Currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY



2015-2017 M.F.A. (Painting and Drawing) Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2010-2013 M.F.A. (Painting) Duksung Women's University, Seoul, Korea

2006-2010 B.F.A. (Painting / minor History of Arts)  Duksung Women's University, Seoul, Korea


Solo and Two-Person Exhibition

2021    Hyun Jung Ahn Solo Exhibition, Space Kyeol, Seoul, Korea (forthcoming in November)

2019    Two-person show: Hidden Artists in Hidden M,  Hidden M Gallery, Seoul, Korea 

Shapes Of Mind, Gallery La Mer, Seoul, Korea 

2017    What I Wanted To Say, Dekalb Gallery in Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2013    The One Delicate Moment, Gallery La Mer, Seoul, Korea

2012    From Here, Insa Gallery, Seoul, Korea


Group Exhibition (a selected list)

2021    Shifting Sands, Chashama, New York, NY 

2020    Set Apart, Uprise Art, New York, NY

The Story that Only I Can See, Dohing Art, Seoul, Korea

In/Between: Transfigure 2020 supported by NYFA IAP, New York Live Arts, New York, NY 

Spring to Action, Monica King Contemporary,  New York, NY

East-West Expressway curated by Michael Brennan, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2019    Dare Small, Brooklyn Art Cluster Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Sarah Shepard Gallery and 3 Walls, Sarah Shepard Gallery, Larkspur, CA

Banditto Emerging Art Prize Group show, Galleria Banditto, Tuscany, Italy 

Colors, Ian Art Space, Seoul, Korea 

2018    Bear Necessities: Pratt Fine Arts Alumni Exhibition 2018, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Nu Perspectives, Nu Hotel, Brooklyn, NY

Asia week Special Exhibition: Passion. Continued, Gallery Korea, Korean Cultural Center,  New York, NY

Ahn, Dastgheib and Hurt Pop up Show, 3 Walls, Brooklyn, NY

2017    Unrestricted; Trestle Art Space resident artists group show, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

BOW, The Midway Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Passion. Connected, 100x100, Gallery Korea, Korean Cultural Center, New York, NY

Art Hearts Fashion at New York Fashion Week, Angel Orensanz Foundation, New York, NY

Summer Group Show, Art Mora, Ridgefield Park, NJ

Small Works 2017 curated by Bill Carroll, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

The Graduate Fine Arts 2017, Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Four Seasons, Village West Gallery, Hoboken, NJ

Novelty Fun Pack, Pratt studio gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016   Never Stop Never Settle, Wild rabbit project from Hennessy, Art Basel Miami, FL

Potluck, Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Fine Arts MFA 2016, Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Inside the Window Glass, Dekalb Gallery, Pratt Institute,  Brooklyn, NY

The Unoriginal Show, Pratt Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2015    All at Once, Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2014    ASYAAF(Asia Students and Young Artists Art Festival), Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea

2013    When Spring Comes with Flowers Blooming, Gallery Palais de Seoul, Seoul, Korea

Muet, Jaemi Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2012    Link Between, Yeon Gallery, Jeju Island, Korea

2011    8th Moving Sound, Gana Art Space, Seoul, Korea

Because of the Mood, Glass Gallery in Duksung Women’s University, Seoul, Korea

2010    7th Moving Sound, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Quark, Gallery PICI, Seoul, Korea



2018 June          Vermont Studio Center, VT, USA

2018 April         Artist Studio at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA, USA 

2018 Feb           Canal Street Market, New York, NY, USA 

2017 July - Dec Trestle Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, USA 


Awards, Fellowship, and Grant

2020    NYFA Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program, New York Foundation for Arts, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2019    1st Prize of Emerging Art Award, Banditto Art, Tuscany, Italy

2018   Merit-based Artist’s Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, USA

2017   Honored Outstanding Merit at 2017 Graduation Awards, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2016   Selected the final ten artists and awarded the grant in Wild rabbit project from Hennessy, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL, USA 

2013    Selected ‘Emerging Young Artists’ by La Mer gallery, Seoul, Korea

2010    A special selected by Danwon Art Awards, Ansan, Korea

2010    Yang, Manki Scholarship, Duksung Women's University, Seoul, Korea

2009    Choi, Wook Kyung Scholarship, Duksung Women's University, Seoul, Korea


Lectures and Panels 

2020    Artist Panel Talk: East-West Expressway, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, USA 

2019    Artist Panel Talk: Uprise Art x Chief, Chief, New York, NY, USA

2018    Special Lecture, ‘What I Wanted To Say,’ Duksung Women's University, Seoul, Korea


Media and Interview

2020    Uprise Art Journal, ‘Inside the Studio: Hyun Jung Ahn,’ October 2020, New York, NY

2019    Culture Journal 21, ‘Exhibition: Hidden Artists in Hidden M’, August 9, 2019, Seoul Korea

Voice of The People, "A Language of The Art for Healing and Communication, Hyun Jung Ahn Solo Exhibition 'Shapes of

Mind'", Mar 26, 2019, Seoul Korea

2018    Uprise Art Journal, ‘Meet: Hyun Jung Ahn’, March 2018, New York, NY 

Korea Daily, ‘Artist Hyun Jung Ahn, Live Art Show in CSM,’ Feb 2018, New York, NY

2017    Ginkgo Journal artist interview ‘What I Wanted to Say,’ Nov 2017, New York, NY

Friend of The Artist, 2017 Summer Edition, August 2017, USA 

2016    ‘Dark Winds’, Self-publication, Brooklyn, NY

2012    ‘From Here’, Catalog for a solo exhibition, Self-publication, Seoul, Korea


TD Bank Corporation Art Collection