About me

photo courtesy of  Jun Lee

photo courtesy of Jun Lee

“My privileged upbringing and education and linguistic fluency gave me such proximity to whiteness that it stung all the more to still find myself outside of it.”- Jenny Zhang

Katie Yun is an artist and a chef whose work explore identity and its inherent politics. In May of 2017, she completed her BFA in Studio Art with a concentration in Printmaking along with a double major in Psychology and Brain Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. Katie has shown in multiple galleries including the Des Lee Gallery, the Duet Gallery, and Granite City Art and Design District Gallery. She received the Eda L. and Clarence C. Cushing Memorial Prize in Painting in 2016 and Peter Marcus Prize in Printmaking in 2017. Currently, she is based in Brooklyn working for Eleven Madison Park.