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visual artist, clothing designer, writer, and sociologist.
sally yërin oh is currently pursuing her interdisciplinary master of arts degree in
visual communication, social entrepreneurship, art theory, cultural analysis, gender studies, and asian american diaspora
while creating an eponymous clothing collection.
oh's bicultural upbringing informs her exploration of tensions between familial identity and selfhood, korean-ness and american-ness, gender and sexuality, and shame and liberation. she is re-imagining what constitutes “originality” and “authenticity” by shedding preconceived notions of “perfection.” after earning a bfa in apparel design at rhode island school of design, working in the fashion industry fueled her urgency to address its exploitative and un-sustainable nature. while her artistic practices serve as allegorical mediums of self-expression, she is interested in how the intersection of art, design, activism, and entrepreneurship can be utilized to create positive social change.
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY MASTER OF ARTS /GALLATIN /2017–2019
RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS /APPAREL DESIGN /2010–2014
commissions collaborations comments coffee
reading: there are more beautiful things than beyoncé,
the brief wondrous life of oscar wao
admiring: issa rae, egon schiele, dogme95
seeking: earnest effort