Soyeon Cho

Soyeon Cho originally comes from Korea and currently lives and works in New York and Toronto. She currently focuses on using everyday materials such as q-tips and plastic forks. Her work teaches her audience about the hidden magic and worlds within the most seemingly negligible objects. This parallels her belief in everyone’s uniqueness and capacity for creating beauty. Her work reminds of an individual’s intrinsic value beyond the function in society. She demonstrates the unending ability of the human mind to re-imagine and re-create its world. 

She holds M.F.A. degrees from Seoul National University and from School of Visual Arts.Her most recent museum shows are MASS MoCa (Two person show at Kidspace, North Adams,2011) Second Lives (Museum of Arts and Design, NY 2008-2009), Artists in New York (Seoul Arts Center, Korea, 2007) and Altre Lilith, (Le Vestali dell’ Arte, Frascati, Italy, 2006). She also participated in Glasstress, (53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, 2009). Her  recent solo shows include The Soul Garden (Gallery b'ONE, Seoul 2012) SKL Gallery, Spain, 2009, Cinderella Revealed (Brain Factory, Seoul, 2008), Ecological Collage 3 (Gallery HYUNDAI, Seoul, 2008), and Wonderlandlust (Galleria Michela Rizzo, Venice, 2005). She has participated in residencies in New York such as Henry Street Settlement Artist in Residency Program and Project Studio Program at PS122.