Born 1971, Seoul, South Korea. Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Jean Shin received a BFA in Painting and an MS in Theory, Criticism and History of Art, Design and Architecture from Pratt Institute, New York. She recently participated in the Projects series at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (2004); and has had solo exhibitions at Galerie Eric Dupont, Paris (2005); Frederieke Taylor Gallery in New York (2004); and Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City (2003). She received a Fellowship Award in Sculpture from the New York Foundation of the Arts in 2003 and The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Art Award in 2001. Her work is featured this fall at Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington, and PKM Gallery in Beijing as well as in the exhibition One Way or Another: Asian American Art Now at the Asia Society and Museum in New York, on view through December.