, the BRIC Media Arts fellowship, 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 M.F.A. in Fiber from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan, 2009. Before that, she graduated the Post-baccalaureate certificate program at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland, 2007. She received her B.F.A. in Painting and Visual Communication Design from Hongik University in Seoul, Korea.