Jina Seo was born in Seoul, South Korea where she received her BFA at the Kookmin University. She is currently living in the United States as an artist and an educator. She received her MFA in Metals at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including Brooklyn Metal works, Brooklyn, NY; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL; Sung-Gock Gallery, Seoul, Korea; and (AV17) Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania. She was a Gold Award recipient for the ITAMI International Craft Exhibition in 2010 and currently is a Fountainhead fellow at the Virginia Commonwealth University in 2016-2017. Recently, she was chosen one of the SNAG Emerging Artist in 2016 and gave a lecture at SOFA Chicago.
Check out more of Jina’s work at http://www.jinaseo.com/ and see her work Ambivalence at the UNEXPECTED opening on Nov 24th at the CCBC Gallery.