Young Sun Han is a visual artist and curator working in photography, performance, installation, and sculpture.
Young graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and studied at Goldsmiths, University of London. In 2005, he received the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange grant to live and work in Cologne, Germany, where he also studied the language. Young was the Co-Director of City Art Rooms Project Trust in Auckland, New Zealand from 2007-2010 where he organized exhibitions and partnered with corporations to host an annual student arts award and art billboard project, raising money for Cure Kids, NZ.
Since moving back to the United States in 2010, Young has exhibited his work in group exhibitions at David Zwirner (NYC), Jean Albano Gallery (Chicago), Las Manos Gallery (Chicago), and Printed Matter Inc. (NYC). His work was recently featured in First Look (Korea), Flash Art, Juxtapoz, and Entertainment Weekly. Art donations have raised funds for the Grace Church School, 826NYC, Equality Illinois, the Red Dress Party, and UNICEF's Next Generation. His 2012 artist book, sooner later continues to raise money for the NGO, Life Funds for North Korean Refugees.
Professionally, Young has worked as an assistant and production coordinator for many artists including: Marcel Dzama, Theaster Gates, Jin Soo Kim, and Gerda-Meyer Bernstein. He currently works as a special project coordinator for David Zwirner Inc.
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