Korean-born artist, Sangmi 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 a 2017 Denbo Fellowship from Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, the 2014 Wolhee Choe Memorial Award from AHL Foundation in New York, the 2012 Seacourt Print Workshop's International Artist-in-Residence in Northern Ireland, a 2010 Puffin Foundation Artist Grant, and a 2009 Springfield Art Museum Purchase Award. She had exhibitions at Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, the Museum of Printing History in Houston, the Moonshin Museum in Korea, the Gyeongnam International Art Festival in Korea, and the 2008 Pacific Rim International Print Exhibition in New Zealand. Her prints are also in museum collections at the Art Bank of the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Korea, the Springfield Art Museum and The Museum of Texas Tech University, among others. Her other creative activity also includes curating exhibitions, such as Convergence: Korean Prints Now and Mirror of Life: An Exploration of the Built Environment, and organizing conference panels, symposia and juried exhibitions, Beyond Printmaking.
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