Hye-Ryoung Min is a South Korean photographer living and working in NYC. She received her MPS from School of Visual Arts in New York City.  

Her work explores the intersection between human relations and the inner self. Whether she is observing the mundane lives of strangers on the street; the comings and goings of her neighbors as seen through the windows of her home; the fleeting expressions of her niece or the evolving landscape of a city; Hye-Ryoung continues to find in different subjects a reflection of her deeper self. 

She had solo exhibitions in different galleries such as Gallery Lux and Gallery Comma, in Seoul Korea. 
Among other group shows, her work has been exhibited at: The Bronx Documentary Center; NEWSPACE Center for Photography; the Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography; The Center for Fine Art Photography; Griffin Museum of Photography; Seoul Museum of Art; GoEun Museum of Photography in Busan; Sejong Art Center in Seoul; Photoville, and also invited to the international photography festivals in: Korea; Japan; Albania; Malaysia.

She has been awarded Winner En Foco’s New Works #18; Winner Conscientious Portfolio Competition; Honorable Mention in Fine Art at the International Photography Awards; Seoul Photo Festival Portfolio Award; the Rising Artist Award Finalist at the Seoul Museum of Art; Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards Finalist; TIPhF, Tirana International Photo Fest Winner; The Print Center  88th Annual International Competition Semi-finalists.

She was in Artist in Residence at Woodstock Byrdcliffe in 2015 and FotoVisura Lodge in 2014.  
Her works are included in the Permanent Collections of The Center for Fine Art Photography and GoEun Museum of Photography.

Among others her works have been published in the following online publications: Huffington Post; Conscientious; Photographers Quarterly; Houston Center for Photography; L’Oeil de la Photographie; iGNANT; Medium; New Direction at Detroit Center For Contemporary Photography; Lenscratch; LensCulture; Feature Shoot; Matter; Foto Visura; The Morning News; aCurator; Photographs Do Not Bend and Hey, Hot Shot!, and following printed publications: Nueva Luz; OSMOS; PhotoDot; Monthly Photo; Photo Art; PHOTO+; Oregon Humanities; CENTER FORWARD MMXIV; Harper’s Bazaar; ELLE; VOGUE; W; GQ; ELLE Décor; Grazia; Cosmopolitan; Art Now; Nobless; Heren; Segye newspaper and Kyunghyang newspaper.



2017 ‘Small Works’, Mishikin Gallery, NY, USA
2016 Medium Festival of Photography ‘Size Matters’, San Diego, CA, USA
2016 The Curated Fridge "On a Road Trip", Photoville Brooklyn, NY, USA
2016 ‘Transitions’, Monastère Saint-Paul de Mausole, Saint-Rémy de Provence, France
2016 “Off the Fridge” Photographic Resource Center, Boston, US
2015 TWO MOONS, GoEun Museum of Photography, Busan, Korea
2015 Mt. ROKKO International Photography Festival, Kobe, Japan
2015 Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards Exhibition, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2015 NEWSPACE Center for Photography, CAPTURED 2015, Portland, OR, USA
2015 The Archive of Korean- American Artists, Part 3, Korean Cultural Service, NY, USA
2015 TIPhF, Tirana International Photo Fest: A City’s Wonders, Paris, France
2015 Month of Photography Los Angeles, Santa Monica Art Studios, LA, USA
2015 En Foco’s the New Works #18 Exhibition, The Bronx Documentary Center, NY, USA
2014 TIPhF, Tirana International Photo Fest: A City’s Wonders, Tirana, Albania
2014 The Center Forward 2014, The Center for Fine Art Photography, CO, USA
2014 20th Annual Juried Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, MA, USA
2014 88th Annual International Competition, Semi-finalists exhibition, The Print Center, PA, USA
2014 AHL Foundation: Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography, Coohaus Art, NY, USA    
2013 Lotus Photography - Summer Photography Show, hpgrp gallery, NY, USA
2013 The Family: A Juried Exhibition, at Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography by Aline Smithson, MI, USA
2012 Image12, ASMP(American Society of Media Photographers) Winner’s Exhibition, NY, USA
2012 Nighttime Projection: FotoVisura's Women in Photography, Photoville, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2011 Seoul Photo Festival 2011, Portfolio Award, Seoul Museum of Art: Gyeonghuigung Annex, Seoul, Korea
2011 A Decade of Photography in the Aftermath of 9/11, Greenwich House, NY, USA
2011 The Changing World, an En Foco exhibition, John Jay Art Gallery, NY, USA
2011 An Exchange with Sol Lewitt, MASS MoCA, USA
2010 In-between Double, Solo Exhibition, Gallery Comma, Seoul, Korea
2010 In-between Double, Solo Exhibition, Gallery LUX, Seoul, Korea
2009 Surface Tension, SVA Gallery, NY, USA
2007 Graduation Exhibition, FIT Gallery, NY, USA
2001 Japanese and Korean joined exhibition, Sejong Art Center, Seoul, Korea/Tokyo, Japan
2001 Photo Exhibition 20th, H.Y Focus, Hanyang University, Semi Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1997 Photo Exhibition 17th, H.Y Focus, Hanyang University, UNESCO Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1996 Photo Exhibition 16th, H.Y Focus, Hanyang University, UNESCO Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2016 Kids of Kathmandu Charity Gala & Auction, NY, USA
2016 Kids of Kathmandu Photo Contest Winner, Feature Shoot, USA
2016 Emerging Photography Contender, Feature Shoot, USA
2016 KANA: Korean Association of New York Artists “TALK TALK TALK Photography” invited for the artist talk, NY, USA
2016 LPV Show episode 3.12 by Bryan Formhals, invited for a conversation with Jaime Permuth, NY, USA
2016 Feature Shoot Emerging Photography contender, NY, USA
2015 Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2015 Finalist, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2015 Artist in Residence at Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, NY, USA
2014 En Foco’s New Works #18 Photography Fellowship Awards, NY, USA
2014 Surveillance Photography: Personal, Public, and Profit, Panel at School of Visual Arts by MPS DP, NY, USA
2014 TIPhF, Tirana International Photo Fest Winner, Tirana, Albania
2014 iGavel Auction, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, NY
2014 Arirang TV “InFrame” Season 2, Episode 9 and 10 with Jaime Permuth, Travel in Korea
2014 DCCP(Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography): New Directions
2014 Lenscratch Korea Week curated by Hye-Ryoung Min
2014 The Visura Lodge Artist Residency, Fotovisura, VM, USA     
2014 The Print Center: 88th Annual International Competition, Semi-finalists, PA, USA
2013 DCCP (Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography: The Family, Honorable Mention by Aline Smithson
2012 Conscientious Portfolio Competition 2012 Winner by Jörg Colberg
2012 2012 IPA (International Photography Award) Competition: Fine Art, Honorable Mention, USA
2012 ASMP NY(American Society of Media Photographers): Image 12, Third Prize Winner, USA
2012 SeMA (Seoul Museum of Art): Rising Artist Award, Finalist, Seoul, Korea
2011 Seoul Museum of Art: Seoul Photo Festival 2011, Portfolio Award, Seoul, Korea
2011 Portrait Project, Collaborated with Spanish Cultural Center, ‘CFCE Antigua’, Guatemala
2010 Photographer of the Year 2010, Harper's Bazaar Korea Award, Korea
2010 Young Photographer Alliance: Benefit Auction, NY, US
2009 Hey, Hot Shot! Competition Contender
2009 ENACT Charity Fundraiser: Silent Auction NY, US
2009 Innovation in Digital Photography Award, SVA MPS Digital Photography, NY, US
2007 Commencement Award Winners, Photography Department, FIT, NY, US

GuEun Museum of Photography
The Center for Fine Art Photography
Private Collection

2008-2009 School of Visual Arts: Master of Professional Studies in Digital Photography, NY, US
2005-2007 Fashion Institute of Technology: AAS Degree of Photography, NY, US
1996-2001 Hanyang University: Bachelor of German Language and Literature
                 Advertising and Public Relation (Minor Degree), Gyenggido, Korea

2016 TWO MOONS, GoEun Museum of Photography, Korea
2016 Mt. ROKKO International Photo Festival
2014 CENTER FORWARD MMXIV, The Center for Fine Art Photography, US
2014 20th Juried Show: The Peter Urban Legacy Exhibition, Griffin Museum of Photography, US
2010 The Girl’s Room From Dreaming Cities, JoongAng Books Korea, Collaboration on Photos, Korea
2010 The Kuho Art Book, Collaboration on Photos, Harper’s Bazaar Korea, Korea
2010 Princess La Brava, Wisdom House Korea, Collaboration on Photos, Korea
2008 BumSuk’s Idea, Prunsoop Korea, Collaboration on NY Fashion Week Photos, Korea

New York correspondent at SajinYesul (Monthly Photo Art Magazine), 2010-2015
Editorials: VOGUE, W, Harper's Bazaar, GQ, ELLE, ELLE Girl, ELLE Décor, Grazia, Cosmopolitan, Arena, Art Now Korea, Art Now China, Nobless, Heren, Monthly Art, J Look, S Flash, Avenuel, Cindy the Perky, Segye news paper, and more. (Korean edition magazines and newspaper) 
Advertisings: Reed Krakoff, Samsung, Amore Pacific, hexa by kuho, General Idea, Peach & Lily, Kieh's Korea, Coach Korea, Christian Dior, David & Young, OnStyle, Olive Show, and more.

In print:
Incandescent issue 10, <Yeonsoo>, September 2016
Harper’s Bazaar Korea 20th Anniversary edition, <Yeonsoo>, August 2016
Musée Magazine issue No. 15 Place, <Personal Landscape> 
Harper’s Bazaar Korea, <longing for Cuba>, June 2016     
PhotoDot, <Personal Landscape>, January 2016
Monthly Art, <Frank Stella> cover & inside story, December 2015
Photographers Quarterly Issue 3. by Jonathan Blaustein <Personal Landscape> December 2015
Harper’s Bazaar Korea, <Diary of diary>, October 2015
GoEun Museum of Photography, <TWO MOONS> August 2015
Kyunghyang Newspaper, <Personal Landscape>, 2015
Oregon Humanities, <Yeonsoo>, Fall 2015
Nueva Luz #19, <Yeonsoo>, April 2015
PhotoDot, <Yeonsoo>, August 2014
Monthly Photo (Wolgan Sajin), <Channel 247>, January 2014
OSMOS Issue 02, <Channel 247>, October 2013
Harper's Bazaar Korea, Women on the Other Side of the World <FACES>, August 2013
Harper's Bazaar Korea, Market Places <Guatemala>, July 2013
Photo Art (SajinYesul), Exhibition Review <The Changing World> Korea, May 2011
Korean Monthly Magazine, Interview by Windy Lee, NY, March 2011
Wolgan Sajin Photo Magazine, Interview, <In-between Double> Korea, December 2010
Photo Art (SajinYesul), Jaime Permuth, translation by Hye-Ryoung Min> Korea, November 2010
Jlook Magazine, Exhibition Review <In-between Double> Korea, July 2010
Photo Art (SajinYesul), Interview/Exhibition Review, <In-between Double> Korea, July 2010
Harper’s Bazaar Korea, Exhibition Preview <In-between Double> Korea, July. 2010
ELLE Korea, Exhibition Preview <In-between Double> /Feature <Coney Island> Korea, July 2010
PHOTO+ Magazine, Exhibition Preview <In-between Double> Korea, June 2010
Monthly Photo (Wolgan Sajin), Exhibition Preview <In-between Double> Korea, June 2010
Monthly Visual (Wolgan Yongsang), Exhibition Preview <In-between Double> Korea, June 2010
Maps Magazine Korea, Interview by InYoung Park, Korea, February 2010
Visual Arts Journal, Exhibition Review <Surface Tension: In-between Double> NY, fall 2009

Feature Shoot, interview by Ellyn Kail, Oct 2016
Photographers Quarterly <Personal Landscape>, Fall 2015
A Photo Editor, <Personal Landscape>, December 2015
Houston Center for Photography, Featured HCP Member <Yeonsoo>, March 2015
BOAAT Press <Channel 247>, January/February Issue 2016
L’Oeil de la Photographie <Yeonsoo>, September 2014
The Phoblographer <Channel 247>, August 2014    
Medium <Channel 247>, June 2014
New Direction at Detroit Center For Contemporary Photography, June 2014
Lenscratch <Korea Week> as a Guest editor, May 2014
LensCulture <Personal Landscape> May 2014
Feature Shoot <Yesonsoo>, April 2014
Rinse <Yeonsoo>, April 2014
Foto Visura Magazine, Photo of the Day <Yeonsoo>, February 2014
The Morning News <In-between Double>, September 2013
Huffington Post <Yeonsoo>, August 2013
iGNANT <Yeonsoo>, August 2013
Lenscratch <Yeonsoo> by Aline Smithson, July 2013
Conscientious Extended Interview by Jörg Colberg <Channel 247>, January 2013
Conscientious CPC Winners by Jörg Colberg, January 2013
Featured in SVA News: 2012 Conscientious Portfolio Competition, 2012    
Le Journal De La Photographie: <Nighttime Projection: FotoVisura's Women in Photography at Photoville> <In-between Double>, 2012
Lenscratch <Channel 247/ In-between Double> by Aline Smithson, April 2012
aCurator <Channel 247> by Julie Graham, April 2012
Foto Visura Magazine, Photo of the Day <FACES>, December 2011
Foto Visura Magazine, Interview with Hye-Ryoung Min by Lauren Scheiderman, June 2010
Leica Club blog, <In-between Double> Exhibition, June 2010
PhotoBada blog, <In-between Double> Exhibition, June 2010
Mu-um Magazine <In-between Double> Exhibition, June 2010
PHOS: Photo Space Magazine <In-between Double> Exhibition, June 2010
The Union Press <In-between Double> Exhibition, June 2010
Panchromatism, Interview with Hye-Ryoung Min by Cheryl Spelts, April 2010
Foto Visura Magazine, Spotlight, Hye-Ryoung Min by Adriana Teresa, December 2009
Amy Stein Photography blog, <Surface Tension> Exhibition, October 2009
Photographs Do Not Bend blog, <Surface Tension> Exhibition by Sherrie Cuttler, October 2009
Hey, Hot Shot! blog, Hey, Hot Shot! Contender: Hye-Ryoung Min by Kara Canal, July 2009