kate hers RHEE is an interdisciplinary visual artist and cultural producer. She studied notably under Juli Carson, Yong Soon Min, Yvonne Rainer, and Bruce Yonemoto at the University of California-Irvine, while on full scholarships – Graduate Studies Diversity Scholarship and a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship. A recipient of numerous awards and grants, RHEE was recently named the James & Stephania McClennen Fellow of the Millay Colony for the Arts 2013 and presented with the 1st Prize of the AHL Foundation in 2014. She received a Studio Grant from the Cultural Project of the Professional Association of Berlin Artists and a DAAD fellowship. Before receiving her MFA, she conducted research in Korea on a Fulbright Scholarship and Blakemore Language Grant, traveled to Tibet on a University of California Pacific Rim Grant, and lived in Berlin, Germany on a supplemental Jacob K. Javits Research Fellowship. She attended Vermont Studio Center, MacDowell Colony, Millay Colony, and Künstlerdorf Schöppingen on full fellowships.
She has shown most recently at: Coohaus Art (Chelsea- NYC), the Berlinische Galerie – Museum for Modern Art (Berlin), Misulsegye Gallery, (Seoul), MOMENTUM (Berlin), SOMArts Cultural Center (San Francisco-CA). Born in Seoul, raised in Detroit, RHEE considers herself a transnational Korean-American with German persuasions. Her work reflects the complex nature of miscast identity, language as a marker of difference and cultural dislocation. She lives and works in Berlin and Detroit.