Jae Hi Ahn was born in Seoul and grew up in Dangjin, South Korea. She received her BFA in sculpture from Chungnam National University in South Korea in 1997 and an MFA from C.W. Post Campus/LIU in NY in 2002. Her awards, residencies and exhibitions include: Puffin Foundation Grant, Brooklyn Arts Council Community Arts Regrant (funded by NYC Department of Cultural Affairs), Lower Manhattan Cultural Council/Swing Space Grant, Sculpture Space, Ragdale, Building 110: LMCC’s Arts Center at Governors Island, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, The Steinhardt Conservatory Gallery at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Field Sculpture Park at Omi, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Broadway Windows at NYU, Urban Artist Initiative Fellowship, Artist’s Enclave at I-Park, VCCA, Hambidge Center, Washington Square Windows at NYU, Alpan Gallery, Elizabeth Foundation, Vox Populi, Hillwood Art Museum and Dam Stuhltrager Gallery. Her work has been reviewed in the New York Times, The L Magazine, and the Brooklyn Rail. She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.