Jean Shin

Curriculum Vitae

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Born in Seoul, South Korea; Raised in United States; Lives and works in New York City


Jean Shin: Collections, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Jean Shin: MetaCloud, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY
Jean Shin: MAiZE, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, AL
Jean Shin: MAiZE, Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA
Jean Shin, Surface Tension, Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York City
Jean Shin: Spring Collection, Materials for the Arts, New York City
Jean Shin: Domesticated Landscapes, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Jean Shin: Inclusions, Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, TX, curator Karin Oen
Jean Shin: LINKS, Olson Gallery, Bethel University, MN
Jean Shin: Host, Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, curator Alexandra Swartz
Jean Shin: Intervals, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Jean Shin and Brian Ripel: Retreat, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA, curators Dina Deitsch and Lexi Lee Sullivan
Jean Shin: Recall, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Jean Shin and Brian Ripel: Unlocking, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, AZ, curator Cassandra Coblentz
Jean Shin: Pattern Folds, Calvin Klein Collection, New York, Los Angeles and Seoul, Korea
Jean Shin: Common Threads, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., curator Joanna Marsh
Jean Shin: And we move, Location One, New York City, curator Natalie Angles
Jean Shin: Key Promises, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York City
Jean Shin: TEXTile, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Jean Shin: Glasscape, Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris
Jean Shin: Accumulations, University Art Museum, Albany, NY, curator Janet Riker
Projects 81: Jean Shin, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, curator Eva Respini
Jean Shin: Recent Works, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York City
Hide, Ulrich Museum of Art, KS, curator Elizabeth Dunbar
Penumbra, Socrates Sculpture Park, LIC, New York City
444, Apex Art, New York City, curator Susan Harris

Permanent Public Art Commissions

Elevated, MTA, Arts for Transit Commission, 63rd Street Station, Second Ave Subway, NYC
Reclaimed, City of Seattle, Arts & Culture, Seattle Public Utilities, North Transfer Station, WA
100 Wishes, Maimonides Medical Center Lobby, Brooklyn, NY
Settings, Percent for Art Commission, PS/IS 276, Battery Park City, NY
Celadon Remnants, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Arts for Transit Commission, LIRR Broadway Station, Queens, NY
Dress Code, US General Services Administration Art in Architecture Award, George Fallon Federal Building, Baltimore, MD


Pratt Alumni Achievement Award
Korea Arts Foundation of America (KAFA) Award, Los Angeles, CA
New York Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship Award in Architecture/Environmental Structures
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
New York Foundation of the Arts, Fellowship Award in Sculpture
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Art Award
Asian Cultural Council Fellowship
Charles Pratt Scholar, Full Merit Scholarship & Pratt National Talent Search 1st Place
United States Presidential Scholar in the Arts (selected by White House Commissioners)
National Foundation for the Advancement for the Arts Award


Wave Hill Winter Workspace Residency, New York City
Materials for the Art Residency, New York City
Location One International Residency Program, New York City
Fabric Workshop and Museum, Artist Residency, Philadelphia, PA
Dieu Donne Papermill, Studio Workshop Residency, New York City
Lower East Side Printshop, Special Editions Fellow, New York City
Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
Art Omi International Artists Residency Program, Ghent, NY
BCAT/ Rotunda Gallery Residency, Brooklyn, NY
Ssamzie Space, International Artist Studio Program, Seoul, South Korea
Smack Mellon Studios, Residency Program, Brooklyn, New York
Vermont Studio Center, International Residency Program, VT
Charles Pratt Scholar, Full Merit Scholarship & Pratt National Talent Search 1st Place, Brooklyn, NY


Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ME
MS in Art History and Criticism, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
BFA in Painting, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

Person of the Crowd: Contemporary Art of Flanerie, Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
Game On, Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
Be My Guest: The Art of Interiors, No Longer Empty, New York, NY
Architectural Impulse, Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York
Connect/Disconnect, Louisville Metro Government, Commission on Public Art (COPA), KY
Conversations, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York
BRIC Biennial: Volume I, Downtown Edition, Gallery at BRIC House, Brooklyn, NY
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York City
Rehearsals: The Practice and Influence of Sound and Movement, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
Context Revisited, Art in Embassies Program, US State Department, Seoul, Korea
Redux, Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York City
Epic Units: Yayoi Kusama, Yeesookyoung, Jean Shin & Aiko Miyanaga, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
American Chambers: Post 90s American Art,, Gyeongnam Art Museum, Korea, curated by Inhee Iris Moon
NYLon: International Artists Exchange Exhibition, Korean Cultural Service New York and Center UK London
Extreme Materials 2, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY, curator Marie Via
Not the way you remembered, Queens Museum of Art, NY, curator Jamillah James
Handmade Abstraction, Dieu Donne, New York, NY
The Bank and Trust Show, Arts Westchester, curator Dara Meyers-Kingsley
Theatrical Properties, bitforms gallery, NYC
Summer Selections at API, Art Projects International, NYC
The Collaborative Print: Works from SOLO Impression, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Contemporary Outlook: Seeing Songs, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
X: 10th Anniversary Exhibition,
Mixed Greens, NYC
In Stitches, Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery, NY, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody
New Prints 2009/Winter, International Print Center New York, NYC
ImMaterial, Black & White Gallery, NYC
Dress Codes: Clothing as Metaphor, Katonah Museum of Art, NY
The Perfect Fit--Shoes Tell Stories, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
Contemporary Art and Portraiture,
Cristin Tierney Fine Art Advisory Services, NYC
New York 9 + one, Cais Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Calvin Klein Collection, Kring Creative Culture Space, Seoul, Korea

Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary, Museum of Arts and Design, New York City (catalogue)
We Interrupt Your Program, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA, curator Marcia Tanner
One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now (traveling exhibition) Japanese American National Museum, LA, CA; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Hawaii
Movement, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA, curator Linda Muehlig

CHROMA, Ruth S. Harley University Center Gallery, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY, curators Carson Fox and Jen Maloney
New Sculpture
, The Fields Sculpture Park at Art Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, NY
Mei Guo (Le Beau Monde- The Beautiful World), Contrasts Gallery, Shanghai and Beijing China, curator Lilly Wei

RED HOT- Asian Art Today from the Chaney Family Collection, Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX (catalogue)
Molecules that Matter, Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY (catalogue)
Next Wave Art, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY, curator Dan Cameron
Four Artists: Work by Recent Pratt Alum, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NYC, curator Eugenie Tsai
To the Left, Ctrl Gallery, Houston, TX
101 Dresses, Artspace, New Haven, CT, curators Linda Lindroth and Denise Markonish
New Media/ New Materials: Highlights in Contemporary Art from The Fabric Workshop and Museum Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), Cincinnati, OH, curator Cynthia Goodman
One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now (traveling exhibition) Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX and Berkeley Art Museum, Oakland, CA
What's Your Hobby?, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY, curator Beth DeWoody
Merit Badge 2, Catherine Konner Sculpture Park at Rockland Center for the Arts West Nyack, NY, curator Jason Middlebrook
The Armory Show, Socrates Sculpture Park Booth, NYC
One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now, Asia Society and Museum, NYC curators Susette Min, Karin Higa, Melissa Chiu (catalogue)
New York Interrupted, PKM Gallery, Beijing, China, curator Dan Cameron (catalogue)
Material Abuse, Caren Golden Fine Art, NYC (traveling exhibition, Clifford Art Gallery at Colgate University, New York)
Process and Promise, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, NYC (catalogue)
Ensemble, Artspace, Untitled Space Gallery, New Haven, CT, curator Denise Markonish
Conversations, Ambrossino Gallery, Miami, FL, curator Sharon Louden
Metal Leather Resin Wax, Blue Acier, Tampa, FL
Transparently Built, Museum of Glass, International Center of Contemporary Art, WA
Fear Gear, Roebling Hall Gallery, New York City, curator Euridice Arratia
Material Matters, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, curator Andrea Inselmann (catalogue)
Make it Now: New Sculpture in New York, Sculpture Center, LIC, NY, curators Mary Ceruti, Franklin Sirmans, Anthony Huberman (catalogue)
Glass, Seriously, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Projects, LIC, NY, curator Lilly Wei
Harlem Postcards, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, curator Christine Kim
Chinatown In/Flux, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA (catalogue)
Selection Fall '05, Lower East Side Printshop, NYC
New Prints 2005/Autumn, International Print Center New York
The Armory Show, Dieu Donne Papermill Booth, NYC
E/AB Fair 05, New York City
Counter Culture, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, curator Melanie Franklin Cohn
Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY curators Charlotta Kotik and Tumelo Masaka (catalogue)
Good Fortune, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York City
Troy Story, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA, curator Marco Maggie
Up and Coming Selections, ARCO International Contemporary Art Fair, Madrid, Spain, curator Lauri Firstenberg (catalogue)
FIAC International Contemporary Art Fair, Paris, France (catalogue)
Scope Miami, Miami Beach, FL
AAF New York, New York City
Editions/Artists Book Fair, New York City
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York City
Custom Fit, Smack Mellon Gallery, New York City, curator Kathleen Gilrain
Bits 'n Pieces, DUMBO Arts Center, New York City, curator Beth Venn
Supranatural, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York City
Reconfiguring Space: Blueprints for Art in General, Art in General, New York City
New Prints 2003, International Print Center, New York City
Underlined, Center Gallery at Lincoln Center, New York City
Immediate Medium, Kenise Barnes Fine Arts, Larchmont, NY, curator Lisa Hatchadoorian
Ice House Project 01: Passion, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, Truro, MA
Clotheslines, Three River Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
Tradeshow: Currents in New Asian American Art, CR2 Gallery, Shanghai, China, curator Joan Kee
The Invented World, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
Open Studios: 03, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, Korea
Nature of the Beast, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York City
Multitude, Artists Space, New York City, curator Lauri Firstenberg and Irene Small
Mixed Description, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, TX
Barometer, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York City
Mixed Greens Selections, Schroeder Romero Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Real Interface, space imA, Seoul, Korea
Material Whirled, Art in General, New York City, curator Laura Lobdell
Microwave, Three, 123 Watts Gallery, New York City, curator Josee Bienvenue
Out of Line & Over the Top, P.S. 122 Gallery, NYC, curator Susan Canning
Lost and Found: Reclaimed Moments, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Mixed Greens @ Space 101 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Elsewhere, HEREart Gallery, New York City
Groundzero: 01, 129 Lafayette, New York City, curator Jenny Moore
Brooklyn, New Work, The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, New York City
15 Asian American Artists, University Art Gallery, Stony Brook, NY, curator Howardena Pindell
Six Sculptors, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, curator Kathleen Gilrain
Parts, Untitled (space) Gallery, New Haven, CT
Material World, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Collector's Choice, Exit Art/The First World, New York City, curator Paige West
Apartment #3F, Asian American Arts Centre, New York City
Meat Market Art Fair, New York City
Line, Artspace, New Haven, CT, curator Debbie Hesse
Wide Open, Gretel's File, Zurich, Switzerland
Black and White, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Exploring America's Cultures: Korean American Art, Macy Gallery, Columbia University, New York City
New Visions '98: Under Construction, GEN ART, New York City, curator Debra Singer
Presidential Scholars in the Visual Arts, National Museum of American Art, Washington D.C., selected by The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars


Contributing essay, The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, ed. Sharon Louden 2017
Socrates Sculpture Park, Thirty Years, 2016
Diaz, Eva, “Crown to Chain, and Back Again,” Jean Shin: LINKS, Olson Gallery, St. Paul, MN April 15, 2015
Karin Oen, Jean Shin: Inclusions, Crow Collection of Asian Art, May 2015 Sandra Bloodworth and William Ayres, New York's Underground Art Museum: MTA Art and Design Monacelli Press November 11, 2014
Kim, Miki Wick and Shinyoung Chung, Korean Contemporary Art, published by Prestel 2012
Vine, Richard, “GlobalFiber,” Sook-Kyung Lee “From Destination to Departure”, Inhee Iris Moon, “Salute to the New Era of Global Korean Art,” NYLon, New York/London Exchange Exhibition, Korean Cultural Centre UK, London 2011
Joo, Henna, Epic of Units, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul Korea 2011
Cassandra Coblentz, Jean Shin & Brian Ripel: Unlocking, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art,
AZ 2010
Cook, Sarah, Theatrical Properties, bitforms gallery, NYC 2010
Marsh, Joanna, Jean Shin: Common Threads, Smithsonian American Art Museum,
Washington, DC, 2009
Bloemink, Barbara J., Dress Codes: Clothing as Metaphor, 2009
Giguere, Raymond J., Molecules That Matter, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY and The Chemical Heritage Foundation, PA, 2008
Muehlig, Linda, Movement, Smith College Museum of Art, Northhampton, Massachusetts, 2008
Heartney, Eleanor, GSA Art In Architecture: Selected Artworks 1997-2008, U.S. General Services Administration, 2008
McFadden, David Revere and Lowery Stokes Sims, Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary, Museum of Arts and Design, 2008
Heartney, Eleanor, Alice Aycock: Swing Over, 2004 & Jean Shin: Dress Code, 2008, George H. Fallon Building, Baltimore, Maryland U.S. General Services Administration Art in Architecture Program, 2008
Bahamón, Alejandro and Maria Camila Sanjinés, REMATERIAL: when waste becomes architecture, Parramón Publishers, Barcelona, 2008
Tanner, Marcia, We Interrupt Your Program, Mills College Art Museum, CA, 2008
Stroud, Marion Boulton, JEAN SHIN, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, 2007 (catalogue & DVD)
Hallmark, Kara Kelly, Encyclopedia of Asian American Artists, 2007
Mertes, Lorie, Jean Shin: TEXTile, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, October 2006
Shin, Jean, Jean Shin: Travel Journal, Museum of Modern Art, Ford Family Activity Guide, NY, 2006-07
Cameron, Dan, New York Interrupted, PKM Gallery, Beijing, China, 2006
Chiu, Melissa, Karin Higa, and Susette Min, One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now, Asia Society and Museum, New York, 2006
Huberman, Anthony, Mary Ceruti, and Franklin Sirmans, Make it Now: New Sculpture in New York,
Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY, 2005
Inselmann, Andrea, Material Matters, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, 2005
Wei, Lilly, Glass Seriously, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, LIC, NY 2005
Riker, Janet, Jean Shin: Accumulations, University Art Museum, Albany, NY, 2005
Lee, Lydia, First Editions: Special Editions Fellowships, 2004-05, Lower East Side Printshop, NYC, 2005`
Ramoran, Edwin, “Asian American Specificity, A New Curatorial Hybrid,” Chinatown In/Flux,
Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, 2005
Dunbar, Elizabeth, Jean Shin: Hide, Ulrich Museum of Art, Kansas, 2004
Min, Susette, “Transfiguring the Everyday” Jean Shin: Reconstructed Remnants, plein air corp, 2004
Respini, Eva, Projects 81: Jean Shin, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 2004
Cohn, Melanie, Counter Culture, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, 2004
Kotik, Charlotta and Tumelo Mosaka, Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, 2004
Firstenberg, Lauri, “Hemispheric Contemporary Art?” ARCO, Madrid, Spain, 2004
Kee, Joan, "Who's Afraid of Asian American Art?" Tradeshow, CR2 Gallery, Shanghai, China, April 2003
Firstenberg, Lauri, and Irene Small, Multitude, exhibition brochure, Artists Space, September 2002
Yoo, Jin-Sang, Real_Interface, exhibition brochure, space imA, Seoul Korea, May 2002
Raskin, David, Parts, exhibition brochure, untitled (space) Gallery, November 2001
Bienvenue, Josee, Microwave, three, exhibition brochure, 123 Watts Gallery, September 2001
Harris, Susan, Material Whirled, exhibition brochure, Art in General, April 2001
Harris, Susan, 444, exhibition brochure, Apex Art, July 1999

Selected Bibliography/Reviews

Halperin, Julia, “A Preview of the MTA's Ultra-Contemporary Public Art for New York City's Second Avenue Subway Line,, February 6, 2012
Goukassian, Elana, “Commissions” Sculpture Magazine, December 2011, pg 15
Maloney, Jennifer, “Subway Depths, Lit by Art,” The Wall Street Journal, November 25, 2011
Castilleo, Alfonso, “Artists Get New Platform”, Newsday, October 23, 2011
Susan Hodara, “In a Former Bank, Money Still Talk,” New York Times , April 23, 2011
Moon, Inhee Iris, “Global Korean, Artist 12 & Curator 6: Jean Shin”, Art in Culture Magazine, Korea, January 2011
Itinerary: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Jean Shin and Brian Ripel”, Sculpture Magazine, December 2010
Tanguy, Sarah, "Everyday Monuments: A Conversation with Jean Shin," Sculpture Magazine, April, 2010
Sheets, Hilarie M., “Because Everyone Deserves a Trophy,” The New York Times, April 8, 2009
O'Sullivan, Michael, “Common Threads": A Celebration of Castoffs,” Washington Post, May 8, 2009
Dietsch, Deborah K., “Transforming the everyday,” The Washington Times, May 3, 2009
Stamberg, Susan, “Jean Shin, Turning Trash Into Artistic Treasure,” Morning Edition,
NPR Radio interview, May 1, 2009
“Jean Shin: Common Threads,” WETA Around Town, Public television review, July 1, 2009
Joseph-Lowery, Frédérique, “Embroidery Goes Contemporary,” Art Press, vol. 352, January, 2009
"Jean Shin with Natalie Angles," Residency Artist Interviews, Location One, NY, July 16, 2008
Yablonsky, Linda, "Hair Tapestry, Q-Tip Art Blend Kitsch, Sadism at New MAD Museum,", September 26, 2008
Jean Shin, Sound Wave, 2008, “Using Old Materials to Put a New Face on a New Museum," Cover image of Weekend Arts section, New York Times, September 25, 2008
“Jean Shin," Goings on About Town: Art, The New Yorker, July 21, 2008
Lanza, Michael, “Metro Mosaics: Ancient Art Form Finds Life in Mass Transit,” Queens Tribune Online, July 10, 2008
Rapaport, Brooke Kamin, “Jean Shin's Accumulations of Ephemera,” Sculpture, vol. 27 no. 6, July/August 2008
Riggott, Julie, “Asian Art, by Way of Blondie,” Downtown LA Scene, February 26, 2008
Wood, Sura, “Young Asian American Artists Break Through,” Bay Area Reporter, October 4, 2007
Church, Amanda, “New York: Jean Shin”, Flash Art, September 2007
Baker, Kenneth, “Berkeley Art Museum show links artists seeking cultural definition,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 28, 2007
Taylor, Robert, “Artists with Asian Roots exhibit individualism”, Contra Costa Times, September 23, 2007
Hope, Bradley, “Pratt Presents Four Fresh Faces,” The New York Sun, June 14, 2007
Sheets, Hilarie, “Jean Shin at Frederieke Taylor,” ARTnews, May 2007
Li, Vivian, “Dislocating Asian American Art,” Glasstire: Texas Visual Art On-line, March 2007
Klassmeyer,Kelly, “One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now,” Houston Press, March 15, 2006
Vali, Murtaza, “Jean Shin: TEXTile,” Art Asia Pacific, issue #52, March/April 2007
“Artists on Spirituality”, Art Asia Pacific, issue #51, Winter 2006
Chang, Alexandra, Art Review: Renegotiating Now and Then,” Asiance Magazine, November 2006
Patel, Vibhuti, “Insiders Looking Out,” Newsweek, International Edition, October 2, 2006
Kunitz, Daniel, “Defying the Definitive,” New York Sun, September 14, 2006
Smith, Roberta, “A Mélange of Asian Roots and Shifting Identities,” New York Times, September 8, 2006
Johnson, Ken, “Material Abuse,” New York Times Review, July 21, 2006
Wrobleski, Debbi, “Life as Art”, Industry, June – July 2006
Voeller, Megan, “People of Substance”, Weekly Planet Tampa, March 29, 2006
Henry, Amanda, “Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down”, The Tampa Tribune, March 23, 2006
Hagen, Susan, “Chinatown Revisited,” Philadelphia City Paper, December 2005
Gammage, Jeff, “Glimpses of Chinatown,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 20, 2005
Mendelsohn, Meredith, “Critic’s Pick: Jean Shin,” ARTnews, September 2005
Hemmings, Jessica, “Dressed to Impress: Conceptual Uniforms that turn Preconceptions Inside Out,” Selvedge, September 2005
Morgan, Robert C.,“Who Takes Glass Seriously,” Glass: The Urban Glass Art Quarterly, Fall 2005
Kunitz, Daniel, “Better See It Now,” The New York Sun, July 28, 2005
Liquori, Donna, “A Common Thread,” Times Union, July 24, 2005
Scott, Andrea, “The New New Things: Sculpture Center offers too many object lessons,” Time Out NY,
June 22, 2005
Johnson, Ken, “Glass Seriously,” New York Times, May 6, 2005
Smith, Roberta, “Many Shades of the Now, Explored in 3 Dimensions,” New York Times, May 27, 2005
Scheinman, Pamela, “Jean Shin: Playing with Space and Time,” Fiberarts, Jan/Feb 2005
Lebowitz, Cathy, “Counter Culture on the Bowery and vicinity,” Art in America, November 2004
Harris, Susan, “Jean Shin at Frederieke Taylor,” Art in America, October 2004
Gregory Volk, “Big Brash Borough,” Art in America, September 2004
Shrier, Sonya, “Counter Culture: New Museum of Contemporary Art,” The Brooklyn Rail, September 2004
Yablonsky, Linda, “Treasure Hunt,” Time Out New York, August 5, 2004
Graseber, Laurel, “Mission: Possible” The New York Times, July 30, 3004
Yarnell, Kolby, “A Tour of the Bowery, Through an Artist’s Eye,” The New York Sun, July 8, 2004
Karen Rosenberg, “From Flophouse to Art House: The New Museum Puts Down Roots on the Bowery,”
New York Magazine, July 12, 2004
Baker, Kenneth, “Hosfelt Gallery show suggests we’re blinded by information,” San Francisco Chronicle,
July 10, 2004
Tsai, Eugenie, “Jean Shin: Projects 81,” Time Out NY, July 8, 2004
Boxer, Sarah, “The Modern’s Dirty Laundry,” New York Times, June 20, 2004
Hill, Joe, “Open House: Working in Brooklyn,” Contemporary Magazine, issue 65, 2004
Stern, Steven, “In Sink: The New Museum of Contemporary Art taps the Bowery for an interactive show,” Time Out NY KIDS, Summer 2004
“Museum of Modern Art, Projects 81: Jean Shin,” Sculpture Magazine, July/August 2004
Kimmelman, Michael, “Art of Summer: A Seasonal Migration of Cultural Scope,” New York Times,
August 8, 2003
Conner, Jill, “New York: Smack Mellon Studios”, Contemporary, issue 52, July 2003
Kee, Joan, “Claim Check”, Tema Celeste, March/April 2003
Henderson, Tina, “Communication Breakdown at 123 Watts,” Greenwich Village Gazette, October 12, 2001
Wright, Jeffrey, “Space-The Final Frountier: Vacant Building Serves as Host and Collaborator in
SoHo’s Biggest Summer Show,” NYArts Magazine, October 2001
Lepore, Louise, “Found: Your Other Sock,” Jane Magazine, October 2001
Trabelsi, Jasmine, “Jean Shin: Sculptor,” Artsy Magazine, August 2001
Smith, Roberta, “Creativity Overhead, Underfoot and Even in the Air”, New York Times, July 27, 2001
Schwendener, Martha, “Material Whirled”,, May-June 2001
Cotter, Holland, “Mixed Greens @ Space 101”, New York Times, May 18, 2001
Ganesh, Chitra, “Memory on the Edge of Collapse: Zarina Hashmi and Jean Shin,” Dialogue, Spring 2001
Ortiz, Lori, “Brooklyn Pastiche: The Brooklyn Art Scene,” The Brooklyn Rail, Issue 45-46, Feb-March 2001
Rovzar, Chris, “Unconventional Art Overlooks Bus Stop,” Yale Daily News, January 26, 2001
Hoffman, Hank, “You Can/Can’t Do that in Public,” New Haven Advocate, Oct 5-11, 2000
Cotter, Holland, “A Kinetic Moment for Asian Art”, The New York Times, March 24, 2000
Levin, Kim, “Voice Choices”, The Village Voice, March 21, 2000

Selected Public Commissions and Corporate Collections

MTA, Art and Design Commission, NY
City of Seattle, Arts and Culture, Seattle Public Utilities, WA
Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington DC
Maimonides Medical Center Lobby, Brooklyn, NY
The Percent for Art Program of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
U.S. General Services Administration, Art in Architecture, Baltimore, MD
MTA, Arts for Transit, Queens, NY
Museum of Modern Art, NY
Microsoft, WA
Citicorp, NY
Chase Bank, NY
Lehman Brothers, London
Cleveland Clinic, OH
Calvin Klein, Inc., NY
Boise Art Museum, ID
New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY
Sculpture Center, NY
Socrates Sculpture Park, LIC, NY
Asia Society and Museum, NY
Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Artspace, New Haven, CT
Museum of Glass, International Center of Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA
Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
PEW Foundation and Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA
Three River Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
University Art Museum, Albany, NY
Ulrich Museum of Art, University of Wichita, KS