Haegue Yang graduated with her BFA from Seoul National University in 1995 and in 1997 received an exchange program grant to study at Cooper Union in New York City. She completed her Masters degree at the Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künst in Frankfurt in 1999. In 2009, she became the first woman ever chosen to represent the Republic of Korea at the Venice Biennale, and her first major solo exhibition in the U.S. will open at Walker Art Center in Minneapolis on September 24th. Her work has also been featured in solo exhibitions at venues such as Sala Rekalde, Bilbao (2008); Redcat, Los Angeles (2008); Kunsthalle, Hamburg (2008); Cubitt Gallery, London (2008); Portikus, Frankfurt (2008); Galerie Barabara Wien (2007, 2004, 2000); Westfälisches Landesmuseum, Münster (2005); Hessisches Landesmuseum (2004); Gallery Lawrence OHana, London (2004); Public, Paris (2003); Komunale Galerie, Darmstadt (2001); and Rraum, Frankfurt (1999, 1995). In addition to being selected for the 55th Carnegie International (2008), The 3rd Guangzhou Triennial in Guangdong, China (2008), the 2nd Turin Triennial (2008), the 2007 Prague Biennale, and the 2006 São Paulo Biennale, Haegue Yangs work has recently been featured in group exhibitions at venues including Los Angeles C Museum of Art (2009); Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (2009); Freer Sackler, Washington, D.C. (2009); The Power Plant, Toronto (2008); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2007); and Lisson Gallery, London (2007).