Based in Brooklyn, New York, later dividing his time between Paris and Seoul
1972: Was born in Incheon, South Korea
Jin Meyerson grew up in rural Minnesota, adopted into
a Jewish-Swedish family, before pursuing his education in fine arts.
He received his BFA
from Minneapolis College of Art and Design in
1995, and his MFA
from Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1997.
Meyerson has shown work internationally in several
exhibitions and galleries including High Cholesterol Moment at Zach
Feuer Gallery in New York, The Triumph of Painting at
the Saatchi Gallery in
London and at
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris.
With a disposition for large scale painting of high detail, the work draws
varied responses from critics, claiming to recognize a wide range of
influences, and identifying Meyerson's underlying ambition "to hold his
own with the big guns".The work has been termed "hybrid fiction, born
from photojournalistic fact".
represented by Emmanuel Perrotin in Paris. His exhibition Progress is No
Longer a Guarantee opened at Galerie Michael Janssen on September 2007.
with the catalogue Jin Meyerson - 2001-2007 also published in 2007 by
Snoeck Verlag. Later solo exhibitions include There is no way out. But
always a way through in 2008 at Galerie Nordine Zidoun in Luxembourg, Forecast
in 2009 at the Arario Gallery in Seoul, and Carpal Fatigue in 2010 at
the Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin. Meyerson's work has been included in a variety
of group exhibitions in 2010–2011 taking
New York, Paris, Tokyo and Singapore.