Soo Shin | Ryan Thompson | Awake, yet Asleep
Soo Shin | Ryan Thompson
Awake, yet Asleep
August 28 - September 21, 2017
Artist lecture: Thursday, September 21, 6 pm
Soo Shin was born in Seoul, Korea in 1981. She holds MFA degree at the School of Art Institute of Chicago (Spring of 2011) after finishing her BFA and MFA at the EWHA Womans University in Seoul. She currently lives and works in Chicago. Her practice ranges over drawing, painting, and sculpture. She has been showing her work in a variety of locations such as Seoul, Chicago, Detroit, New York, and Berlin. She is a recipient of the fellowship at the MacDowell Colony (NH), Vermont Studio Center (VT), and the Artist residency program at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art(MA). She is bound to participate the residency program at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center (Summer 2018).
Ryan Thompson lives and works in Chicago, IL where he is an artist and Associate Professor of Art & Design at Trinity Christian College. His ongoing Department of Natural History projects engage a range of complex and peculiar relationships between humans and the natural world. Recent projects have been featured in Cabinet Magazine, The New Yorker, LA Times, Esquire (Russia), Making the Geologic Now (Punctum Books, 2013), Format P Magazine, Reframing Photography (Routledge), and Hyperallergic. He has exhibited at places such as: Lothringer 13 Halle (Munich), EYEBEAM (New York), Gallery Analix Forever (Geneva), Roman Susan (Chicago), Links Hall (Chicago), Root Division (San Francisco), Mila Kunstgalerie (Berlin), Evanston Art Center (Evanston, IL), and Lease Agreement (Baltimore, MD).