Myung Urso
Born in South Korea

Country of Residence
Rochester, NY, USA

Education
2015 'Ground Now 2015' Workshop by Ruudt Peters, Ravenstein, the Netherlands 1995 MA degree, Museum & Gallery Management, the City University, London, UK
1986 MFA degree, Fiber Arts, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea
1982 BA degree, Biology, Hannam University, Daejeon, Korea

Solo Exhibitions
2017 MYUNG URSO 'TRANS-FORM: Work from a decade and now', Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016 'Myung Urso : Shaping Memories', Pistachios Gallery, Chicago, IL
2013 ‘Myung Urso - Touch', MK Gallery, Vienna, VA
2012 'Myung Urso - Brush & Line', Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2012 'Myung Urso - Signature', Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA
2011 'Myung Urso - Voices', Geisel Gallery, Bausch & Lomb World Headquarter, Rochester, NY

Group Exhibitions
2018 ‘Adorning Boston and Beyond: Contemporary Studio Jewelry Then + Now’, Society of Arts & Crafts, Boston, MA
2018 Velvet da Vinci Pop-up Show, San Francisco, CA
2018 Philadelphia Museum Art & Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA
2018 ‘Wear’, Penland Gallery, Penland, NC
2018 CraftBoston Spring, Boston, MA
2017 Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC
2017 'Power of Pearl', Taboo Studio, San Diego, CA
2017 ACC Baltimore Craft Show, Baltimore, MD
2016 Philadelphia Museum Art & Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA
2016 Joya 2016, Barcelona, Spain
2016 'This is Brooch', Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design, St. Louise
2016 'Earring 3' Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA
2016 Fiber Art Biennale, Snyderman Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2016 ACC Baltimore Craft Show, Baltimore, MD
2015 'Sparkle', Taboo Studio, San Diego, CA
2015 Philadelphia Museum Art & Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA
2015 ‘CODA Paper Art 2015’, CODA Museum, Apeldoorn, Netherland
2015 Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC
2015 ‘Bijoux 2015’, Norton Museum, FL
2015 ‘The Outer Limits’, Facere Gallery, Seattle, WA
2014 ‘Out of the Blue’, Taboo Gallery, San Diago, CA
2014 Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC
2014 ‘Rule the World’, Friends of Carlotta, Zurich, Switzerland
2014 CraftBoston, Boston, MA
2014 American Craft Council Baltimore show 2014, Baltimore, MD
2014 Precious-Semi Precious, Lacoste Gallery, Concord, MA
2013 Expoxicao De Natal, Galeria Tereza Seabra, Lisbon, Portugal
2013 Precious and Semi-Precious, Lacoste Gallery, Concord, MA
2013 SOFA Chicago 2013, Charon Kransen Art(New York); Pistachios Gallery(Chicago)
2013 Art in Craft Media, the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY
2013 Two Persons show ‘Point of View’, Taboo Gallery, San Diego, CA
2013 American Craft Council Baltimore show 2013, Baltimore, MD
2013 ‘Put a Ring on It’, Taboo Gallery, San Diego, CA
2012 Washington Craft Show, Washington, DC
2012 SOFA Chicago, Pistachios; Snyderman-Works Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012 Philadelphia Museum & Craft show, Philadelphia, PA
2012 'Sign of Life', Facere Jewelry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012 ACC San Francisco show, San Francisco, CA
2012 SOFA New York, Snydeman-Works Gallery, New York, NY
2012 'Tea Pot - 6th Invitational Exhibitions, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2012 CraftBoston, Boston, MA – Award of Excellence
2012 International Fiber Art Biennale, Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2012 ACC Baltimore Craft Show, Baltimore, MD
2011 From Minimal to Bling, the Society of Arts & Crafts, Boston, MA
2011 Washington Craft Show, Washigton, DC
2011 Philadelphia Museum Art & Craft show, Philadelphia, PA
2011 SOFA Chicago, Charon Kransen Arts, New York, NY & Pistachios, Chicago, IL
2011 M & T Bank Clothesline Art Festival, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY – 'Merit Award'
2011 San Francisco Craft show, San Francisco, CA
2011 SOFA Santa Fe, Charon Kransen Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2011 SOFA New York, Charon Kransen Arts, New York, NY
2011 The Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington DC
2011 'Teapots! 5th Invitational' Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2011 Palm Beach Fine Craft Show, Palm Beach, FL
2011 ACC Baltimore Craft Show, whole/retail show, Baltimore, MD – Awarded 'Awards of Excellence'
2011 'Indulge', Bellevue Museum of Art, Seattle, WA
2010 Craft Boston Holiday, Boston, MA
2010 Washington Craft Show, Washington DC – Awarded 'Collectors Award'
2010 SOFA Chicago, Charon Kransen Arts & Pistachios, Chicago, IL
2010 Fine Craft Show, Rochester, NY
2010 The Philadelphia Museum Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA
2010 'Asian Influences', Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2010 American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Chicago, IL
2010 SOFA Santa Fe, Charon Kransen Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2010 'Korean Jewelry Artists', Shaw Jewelry, Northeast Harbor, ME
2010 Summer show, Blue Heron Gallery, Deer Isle, ME
2010 'New Artists for the New Decade', Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2010 SOFA New York, Charon Kransen Arts, New York, NY
2010 Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC - Awarded 'New Direction – Excellence in Design of the Future''
2010 ACC Baltimore Craft Show, whole/retail show, Baltimore, MD
2009 Washington Craft Show, Washington, DC
2009 SOFA New York, New York, Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, NY
2009 'Wichita National All Media Craft Exhibition 2009', Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, KS
2009 'Craft Forms 2009', 15th International Juried exhibition of Contemporary Craft, Wayne Art Center, PA
2009 'Cut, Fold & Stitch - Metal/Paper', Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, NY
2008 The Philadelphia Museum Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Fine Craft Show, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
2008 American Craft Exposition, Evanston, Chicago, IL – Awarded 'Honorable Mention'
2008 Craft Boston, Boston, MA
2007 Fine Craft Show, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
2007 Contemporary Jewelry show for Christmas, Okhee Gallery, Honeoye Falls, NY
2007 Crafts at the Castle, Boston, MA
2007 'From Minimal to Bling: Contemporary Studio Jewelry', The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, MA

Award
2016 Excellence in Fiber, Philadelphia Museum Arts & Crafts Show, Philadelphia, PA
2014 Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC – ‘Excellence in Jewelry’
2012/2011 CraftBoston, Boston, MA – ‘Award of Excellence’
2011/2010 M & T Bank Clothesline Art Festival, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY ‘Merit Award’
2011 American Craft Council, Baltimore Craft Show, Baltimore, MD – ‘Award of Excellence’
2010 Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC
-Award of “New Direction - Excellence in Design of the Future'’
2010 Washington Craft Show, Washington DC – ‘Collectors Award’

Work Experience
2006-1998 Owner/Curator, Hand and Mind Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2006-1997 Lecturer - Kookmin University, Sookmyung University, Duksung University, etc., Seoul, Korea
1997 Curator, Craft House, Seoul, Korea
1997-1995 Asian Art Consultant, British Council Headquarter, Visiting Arts, London, UK
1993 - 1988 Senior Reporter, Monthly Art & Craft magazine (Design-House Ltd.), Seoul, Korea

Publications
2018 'Dual Harmony: Myung Urso', Written by Katja Toporski, Metalsmith, Society of North American Goldsmiths, Vol. 38.
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2017 Artistry in Fiber, Vol.3: Wearable Art, by Anne Lee, E. Ashley Rooney, Susan Taber Avila, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2017, USA
2016 'Bijou Textile: Fiber in Contemporary Art Jewelry', by Elena Rosenberg, Surface Design, Summer 2016, USA
2014 SOFA Chicago catalogue
2013 ‘Showcase 500 Art Necklaces’, Lark Books, USA
2011 '500 Rings', Lark Books, USA
2011 'Paper Jewellry', Sarah Kelly, A & C Black, London, UK
2011 'Slow Germination, Sudden Blossoming', American Craft Magazine, May/June USA
2011 'Jewelry Artist Myung Urso Creates Simple, Asian-inspired Pieces', Her Rochester-
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2009 'Jewellery Using Textile Techniques', A & C Black Publishers, London, UK
2009 SOFA New York 2009 Catalogue
2008 'Stitched Jewels', Lark Books, USA
2008 'Forging a Reputation', Democratic & Chronicles, News Paper, Rochester, NY