Arin Yoon (pronounced uh-RIN or 아린) (she/her) is a Korean American documentary photographer and visual artist based in the Kansas City area. Her work focuses on the military community and the impacts of war, notions of family, women and issues of identity and representation. She is a National Geographic Explorer and an International Women's Media Foundation fellow.
She has exhibited at venues such as the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History in Seoul, Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Photoville and A.I.R. Gallery in New York. Her work has been featured in National Geographic, The Washington Post, NPR, ProPublica and The New York Times, among other publications. Arin also writes. You can read some of her work here andhere.
She has an MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts and a BA in Political Science and a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago. She is HEFAT certified.
LOCATION —Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Available for assignments. Drive times to midwestern cities: Kansas City, KS/MO - 20-40 mins Topeka, KS - 1 hr Omaha, NE - 2.5 hrs Wichita, KS - 3 hrs Des Moines, IA - 3 hrs