Gyun Hur, is an artist who has performed and exhibited in Atlanta, New York City, Chicago, Seattle, and Hong Kong. Gyun’s work has been widely recognized for her floor installations comprised of hand-shredded silk flowers. Her work evokes a sense of labor, loss, and memories.
Born in Korea, she moved to the United States at the age of 13.
She completed New York City residency through Elizabeth’s Foundation for the Arts in 2009. She is the 2010 recipient of The Hudgens Prize, and was awarded the Artadia Award in 2011. Her works have been featured in Art In America, Art Paper, Sculpture, Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Pelican Bomb, among others. She was named the Best Emerging Artist in 2011 by Creative Loafing, and listed in Oxford American’s “100 Under 100: Superstars of Southern Art” issue.
She is currently represented by Get This! Gallery and serves on the board of directors of the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia and the Advisory Board for the Hudgens Prize.