Yu, Jinny (Canadian, b.1976)
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Yu is an Ottawa-based painter and installation artist. Her politically informed and conceptual work focuses on what she refers to as “global nomadism.” Yu settled in Montreal with her family in 1988. Currently a professor of painting at the University of Ottawa, she holds an MFA from York University in Toronto. She has exhibited her work internationally, including at the 2015 Venice Biennale.