J i n n y   Y u

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Curriculum Vitae
JINNY YU


Education

2002 Master of Fine Arts (Visual Arts), York University, Toronto, Canada
2002 Master of Business Administration, Schulich School of Business, Toronto, Canada
1998 Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting and Drawing), Concordia University, Montreal, Canada


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 Don’t They Ever Stop Migrating? The Rooms, St. John’s, Canada,
2015 Don’t They Ever Stop Migrating?, Oratorio di San Ludovico, Nuova Icona, Venice, Italy
         La résistance, Maison de la Culture NDG, Montreal, Canada
2014 Just That, Even, PULSE Miami Beach Contemporary Art Fair, New York, USA
         just that, even and Confession by, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada (catalog)
2013 I am Painting, Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Sudbury, Canada
         Black Matter, Sookmyung Women’s University Museum, Seoul, Korea (catalog)
2012 Non-Painting Painting, General Hardware Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
         What Is to Be Done? Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada
         What Is to Be Done? Nanji Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
         Non-Painting Painting, Kunst Doc Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2011 Latest from New York, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
         Non-Painting Painting, PULSE New York Contemporary Art Fair, New York, USA
2010 About Painting, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada
2008 Ceiling Painting (A tigress’ wedding day), Axenéo7, Gatineau, Canada (catalog)
         Story of a Global Nomad, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada (catalog)
2005 Me(n)tal Perspectives, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada
         Me(n)tal Perspectives, Spoke Club, Toronto, Canada
2004 Interlace III, Maison de la culture Frontenac, Montreal, Canada
         Interlace II, Elizabeth Anne Seton Memorial Gallery, N.B., New Jersey, USA
         Interlace I, Struts Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada
2003 modules II, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada
2002 modules I, The Gallery, York University, Toronto, Canada
2000 Paysages, Maison de la Culture N.-D.-G., Montreal, Canada
1999 Oeuvres récentes, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada


Two-Persons Exhibitions

2014 Just That: Jinny Yu and Takaya Fujii, Produzentengalerie plan.d., Düsseldorf, Germany
2013 Cadenza, traveling: Confederation Centre of the Arts Gallery (Charlottetown, 2011);
         McMaster Museum of Art (Hamilton, 2011); La Galerie d'art Stewart Hall
         (Montreal, 2012); and St. Mary’s
         University Art Gallery (Halifax, 2013) Canada (catalog)
2011 Walk Like an Egyptian, ISCP New York, Brooklyn, USA
2006 Me(n)tal Perspectives, Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, Canada (catalog)


Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 Style of the Between, TEAF 2016, Ulsan City, Korea
2016 in case of fire, proceed to nearest exit elevator xx stairs ok, Space XX, Seoul, Korea
2015 The Conceptual Impulse Today, Part 2, Busche Kunst, Berlin, Germany
2015 Close Listening, traveling: Ottawa Art Gallery (2014) and Richmond Art Gallery (2015)
         Canada (catalog)
         New Century Abstracts, traveling: Art Gallery of Peterborough (2013) and Thames Art
         Gallery (2015) Canada (catalog)
2014 Propellers to Palms, General Hardware Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
         À la frontière du monochrome, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada
2013 Position of Sensory, Kunst Doc Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
         Perspectives Peinture, Axeneo7, Gatineau, Canada
2012 Close to Home, City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
         60 Painters, Humber College, Toronto, Canada (catalog)
         GwangHwaMun International Art Festival, SeJong Cultural Center, Seoul, Korea
         Scope New York, New York
2011 Art Secret, Galeria dos Leões, University of Porto, Portugal
         Outside - In, BOS2011, Studio 49B, Bushwick, New York
         BWYLove, Rema Hort Mann Foundation fundraiser, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
         32 Below, St. Cecilia Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
         Rising to the Occasion: The Long 18th Century, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Canada
2010 Optimism Packs, organized by Rena Leinberger, in exhibition Still Action, School of the Art Institute of          Chicago Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL
         The Triumph of The Therapeutic, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
         Primer, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
2009 Breathing Out, Taehwa River Eco Art Festival, Ulsan City, South Korea (catalog)
         The Collection’s Cabinet, City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
         Microcosm, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
         Construction Work, three-persons exhibition with Lorraine Gilbert and Josée Dubeau, Carleton          University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada (catalog)
2007 Venice: City of Dreams?, Conduit Street Gallery, Sotheby’s, London, UK (catalog)
2006 Different Strokes, Drake Hotel, Toronto, Canada
         Tende a infinito, Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation, Venice, Italy (catalog)
         Transitive, Kabat Wrobel Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2005 Showcase: 05, Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Canada
2004 Neo Vessel, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan (catalog)
         Accumulations, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada
         Interference, The Warren G. Flower Gallery of Dawson College, Montreal, Canada (catalog)
2003 Mixed Media, four-persons exhibition with David Urban, Michael Adamson and Christian Giroux, Gallery          Neubacher, Toronto, Canada
         Les Femmeuses, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Longueil, Canada
         Art @ suite 500, Miles S. Nadal Management Centre, Toronto, Canada
2002 Salle comble, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada
         Keep Six, Anoush Gallery, Kitchener, Canada
         Exposition Enchantée, Ecomusée du fier monde, Montreal, Canada
         Sincerely, The Gallery, York University, Toronto, Canada
2001 Des finitions urbaines, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada
         Benefit Art Auction, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Canada
2000 Côté cour, côté jardin, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada
         Début de collection, Galerie Art Mûr, Montreal, Canada
         Benefit Art Auction, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Canada
         Artbox 2000, Miles S. Nadal Management Centre, Toronto, Canada
         20310 seconds, IDA gallery, York University, Toronto, Canada
1999 Recent Paintings, The Other Gallery, Banff, Alberta, Canada
1998 Recent Works, Passage du Musée, Montreal, Canada
         Spring Sprung, Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, Canada
1997 Triade, Gallery 522, Belgo Building, Montreal, Canada
         Dressing the Line: Exposition de peintures, Gallery 522, Belgo Building, Montreal, Canada


Artist Residencies

2016 Independent Residency, Berlin, Germany
2012 Seoul Museum of Art Nanji Art Studio, Seoul, Korea
2010-11 International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), Brooklyn, New York, USA
2010 Pan! Peinture, Painting symposium, Quebec City, Canada
2010 Confederation Centre of the Arts Gallery, Charlottetown, Canada
2005 Bei Gao Artist Residency, Red Gate Gallery, Beijing, China
2004 Stiftung Starke, Gemeinnutzige Kunststiftung, Berlin, Germany
1999 Thematic residency Landscape, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada


Artist Talks / Paper in Refereed Conference Proceedings

2016 Instrument of Knowledge: Painting as Philosophy, Koffler Centre for the Arts, Toronto, Canada
2015 FBAUP, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
         City University of New York, College of Staten Islands, New York, USA
         Frank Mohr Institute, Groningen, The Netherlands
2014 Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
         Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig, Germany
         Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
         Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
2013 Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Sudbury, Canada
         Embassy of the Republic of Korea to Canada, Embassy Speakers Series
         Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
         Venice Agendas, organized by Work in Progress, London, UK, during the 55th Venice
         Biennale, Italy
         St. Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada
         NSCAD University, Halifax, Canada
2012 Seoul Museum of Art Nanji Art Studios, Seoul, Korea
         Stewart Hall Art Gallery, Montreal, Canada
2011 University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Canada
         Universities Art Association of Canada Annual Conference (Artist Pecha Kucha),
         National Gallery of Canada and Carleton University
         International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York, NY
2009 York University, Toronto, Canada
         Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
2008 Concordia University, Montreal, Canada “Artist-Talk” series hosted by the Painting and
         Drawing department, Faculty of Fine Arts
2007 Universities Art Association of Canada Annual Conference (Paper title: “Mediation in
         Abstraction” in the panel “The Optical Outskirts of Abstraction”), University of
         Waterloo, Canada
2006 Eastern Edge Gallery, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
2005 Sangmyung University, Seoul, South Korea, Lecture in MBA course “Audience Development”
         NSCAD University, Halifax, Canada, Artist-talk in
2003 Cegep Rosemont, Montreal, Canada, Forum Educatif organized by Espace VOX
1999 Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, Artist-talk in 3rd year drawing course


Awards and Grants

2016 Canada Council for the Arts, International Residencies
2016, 14, 11 Ontario Arts Council, Grant to Visual Artists: Mid-Career
2015, 2013 Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance Grant
2015 City of Ottawa, Creation and Production Fund for Professional Artists
2014 Shortlist, Pulse Prize, Pulse Miami Beach Contemporary Art Fair
2014 Canada Council for the Arts, Travel Grant
2014, 2010 Canada Council for the Arts, Project Grant
2013 Mid-Career Artist Award, Council for the Arts in Ottawa, Canada
2012 Laura Ciruls Painting Award, Ontario Arts Foundation and Ontario Arts Council
2011 Finalist, Pulse Prize, Pulse New York Contemporary Art Fair
2011 Ontario Arts Council, National and International Residency
2010 Canada Council for the Arts, International Residencies Program in Visual Arts
2010 Ontario Arts Council, Grant to Visual Artists: Emerging
2007 University of Ottawa, Research Grant
2003 Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec, Professional Artist Grant (Type B)
2001 du Maurier Arts Council, Artist Grant
1999 Banff Center for the Arts, Artist Grant
1998 Heinz Jordan Painting Award, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
1997 Stanley Mills Purchase Prize, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada


Selected Bibliography (Monographs, Critical reviews and Exhibition catalogs)

Close Listening, exhibition catalog, essays by Robert Enright, Leah Turner and Ola Wlusek,
Ottawa Art Gallery, 2015

New Century Abstract, exhibition catalog, essays by Andy Fabo and Dermot Wilson, Art Gallery of Peterborough, 2015 (ISBN 978-1-896809-67-0)

Jinny Yu: To Activate Space, 60-page monograph, essay by Dr. Mark A. Cheetham and interview by Penny Cousineau-Levine, Editions Art Mur and Ottawa Art Gallery, 2014 (ISBN 978-2-923243-07-8)

“Jinny Yu's glass and metal mysteriously shines in group show at Ottawa Art Gallery” exhibition review by Peter Simpson, Ottawa Citizen, July 15, 2014

“Does paint dream of Jinny Yu and Itself Become?” exhibition review by Clayton Windatt, Drain: Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture, MOLECULAR – Vol. 11 no.1, 2014
Colours of Canada, exhibition catalog, interview by Penny Cousineau-Levine, 2013, pp. 34-37

“Jinny Yu” exhibition review by Michael Rattray, Border Crossings, Issue 125, vol. 32, no. 1, 2013, pp. 85-87

60P: Sixty Painters, exhibition catalog curated by Scott Sawtell, May 2012, Toronto, Canada

“What Is to Be Done? Jinny Yu” exhibition review on www.artseenvt.com September, 2012

The 8th Gwanghwamun International Art Festival, exhibition catalog, April 2012, Seoul, Korea

“Jinny Yu”, Sculpture Magazine, April 2012, p.75, Exhibition review by William V. Ganis

“Rising to the Occasion: The Long 18th Century”, McMaster University Museum of Art, 2011

“Who said art teachers can’t paint? Jinny Yu struts her stuff at Patrick Mikhail Gallery” by Paul Gessell, Ottawa Magazine, Oct 14, 2011

Vellum Artzine, http://www.vellumonline.com/walking_around_w_artzine_armory.html

“Comix-Inspired Sculpture and Portraits of Lindsay Lohan Lend a Youthful Beat to the Pulse Art Fair: Armory Week 2011” by Kate Deimling, www.artinfo.com, March 4, 2011

“Go To Church: Art in a Convent” exhibition review by Sharyn Jackson, Village Voice, New York, NY, Feb. 2, 2011

“Jinny Yu”, Vie des Arts - English Edition, n°220, Fall 2010, p. 18-19, exhibition review by Virgil Hammock

Construction Work, (Exhibition catalog), Essay by Dr. Petra Halkes, Carleton University Art Gallery, 2010

Ceiling Painting (A tigress’ wedding day), (Exhibition catalog), Essay by Dr. Celina Jeffery, Galerie AXENÉO7, 2010

Taehwa River Eco Art Festival 2009, (Exhibition Catalog), Essays by Hong Sun-hoan, Dongseop Kim and Hyewon Choi, Ulsan City, South Korea, 2009

“A Review of the Exhibition Construction Work: Lorraine Gilbert, Josée Dubeau, Jinny Yu”, exhibition review by Dr. Édith-Anne Pageot, Drain: Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture, COLD – Vol. 6:1, 2009

“Carleton University Art Gallery”, www.akimbo.biz/akimblog/?id=271, March 29, 2009, by Deborah Margo

“Carleton U's art gallery scene of "Construction" exhibit”, CBC Radio One, Art with Dipna Horra, www.cbc.ca/ottawamorning/art.html, March 23, 2009

“Incompletion and Disturbance: Construction Work at CUAG”, The Leveller, Ottawa, vol 1, no 2, March 2 to 15, 2009, p. 14, by Randy Innes

“Construction Work: Renovation Spirits”, Canadian Art online, http://www.canadianart.ca/online/reviews/2009/03/05/construction-work, March 5, 2009, by Emily Falvey

“Art and Architecture at Carleton University Art Gallery”, Ottawa Citizen, February 25, 2009, By Maria Cook

“Jinny Yu at Axeneo7”, www.akimbo.biz/akimblog/?id=246, December 9, 2008, by Deborah Margo

“Jinny Yu”, Border Crossings: A Magazine of the Arts, Arts Manitoba Publications Inc., Issue No. 107, Vol. 27, No 3, Fall 2008, p. 179-180, by James D. Campbell

Jinny Yu (Monograph) Essays by Antonio Foscari, Emily Falvey and Édith-Anne Pageot, University of Ottawa Press and Éditions Art Mûr, 2008 (ISBN 978-2-923243-01-6)

Venice: City of Dreams? (Exhibition Catalog) Sotheby’s, Conduit Street Gallery, London, United Kingdom, January 2007, pp.66, 67, 71 (ISBN 978-1-870282-57-4)

“Giovani artisti, tendenza all’infinito”, La Nuova, Venice, Italy, April 28 2006

“Where It's At”, Echo, Vol. 8, No. 49, p. 23/38, by Lauren Hall

Neo Vessel, Vol. 3, (Exhibition Catalog) Areum Network, Japan, Nov. 2004 (ISBN4-434-05503-8)

Overseas Korean Artists Yearbook, Volume 3, Jinsol Books Publishing Company, Seoul, Korea, 2003

“Interlace: Paintings by Jinny Yu”, Vie Des Arts, Montreal, No. 194, Spring 2004, p.93, by Virgil Hammock

“A threat to innocence”, The Gazette, Montreal, February 15, 2003, by Henry Lehmann

“Bitume revisité”, Le Devoir, Montréal, June 23, 2001, by Marie-Ève Charron

“Cultivating a garden of imagination: Where nature and culture meet”, The Gazette, Montreal, June 17, 2000, by Henry Lehmann

“Refreshing Show offers glimpse of future”, The Gazette, Montreal, July 26, 1997, p.J6. by Henry Lehmann


Selected Jury Participation

RBC Canadian Painting Competition, Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, City of Ottawa Arts Funding Program, National Gallery of Canada Youth Contest, Galerie de Nouvel-Ontario


Collection

Bank of Montreal (BMO); Canada Council Art Bank; City of Ottawa; Cogeco Inc.; Confederation Centre Art Gallery; Collection du prêt d’oeuvres d’art at Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec; Crown-Meakins Inc.; General RE Insurance; Gilden Activewear Inc.; Greenbriers co.; Holbrook Ronald & Associates Landscape Architects; Ernst & Young - Canada; Europe’s Best Inc.; ICI Canada inc.; Mills Foundation; Ottawa Art Gallery; and private collections in Canada, Colombia, France, Italy, South Korea, UK and USA