Prof. Sun You will give an artist’s talk titled, “Glorious Modest.” The event is in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which runs May 1-31.
12:15-1:15 p.m. Thurs., April 27 • Gendebien Room (Skillman 206) • MORE
Sun You is a Seoul born, New York-based artist. You has exhibited her work in galleries and museums internationally. Selected exhibition venues include Geary, New York; The Pit, Glendale; Korean Cultural Center, New York; Queens Museum, New York; The Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul; Scotty Enterprise, Berlin; Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond; and the Suburban, Chicago. You was an artist in residence at Hunter College, Ace Hotel, Marble House Project, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Triangle Arts Association, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, and the Sharpe and Walentas Studio Program. She has grants from AHL Foundation and the Korean Art Foundation. You’s work has been featured in many publications including Artforum, The Brooklyn Rail, Korea Times, Modern Painters, and Widewalls. You’s artist book, ‘Please Enjoy!’ was published by Small Editions and acquired by the Whitney Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Yale University, and New York Public Library. You heads President Clinton Projects, a curatorial project and co-runs a non-profit gallery, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, New York. She is also a co-founder and core-member of An/other New York, a collective of Asian and Asian American visual artists, writers, and curators. You has taught undergraduate and graduate students for the past six years, most recently as visiting assistant professor at University of Oregon. She has been invited as a visiting artist to many institutions including Columbia University, Virginia Commonwealth University, Parsons School of Design, and Kyoto Saga University of Arts.