B.1986 in Seoul, Korea

Currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

CV in Korean 



2017 MFA (Painting and Drawing) Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, USA (graduated with Outstanding Merit Awards)

2013 MFA (Painting) Duksung women’s University graduate school, Seoul, Korea

2010 BFA (Painting / Minor History of Arts) Duksung Women's University, Seoul, Korea



Solo Exhibition

2019      Shapes Of MindGallery Lamer, Seoul, Korea 

2017     What I Wanted To Say, Dekalb Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2013     The One Delicate Moment, Gallery Lamer, Seoul, Korea

2012     From Here, Gallery Insa, Seoul, Korea, USA



Group Exhibition (a selected list)


Set Apart, Uprise Art, NYC, NY, USA (forthcoming in Oct)

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

In/Between: Transfigure 2020, Live Art Ford Foundation Gallery, NY, USA 

Spring to Action, Monica King Contemporary, NY USA

East-West Expressway, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, USA


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

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

Two Person Show: Hidden Artists in Hidden M, Hidden M Gallery, Seoul, Korea 

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

Colors, Ian Art Space, Seoul, Korea

Duksung Women's Univ. Alumni Association 50 years Anniversary Exhibition, Insa Gallery, Seoul, Korea 


Bear Necessities: Pratt Fine Arts Alumni Exhibition 2018, Dekalb Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

The Junior Board Action, Free Art NYC at Freehold Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Nu Perspectives, Nu Hotel, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Passion. Continued: A Wave of Peace from Korea to the World, Gallery Korea, Korean Cultural Center, New York, NY, USA

Capsule Show, Pier 94, New York, NY, USA

Sugar is Sweet, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

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


Unrestricted, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

BOW, The Midway Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

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

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

Summer Group Show, Art Mora, NJ, USA

Small Works 2017, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

The Graduate Fine Arts 2017, Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Four Seasons, Village West gallery, NJ, USA

I Read Therefore I am, Pfizer 700, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Novelty Fun Pack, Pratt studio gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA


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

Opening Show, Gallery 180, Brooklyn, NY, USA

IPCNY Print Fest 2016, IPCNY center, New York, NY, USA

Potluck, Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Fine Arts MFA 2016, Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Inside the Window Glass, Dekalb gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

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


All at Once, Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA


ASYAAF(Asia Students and Young Artists Art Festival), Old Seoul station, Seoul, Korea


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

Going with Master and Pupil, Bridge gallery, Seoul, Korea

Muet, Fun gallery, Seoul, Korea


 Link Between, Yeon gallery, Jeju, Korea


8th Moving Sound, Gana Artspace, Seoul, Korea

Imagining Things, Glass gallery, Seoul, Korea


7th Moving Sound' Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Quark, Gallery PICI, Seoul, Korea




Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, USA (June)

MASS MoCA Residency Program, North Adams, MA, USA (April) 

Canal Street Market, New York, NY, USA (February)  >Video


Trestle Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, USA (July-December) 

Awards and Fellowship

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

2019    1st Winner of the Emerging Art Prize, Banditto Art, Tuscany, Italy

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

2017    Outstanding Merit from 2017 Graduation Awards, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2016    Never Stop Never Settle, Wild rabbit project from Hennessy, Selected the final 10 artists and awarded the grant, Art

Basel Miami, USA 

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

2010    A special selected by Danwon Art Festival, Ansan Danwon Art Festival operation, Kyung-Ki, Korea

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

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

Publication and Media


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


Uprise Art Journal interview ‘Meet: Hyun Jung Ahn’, March 2018, NY, USA 

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


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

FOA 2017 Summer, Friend Of the Artists, USA


‘Dark Winds’, Self-publication, NY, USA


 Related Professional Experiences
 2020        Artist Panels Talk: East-West Expressway, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, USA

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

2018        Special lecture: Artist Talk, ‘What I Wanted To Say’, Duksung Women's University, Seoul, Korea

2014-15  Instructor of drawing foundation workshop, Duksung Women's University, Seoul, Korea




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