Yoon JongSeok (1970-)
Jong-seok Yoon (1970-) received BFA in Art Education and MFA in Fine Art from Hannam University. He has had 15 solo exhibitions in Seoul, Daejeon, Japan, Italy, China, Singapore, etc. Yoon had been selected as one of the Best Top10 artists in Galleries Art Fair 2006, chosen to be supported by Lotte Galleries Promising Artist Program, won Young Artist’s Award from Korean Youth Biennale, Excellence and Special Award from Korea’s National Art Competition, Daejeon Metropolitan City’s Inviting Artist Award, etc. Also, he had been invited to participate in residency programs for Beijing ArtSide Studio in China, Jangheung Gana Studio in Korea, Cité Internationale des Arts in France, Artist Village of Taipei in Taiwan, etc.
His works are collected by Kolon, Hana Bank, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Royal Palace of Dubai, Vent Korea, Paradise Group, Arts Center Kuh, Gana Art Center, Daejeon Museum of Art, Seoul Museum of Art, Bobath Memorial Hospital, Golfzone Cultural Foundation, Jeju Museum of Contemporary Art, Standard Chartered Bank, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Art Bank of Korea, Suwon Museum of Art, Lotte Museum, etc. Yoon currently works as a full-time artist with his wife Park Sungsoo (also an artist) in their private studio named Gwasoowon (meaning “orchard”) in Namyangju, Korea.