BIOGRAPHY

Diana Yoo is a Korean-Canadian photo-based, installation, and performance artist, educator, and researcher. Yoo is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Education: Language, Culture, and Teaching at York University. She received her M.F.A. from Western University, and both her B.Ed. and B.F.A. Honours from York University. Yoo's work has been exhibited throughout Ontario as well as internationally at venues such as: JOUEZ at the BIG on Bloor Festival for Arts and Culture! (Toronto), Koffler Gallery (Toronto), John B. Aird Gallery (Toronto), Arko Art Gallery (Seoul, South Korea), University of Waterloo Art Gallery (Waterloo), ArtLab Gallery (London), The Art Gallery of Peterborough (Peterborough), and CONTACT Photography Festival (Toronto).

EDUCATION

Present

PhD, York University

2020

BEd, York University

2014

MFA, Western University

2005

BFA Honours, York University

EXHIBITIONS

Solo

2018

Dream Strong, JOUEZ at the BIG on Bloor Festival of Art and Culture!, Toronto ON

2016

Diana Yoo: ACROSS BOUNDARIES, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto ON

2014

Across Boundaries, The Artlab Gallery, Western University, London ON

2012

Wall on Wall, The Art Gallery of Peterborough, Peterborough ON

Group  (Canadian and International)

2020

KASC Annual 2020 Exhibition, Papermill Gallery, Toronto ON  (upcoming)

2017

Yonder, University of Waterloo Art Gallery, Waterloo ON

Mistletoe Magic, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto ON

Past Forward, The Artlab Gallery, Western University, London ON

2016

Get Noticed, Red Head Gallery, Toronto ON

Mass and Individual, The Archive of the Guyanese Mass Games, Arko Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

Yonder, Koffler Gallery, Toronto ON

2015

Forest City Gallery Member's Show, Forest City Gallery, London ON

2012

Make/Shift, The Artlab Gallery, Western University, London ON

2007

A Month of Photography, Gallery Streetsville, Mississauga ON

Looking Back, CONTACT Photography Festival, Leonardo Gallery, Toronto ON

SELECTED GRANTS AND AWARDS

2020

Brian Crawford Memorial Bursary, York University

2019

Peter E. Board Bursary, York University

York Undergraduate Bursary, York University

2018

Faculty of Education Entrance Award, York University

Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant for Dream Strong, Varley Art Gallery

2016

Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant for Across Boundaries, Museum London

2014

Faculty of Arts and Humanities Alumni Graduate Award, Western University

2012

José Luis Barrio-Garay Bursary, Western University

Faculty of Arts and Humanities Alumni Graduate Award, Western University

2011

Western Graduate Research Scholarship, Western University

2005

CASA CBA Project Grant, York University

2004

The Louis Odette Sculpture Award, York University

2002

Ferdous Akhter Memorial Bursary, York University

2001

The Gerard Sendrey Prize York University

2000

York University Entrance Scholarship, York University

Thanks to the generous support of:

Ontario Arts Council