Biography

Emily Yong Beck (b. 1999, Daegu, South Korea) is an interdisciplinary ceramic artist who received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute in 2021. Yong Beck's work has been featured in the solo exhibition, Spoonful of Sugar at New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA, and a two-person presentation with Gaa Gallery at NADA New York, NY. In early 2023, she will have a solo exhibition at Gaa Projects, Cologne, Germany. Yong Beck has been awarded residences at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME, and Township10, Marshall, NC. Yong Beck lives and works in Chicago, IL, where she co-runs the exhibition space, The Latent Space.

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BORN 

1999, Daegu, South Korea

 

SOLO + TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2023

Gaa Projects, Cologne, Germany (Upcoming)

 

2022

Spoonful of Sugar, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Lions & Lambs, Gaa Gallery, Provincetown, MA, USA

Emily Yong Beck, The Nevica Project, Chicago, IL (Online Feature) 

Emily Yong Beck + Kaylie Kaitschuck, NADA New York, Gaa Gallery, New York, NY, USA

 

Group Exhibitions

2021

Undergraduate Exhibition, SAIC Galleries, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Cozy Warm Arts of Life, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Bright Line, The Latent Space, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Quick Hello, Black Book Gallery, Englewood, Colorado, USA

Milkweed, Watershed Gallery, Newcastle, ME, USA

New Image Art, Untitled Art Fair Miami, FL, USA

 

AWARDS + RESIDENCIES

2021 Watershed, Newcastle, ME, USA

White Columns: The White Columns Curated Artist Registry

 

SELECTED PRESS + PUBLICATIONS + WORKS CITED

2021

Clay In Color: The Propaganda of Rococo Ceramics and Cuteness with Emily Yong Beck

 

2020

ALL MY FRIENDS: friends forever 5-8

 

EDUCATION

2021 BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA