Art on a Postcard International Women’s Day Auction - Curated by Mollie Barnes

23 FEBRUARY 2023 - 09 MARCH 2023
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11. Yeonsu Ju

Study for 'Madame Butterfly' I

Oil on Canvas 


A6 (10x15cm)

Original Artwork

Signed on Verso 

Curated by Mollie Barnes

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Yeonsu Ju (B.1995) is a Korean artist based in London, UK.  Yeonsu’s painting captures fantastic scenes associated with the relation of feelings. Her canvas explores imaginative narrative, which comes from an intense drive, that is, her becoming a part of her love(s).


She is currently doing an MFA in Painting at Slade School of Fine Art, UCL.

2021 - 2023 MFA in Painting, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London, United Kingdom

2018 - 2021 BA in Painting and Printmaking (First class), Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, United Kingdom

2014 - 2018 BA in Sociology, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea

Select Exhibitions/Awards 

She is a winner of the RGI New Graduate Award 2021. Her work is shortlisted for RBA Rome scholarship awards 2022, Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2021 and others. She is currently preparing several shows including a solo show, ‘RBA Rising stars 2022’ and others. 

Solo Show
2022 Eating is Mutual, The Room London, London, UK

Group Exhibitions

(Upcoming) KIAF, Seoul, South Korea
(Upcoming) The Room London, London, UK
(Upcoming) Graduate Degree Show, Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK
(Upcoming) Art Busan, Busan, South Korea
(Upcoming) International Women’s Day auction, Art On A Postcard, UK
Slide a Glance, ASC Gallery, London, UK

Wilderness of being, HdM Gallery, London, UK 
Cosmic Coincidences, French Riviera, London, UK
Delphian Gallery Open Call 2022, Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop, London, UK 
Slade Interim Show, Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK
The Window Project : 10th Anniversary, Gazelli Art House, London, UK
Summer Exhibition 2022, The Gallery at Green & Stone, London, UK
Return To Flesh, The Room London, London, UK
RBA RISING STARS 2022, The Royal Over-Seas League(ROSL), London, UK 
The Flesh of Paint, Liliya Gallery, London, UK 
Print it Exhibition 2022, Aire Place Studio, Leeds, UK
Era Exhibition 2022, Crypt gallery, London, UK

Human Perspectives, Harvey Court, Cambrigde, UK
Love and Chaos, The Alchemy Experiment, Glasgow, UK
The Alternative Degree show, Skypark, Glasgow, UK
Graduate showcase 2021, The Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK (virtual)
TSDAP / Vane Spring Exhibition, Vane gallery, Newcastle, UK (virtual)
Concept 21, GSASA, Glasgow, UK (virtual)
Locked down but not broken, D31 gallery, Doncaster, UK (virtual)

Rabbit skin, The Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK


Window Project Open Call (Winner)
Contemporary British Painting Prize 2022 (Longlisted)
Delphian Open Call 2022 (Winner) 
Swiss Church in London Residency Open Call (Shortlisted)
Jackson’s painting prize (Longlisted)
RBA Rome scholarship (Semi-finalist)

RGI New Graduate Award, Glasgow, UK (Winner)
Bloomberg New contemporaries 2021, London, UK (Shortlisted)
D31 Art Prize, Doncaster, UK (Finalist)

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