ARTIST

Yi, Yoonshin

The founder of Yido, ceramic artist Yi, Yoonshin, received her bachelor’s degree at Art College of Hongik University, and her master’s degree at Hongik Graduate School of Art and Kyoto City Graduate School of Art. She has held many solo and group exhibitions since her first exhibition in Japan in 1984.

Through an exhibition held in Seomi Gallery, Yi, Yoonshin and Haegangyo, yi proposed new possibility of Goryeo celadon. Followed by Yi, Yoonshin’s exhibition, held in Yukufu Gallery in Tokyo, she broadly informed Japan of Korean ceramics; quintessential beauty equipped with international compatibility.

In her latest exhibition, The Beauty of the Inimitable Ordinary, which took place in Nam Seoul National Living Art Museum in Seoul National Museum of Art, Yi conveyed artistic value intrinsic to vessels as functional pottery. In addition to that, Yi’s ceramic ware was featured on Kimchi Chronicles, a TV show hosted by a prominent three star chef of Michelin, Jean-Georges.

In addition, she was one of the invited artists for 2015 Seoul Living Design
Fair exhibiting ‘Yi, Yoonshin’s Tearoom - A Morning in the Jungle’, and her
company ‘Yido’ has been chosen for the official sponsor of Republic of
Korea pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 for leading Korean pottery and food
culture.

Yi, Yoonshin

1986

Kyoto University of Art, M.A. Fine Arts

1983

Hong-ik University, B.A. in Industrial Art

1981

Hong-ik University, B.A. Fine Arts

Exhibitions

Yi, Yoonshin- The Beauty of The Inimitable Ordinary, SeMa Living Arts Museum, Seoul, Korea

Yi, Yoonshin, Gallery 15, Seoul, Korea

Pottery of Yi, Yoonshin, Dosi Gallery, Busan, Korea

The Celadonwares, Seomi & Tuus Gallery, Seoul,
Korea

Pottery of Yi, Yoonshin, Dosi Gallery, Busan, Korea

Collection Ware House Yi, Yoonshin, Park Ryu Sook
Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Yi, Yoonshin Clay Work, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul,
Korea

Yi, Yoonshin, Gallery Maronie, Kyoto, Japan

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Salon de Yi, Yoonshin, Yido Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Yi, Yoonshin, Dosi Gallery, Busan, Korea

Pottery of Yi, Yoonshin, Gana Art Space, Seoul, Korea

李倫信, YUFUKU Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

The Ceeramics, Yi, Yoonshin Inspired by May, Seomi &
Tuus Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Yi, Yoonshin, Gana Art Space, Seoul, Korea

Pottery of Yi, Yoonshin, Seomi Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Yi, Yoonshin, Seomi Collection, Seoul, Korea

Pottery of Yi, Yoonshin, RYU Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Yi, Yoonshin, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Yi, Yoonshin, Hurr’s Gallery, Su-won, Korea

Yi, Yoonshin, Gallery Beni, Kyoto, Japan

Watch how she works

Yi, Yoonshin's Yido is taking the lead in succession and development of Korean pottery to bring attention to an art that may have been neglected despite its elegance.