SOOK YOO
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Born in Seoul, Korea
Lives and works in Woodland Park, New Jersey

EDUCATION

Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
  MFA in Sculpture
  BFA in Sculpture
The Art Student League of New York, New York, NY
New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies, New York, NY
Montclair State University, MFA in Studio Art, 2010 - 2011, Montclair, NJ

TEACHING

Spring 1992 - Fall 1999 Busan Foreign University, Adjunct Professor of Sculpture & Art History, Busan, Korea
Spring 1997 - Fall 1999 Suwon University, Adjunct Professor of Sculpture & Art History, Suwon, Korea

AWARDS

2007 The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ – Honorable Mention
1995 14th Korean National Art Competition, National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
1993 12th Korean National Art Competition, National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
1993 8th Seoul Modern Sculpture Open Competition, Seoul Press Center, Seoul, Korea – Highest Honor
1991 10th Korean National Art Competition, National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
1988 4th National Modern Art Competition, Kwang Choo City Hall Art Center, Korea – Highest Honor

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Backarm Sculpture Park, Backam, Korea
Korean Housing Bank, Changwon, Korea
Seoul Angkara Sculpture Park, Seoul, Korea
Bam Boo Building, Seoul, Korea

EXHIBITIONS (SOLO *)

2013
Variations on the Canon - Coohaus Art Gallery, New York, NY
Sook Yoo artist participating in "Imago Mundi" a Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, Italy
Friends Exhibition - Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
Visual Art Center Member Show - Visual Art Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
 
2012
Insight-Inside - Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Art Exhibition, Coo Haus Gallery, New York, NY
Endurance - New Century Artists Gallery, New York, NY
Windows@Walsh 5.0 - Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Paterson Art Walk - Historic District at Cianci Park, Paterson, NJ
Asiana Bank One Year Anniversary, Flushing, NY
Crossroads: A Shifting Landscape - Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
 
2011
Little by Little - Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Art Exhibition - Maum Gallery, New York, NY
New Meeting - MFA Montclair State University Finely Hall, Montclair, NJ
Seed Bomb - Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
Young Blood - Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Terra Forms - Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
Flowing Time - Montclair State University Finely Hall, Montclair, NJ *
Cultural Diversity Exhiibition, Palisades Park Public Library, Palisades Park, NJ
Yoo Da Man, MFA Montclair State University Finely hall, Montclair, NJ
 
2010
Two New - MFA Montclair State University Finely Hall, Montclair, NJ
Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Art Exhibition, Broome Street Gallery, New York, NY
 
2009
Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Art Exhibition, NoHo Gallery, New York, NY
Charity Group Exhibition, Palisades Park Public Library Multimedia Center, NJ
 
2008
Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Art Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY
 
2007
Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Art Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY
Visual Art Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
 
2006
Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Art Exhibition, Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY
Visual Art Center of New Jersey, Summit Art Center, New Jersey
 
2005
New Beginning - Palisades Park Public Library Multimedia Center, NJ *
Korean Contemporary Artists, Solo Gallery, New York, NY
Visual Art Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Art Exhibition, New Century Artists, New York, NY
The Art Students League of New York, League Gallery, New York, NY
 
2004
Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Art Exhibition, New Century Artists, New York, NY
Visual Art Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
Forty Korean Contemporary Artists, Korean Art Center, New York, NY
 
2003
Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Art Exhibition, New Century Artists, New York, NY
 
2002
Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Art Exhibition, New Century Artists, New York, NY
 
1999
International Sculpture Exchange Exhibition, Duckwon Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Ewha Sculpture Members Exhibition, Duckwon Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
 
1998
Open Celebration Exhibition, Mockarm Art Gallery, Seoul , Korea
Gallery Upper Opportunity Drawing Exhibition, Sang Art Gallery , Seoul, Korea
Ewha Sculpture Members Exhibition, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
 
1997
Korean Modern Sculpture Society Exhibition, National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Visual Change and Group, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Ewha Sculpture Members Exhibition Invitational, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
 
1996
Argentina National Art Exhibition Invitational, Argentina National Art Center, Argentina
Ewha Sculpture Members Exhibition, Duckwon Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Hanoi National Art Exhibition Invitational, Vietnam National Art Center, Vietnam
Today’s Korean Art Exhibition, National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
 
1995
Ewha Women’s Graduates Celebration of the 50th Arts Exhibition, Ewha Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Green Art Gallery Invitational, Green Art Gallery, Seoul , Korea
Ewha Sculpture Members Exhibition, Insa Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Korean Sculpture Society Exhibition, Art Center, Seoul , Korea
Women Sculpture Society Exhibition, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Today’s Korean Art Exhibition, National Art Center , Seoul, Korea
Korean’s Modern Sculpture Society Exhibition Invitational, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
14th Korean National Art Competition, National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
 
1994
Ewha Graduates Sculpture Exhibition, Art Center, Seoul , Korea
Korean Sculpture Society 10th Celebration Exhibition, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Women Sculpture Society Member Exhibition, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Today’s Korean Art Exhibition, National Art Center , Seoul, Korea
Korean’s Modern Sculpture Exhibition Invitational, Chooncheon MBC, Seoul, Korea
 
1993
Korean Sculpture Society Exhibition, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Women Sculpture Society Member Exhibition, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Korean’s Modern Sculpture Exhibitions Invitational, Chooncheon MBC, Seoul, Korea
Today’s Korean Art Exhibition, National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
12th Korean National Art Competition, National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
8th Seoul Modern Sculpture Open Competition, National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
 
1992
Korean National Sculpture Exhibition, National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Today’s Korean Art Exhibition, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Women Sculpture Society Member Exhibition, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Korean Modern Sculpture Exhibition Invitational, Chooncheon MBC, Seoul, Korea
 
1991
Women Sculpture Society Member Exhibition, Art Center, Seoul, Korea
10th Korean National Art Competition, National Art Center, Seoul, Korea
 
1990
Independence Exhibition, Modern Art Center, Seoul, Korea
 
1988
4th National Modern Art Exhibition, Kwang Choo City Hall Art Center, Korea

SELECTED REVIEWS AND ARTICLES

2013
Gallery & Studio by Basha Maryanska, Nov – Dec 2012/Jan 2013
 
2007
Koreatimes by Jin-Hae Kim, June 21, C2
Korea Jungang Daily by Jun-Hwan Lee, June 21, A-5
 
2005
Koreatimes by Jin-Hae Kim, October 6, A5
Korea Jungang Daily by Jun-Hwan Lee, October 7, A-5

MEMBERSHIP

International Sculpture Association
Visual Art Center of New Jersey
Nok Mee Ewha Alumnae Association

 

 
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