b. 1990, Flushing, NY


2013 B.F.A. Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Ithaca, NY

2025 M.F.A. Columbia University, School of the Arts, New York, NY


2022 "Étude for Some Place in Between" One River Gallery, Woodbury, NY

2021 "Bathing in Public" Selenas Mountain, Brooklyn, NY

2020 "Internal Arrangements" Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2019 "Downloading Place" Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

2016 "Rose Sanctuary" EFA Studio, New York, NY

2015 "Pretty and Clean Rooms" AICAD space, Brooklyn, NY

2012 "Saccharine" Tjaden Atrium, Ithaca, NY



"Transformation Sequence" Spring Break Art Show, New York, NY

"A Picnic State of Mind" Tutu Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

"Gathering" FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NY

"Not too hot, Not too cold" CP Project Space, New York, NY


"Junk Drawer" Lipani Gallery, New York, NY

"Late Night Enterprise" Perrotin, New York, NY


"Night Scenes" Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, NY

"dotGIF" Crazy Multiply (virtual), Seoul, South Korea

"In Good Taste" Dinner Gallery, New York, NY

"Futures Ever Arriving" Chelsea Market, curated by Jip Gallery, produced by A4 and Pearl River Mart, New York, NY

"Mail: Hate Mail, Fan Mail, Junk Mail, Email" Olympia, New York, NY


"Reality used to be a friend of mine" Selenas Mountain, Brooklyn, NY

"a place to visit" Gallery Jip x Olympia, virtual exhibition


"Women's Work" Wall Frame Affairs, Brooklyn, NY

"Every Woman Biennial" La Mama Gallery, New York, NY

"Fever Lure" Selenas Mountain, Brooklyn, NY


"Landscape Before the Game is Over" Independent Art Book Fair, Brooklyn, NY

"Along a River of Sapphire Pools 2" Selena Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

"Soft Bytes: A Feminist Animation Festival" Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Los Angeles, CA

"Crossover: East and West" Korean Cultural Center, Washington, D.C.


"Nightcall" Public Address Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

"Oh! You Pretty Things" feature in Arty zine, Transition Gallery at the Sluice Biennial, London, UK

"Wish You Were Here" A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


"Indoor Track" AICAD space Brooklyn, NY

"Informal Show" AICAD space Brooklyn, NY


"Alumni Exhibition" curated by Carl Ostendarp, Hartell Gallery, Ithaca, NY

"Standing, Hiding, & Winking" Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY

"Spaghetti Dungeon" A.D. White House, Ithaca, NY

"Identity and the Global Lens" Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY


"Stickers, Pillows, Stuffed Animals Galore" Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca NY

"Art Showcase" Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca NY


"Late Night Studio Party" Experimental Gallery, Ithaca NY



What it Means to be Cute? Panel Conversation, Organizer and Participant, GYOPO, Los Angeles, CA


New York University, Invited Speaker (Entrepreneurship & the Arts), New York, NY

Creative Capital Award 2022, Short List for Visual Arts

Friend of a Friend, Selected Participant in Annual Gathering, Austin, TX

Columbia University, Invited Speaker (Basic Drawing), New York, NY


NYU Gallatin Queen: Reimagining Power From Antiquity to the Present Symposium, Panelist, Online Event


Asia Art Archive in America: Leadership Camp, Selected Participant, New York, NY

Jip Gallery, Capsule Project, Collaborating Artist, New York, NY

Rhode Island School of Design, Invited Speaker (Painting 1), Providence, RI

Fordham University, Invited Speaker (Painting 1), New York, NY


Shaker Museum, Workshop Artist, Hudson, NY

Knockdown Center, Invited Speaker, Queens, NY


NYC Creative Salon, Invited Participant, Brooklyn, NY


AHL Foundation Forum, Selected Speaker, Brooklyn, NY


AICAD Studio Practice Residency, Artist in Residence, Brooklyn, NY


Cornell University, Invited artist (studio visit and critiques for BFA Thesis students), Ithaca, NY


Gemima, Claire, FAD Magazine, “7 BOOTHS FROM SPRING/BREAK ART SHOW 2023 – WILDCARD”. September 11, 2023.

Amin, Lakshmi Rivera, Hyperallergic, “The Imperfect Charm of Spring Break Art Show”. September 7, 2023.

Li Tang, “Art Show | Transformation Sequence, Spring/Break Art Show NYC 2023”. August 28, 2023.

Wu, Danielle. Artforum, "Critics' Pick: Christina Yuna Ko," November 16, 2021.

Christina Yuna Ko & Anne Wu, Correspondence Archive, September 2021.

Mail: Hate Mail, Fan Mail, Junk Mail, Email (publication), Olympia, February 2021.

Consider the Scallion, txtbooks. December 2020.

Workshops & Artists, Shaker Museum, November 2019.

Witten, Patti. "Art faculty, alumni reunite in Shaker Museum exhibition", Cornell Chronicle. June 11, 2019

Kalinovski, Roman. “Highly Significant Fragments: Fever Lure at Selena’s Mountain.” Arcade Project Zine. February 14, 2019.

Deters, Alexandria. “Girly Culture, Myspace Nostalgia, and Digital Hyper-Femininity at Selenas Mountain.” Gallery Gurls. February 03, 2019.

Halabian Layla, “Sapphire Pools makes beach towels that are actual art.” Fader. July 10, 2018.

Ballpit Mag, “@christina_yuna_ko”, June, 2018.

Jenkins, Mark. “In the galleries: Creating a world of her own.” The Washington Post. February 16, 2018.

Taylor, Heather. Hiss Magazine, Issue 2 February, 2018.

Lomax, Cathy. Arty, “Oh! You Pretty Things” September 30, 2017.