Y. David Chung (USA/Germany/Korea)


Born in Bonn, Germany, and educated in the United States, Y. David Chung is a visual artist known for his multi-media installations, paintings, drawings, prints, and public artworks. He began his career as an animator and filmmaker-experiences that ultimately led to installations combining new digital imaging technologies with traditional drawing and printmaking. Chung’s work often focuses on immigrant life and the displacement of people and cultures. Chung has been artist-in-residence at Duke University, Williams College, Wellesley College, the University of California Berkeley, and the Whitecliffe College of Art and Design in Auckland, New Zealand. Chung’s work has been exhibited at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Asia Society, the Walker Arts Center, the Wadsworth Atheneum, Project Rowhouses, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Gwangju Bienniale, the Tretyakov Gallery of Art (Moscow), the Williams College Museum of Art, and in a solo exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria. Chung has been the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Washington Mayor’s Art Award, the Lila Wallace Readers Digest Fund-Artist at Giverny Fellowship, the Artslink Collaborative Projects Fellowship (Kazakhstan), and the Rosebud Best of Show Film and Video Award (with Matt Dibble).