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Jihee Min

Jihee Min is a Korea-born Canadian artist based in Toronto. Her practice employs narrative strategies and autobiographical experiences to explore the notion of identity and cultural displacement, in a wide range of media, such as sculpture, installation, performance, video, photography and drawing.

Min has received MFA in Studio Arts (Sculpture) at Concordia University (2008) and BFA with Honours in Sculpture & Installation at Ontario College of Art & Design (2005). Past residencies include Est-Nor-Est (2015, St-Jean-Port-Joli, Qc), Cedar Ridge Creative Centre (2014, Toronto), Raumars (2011, Finland), and Banff Centre for the Arts (2005, Banff). She is the receipient of a number of grants, awards, and scholarships, including the Project Grants from Canada Council for the Arts; the Access and Career Development Grant and Exhibition Assistance Grant from Ontario Arts Council. She has exhibited nationally across Canada and internationally, in USA, Italy, Finland and Korea. Her work is part of various public collections such as the city of Toronto, St-Bruno, and Rauma (Finland).

 

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