YON YI SOHN
Yon Yi explores systematic and geometric abstract, patterns, grids, forms and colour arrangement, expressed mainly in the medium of drawing and painting.
Originally from Seoul, Yon Yi studied art and design at Hong Kong University and RMIT University before moving to New Zealand in the mid 2000s. She holds a BFA from Massey University and a Certificate of Art and Design from Hong Kong University.
During her final year at Massey, Yon Yi won the 2013 Europe Day art competition sponsored by the European Union in Wellington. Her drawing was selected as one of the finalists for the 2013 Parkin Drawing Competion.
Yon Yi participated in several New Zealand Art Shows in Wellington, and her works are now in private collections throughout New Zealand.