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Hyun Jung Jun (b. 1989), currently living and working in Chicago, IL, US

 thisishyunsemail@gmail.com
 dreamcaketestkitchen@gmail.com


2019    MFA, Art Theory and Practice, Northwestern University (NU), Evanston, IL
2014    BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), Chicago, IL

News, Interviews, Further Readings

2021    Like a moth to a flame by Claire Voon, Chicago Reader, Online & In Print
2021    Interview with Assistant Director Elizabeth Lalley for “by flame by fog” @ Goldfinch, Chicago, IL
2021    Friendship Cake, The Chicago FoodCultura Claion Issue 3, p 12, Chicago Reader, Online & In Print
2021    Newcity’s 2021 Breakout Artist, Newcity, Online & In Print
2021    This Chicago artist is baking extra-dreamy cakes on Instagram by Emma Krupp, Time Out, Online
2021    Interview with Something Curated, Online
2021    Why you’re noticing flowers now more than ever by Eliza Brooke, Vox, Online
2020    Pandemic Baking Just Got Weirder by Emma Orlow, New York Times, Online & In Print
2020    Why Over-the-Top Cakes Have Taken Over Your Instagram Feed by Rebecca Deczynski, domino, Online

2020    Gestures in Time: The Work of Hyun Jung Jun by Kerry Cardoza, Newcity, Online
2020    60 wrd/min art critic by Lori Waxman, Lumpen #137:Artists Run ChicagoOnline & In Print
2019    Artist of the Week, LVL3, Online

Recent Exhibitions

solo & two person show

2021    by flame by fog, solo show @ Goldfinch, Chicago, IL
2021    A Long Sleep Before Spring, a two person show with Cody Tumblin @ HG, Chicago, IL
2020    Echos In Rain (w/ Emily Endo) @ LVL3, Chicago, IL
2019    Tunnels @ The Drawing Room at Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2019    Teyo’s Lightshield @ Freshbread Gallery, Chicago IL

group show

2021    Eternal Network, Terrain Biennial, Oak Park, IL
2021    LtdWear5 @ LVL3, Chicago, IL
2021    The Devil’s Bathtub @ No place gallery,  Columbus, OH
2021    Newcity 2021 Breakout Artist in partnership with Chicago Artists Coalition and Expo Chicago @ CAC, Chicago, IL
2021    Pocket Object @ Buddy Chicago (+wherever Noël Morical went in the past for PO)
2020    Art 2 Go @ Co-Prosperity + Buddy Chicago, Chicago, IL
2020    (w/ Cody Tumblin), amarures + supports, curated by Kate Sierzputowski @ Stanley Brown Jewelist, Chicago, IL
2020    “scry til you know why. “ Curated by meg t. noe @ Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation in Partnership with Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago, IL
2020    The Pitbull’s Garden @ No Place Gallery X GMO Gallery
2020    TUSK x Dream Cake Test Kitchen @ TUSK, Chicago, IL
2020    “The Q “ Curated by Suea @ Onground Gallery, Seoul, S.Korea
2020    Community Lunch with Hyun Jung Jun and Eric May, Online Program, Mana Contemporary Chicago
2020    Talk Soup @ Good Naked, Brooklyn, NY
2020    Drawings, paintings, maybe a sculpture 3 @ EVERYBODY, Chicago, IL
2019    friendship cake and candles @ TUSK, Chicago, IL


2018    Alchemy Artist Residency, Price Edward, Ontario, Canada
2015    Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT



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