Born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, Jiyhun Park currently resides in downtown Manhattan. He received his MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 2002. That same year he was the recipient of both the Aljira Emerge, a professional development fellowship program for emerging artists, and a fellowship from the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, in Skowhegan, ME. Park’s work has been exhibited in Korea, Japan, and throughout the US. In 2004, he participated in the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Residency Program.