Jesse Chun

Born 1984, Seoul, South Korea

EDUCATION

2014 – 2012 MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media, School of Visual Arts, NY
2006 – 2002 BFA in Photography, Parsons the New School for Design, NY

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Twenty Five Hours, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY

2016
On Paper, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY
Valid From Until, Booklyn, Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
AIM Bienniel, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Parafiction, ArtCenter/SouthFlorida, Miami, FL
Alien Nations, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Elective Affinities: A Library, Hunter College Art Galleries, New York, NY
As A Matter Of Fact, Bulletin, New York, NY

2016
Borderless: In Perspective, Lite-Haus Galerie, Berlin, DE
High Desert/Inner Space, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
FILMIDEO, Index Art Center & Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
BHQFUBF, The Bruce High Quality Foundation U, Brooklyn, NY
Contemporary Photography, CICA Museum, Gimpo, KR

2015
Lift Off, Fridman Gallery, New York, NY
AIPAD, Julie Saul Gallery, Park Ave Armory, New York, NY
Radical Color, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR
The NY Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Weaving Time: The Archive of Korean Artists in America Part III, the Korean Cultural Center New York, NY
Project Space, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
Postcards from The Edge, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
The Artist's Studio, BRIC Arts, Brooklyn, NY
The LA Art Book Fair, the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2014
We live here too, Space Debris Art, Istanbul, TR
Residual Impression, Abrazo Interno Gallery at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, New York, NY
The NY Art Book Fair, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
In Retrospect, the Korean Cultural Center New York, NY
SVA MFA Thesis Exhibition, SVA Gallery, New York, NY
UNICEF Next Generation Benefit Exhibition, Aperture Gallery, New York, NY

2013
Come together: Surviving Sandy, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY

2011
CONTACT Toronto, Toronto, CA

2009
Incheon International Women Artists Biennale, Incheon, KR

2008
Jesse Chun, Gallery at the Hong Kong Central Library, HK

SELECTED GRANTS | RESIDENCIES | AWARDS

2016
New York State Council on the Arts + New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Grant, New York, NY
The Bruce High Quality Foundation, BHQFU Studio + Teaching Program, Artist-In-Residence, Brooklyn, NY
New York Foundation for the Arts, Immigrant Artist Program, Brooklyn, NY
The Baum Award, Nominee, San Francisco, CA

2014
International Emerging Artist Award, Honorable Mention, Dubai, UAE

2011
The Korea Press Foundation Grant, Seoul, KR

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2017
Loney Abrams, BHQFU on Alternative Art Education, Artspace, March
2016
Artforum, Critic's Pick: Jesse Chun at Spencer Brownstone Gallery, by Hannah Stamler, September
The Wall Street Journal, Arts Section, Prison, Paper and Puns in New York's Art Galleries: Jesse Krimes, Jesse Chun and Georges Hugnet in this week's Fine Art, by Peter Plagens, September
Hyperallergic, Manipulating the Passports and Paperwork of the Migration Experience, by Seph Rodney, September
VICE: The Creators Project, Looking Good 'On Paper', This Exhibit Merges Mundane Paperwork with Fine Art, by Giaco Furino, August
사진예술 (Photo Art Korea), Jesse Chun: On Paper, by Donghui Shin, Seoul, KR, Summer, p.33, Print (in Korean)
Baxter St. CCNY, A New Country, A New Shore: Jesse Chun's On Paper at Spencer Brownstone Gallery, by Osman Yerebakan, July
Asia Literary Review, Issue #30 Contemporary Korean Writers (Cover Art), May, HK, Print
Frontrunner Magazine, Jesse Chun: Home As A Metaphor, by Emily Colucci, March

2015
Der Greif Magazine, Artist Feature + Guest Writer, November
Art Report, Jesse Chun's Delicate Passport Art Explores Modern Immigration, by Osman Yerebakan, June
Huffington Post, Arts & Culture, Meet The Contemporary Photographers Experimenting With 'Radical Color', by Maddie Crum, May
Packet Biweekly, Issue #064, Print, NY
Der Greif, Issue 8, Feature, Print, DE
Steadfast Magazine, Issue 1, Feature, Print, NY
Culturehall, New Artist Feature, Spring Issue, by David Andrew Frey
365 Artists 365 Days, Jesse Chun
ICP-Bard Blog, The Space Age of Photography: In Conversation with Elisabeth Biondi by Theresa Ortolani

2014
Residual Impression, exhibition catalogue, The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center, New York, NY
Gallery Korea 2014, exhibition catalogue, the Korean Cultural Center New York, NY
Come Together Sandy, exhibition catalogue, Dedalus Foundation + SKIRA, New York, NY
Artist feature on Elevision TV and Ikonos TV, Dubai,UAE and Berlin, DE

2011
The Korea Times, Portrait of an Artist, Online and Print, Seoul, KR

2009
Asia Literary Review, Nomads, cover and p.95-105, Print, HK
South China Morning Post, Review, Asia Literary Review, by Tim Kindseth, Print and Online, HK

2008
Wen Wei Po, Jesse Chun, February, by Yan Kay Chung, Print, HK (in Chinese)
Asia Literary Review, Halmuhnee, Back Cover and Feature, Print, HK
Global Korean:Jesse Chun, YTN News Channel(TV), Seoul, KR (in Korean)
ELLE Magazine, Insight Talent:Jesse Chun (interview), by Fanny Lam, p.244, Print, HK (in Chinese)
South China Morning Post, Review, Asia Literary Review Spring and Summer 2008, by Fiona Baron, Print and Online, HK

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
International Arts Movement, New York, NY
Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, HK
The School of Visual Arts, Photography and Video Library, New York, NY
The Archive of Korean Artists in America, AHL Foundation, New York, NY
The University of Texas at San Antonio, Library Collection, San Antonio, TX
Cleveland Clinic Art Collection, Cleveland, OH
Private Collections

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