Korean-born artist, Sang-Mi Yoo is an Associate Professor of Art at Texas Tech University, and received an MFA in printmaking from The Ohio State University and a BFA in painting from Seoul National University. Her creative activity features the first Wolhee Choe Memorial Award as part of 2014 AHL Foundation's Visual Arts Competition (New York, NY), the 2012 Seacourt Print Workshop Artist-in-Residence (Bangor, Northern Ireland), a 2010 Puffin Foundation Artist Grant, the 2009 Springfield Art Museum Purchase Award, exhibitions at the Museum of Printing History in Houston, the Moonshin Museum (Seoul, Korea), the Gyeongnam International Art
Festival (Changwon, Korea) and the 2008 Pacific Rim International Print Exhibition (Christchurch, New Zealand), and museum collections at the Art Bank at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Korea, the Springfield
Art Museum and The Museum of Texas Tech University, among others. She has also curated exhibitions including Convergence: Korean Prints Now, and organized collaborative events and conference panels.