Kyung Jeon was born in 1975. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts MFA program, she was the recipient of the Scope Emerging Art Grant (2005) as well as the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Fellowship (2003). She was selected to participate in the biannual ART SPECTRUM 2006 exhibition, at the Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul, Korea. Recently, Jeon was just awarded the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant for artistic merit. Jeon’s work has been shown in exhibitions in Asia, South America, Europe and the United States. She has participated in numerous art fairs including Art Basel/Switzerland and Miami and the Armory Fair in New York City.
Jeon lives and works in New York City.