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b. 1975, Seoul, Korea





2000    M.F.A Dept. Fine Art, Hannam University, Daejeon, Korea 

1998    B.F.A Dept. Fine Art, Hannam University, Daejeon, Korea 

Group Exhibition 


The Fine Art Textiles Award, London, England 

About face, Bedford Gallery, Wulnut Creek, CA, USA 

Attention Please!, Art Center Kuh, Daejeon, South Korea 

IATB 23, East Gippsland Gallery and 6 other galleries and museums around Australia, Australia


Symbol, Gallery Shigal, Daejeon, South Korea 

Extension of Chatter and Table, From the corner, Daejeon, South Korea 

Fiberart International 2022,  Brew House Association and Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Hotter than fire, cooler than the wind, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, South Korea


15th anniversary exhibition - I am who I am, Gallery Dam, Seoul, South Korea

Represent: New Portraiture - Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York



WELCOME, Art Center White Block, Cheonan, South Korea 


Asia Art Connection, Eugene Gallery, Seoul, Korea 

Biennale de Gentilly, Gentilly, France 

Textile Art of Today, Tatra Gallery, Poprad, Slovak Republic 

Textile Art of Today,The Moravian Museum, Uherské Hradiště, Czech Republic


Textile Art of Today, Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava, Slovak Republic 

Drawings on the Ground, Wall, Snow, and Skin, LEEUNGNO Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea 

Spring of transition, after that, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea

Soft Power, Cheongju Museum of Art, Cheongju, Korea 
Ilwoo Photography Awards Show, Ilwoo Space, Seoul, Korea 


Rijswijk Textile Biennale, Museum Rijswijk, Rijswijk, The Netherlands


Look up here, I'm in heaven, BRIC House, New York, USA



Korea Women's Art, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju, Korea 



Taste, Triangular House, Cheongju, Korea 



Converted Image, Gallery Lux, Seoul, Korea 

Hive Air, Hive Space A, Cheongju, Korea 

Exchange Exhibition: Daejeon&Saint-Etienne, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea 



Seogyo Sixty 2010: The Imaginary Archive, the gaze of 120, Sangsang Madang, Seoul, Korea 

Unexpected art - soft thinking, Lotte Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 

Feminine Flow, Gallery King, Seoul, Korea 



Soo-ae, Wooyeon Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 

The_Liminal_Body, Gallery Space, Seoul, Korea 

Young Art Project, KT&G Annex, Daegu, Korea 

Self-Portrait, Ssamzie Art Studio, Cheongju, Korea 

Living Furniture, Cheongju Art Studio, Cheongju, Korea 

Incheon Women Artists' Biennale: So Close Yet So Far Away, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, Korea 

Blue Dot ASIA: A small country, the beauty of sudden density (2F), Seoul Arts Center, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea 

LOCAL TO LOCAL, Open Space BAE, Busan, Korea 



Daejeon ART 1, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea 

Pleasant Game: the idea of break the art, Gallery Yian, Daejeon, Korea 

Converted image IV, Gallery Lux, Seoul, Korea 

Traditional Market ART Festival, Traditional Market, Daejeon, Korea 



Next Code, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea 

Aspect, Moosimgallery, Cheongju, Korea



Gallery Halfway Opening Exhibition, Gallery Halfway, Daejeon, Korea 



Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, Gongju, Kroea 

Transformation. Placement. Conversion, Prism, Daejeon, Korea 



Treasure Hunt, Lotte Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 



Color, Citizen's Hall, Daejeon, Korea 

Six Exhibitions, Igong Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 

Art & Village, Wongol, Gongju, Korea 

Contemporary, Lotte Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 

Two person show, Shinmuseum, Cheongju, Korea 



Strange Landscape, B.B. Space, Daejeon, Korea 

Wind, Citizen's Hall, Daejeon, Korea 

Art & Village, Wongol, Gongju, Korea 

Shocking Shopping, Lotte Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 



Conversion of the spring, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea 

Four People, Four Colors, Lotte Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 

Between, Citizen's Hall, Daejeon, Kroea 

Aura, Hallym Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 



Aura, Kepco Art Center, Seoul, Korea 

Space in the Shared, Kepco Art Center, Seoul, Korea 

Igong Gallery Opening Exhibtion, Igong Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 

Seoul Contemporary Art Festival, Gyeongnam Cultural & Arts Center, Gyeongnam, Korea

U Art, Kepco Art Center, Seoul, Korea

High Hill, Hill Gallery, Busan, Korea



Young Artist Situation, Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea

New Form, Yoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea 

Solo Exhibition 



Wiggle, Artspace 128, Daejeon, Korea


Rag face, Gallery DAM, Seoul, Korea 


Rag face, Gallery Daisy, Jeju, Korea 

Rag face, Number the Starts, Daegu, Korea 


Rag face, Gallery DAM, Seoul, Korea 


Rag face, Holston Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 



Rag face, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA 

Rag face, Daejeon Artist's House, Daejeon, Korea 



Rag face, Ilwoo Space, Seoul, Korea 

Goosebumps, MOM Museum, Cheongju, Korea 

In and Out, 12.8 Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 



Rag face, Songeun Art Cube, Seoul, Korea

Rag face, Restree, Seoul, Korea 



Rag face, Motgol Hyusikteo, Suwon, Korea 



What am I to you?, Gallery Halfway, Daejeon, Korea 



SEW ME, Gallery Halfway, Daejeon, Korea 



Gifts, Space MOM, Cheongju, Korea 



Repeating Diary – Bored, Funny Fuga, Citizen’s Hall, Daejeon, Korea



Tattoo in my mind, Igong Gallery, Daejeon, Korea 

Grants & Awards


2022   Marianne Kor Award for Distinguished International Entry in Fiberart International 2022

2021    First place at New Portraiture–National Juried Art Exhibition at Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, USA

2018    Excellent Award, Textile Art of Today 

2014    Artist Grant, Daejeon Culture and Arts Foundation, Daejeon, Korea

2013    Ilwoo Photography Prize 

2011    Songeun Art Cube Grant 

2010    Suwon Motgol Art Fund Grant 

2009    Daejeon Art Fund Grant 

Selected Bibliography 



Grace Ebert, Colossal (web magazine), 'Loose Threads Dangle from Bizarrely Expressive Portraits Sewn by Yoon Ji Seon' November 30, 2021

Marie-Madeleine Masse, 'l'art du fil - DANS LA CREATION CONTEMPORARINE', published by Edition Alternative, 2021


Jo Hall, embroidery THE TEXTILE ART MAGZINE, 'About Face', July/August 2018 



John Hopper, Inspirational 12, September 2016 


Rodney, Seph. "Portraits of the Self as Tickets to Paradise"  Hyperallergic, August 3, 2016 

Barkho,  Gabriela. "BRIC’s Latest Exhibition Brings Diversity to Portraitures" Brooklyn Magazine, July 26, 2016 


Teicher, Jordan. “Why Take a Selfie With Just a Camera When You Can Also Use Thread?” Slate Magazine, December 2, 2015

Vasvani, Bansie. “Grotesque, Sewn Self-Portraits Pervert Norms of Female Beauty.” Hyperallergic, November 24, 2015


Blanch, Andrea. “Yoon Ji Seon. Two-faced.” Musee Magazine, November 2015

Rexer, Lyle. “Yoon Ji Seon: Rag Face.” Photograph Magazine, November 2015

Swinkels, Dorothe. “Yoon Ji Seon.” Textiel Plus, September 5, 2015



Barnes, Sara. “Yoon Ji Seon’s Intricate Self Portraits Use Hanging Threads As Hair.” Beautiful Decay 25 November 2014

Azimi, Roxana, "Paris Photo takes the Medium Out of the Frame",

The Art Newspaper, Nov.14, 2014 

Ji Seon Yoon, Rag Face, Hatje Cantz: Berlin, Germany, 2014 (Book)

2010 - present

2010 - present

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