Kyungjin Kim (KJ)

Kyung-jin Kim is originally from South Korea. He received his MFA Sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2016. He utilizes diverse mediums to approach the substance of liminality inherent to dislocation, translation and adjustment. Through sculpture, kinetic devices, and interactive sound installations, His work has shown at venues include Gallery MC (NY), Korean Cultural Center NY, MASS MoCA Open Studios (MA), Vermont Studio Center (VT), Governors Island Art Fair 2018 (NY) RU Exhibition: DYNAMIS, Equity Gallery (NY), Rubin Museum Block Party (NY). He participated ACRE Residency (WI) MASS MoCA Residency (MA), Vermont Studio Center Residency (VT), Flux Factory Residency (NY) Sculpture Space Residency program, Utica (NY), RU Residency program, New York and recently had a Solo exhibition ‘Wishful Thinking’ at the Thomas Hunter Project Space, 2022, CUNY Hunter College New York.

He received the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, category of Architecture/ Environmental Structures/ Design in 2019, New York Corp Artist Fund in 2021 and the Queens Council on the Arts : Art Access Grant in 2021. He is a co-founder of the New York based artist group, "Jeju Island Artist Collective" and curated a Flux Factory annual major exhibition titled, "Survival Tools for Artists for the Age of Ultra Anxiety" in 2021, Plaxall Gallery, Queens, NY)