Mija Jung, born in Korea, is a painter based in New York. Their abstract paintings color human emotion in a social and cultural space based on gender-neutral aesthetics. Mija’s education began with the Korean minimalist masters of Hong-ik University, where they received an MFA and BFA in painting. They later received a second MFA in painting from Rutgers, where they studied with American cultural activists. Mija’s work has been exhibited internationally in galleries like the New York Arts Center, Robert Miller Gallery, and Socrates Sculpture Park in New York; Hyundai Gallery and Kwanhoon Gallery in Seoul; Kleine Humboldt Galerie, Galerie Nord, and Atelierhof Kreuzberg in Berlin; and Galerie ARTQ13 in Rome. They are recipients of the MBC Grand Art Award in South Korea, the Ellis Elizabeth Award, and AHL-T&W Foundation Contemporary Visual Art Award, in New York, United States.