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LAWRENCE YUN

Lawrence Yun Biography

b. in Taiwan

Taiwan born and Los Angeles based artist Lawrence Yun received his Master’s Degree in Drawing and Painting from California State University in Long Beach. He is speialiezed in water colors and teaches at California State University, Fullerton. Lawrence Yun has been exhibiting in galleries, museums, and other creative venues including Schomburg Gallery at Bergamot Station (Santa Monica), Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Torrance Art Museum, Long Beach Museum of Art and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Yun’s works are represented in various private and public permanent collections, including Terranea Resort, Sony Pictures, The Franklin Mint and Brand Library and Art Center.

EDUCATION

2001     Drawing/Painting (M.F.A.) California State University, Long Beach
1997      Printmaking (B.F.A.) California State University, Long Beach
1989      Packaging Design Fu-Hsin Trade and Arts School

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012       Hybrid Romance, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (Barnsdall Park), Hollywood

2011        Inspired Watercolors – Botanical Paintings by Lawrence Yun, Atelier 6000 Art Studio Gallery, Bend, Oregon

2010       Hybrid Romance, Sarah Lee Artworks & Projects (Bergamot Station), Santa Monica

2007       Greenhouse Laboratory III, Walker’s Gallery, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes

2006       Terrain: Mt. Huangshan & Yangtze River, Sarah Lee Artworks & Projects (Bergamot Station), Santa Monica

2006       Greenhouse Laboratory II, Torrance Art Museum

2005        Greenhouse Laboratory, Sarah Lee Artworks & Projects(Bergamot Station), Santa Monica

2003        Showcase, DNFA (Diane Nelson Fine Arts) Gallery, Pasadena

2001        ManipuNature, Patricia Correia Gallery (Bergamot Station), Santa Monica

2000       ManipuNature, A Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Design Gallery, California State University, Long Beach

1999        Solo Series of Three, 99, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro

1998        Still Still Life, Collectors Gallery, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes

1997        Lawrence T. Yun (Selected Works, 1995-1997), Art Gallery B, California State University, Long Beach

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013        Secret Garden (Scheduled July 13 – August 20, 2013), Manhattan Beach Creative Arts Center

2012        Two Artists Observe Nature, Los Angeles International Airport Terminal 1

No Regrets – Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition Main Gallery, California State University, Fullerton

Across Divide 2011-2012 Art Gallery, University of Texas, Austin

2011         Across Divide 2011-2012 Crossman Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

2010        California Artists in New Delhi Muktodhara, Banga Sanskirti Bhavan Cultural Center, New Delhi, India

2009       F+ – Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana

Out of School Brea Art Gallery, Brea

Still Life Fullerton College Art Gallery, Fullerton

2007      Watermark Coastline Community College Art Gallery, Fountain Valley

Marks, Scratches & Doodles Beckstrand and Walker Gallery-Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes

2006      Across Divide II Las Vegas Cultural Center, Las Vegas, NV

Across Divide II Lycoming College, Pennsylvania

Refresh – Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition Main Gallery, California State University, Fullerton

Sacred Realm Santa Ana City College Gallery, Santa Ana

2005      Tree of Life Campus Gallery, El Camino College

2004      Water Media Traditional/Experimental Manhattan Beach Creative Arts Center, Manhattan Beach

Inspired by Nature Beckstrand Gallery-Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes

2003     Palm Trees & Poppies Schomburg Gallery (Bergamot Station), Santa Monica

To Be is To Do – Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition Main Gallery, California State University, Fullerton

2002      Palm Trees, Schomburg Gallery (Bergamot Station), Santa Monica

Winter’s Blossom, curator: Susanna Meiers, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance

2001      Investigating Nature, three-person-show, curator: Scott Canty, Pierce College Art Gallery, Woodland Hills

Elegance & Harmony, three-person-show, curator: Megumi Sando, Manhattan Beach Creative Arts Center, Manhattan Beach

The Art of Illusion (catalog), curator: Christy Johnson, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona
2000     InterSpace, three-person-show, Wildwind Fine Art Gallery, Idyllwild

1999      Mountains & Mole Hills, two-person-show, Art Gallery A, California State University, Long Beach

Landscape Investigations, two-person-show, Wildwind Fine Art Gallery, Idyllwild

1998     On Site at the Gate, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro

In Search of Milieu, a collaborative show between artists and writers, Art Gallery C, California State University, Long    Beach

Elegance and Sensitivity, curator: Lawrence Yun, DesignGroup, Long Beach

1997    Landscape and Still Life, Downey Museum of Art, Downey

CATALOGUES

2007    “Watermark,” p. 12-13, Coastline Community College
2004    “Inspired by Nature,” p.10-11, & 19, Palos Verdes Art Center
2001    “The Art of Illusion,” p. 25, Millard Sheets Gallery
1997    “The Best of Printmaking,” p. 104, Rockport Publishers

FILM & TELEVISION PLACEMENTS

Luck television series, 2010, HBO
Knight Rider (remake) television series, 2008, NBC
Eli Stone television series, 2007, ABC
Transformers featured film, 2007, DreamWorks
Monk television series, 2005, USA Network
Meet the Fockers featured film, 2004, Universal Pictures
Guardian television series, 2001-2003, CBS
Daddy Day Care featured film, 2003, Columbia Pictures

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Sony Pictures (Domestic Television)
The Franklin Mint
Brand Library and Art Center, Glendale, California
Loudermilk Couture Production
Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, California