Yong Sin (Seoul, Korea April 21, 1967 -)


About

Yong Sin was born in Seoul, Korea and is a graduate of Otis College of Art and Design. Her works are in the collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Harbor–UCLA Medical Center, Microsoft Corporation among others. Her works are in numerous corporate and international private collections.

She has been exhibited at several museums and galleries nationally and internationally including Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Torrance Art Museum; Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art; Southern Utah Museum of Art, CSULA; Daejeon Museum of Art in Daejeon, Korea, and Los Angeles International Airport at Terminal 1 both Gate 1 & 2 and a year later at Terminal 2. She had thirty solo exhibitions including two forthcomings in September in 2019.



Her works are reviewed by magazines and newspapers including Daily Breeze, Press-Telegram, Los Angeles Times, Artnet, Korea times, Korea Daily, The Aesthetic, and LA Weekly.



Her works are featured in a set for numerous production companies most notably The Steve Jobs Film/Desperate Housewives/Rules of Engagement/Suburgatory/Tonight Show with Jay Leno and commercials such as Heineken/Samsung/Mitubishi/Are you there Vodka/ Microsoft/AT&T/Taco Bell and many more.



She has participated in International art fairs such as Art Cologne, The Armory, Chicago Art Fair, Miami Art Fair, KIAF, Seoul International Contemporary Art Fair, Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, and Los Angeles Art Show.

Yong Sin lives and works in San Pedro, California.




Exhibition

Education
1995 Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, B.F.A
Fellowships/Awards
2010 Los Angeles World Airports Project/Terminal 2
2009 Los Angeles World Airports Project/Terminal 1/ Gate 2
2008 Los Angeles World Airports Project/Terminal 1/ Gate 1
Los Angeles County MTA Neighborhood Poster Project, Finalist
2003 Leah Middlebrook and Norio Sugano Fellowship
Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA
2002 KAFA Award, Finalist Jurors/Howard Fox, Henry Hopkins, David Pagel
1999 Art/Omi Foundation, International Artists’ Residency, Ghent, NY
Solo Exhibitions
2020 Los Angeles Harbor College (Upcoming)
2019 She Who Paints with Scissors Curator/Ron Linden, TransVagrant/Gallery 478, San Pedro, CA
2017 Yong Sin Antai Gallery at Scoops, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Yong Sin Antai Gallery at Scoops, Highland Park, CA
2016 Metaphysics, ANDLAB Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Whispers & Echoes CMay Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (Two-Person)
2015 Yong Sin Antai Gallery at Scoops, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Yong Sin Antai Gallery at Scoops II, Los Angeles, CA
2014 De/Form: Singular Forms Repeated CMay Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Yong Sin Antai Gallery at Scoops, Los Angeles, CA
2013 Happy Day Los Angeles World Airport Project/Terminal 2, LAWA, CA
2012 Happy Day Los Angeles World Airport Project/Terminal 2, LAWA, CA
2012 Yong Sin Antai Gallery at Scoops II, Los Angeles, CA
2010 De/Form George Billis Gallery, Culver City, CA
2010 Op Collage II Los Angeles World Airport Project/Terminal 1, Gate 2/US Airways, LAWA, CA
2010 Red Swirls & Ochre Stations Scoops, Los Angeles, CA (Two-Person)
2009 Op Collage Los Angeles World Airport Project/Terminal 1 West, Gate 1/SouthWest, LAWA, CA
2009 Rollover Boardroom, Chamber of Commerce, San Pedro, CA
2009 This Is The Same, But Different, Part II AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Plain And Simple Curator/Marshall Astor, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA (Two-Person)
2007 Rule Out Curator/Kristina Newhouse, South Bay Focus, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
2007 This Is The Same, But Different AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Pattern Recognition Sarah Lee Artworks and Projects, Santa Monica, CA
2004 Squares and Zits Antai Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003 Relatively the Same Lendrum Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Kent & Sin Curator/Carl F.Berg, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA (Two-Person)
2000 Yong Sin Remba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999 Being and Nothingness Remba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1998 Being and Nothingness Sunyata Gallery, San Pedro, CA
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Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Expo Chicago (Timothy Yarger Fine Art), Chicago, IL
Jackson Hole Fine Art Fair (Timothy Yarger Fine Art), Jackson Hole, WY
Seattle Art Fair (Timothy Yarger Fine Art), Seattle, Washington
Art Aspen Internatioal Art Fair (Timothy Yarger Fine Art), Aspen, Colorado
Index: Painting, Curator/Ron Linden, TransVagrant/South Bay Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA
Ancient Future: Contemporary Korean Artist and the Past, Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art,
Curator/Eva Kirsch & Heeseon Choi, California State University, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, CA
Absolutely Abstract, Curator/Michael McCall, Yucca Valley Arts Center, Yucca Valley, CA
2018 Encounter Korea, Curator/Heeseon Choi, Southern Utah Museum of Art, Cedar City, UT
First Encounter, Curator/Heeseon Choi, Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Salon d’ANDLAB, ANDLAB Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
LA Art Show (CMay Gallery), Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Sextet Curator/Ron Linden, TransVagrant @ Warschaw Gallery, San Pedro, CA
Surface to Edge Curator/Carl F. Berg, Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, CA
Palm Springs Fine Art Fair (CMay Gallery)
2014 Memories of Nature Soul Art Space, Busan, Korea
Warschaw/Winter Curator/Ron Linden, TransVagrant @ Warschaw Gallery, San Pedro, CA
KIAF Korea International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea (CMay Gallery)
2013 14 Featuring Curator/Ron Linden, TransVagrant @ Warschaw Gallery, San Pedro, CA
2012 Group Show Pyo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Art Fair Pyo Gallery, Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
2011 5: On Paper Curator/Ron Linden, TransVagrant @ Warschaw Gallery, San Pedro, CA
Chain Letter Curator/Christian Cummings & Doug Harvey
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Ahn-Nyung/Hello Curator/ Jae Yang, LeBasse Projects, Culver City, CA
Red Dots Art Fair George Billis Gallery, Miami, FL
Los Angeles Art Fair George Billis Gallery, Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
2010 Soft Curator/ Edith Abeyta, Future Studio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
To Live and Draw in L.A Curator/ Marshall Astor, AGCC, San Pedro, CA
Paper Trail II Curator/ Paul Evans, Happy, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Los Angeles Art Fair AndrewShire Gallery, Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
2008 KIAF-Korea International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea
2008 SICAF-Seoul International Contemporary Art Festival, Seoul, Korea
2007 Edith Abeyta’s Cry Me a River, Blue Drawings El Camino College, Torrance, CA
Los Angeles Five Asian Contemporary Art Curator/Sugar Brown/George Billis Gallery,
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, CA
PlayitGround Curated Don O’Melveny Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006 Group Show Back Room, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
Chromaluxe Fine Arts Department Gallery, CSULA, Los Angeles, CA Curator/Kristina Newhouse
Surface: Southern California Painters L Street Fine Art, San Diego, CA Curator/ Tiffiny Lendrum
2005 Portraits L Street Fine Art, San Diego, CA, Curator/ Tiffiny Lendrum
Mix & Match Curator/June Lee, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
Fresh stART ‘05 Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA,
Curators/Nancy Baker-Cahill, Tiffiny Lendrum, Ben Barnz, Cris McCall, Ashley Mclean Emenegger
2004 Open Call L.A.2004 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show Artlab, San Pedro, CA
2003 So/Cal: Artists out of Southern California Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, CA
Djerassi Award Show International Resident Artists’ program Woodside, CA
2002 KAFA Award Show Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show Artlab, San Pedro, CA
2002 Kent & Sin Two-Person Show Curator/Carl F. Berg Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

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Selected Group Exhibitions
2002 Fresh stART Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Curators/Tiffiny Lendrum & Nancy Baker-Cahill
2001 99.99 Curator/Carl F. Berg Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
2001 Fractals Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA, Curator/Carl F. Berg
2000 Charm Offensive Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA Curator/Yong Soon Min
Art Cologne Germany (Remba Gallery)
The Armory Show New York (Remba Gallery)
The Spurgeon Experience II/ Raid Projects, Curators/Carl F. Berg & Max Presneill
100 rooms/100 artists Spurgeon Building, Santa Ana, CA
1999 Chicago Art Fair (Remba Gallery)
International ART/OMI Art/Omi Foundation, Ghent, NY
Miami International Art Fair (Remba Gallery)
1998 LA Artists Mirren Gallery, Half Moon Bay, CA, Curator/ Fred Spratt
The Group Show Art Works Gallery, San Diego, CA
1997 Exhibitions No.3 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Leo S. Bing Center, Los Angeles, CA
Second Annual National Competition Exhibition SITE, Los Angeles, CA Juror/Henry Hopkins
The Gate’s Own Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
100 Dollar Show POST, Los Angeles, CA
1996 Third Annual National Juried Exhibition St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY Juror/Ross Barbera
The Gate’s Own Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
Alexandria Museum of Art’s 15th Annual Competition Alexandria, LA
Alexandria Museum of Art, Juror/Eleanor Heartney
On Site at the Gate ‘96 Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA Juror/Suzanne Muchnic
Healing Works Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, Juror/Hollis Sigler
1995 Music Without Words Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA Curator/Betsy Lohrer
The Gate’s Own Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
Works on Paper Jose Drudis-Biada Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Curator/Jody Baral
Selected Bibliography
Soo Yeon Oh, “Culture + Re-Act,” The Korea Daily, June 7, 2019
Kyungmin Lee, “Metaphysics,” The Korea Daily, October 20, 2016
Eunseon Ha, “Matters of Being,” The Korea Times, Oct 19, 2016
Evan Senn, “The Obsessive Aesthetic: Yong Sin’s Pursuit of Perfection”, Essay for CMay Gallery, Aug 2014
Sookhee Jung, “Through Repetition & Reiteration of Work, The Forms Recreated”, The Korea Times
Section A24, August 29, 2014
Nathan Solis, “Exploring Space at the George Billis Gallery
http://culvercity.patch.com/articles/exploring-space-at-the-george-billis-gallery, Sept 20, 2010
Tim McGowen, “Drawn to Form” http://www.lawa.aero/welcome_LAX.aspx?id=1610
Los Angeles World Airport Project, March 3, 2010
Vy Pham, “More Than This” The Revealing Complexities of ‘Plain and Simple’
The Long Beach District Weekly, November 11, 2009
Annie Buckley, “Yong Sin and Barry Markowitz at AndrewShire Gallery”
Artweek, Volume 38, Issue 5, June 2007
Mat Gleason, “The Mat Gleason Seven” March/April, 2007, “Gallery; Yong Sin and Barry Markowitz at
AndrewShire” Artscene Visual Radio Podcasts - Mat Gleason Shows
Suvan Geer, “Yong Sin” April 2007, e-news, Southern California Women’s Caucus For Art
John Souza, “This Is The Same But Different” Press Release, andrewshiregallery.com, March, 2007
Sookhee Jung, “This Is The Same But Different” The Korea Times, Section D 10, March 10, 2007
Yena Yoo, “This Is The Same But Different” The Korea Central Daily, Section A-16, March 9, 2007
June Lee, “Mix & Match” Daejeon Museum of Art, Exhibition Catalogue, April/May 2005
Tae Gi Moon, “LACMA’s Permanent Collection” The Korea Times, Section A20, January 13, 2005
Yoo Hoi Ahn, “LACMA’s Permanent Collection” The Korea Central Daily, Section A-18, January 7, 2005
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Selected Bibliography
Tae Gi Moon, “LACMA’s Permanent Collection” The Korea Times, Section A20, December 30, 2004
Peter Frank, “Art Pick of the Week” LA Weekly, October 2004
Eve Wood, “Happy Day” Artnet.com, August 6, 2003
Changwook Jin/Sohyun Chang, “KAFA Show” The Korea Central Daily, Section A-9, April 12,2003
TaeGi Moon, “KAFA Show” The Korea Times, Section A17, March 20, 2003
Hyun Ah Lim, “KAFA Award” The Korea Central Daily, Section A15, May 15, 2002
Jae Jin Rhee, “Fractals” The Korea Times, Section A17, September 13, 2001
Charlene Roth, “Charm Offensive” Artweek, Volume 31, Issue 11, November 2000
Jerome B. Block, “Yong Sin’s Peopled Landscapes” The Aesthetic, July-September 2000
Leah Ollman, “The Power of Identity” Los Angeles Times, Section F22, March 24, 2000
Jerome B. Block, “Zits” Exhibition Catalogue, March 2000
Hae Jung Lee, “Contemporary Art in Los Angeles” Wolganmisool, p.94-p.95, September 1999
Yoo Hoi Ahn, “Being and Nothingness” The Korea Central Daily, Section C2, January 6, 1999
Yoo Hoi Ahn, “Existentialism: Being & Nothingness in Visual Expression” The Korea Central Daily
Section C2, July 1, 1998
Shirle Gottlieb, “Exploring Being and Nothingness” Press-Telegram, Section C1, June 30, 1998
Jasmine Lee, “Life and Art...Being and Nothingness” South Bay Weekly, Los Angeles Times, Front & p.8
February 27, 1997
Peter Frank, “Music to the Eyes: In Tune with Art” Press-Telegram, Section D3, June 1, 1996
Eleanor Heartney, “15th Annual Alexandria Museum of Art” Exhibition Catalogue, September 1996

Work Selection

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