Jayoung Yoon (b. 1979, Seoul, Korea) earned a BFA from Hongik University, Seoul, Korea, and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. She has participated in exhibitions at The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, CA; Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA; Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY; New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, MA; Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, DE; Here Arts Center, New York, NY; Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY; Studio 3 Gallery, Canterbury, United Kingdom; B53 gallery Arnhem, Netherlands; Shamideh Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran; Coreana Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, and Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, among others.

Yoon was the recipient of the Joan Mitchell Fellowship, AHL Foundation Artist Fellowship, the BRIC Media Arts Fellowship, and the Franklin Furnace Fund. She has attended residencies at MacDowell, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Millay Arts, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Swing Space, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Sculpture Space, I-Park, Vermont Studio Center, and Saltonstall Foundation, among others. Her work has been featured in various publications, including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Hyperallergic, Surface Design Journal, and Fiber Art Now. Yoon currently lives and works in Beacon, NY.