Jinny Yu


Born in Korea and based in Canada and Italy, Jinny Yu’s work has been shown widely, including exhibitions at the ISCP Gallery (Brooklyn), Pulse New York (NY), Scope New York (NY), Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation (Venice), Kunst Doc Art Gallery (Seoul), the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art (Kyoto), the Conduit Street Gallery, Sotheby’s (London), Carleton University Art Gallery (Ottawa), the Confederation Centre Art Gallery (Charlottetown), and McMaster Museum of Art (Hamilton). Yu, who is Associate Professor of Painting at the University of Ottawa, was awarded the Mid-Career Artist Award by Council for the Arts in Ottawa in 2013; Laura Ciruls Painting Award from Ontario Arts Foundation in 2012; and was a finalist for the Pulse Prize New York 2011. She has received grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and le Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Quebec. She is represented by Galerie Art Mur in Montreal and General Hardware Contemporary in Toronto.