Born in 1991 in Osnabrueck Germany, Yun Nam is a South Korean artist, graphic designer, illustrator and concept artist. She attended the University of Art and Design Kassel from 2010 to 2016, graduating with two diplomas, in Fine Arts and Visual Communication respectively. Additionally, she was appointed as "Meisterschueler" by Prof. Johannes Spehr in 2016. In 2017, she was the recipient of the "Rick Baker Legends of Creature Design Scholarship". She currently lives and works in Los Angeles California, where she is also attending the Cinema Makeup School.
From 2012 to 2013 I worked as a freelance illustrator for the publication "Edition Rugerup".
During this time I drew 61 portraits of women for a book of haikus by Dagmar Tollwerth.
From 2013 to 2014 I worked as an assistant at a small gallery in Kassel. My tasks during this time as an artist and assistant included:
- Cooperating and communicating with galleries, public organizations and educational institutions
- Taking part in the acquisition of third-party sponsors
- Coordinating with the press and writing press-releases for the announcement of group exhibitions and annual events
- Coordinating participating artists
- Organizing logistics and catering for events
SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS
2014 29th Annual Chelsea International Art Competition, New York US
2016 Steindruck Scholarship Residency Program for Lithography by Kuenstlerhaus Muenchen, Munich Germany
2017 Rick Baker Legends of Creature Design Scholarship, Los Angeles US
2016 Die Bibel - Galerie Rasch, Kassel Germany
2016 Fensterbilder - Galerie Huebner, Frankfurt am Main Germany
2014 Betreten auf eigene Gefahr - Basement on 51st Frankfurter St. Kassel Germany
2014 Menschenbilder - Kunstraum Unten, Bochum Germany
2012 Transparenz - Galerie Rasch, Kassel Germany