Rachel Youn

Rachel Youn is an artist living and working in St. Louis, MO. They use sculpture and new media to poke fun at hierarchical narratives embedded in objects and lifestyles. Sourcing from home furnishing stores and oriental goods peddled on craigslist, their work collapses notions of authenticity and artifice through the lens of identity. They received their BFA from Washington University in St. Louis in 2017 and has exhibited at the Sheldon Art Galleries, Parapet Real Humans, the Millitzer Gallery, the Luminary and Flood Plain in St. Louis, MO, the Bermuda Project in Ferguson, MO and Open House, Kansas City, MO. They are a recipient of the Regional Arts Commission Artist Support Grant and the Vermont Studio Center Fellowship.