Korean-born artist, Sangmi Yoo is Professor and Associate Director 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 Denbo Fellowship at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, the first Wolhee Choe Memorial Award as part of 2014 AHL Foundation's Visual Arts Prize in New York, the 2012 Seacourt Print Workshop Artist-in-Residence in Northern Ireland, a 2010 Puffin Foundation Artist Grant, the 2009 Springfield Art Museum Purchase Award, exhibitions at Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, American University Museum in Washington, D.C., 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 (Christchurch, New Zealand), and museum collections at the Art Bank of the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Korea, the Zukerman Museum of Art, the Springfield Art Museum and the Museum of Texas Tech University, among others. She has also curated exhibitions including Convergence: Korean Prints Now and Mirror of Life: An Exploration of the Built Environment, and organized/presented at conference panels and symposia. Yoo is currently serving on the Executive Board of Southern Graphics Council International.
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