Soo Sunny Park
Art Studio Visiting Artist Lecture Series
February 4, 2021
Soo Sunny Park is widely recognized for her sculptural light installations, which have been exhibited at art institutions such as the North Carolina Museum of Art, NC; Sharjah Art Museum, UAE; Rice Gallery, TX; DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, MA; American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC; and Laumeier Sculpture Park, MO. An upcoming solo exhibition of Park’s work will be held at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art.
Park is Professor of Studio Art Department at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. She received a BFA from Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, OH and M.F.A in Sculpture from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, MI. After a residency in Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 2000, she was awarded with the River Front Times Best of 2001, Sculptor of St. Louis. Park is a recipient of the Joan Mitchell MFA Grant; Grand Prize winner of the 19th Annual Michigan Fine Arts Competition; Helen Foster Barnett Prize: The National Academy Museum, New York; The Rockefeller Foundation: The Bellagio Center Residency, Bellagio, Italy; Kultur Osterbotten Fellowship, Ateljé Stundars Residency, Korsholm, Finland; Vancouver Biennale 2014-15 Residency, British Columbia, Canada; and Martin Shallenberger Artist-in-Residence, Cheekwood, Nashville, TN.
Organized by the Department of Art and Art History. Co-sponsored by the UC Davis College of Letters and Science and the UC Davis Jan Shrem and the Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art.