Jyung Mee Park was born in Korea and did her undergraduate studies at Parsons School of Design, New York, NY and got her maters degree from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, RI. She taught full time at MICA from 1994-2006 and left to teach at Korea National University of Arts, Samsung Art and Design Institute and at Ewha Women's University in Seoul, Korea. In 2011, she has returned to teach at MICA again in the foundation department.
She has had numerous solo and group shows and has exhibited her work at such venues as the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; MOMA, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens,NY; Arizona State University Museum of Art, AZ; Aldrich Museum of Art, Ridgefield, CT; Museum of Art, Seoul National University,Seoul, Korea; Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE; Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA; Suyama Space, Seattle WA.
She is the recipient of 2 Maryland State Art Council grants in new genre and sculpture. She was also awarded Grants from the Creative Capital Foundation, Pollack Krasner Foundation and the Korea Arts Foundation of America. She was a resident artist at BEMIS Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE and in Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO. Her work is in the collection of Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ; The Korea Times Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA; Southwest Bell Communications, Dallas, TX; Alston & Bird, Atlanta, GA; King & Spaulding, Atlanta, GA.