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Curriculum Vitae



Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Awards / Distinctions

2018        100 West Corsicana Residency, TX

2015        Songeun Art Award

Andrew & Barbara Choi Grant, New York

2014        CAAA (Centro para os Assuntos da Arte e Arquitectura) Residency, Portugal

2013        Doosan Residency, New York

2012        LMCC (Lower Manhattan Cultural Council) Swing Space Residency

2011         Yonkang Art Award, Yonkang/Doosan Foundation, S.Korea

2010        Franklin Furnace Fund

SEMA Young Artist Grant, Seoul Museum of art

Arts Council Korea Grant

2009        Palais de Tokyo Workshop Program, Paris

Gyeonggi Creation Center Pilot Program

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Arts Council Korea Grant

2008       Changdong International Artist Studio Program, Korea

KAFA Award, Korea Arts Foundation of America

Aljira emerge, Aljira Center for Contemporary art, NY

2006        Ssamzie Artspace Residency, Seoul, Korea

2005        Artist in Market Place program, Bronx Museum, NY

AHL Foundation Artists Award

2003        Steve S. Kang Young Artists Fund

2002        Steve S. Kang Young Artists Fund

2001        James Nelson Foundation Fellowship

Parsons Fellowship

1999         Goat Island Summer Residency, Chicago


Solo Exhibitions

2016        Shaping the Presence, Forming the Absence, Texas State University Galleries, San Marcos, TX

2015        Jaye Rhee, The Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

2014        Overlapping and Unfolding, CAAA, Guimaraes, Portugal

2013        Gravity and Lightness, Doosan Gallery, Seoul

The Flesh and the Book, Doosan Gallery, New York

2010        And the Ship Sails on, Cais Gallery, Seoul

A Time Too Late, A Time Too Early, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, NY

Hardboard Sky, Corridor Gallery, NY

2009        Now You See It, Now You Don’t, KCCLA, Los Angeles

2007        Le Vierge, le vivace et le bel aujourd’hui, Galerie Gana Beaubourg, Paris, France

When All the Lovers in the World Are on the Phone at Once, Gallery Factory, Seoul

2004        Video Landscape: Real Fake, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago


Two-Person Exhibitions

2017        Memories Look at Me, Gallery EM, Seoul

2011         Fabulous Opera, GYM Project, Seoul

2008       The Only Thing That I Believe, Kasia Kay Art Project, Chicago


Selected Group Exhibitions & Performance


Sense of Rhythm: Rules and Movements, SeMA, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Not Your Ordinary Storage, Songeun Art Storage, Seoul, Korea


La Triennale di Milano, Making is Thinking is Making: New Korean Craft, Milan, Italy

La Nuit de L’instant, Marseille, France


SongEun Art Award exhibition, SongEun ArtSpace, Seoul, Korea


The Lineage of Vision: Progress through Persistence, Gallery Korea New York


Interrelationship Between You, Myself and Us, BIO OKO Art Cinema, Prague, Czech Republic

Crying, Seasaw, Tear, Between: New Video, Norton Museum of Art, FL

Screening: Roppongi Art Night, Mori Museum of Art, Tokyo

Hello Stranger, Sydney Korean Cultural Center, Australia

Keeping it Real, CU Art Museum, CO


Videosphere : A New Generation, Albright Knox, Buffalo, NY

Gap of Images, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul


Greening Green, Arko Art Center, Seoul

I Know What You Did Last Summer, St Cecilia, NY

Shallow Grave, Rush Arts Gallery, NY


Facts & Faces, Media, Media, New York, Queens Museum, NY

USB, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul

New York 9+1, Cais Gallery, Seoul

Aljira Emerge10, Aljira contemporary, NJ

Magnetic Power, Lee C Gallery, Seoul

Queens International 4, Queens Museum, NY

Another Masterpiece, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Korea


Course Sepia Gallery / Alkazi Collection, NY


Kobe Biennale, Kobe, Japan

Incarnation Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY

Seoul Six Ruminations on Recurrence Sepia Gallery, NY


Open Studio, Ssamzie Art Space, Seoul, Korea

Asian Contemporary Art Week, Gallery Korea, NY

Moving Time/Nam June Paik + 30 Int’l Video Artists, Gallery Korea


From the Artist’s Studio: Wish You Were Here, The Living Room, Miami (curated by Franklin Sirmans)

AIM 25, Bronx Museum, NY

Counterpoise, White Box, NY

Greatest Hits, Soap Factory, MN

Blue, Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea

Portraits and Landscapes, Alternator Gallery, BC, Canada


Butternut Ink, Asian American Art Centre, NY


Perspective 2003, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Ireland

Sweet Dreams (curated by Franklin Sirmans), Soap Factory, MN


Reconfiguring Pop, Gallery 2, Chicago


Art Windows, agnes b, Chicago

Screening, Paris Project Room, Paris, France


Nuees, Gallery St Eustache, Paris, France

Boutique de robe de Marie, SEche Art Project, Paris, France

Literier, Gallery St Eustache, Paris, France


Selected Reviews and Publications

Alisia Chase, "Jaye Rhee" Exhibition Reviews, Vol.43, no.4, 2016

Nadja Sayej, “Making It Until You Fake It” Rackroom section, Artslant, October, 2014

Kiki Turner, “Jaye Rhee,” Reviews section, ARTnews, Summer 2013

Caroline Picard, “Geometric Qualities: An Interview with Jaye Rhee”, Bad at Sports, June 14, 2013

Lizanne Merrill, “Technology is Just the Vehicle,” Interview at Artlyst, May 31 2013

Jan Sjostrom, “Norton’s Budding Video Collections Exhibition Channels Meditative Harmony”, Palm Beach Daily News, July 12 2012.

Boran Kim, “Fabulous Opera” Exhibition Review, Art in Culture, October 2011

Bruce Adams, “Gallery View: Mediamania”, Buffalo Spree, September 2011

Yehuda E. Safran, “Swan & Niagara” in Potlatch Issue #2, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and

Preservation at Columbia University, Fall 2011

Sooyoung Kim “6 Curators & 12 Artists” Section, Art in Culture, January 2011

Jackson McDade, “Movement Here and There” Artslant, October 2010

Benjamin Genocchio, ‘’A Decade of Emergence’’ The New York Times, August 28 2009.

Woo-Je Sung, “Why the Swan Swims in a Bathhouse?” Wolgan Misool, May 2009.

Jieun Kim, “Serious Humor, Earnest Reflection” Weekly Dong-A, April 1st 2009.

Feature in “Inside Portfolio” Section, Art in Culture, February 2008.

Han-Seung Ryu, Wolgan Misool, December 2007.

Kyung Kim, “Let’s pretend we’re swans” Harper’s BAZAAR November 2007.

Benjamin Genocchio, “Korean Artist Mix, and Nature Mingles” The New York Times August 19 2007.

Harry Perlmutter, “Moving Time” Art Asia Pacific.

Eleanor Hartney, “Introduction” in Eight Korean Artists, AHL Foundation, 2005.