Artist Profile - Jueun Shin
Jueun Shin is a visual artist who makes 3D, 2D Monotype works by applying traditional Korean painting techniques. Born and raised in South Korea, she spent formative years studying fine art for BFA and MFA in Seoul, Korea. For MFA, she researched individual identity in cyberspace. She created a variety of projects including paintings, plaster casting, videos, silkscreens and installations. With her research and artwork, she wrote a paper named, “A Study on Identity in Cyber Space.” After moving to Seattle in 2015, she has been focusing on printmaking. She is building up her own style on her work. She is the recipient of a 2017 -18 SPA Grant with monotype series Underwater and she won the 3rd place award in the 2018 National Small Work Competition of the Washington Printmaking Foundation in DC.
Jueun received 2019 GAP Award funding for making installation by combining western printmaking technique which is monotype, and Korean printing technique, Tak-bon* (Same as Ta- ku-Hon ).This fund will make it possible for me to express and share knowledge about Korean traditional art forms.