Jason S. Yi ‘s works across artistic disciplines: photography, video, sculpture, drawing, multimedia and installations.
He has exhibited nationally and internationally in places such as New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, Japan, China, Korea, Vietnam, Italy and Austria. Notably, his work was included in the international biennial exhibition at the Inside-out Art Museum in Beijing in 2013 and Sculpture/Milwaukee 2017 curated by Russell Bowman, first international public art exhibition held in Milwaukee. His awards include Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant 2014, Mary L. Nohl Fellowship 2007 and Kamiyama Artist in Residence Fellowship 2003, sponsored by the Japan Foundation.
Among other places, he has participated in exhibitions at the Korea Society in NYC, Platform China in Beijing, Moran Museum of Art in Seoul, Kamiyama Art Museum in Kamiyama, Japan, Hotel Pupik in Schrattenberg, Austria, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Wisconsin Art and Milwaukee Art Museum. His solo exhibition “Yellow Mountains and Other Places” at the Dean Jensen Gallery in Milwaukee has been reviewed in the Artforum Magazine’s Critic’s Pick’s by Lori Waxman.
His works are included in the permanent collections of the Milwaukee Art Museum, Museum of Wisconsin Art, Kamiyama Museum of Art in Japan, Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles and the Edward F. Albee Foundation in New York.
He is currently a faculty member at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, gallery director of Hawthorn Contemporary and collaborates with Leah Kolb from the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art for the Plum Blossom Initiative, a curatorial and platforming project. Jason S. Yi lives and works in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.