Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art, Visual Art – sculpture

Jiyoung Chae

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art, Visual Art – sculpture
Region: Vestal, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2002, 2003

Jiyoung Chae received both a B.F.A. and M.F.A. in sculpture from The Graduate School of Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea, as well as an M.F.A. in sculpture from Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. The core of Chae’s work focuses on inquiries and explorations into relationships between individuals and specific sites within their communities. Born in Korea, the artist is aware that her background differs from that of local residents, and accordingly, she works to respond personally in her efforts to adapt to her chosen sites. Her work has been exhibited at Gallery Korea at the Korean Cultural Center New York (2001) and she is an alumna of Sculpture Space.



Jiyoung Chae worked in the Eastman studio.

Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, this century-old farm building was reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built in 1915 to house a forge and provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for…

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