Fellow: Awarded 2007
Field of Study: Fine Arts
Competition: US & Canada
SoHyun Bae received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1990 and a Master of Fine Arts from Boston University in 1994. She then preceded to study religious philosophy at Harvard University where she received a Master of Theological Studies in 1997, having worked with Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel.
Since her move to New York City in 1997, SoHyun Bae's works have been exhibited widely throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Her works are in the permanent collections of the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, the Peabody Archaeological Museum at Harvard University, the Museum of Modern Art in Finland, and the Woods Collection, among others.
SoHyun Bae has received numerous awards, including the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in painting in 2002; a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant in 2000; a Yaddo Fellowship in 2000; an NEA Fellowship at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts in 1996; and a full scholarship to the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1993.
Currently, she travels back and forth between New York City and Bologna, Italy.
Profile photograph by Nina Subin.