You Jin Sim

artist.youjins@gmail.com

San Franciso, Santa Clara

Bio

You Jin Sim is an artist who explores the inside and outside of human beings. She mainly works on painting and drawing, while also producing other works inn various mediums, such as photography and sculpture. She was born in Korea and graduated from Hanyang University with the highest degree in visual design department. After graduation, she worked for a design agency as a graphic designer and as an art teacher. She is currently studying painting at SFAI while staying in San Francisco and Santa Clara.

She describes her current works as her self-personalization series. These pieces consist of her gaze looking at the world while the gaze of others looks back at her. Her works highlight the differences in the perceptions of individual people.


Education

San Francisco Art Institution
BFA in Painting

  • Painting/Drawing
  • Ceramics/Photography

Aug 2017—May 2020


Hanyang University
BFA in Graphic Package Design

  • Graphic/Package Design
  • Editorial/Brand Design
  • Illustration



Experience

Bauhaus Art Institute, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

  • Teaching children as a Drawing & Painting instructor

Jun 2013 - Oct 2016


Dream Art Institute, Seoul, South Korea,

  • Teaching children as a Drawing & Painting instructor

May 2005 - Mar 2006


Yomi-Yomi Art & Performance Institute, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

  • Teaching children as an art instructor

Dec 2012 - Jun 2013


IBIZ WORKS Design Agency, Seoul, South Korea

Working at Package Design department as a brand & package designer (Internship)

Jun 2013 - Oct 2013


Myeongsung Church Department for Disabled Persons, Seoul, South Korea

  • Editorial design for Department for Disabled Persons (Volunteer work)

Dec 2011 - Oct 2012


“LG Household & Health Care Ltd” & Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea

  • Industrial-educational cooperation, PERIOE toothpaste package design project

Mar 2009- Jul 2009


Awards

Trustee Scholarship, San Francisco Art Institute

2017-2020


Graduation With Honors(1st), Graphic Package Design Department in Hanyang University, South Korea

Feb 2010


Special Awarding At 17th Package Design Award, Korea Package Design Association, "KPDA" ,South Korea

Nov 2009


Solo Exhibition

Ego_Shadow, Paul Sack Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Oct 2019

Group Exhibition

Painting Department Exhibition, SFAI Courtyard, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

Oct 2019


Twelve Artists!, Fort Mason Gallery, San Francisco, CA

May 2019


Portraits, Still Light Gallery, , San Francisco, CA

April 2019


Storytelling, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Feb 2019


Between Rays Of Light, Fort Mason Atrium, San Francisco, CA

Nov 2018


Annual Art Exhibition, Bauhaus Art Institute, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Nov 2013 ~ 2015


Graduation Exhibition of Graphic Package Design, INSA Art Center, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea

Nov 2009


“17th Package Design Award” Exhibition, Korea Design Center, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Dec 2008


Freedom, Hanyang University Student Welfare Center, Hanyang University Photography Club Yurian, Seoul, South Korea

Oct 2005


Online Media

“Storytelling,” Mutual Art, 2019, https://www.mutualart.com/Artist/You-Jin-Sim/ 9FD2DAF5C31D5B8D#more

2019


Publication

“17th Package Design Award” Book, Korea Design Center, South Korea

Dec 2008


Graduation Exhibition of Graphic Package Design department of Hanyang University, South Korea

Nov 2009


Still life with a plaster sculpture by watercolor, Mi-Dea-Ib-Si Magazine, South Korea

May 2003, Jun 2004


Skills

  • Computer literacy test. Level 3
  • Certification of Korean Calligraphy
  • Korean (Mother tongue)
  • English (Fluent)

Using Format