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Zeeyoung Chin

Zeeyoung is a conservator of modern and contemporary art at Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul, Korea. Since 2005, she has worked with different forms of art and a variety of modern materials such as paintings, outdoor sculptures and installations found in the museum's collection. Before coming to Leeum, Zeeyoung graduated from a 5-year-long training program at Ecole Supérieure d'Art d'Avignon in France obtaining a master's degree in paintings conservation with honors. Her thesis was on the 'Conservation of Colorfield Paintings' which led her to working on modern paintings and materials in her professional career. She is a member of INCCA-Korea, a regional group started in 2019 with her fellow conservators in Korea. Her research interest lies in modern paints and materials, conservation of outdoor sculptures, artist's interviews and documentation of artist materials and techniques.