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  • Gyun Hur

    Assistant Professor of Fine Arts


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    Gyun Hur


    Gyun Hur is an interdisciplinary artist and an educator whose experience as an immigrant daughter deeply fuels her practice. 

    Gyun completed Stove Works Residency, NARS Foundation Residency, Bronx Museum AIM Fellowship, Pratt Fine Arts Residency, BRICworkspace, Danspace Project Platform Writer-in-Residency,  Ox-Bow Artist-in-Residency, Vermont Studio Center, and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She is the recipient of Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, Part Time Faculty Development Award (Parsons School of Design), Artadia Award, and the inaugural Hudgens Prize. Her works have been featured in Hyperallergic, The Cut, Art In America, Art Paper, Sculpture, Art Asia Pacific, Public Art Magazine Korea, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Yahoo! Tech, Huffington Post, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Pelican Bomb, Creative Loafing, Jezebel, and The Atlantan. Her interest in art making in public space led her to various artist presentations at the TEDxCentennialWomen, the international street art conference Living Walls: The City Speaks, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The New School, and many others. Gyun has contributed as an artist-writer in fLoromancy, The Brooklyn Rail, and The Forgetory.

    Born in South Korea, she moved to Georgia at the age of 13. She currently lives in Brooklyn and teaches at Parsons School of Design, The New School.

    Professional Affiliation

    Associations for Asian American Studies

    Recent Publications

    Ascher, Storm, “The Bronx Museum of the Arts Biennial Explores Our Contemporary Condition,” Cultured Magazine, March 14, 2022

    Bury, Louis, “Ecological Art Infused by Memoir and Identity,” Hyperallergic, June 5, 2021
    Kramer, Julia, “Death, As Seen by 8 Female Artists,” The Cut, March 10, 2020
    Harding, Kate, “Bicoastal: Episode 42, Gyun Hur,” Bicoastal, April 4, 2019
    Nelli, Inga, “Introducing: Gyun Hur,” Coeur et Art, March 17, 2019
    "Reflections on Reggie Wilson's Danspace Platform: In Conversation with Drawings and Text," The Brooklyn Rail, April 4, 2018

    Performances and Appearances

    I wouldn’t know any other way, as a part of “Death Becomes Her” commissioned by BRIC, Brooklyn, NY
    Holding tenderly, as a part of “Maintenance of Way,” Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC (postponed)

    Orikis: In Conversation with Gyun Hur and Le’Andra LeSeur, The Tank, New York, NY (three nights sold out shows)
    Loving Deeply In Suppleness, as a part of “MAPPING: Public Choreographies” commissioned by Lauri Stalling, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

    Loving Deeply III, as a part of “between system and grounds,” curated by Olivia Valentine, Remainings Lighting Factory, Brooklyn, NY
    Loving Deeply II, D+L Series, curated by Diana Lee, D+L Gallery, New York, NY
    Loving Deeply I, East Hall Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

    Research Interests

    installation, performance, drawing, diasporic narratives, invisible labor, immigration

    Awards And Honors

    2021 AHL Foundation Artist Fellowship, New York, NY

    2020  Foundation for Contemporary Arts FCA Emergency Grant, New York, NY

    2019  The Part Time Faculty Development Award, Parsons School of Design, The New School, New York, NY

    2018  The Bronx Museum of the Arts, AIM Fellowship, Bronx, NY




    Current Courses

    [LS] Integrative Studio 2
    PUFY 1003, Spring 2024

    Core Studio: Senior Thesis
    PUFA 4310, Spring 2024

    Past Courses

    Graduate Core: Group Critique
    PGFA 5050, Fall 2023

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