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Jinny Yu

A native of Seoul, South Korea, Jinny moved to Montreal in 1988. She holds an MFA and MBA degree from York University and from Schulich School of Business and a BFA degree from Concordia University.

Since 1996, her works have been shown in numerous exhibitions across Canada, as well as the United States, Japan, Italy and the United Kingdom. An artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts in 1999 and at Stiftung Starke in Berlin in 2004, at Red Gate Gallery in Beijing in 2005, and a grant recipient of Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Jinny has taught in Toronto, Montreal, New Brunswick, Paris and lately worked at the Center for Studies on Technologies in Distributed Intelligence Systems at Venice International University in Italy. She has lectured widely at various institutions such as Sangmyung University in Seoul, Korea, NSCAD University in Halifax, Concordia University and Cégep Rosemont in Montreal.

Represented by the Galerie Art Mûr in Montreal , her paintings are featured in various museum, corporation, foundation and private collections. Some of the collectors include Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Ernst & Young, ICI Canada Inc., and Mills Foundation.

Jinny currently lives and works in Ottawa.

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