Solo Exhibitions

2011
“Calm in the Landscape: Wildfires and Wilderness,” Jane Deering Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2010
“Wildfires," Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Wildfires by Youngsuk Suh,” Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA

2009
“Wildfires” Angie Newman Johnson Gallery, Ainslie Arts Center, Episcopal High School, Alexandria, VA
“Calm in the Landscape: American Wildfires and Wilderness,” Jane Deering Gallery, Gloucester, MA
“Wanderers,” Gallery 64, Chung-Ang University, Ansung, Korea
“Wanderers,” Gallery ON, Seoul, Korea

2006
“Instant Traveler, ”Wallace L. Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA

2004
“Instant Traveler: New Work”, Clifford•Smith Gallery, Boston

2002
“Instant Traveler”, Clifford•Smith Gallery, Boston



Selected Group Exhibitions

2011
“Altered State,” Foley Gallery, New York, NY
“A Live Animal,” Root Division, San Francisco, CA
“The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography,” Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
“Braking Ranks: Human/Nature,” The Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

2010
“Fresh Work,” Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
“Verge @ Axis,” Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
“Eco-logic,” Community Artists’ Collective, Houston, TX
“Group Show Taschen,” Taschen Store, New York, NY
"Everyday Realities," Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
"AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, Part 2: The Future Lasts Forever,"
SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

2008
Seoul International Photography Festival, Seoul, Korea
“Flatlanders,” Nelson Gallery, Davis, CA

2007
“Currents in Photography”, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA
“Formalism”, Jane Deering Gallery, Boston, MA

2006
“Chicken: a Dance in Photography,” Collaboration with Ann Carlson, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Cambridge, MA
“In a Certain Place,” Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY

2005
“Wish: Mediated Desire”, BAG Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
“Fresh Fiction”, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
“Photographers 7”, Jane Deering Gallery, Gloucester, MA

2004
“Leisure”, North Haven Gallery, North Haven, Maine

2003
“Construction-Coincidence?!”, Momentum Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2002
Two Person Exhibition with Joy Episala, “Surroundings”, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston
“Altered Landscape”, LFL Gallery, New York, NY
“Instant Traveler”, Aidekman Arts Center

2000
“Open”, LFL Gallery, New York, NY



Education

2001
MFA in Studio Art, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

1998
BFA in Photography, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1989-1991
Sogang University, Biology, Seoul, South Korea



Public & Corporate Collections

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
General Electric Collection
Fidelity Investment Collection
Wellington Management Collection
Richard L. Nelson Gallery & the Fine Arts Collection, University of California, Davis



Teaching

2006 - Present
Assistant Professor of Photography, Department of Art and Art History, University of California Davis, Davis, CA

2003 - 2005
Full-Time Visiting Faculty, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2001 – 2003
Adjunct Faculty, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Adjunct Faculty, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Adjunct Faculty, Art Institute of Boston at Leslie University, Boston



Awards & Residencies

2011
Artist-in-Residence, Yaddo, Saratoga Sprints, NY, July-August
Artist-in-Residence, Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY, March

2010
Kala Art Institute Fellowship, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Artist-in-Residence, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH, August–September
Hellman Fellowship 2010–2011, University of California, Davis, CA
California Cultures Faculty Research Seminar Award, Davis Humanities Institute, University of California, Davis, CA

2001-2002
Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2001
Graduate Teaching Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2001
Yusef Karsh Award in Photography, Honorable Mention, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2000
Yusef Karsh Award in Photography, Honorable Mention, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston



Lectures and Artist Talks

2011
Fellowship Artists Lecture Series, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2010
Artist Lecture, Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento, CA

2007
Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT

2006
Artist Lecture Series, Department of Photography, California College of Art, Oakland, CA

2004
Public Lecture on Contemporary Landscape Photography, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, MA



Press and Reviews

Josef Woodard, "Natural and Unnatural Angles," Santa Barbara News Press (January 7, 2011)
Michele Carlson, "Youngsuk Suh at Haines Gallery," Art in America online (July 21, 2010)
David Roth, "Youngsuk Suh @ Center for Contemporary Art, Sacramento," SquareCylinder.com (June 22, 2010)
Diane Chin Lui, "Smoke Gets in Their Eyes," The Davis Enterprise (June 16, 2010)
Victoria Dalkey, "Views of the World Through Smoke," The Sacramento Bee (June 11, 2010)
Younghae Yook, “Youngsuk Suh, Questioning the relationship between man and nature", Asiana Monthly (August, 2009)
Cate McQuaid, "Whence Wilderness", The Boston Globe (July 8, 2009)
Interview by Sungyong Kim, “Youngsuk Suh, Wanderers", Photonet Monthly (June, 2009)
Cate McQuaid, "A Journey from Techno to Mellow", The Boston Globe (August 16, 2007)
Victoria Dalkey, "Picture This", The Sacramento Bee (March 11, 2007)
Cate McQuaid, "Frieze as Sublime as a Cool Breeze", The Boston Globe (August 17, 2006)
Sunsoon Park, “Monthly Photographer”, Photography Monthly, Korea (April, 2005)
Cate McQuaid, “A New Take on Adventure Tourism”, The Boston Globe (March 19, 2004)
Thomas Garvey, “Vacation Nation”, South End News (March 18, 2004)
Shawn Hill, “Visiting Hours and Vistas”, Arts Media (March 2004)
“Short List: Altered Landscape”, The New Yorker (July 23, 2001)