Welcome listeners to 5 Questions: A Critical Mass for the Visual Arts Podcast in which we ask 5 questions of our interviewees aimed at positioning and contextualizing their respective bodies of work within the St. Louis artworld.This episode, we’re talking with Rachel Youn.
Rachel Youn’s (b. 1994, Abington, PA) solo exhibitions include WILD WILD, Monaco, St. Louis; Pleasantries, Porch House, Fayetteville; and Bounty, Erica Popp Studios + Gallery, St. Louis, in 2019. Their work has been included in group exhibitions at the Truman State University Art Gallery, Kirksville, MO; Gallery 210, University of Missouri-St. Louis; Oui.Gallery, Central, Hong Kong; Flood Plain, St. Louis; Granite City Art and Design District, Granite City, IL; Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Los Angeles; Here/There, Portland, OR; Open House, Kansas City, MO; and CICA Museum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, among others. Youn is a recipient of the Regional Arts Commission Artist Support Grant and the Vermont Studio Center Fellowship. They received a BFA from the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis in 2017.
5 Questions is a program by Critical Mass for the Visual Arts – a nonprofit, self-formed visual arts collaborative dedicated to promoting, enhancing and initiating contemporary visual art in the St. Louis region.
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With Rachel Youn and Joe Kohlburn
Editor – Sarah Hammond
Producer – Brett Williams