Kyung Eun You is a Korean visual artist based in New York. You completed her three year certificate in printmaking at National Academy Museum and School in 2017. She has been awarded with Book Artists-in-Residence Program from Center for Book Arts, New York, NY (2023); NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Printmaking/Drawing/Book Arts from New York Foundation for the Arts (2020); and Artist’s Books Residency Grant from Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY (2019). Her work has been exhibited and published in the US, UK, Hong Kong and Korea.
I make images, often in a narrative, sequential form, based on memories and feelings.
Many works involve family issues, relationships, and psychological difficulties. Reflecting
past experiences and reconstructing them into stories is a means of understanding what
happened and how I reacted to them. In recent years, printmaking media and animation
have attracted me because I can reproduce multiple images in the same way the memories
have come back to me and left emotional impressions many times, but with slight changes.
I am interested in seeing how images and memories change over time as I seek different