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 Jason S. Yi: American

Jason S. Yi
#2 from Yellow Mountain Series (2007)
Lightjet print (ed. 10) :: 24 x 36
Jason S. Yi
Jason S. Yi
Jason S. Yi
Jason S. Yi
Jason S. Yi
Jason S. Yi
Jason S. Yi

about the artist

I have long created conceptually driven works that crossed artistic disciplines: sculpture, photography, drawing, video, multimedia and interactive installations. However disparate these genres seem to be, there exists a common focus within my work; studying the culture of human perception.

The element of time and history plays a crucial role in the creation of my work. The collection and repetition of memory over time builds tradition and in turn history. As the saying "learn from the past" suggests, history validates human responses to present conditions.

In a continually changing society where culture and history are constantly reviewed, merged and modified through human experiences and responses, I aim to slow down the process in order to closely explore this paradigm. While the work originates from encounters and observations within my immediate and/or personal environment, the inherent conceptual exercise subtly presents to the audience the broader implications of being human.

Jason S. Yi © 2006

selected solo exhibitions

  • 2007 "Jason S. Yi: Yellow Mountain and Other Places" Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2007 Platform China Art Insititute (studio exhbition), Beijing, China
  • 2006 "Mary L. Nohl Fellowship Exhibition", Institute of Visual Art (INOVA), Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2006 "One From Wisconsin" West Bend Art Museum, Wisconsin
  • 2006 The Fuller Project exhibition, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
  • 2004 "Re-Collection" Kiehle Gallery, ST. Cloud, Minnesota
  • 2003 Kamiyama Artist In Residence Exhibition, Kamiyama, Japan
  • 2002 "Fictional Truth" Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2000 Safety-Kleen Gallery, two person exhibition with Kim Keever, Elgin, Illinois
  • 1998 "Hybrid + Transplant" John N Joe Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 1994 "New Works" Henri Gallery, Washington DC

selected group exhibitions

  • 2007 "Wisconsin Triennial" Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin
  • 2006 Gallery Korea, Asian Contemporary Art Week 2006, Curators: Melissa Chiu, Barbara London, Yu Yeon Kim, New York, New York
  • 2006 "Likely Stories" Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2006 "MARNmentors Program Exihbition" Hotcakes Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2005 "Artists Interrogate" Milwaukee Art Museum, Curated by Associate Curator: Sarah Kirk
  • 2005 "Art Chicago" Hotcakes Gallery (Milwaukee based), Chicago, Illinois
  • 2003 "Presentations 2003" Hotel Pupik, Schrattenberg, Austria
  • 2003 "News" Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2001 "Concordia Project" Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2000 "Blurry Lines" international survey of drawing, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • 2000 "Korean Sculpture + World Sculpture" Moran Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2000 "Centry's End: The American Experience 2000", South Bend Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana
  • 1999 "Wisconsin Triennial" Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1999 "East of The Sun" Lee Scarfone Gallery, Tampa, Florida
  • 1996 "Fine Line" Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California
  • 1995 "12 Thoughts and Frank", Asian American Art Center, New York, New York

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