b. 1977, Seoul, Korea. Lives and works in New York City, NY
Sung Won Yun received her first MFA from Sungshin Women’s University, Seoul, Korea, and her second from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in affiliation with Tuft University, Boston, MA. She received her BFA from the University of Suwon, Korea. Her solo exhibitions have been held at Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA; Narthex Gallery, Saint Peter’s Church, New York, NY; Blank Space Gallery, New York, NY; CUNY LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, NY; Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA; The Wilson Chael Gallery, Andover Newton Theological School, Newton, MA; KEPCO Gallery, Seoul, Korea; and Asia and Pacific Trade Center, Osaka, Japan. Yun’s work has been shown internationally at numerous group exhibitions. She was the recipient of PLAYA Residency Fellowship in 2017; Cooper Union Artist Residency in 2015; Traveling Scholarship from the School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in 2012; Helen Wurlitzer Artist Residency Program, New Mexico in 2013; and Terra Sumer Residency, Giverny, France in 2010. She has won several awards including Yousuf Karsh Prize in Photography in 2010.