Eunnye Yang was born and raised in South Korea.
In 1995, she earned a B.A. in Fine Arts from E-Wha Women’s University in Seoul, Korea, and moved to New York in 1996.
She completed her studies at the National Academy of Design School of Fine Arts in New York in 2006, and received the Edward Mooney Travel Prize, Newington-Cropsey Foundation Academy Award for Summer Study in Italy, and the Frismuth Whitney Prize for Young Sculptor. She has actively shown her sculptures through nationally and internationally-recognized juried competitions.
Eunnye Yang comes from a background in many disciplines--dance, art, yoga, sculpture, and painting. Her medium, clay, is a tool to convey her utmost passion, dance, to a more, permanent visual art installation. Currently, she expands into molding yoga postures and OM symbol into sculptures that integrating her passion to dance.
Her portrait sculpture reflects her philosophies that despite humankind’s diversity in culture, language and skin color--underneath we are all the same.
Eunnye likes to offer, share and serve herself to others by integrating all the forms of art that she loves in order to instill in the audience the search for beauty and inspiration, both timeless and universal, in life. She believes that is what art can do. She finds by doing so, her existence resonates.