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JASON S. YI

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016   Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana

           "Terraform" Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2015   "Terraform" Wriston Art Center, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin

2014   "A Fragile Permanence" Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin

2012   "Move a Mountain" Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, Wisconsin

           Isermann Gallery, New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida

2007  “Yellow Mountains and Other Places” Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2006  The Fuller Project – Bloomington, Indiana

           “The Way Things Used To Be” West Bend Art Museum, Wisconisn

           “Mary L. Nohl Fellowship Exhibition”, Institute of Visual Art (INOVA), Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2004  “Re-Collection” Kiehle Gallery St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota

2002  “Fictional Truth” Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2000 Safety-Kleen Gallery, two-person exhibition w/ Kim Keever   Elgin, Illinois

1998   “Hybrid + Transplant” Curator: Julie Sim-Edwards, John & Joe Gallery, Los Angeles

1997    Carnegie Art Center, Northern Kentucky Arts Council, Covington, Kentucky

1996   “Spring Solos” Arlington Art Center, Curator: Richard Dana   Arlington, Virginia

1994   “New Works” Henri Gallery, Washington DC

1992   “New Works” Henri Gallery, Washington DC

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017   "Sculpture Milwaukee", Milwaukee, Wisconsin

           "MARNmentor" Exhibition, VAR Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

           "Together With" Emmanuel Gallery (pending), Denver, Colorado

           "Together With" The Bubblr, Madison, Wisconsin

2016-   "Beneath Metropolis" Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas

2017

2016   "Supernatural" John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

           "Temporary Resurfacing", Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2015    Art Week Des Moine, Des Moine, Iowa

           "Rubbish", Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin

           "Pacific Midwest 2.0", Institute of Visual Art - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2013   "Wisconsin Triennial", Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin

            Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon

           “Current Tendencies 2013”, Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

           “Chasing Horizons”, Villa Terrace Decorative Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2012   “Inside-out 2012”, Inside-out Art Museum, Beijing, China

           “Dean Jensen; 25 Years”,  Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2010  “Wisconsin Triennial 2010” , Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin

2009 “Noah Brehmer Project” , Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, California

           “MARNmentors” Exhibition, Walkers Point Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2008  “Noah Brehmer Project”, The Suburban, Chicago, Illinois The Suburban, Chicago, Illinois

           “Noah Brehmer Project”, Blank Space, Brooklyn, New York

           “Sensory Overload” Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin

            Hotcakes Gallery, MARN Mentors Program exhibition, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2007   Wisconsin Triennial, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin

2006   Korea Society, Asian Contemporary Art Week, curators: Barbara London (Museum of Modern Art),

             Melissa Chiu(Asia Society Contemporary Museum), Yu Yeon Kim (Independent Curator)  New York City

           “Likely Stories” Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2005  “Artists Interrogate” Curator: Sarah Kirk   Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin

           “Art Chicago” Hotcakes Gallery   Chicago, Illinois

2003  Kamiyama Artist in Residence exhibition   Kamiyama, Japan

           “Presentations 2003”   Hotel Pupik   Schrattenberg, Austria

           “News”  Dean Jensen Gallery Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2001  “Concordia Project”  Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

            Nicholls State University Invitational Exhibition, Thibodaux, Louisiana

2000~01 “Blurry Lines”, John Michael Kohler Art Center  Sheboygan, Wisconsin

2000  “Korean Sculpture + World Sculpture” Moran Museum of Art  Seoul, South Korea

           “Collaborative Installation” Hue College of Arts, Hue, Vietnam

           “Century’s End: The American Experience 2000”, South Bend Museum of Art, Indiana

           “Third Biennial Sculpture Invitational” Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, Michigan

1999   “Wisconsin Triennial”, Madison Art Center, Madison

           “East of The Sun”, Lee Scarfone Gallery, University of Tampa, Florida

           “The Comestible Compost” Gallery 247   Curator: Sue Spaid, Los Angeles, California

           “Stateline Vicinity Exhibition”, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois

1996   “Fine Line” Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California

1995   “12 Thoughts and Frank” Asian American Art Centre, New York, New York

 

AWARDS / ACTIVITIES

2017   Visiting Artist, University of Wisonconsin, Madison, Wisconsin

2016   Visiting Artist, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana

           Joan Mitchell Center Artist in Residence Program, New Orleans, Louisiana

2015   Visiting Artist, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin

2014   Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant

2014   Visiting Artist, University of Arkansas, Fayettevile, Arkansas

2013   Inside-out Art Museum, Artist in Residence Program, Beijing, China - link

2012   Visiting Artist, New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida

2010   Juror, Beloit and Vicinity exhibition, Beloit, Wisconsin

2008  Visiting Artist, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin

           Curated “Media Projects 2008” Adam Frelin, Bodil Furu, Bethany Springer, Layton Gallery of Art, Milwaukee

2007  Platform China Artist in Residence Program, Beijing, China

           Milwaukee Artist of the Year 2006, chosen by the Milwaukee Arts Board

           Milwaukee Art Museum/Contemporary Art Society –  Art Commission for Ten Year Anniversary Benefit Auction

2006  Visiting Artist- Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

           MARNmentors Program, Milwaukee Artist Resource Network, Milwaukee

2005  Mary L. Nohl Fellowship $15,000 recipient in Established Artist Category, Milwaukee

           Nominee - Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Fellowship

           Milwaukee Artist Resource Network (MARN) mentorship program-Mentor

2004  Visiting Artist, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota

           Open Art Selection Panel, public art project w/ artists-Kinji Akagawa, Luis Jimenez, Jin Soo Kim

2003  Kamiyama Artist in Residence/KAIR (one of three international artists), Kamiyama Japan

           Artist in Residence, Hotel Pupik   Schrattenberg, Austria

2001  Visiting Professor, Studio Art Centers International (SACI)   Florence, Italy

2001  Visiting Artist, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana

           Guest Artist Talk, Madison Art Center, Wisconsin

2000 Visiting Artist, (two week installation workshop) Hué College of Art, Vietnam

1999   Visiting Artist, Osaka College of Art, Osaka, Japan

           Visiting Artist, Hué College of Art, Hué, Vietnam

           Visiting Artist, University of Tampa, Florida

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Salas, Rafael Francisco  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 10, 2016 http://www.jsonline.com/entertainment/arts/jason-yi-fashions-pieces-of-a-world-in-terraform-b99736607z1-382488951.html

Minerath, Kat  Shepard Express, May 17, 2016  http://shepherdexpress.com/article-27820-uncanny-unconventional-materials-art-review-.html

Duray, Dan   Artnews, December 19, 2014

       https://www.artnews.com/2014/12/19/joan-mitchell-foundation-announces-2014-painters-sculptors-grant-recipients/

Hertel, Nora   77 Square, August 20, 2014

      http://host.madison.com/entertainment/arts_and_theatre/after-weeks-of-work-jason-yi-finds-fragile-permanence-at/article_c44bc587-2d28-52c4-b544-55cda8e1a2d6.html

Worland, Gayle   77 Square, August 3, 2014

       http://host.madison.com/entertainment/arts_and_theatre/an-art-evolution-on-state-street/article_f3775368-c768-5ba2-ac8b-afe22a2d31e4.html

Czarnecki, Craig   WKOW.com, August 15, 2014

       http://www.wkow.com/story/26293504/2014/08/15/art-exhibition-gives-fans-look-at-artistic-process#.U_JPYu2ljOE.hootsuite

Rappleye, Emily   Madison Magazine, August 13, 2014

       http://www.madisonmagazine.com/Madison-Magazine/August-2014/Artist-to-Watch/

Muckian, Michael  Art Gaze, August 21, 2014

       http://www.wisconsingazette.com/art-gaze/jason-yi-goes-big-with-installation-in-madisons-museum-of-contemporary-art.html

    WMTV15, August 6, 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpdsIZwsgCw

BonDurant, Sherry  The Artery, August 19, 2014 http://madisonartery.com/jason-yi-installs-wonder-at-mmoca/

Channel 3000, August 20, 2014 http://www.channel3000.com/news/27648452

02 NEWS, September 19, 2014

       http://www.cbs2iowa.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/road-trippin-madison-museum-contemporary-art-29319.shtml

Solstice, Miles   The Badger Herald, September 11, 2014

       http://badgerherald.com/artsetc/2014/09/11/new-mmoca-exhibit-boasts-duct-tape-expert-commentary-random-people-state-street/#.VCHC10uTBBV

Waxman, Lori   Artforum Critic’ Picks 2007  http://www.artforum.com/picks/section=us#Milwaukee

Brehmer, Deb   Susceptible to Images 2007 http://susceptibletoimages.com/102607/yi-DJG-102607.html

Schumacher, Mary Louise  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “Potent personal reflections shape landscape of memory”

     Cue Entertainment page1, October 8, 2006 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Schumacher, Mary Louise  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “7 local artists to share $65,000 in Nohl Fellowships”

     Cue Entertainment November 19, 2005 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Corliss, Mick   The Japan Times (online), “A River of Creativity Runs Through It”

     http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?fa20031231a1.htm

     December 31, 2003  Tokyo, Japan

Schumacher, Mary Louise  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “Digital Depth” Cue Entertainment Guide

     Page 1, January 19, 2003 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Auer, James   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Cue Entertainment Guide

    Page 2, August 21, 2002 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Auer,  Green, Roger     Kalamazoo Gazette, Arts & Entertainment section

       page B-1  October 15, 2000 Kalamazoo, Michigan

Lee, Yeon-Soo  Korean Sculpture, Worldwide Sculpture  The 38th Nak Woo Sculptors Society Exhibition  Catalog  Moran Museum of Art  Seoul, Korea

 York, Julie     South Bend Tribune, “Dimensions Redefined” Weekend section

       page C-1 &C-7 September 22, 2000 South Bend, Indiana

 McCauley, Mary Carole   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “15 Who Will Make the Arts Scene Sparkle”

      Cue entertainment section pages 1E and 15E Jan 2, 2000 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milani, Joanne     The Tampa Tribune, “East of The Sun” page 1, 15 November 21, 1999 Tampa, Florida

Krajewski, Sarah     Wisconsin Triennial  exhibition catalog ISBN 0-913883-26-3

      August, 1999 Madison, Wisconsin

Pak, Minju     Koream Magazine    “Artist Trax” page 16, September, 1998 Los Angeles, California

Guequierre, Nathan    Shepard Express,  Ars Nova - “East or West”  page 26, April 2, 1998 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Auer, James     Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,  Cue Entertainment Guide

      page 2, March 25, 1998 Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Gan, Dina      A Magazine , “Hard Boiled Art”  page 12 February/March, 1996 New York, New York

Brace, Eric     Washington Post, “Arts Beat” Style Section, March 25, 1996, Washington DC

Hsu, Joseph     World Journal , “Black Egg on Bowery” Section B-3, November 18, 1995,

      New York, New York

Fleming, Lee,    Washington Post, “Shadow Shows” Style section, October 1, 1994, Washington DC

 

PUBLIC  COLLECTION

Milwaukee Art Museum   Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Edward F. Albee Foundation   New York, New York

Kamiyama Museum of Art   Kamiayama, Japan

Korean Cultural Center   Los Angeles, California

 

PUBLIC LOAN

2011-2013      Madison Museum of Contemporary Art  Madison, Wisconsin

 

EDUCATION

M.F.A.       (1995)       University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

                  (1994)      Cortona Program, Cortona, Italy

 B. ARCH. (1988)       Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia

 

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