June Yoo is a South Korean craftsperson and artist based in London. Her practice is based on the materiality of her chosen mediums and the process of creating. By engaging with the materials, she seeks to uncover their unique properties and potential for artistic expression.
June studied for a BFA in Metal Art and Design at Hongik University from 2012 to 2016, studying metalworking along with traditional craft techniques such as lacquering (ottchil, urushi), and has experience of collaborating with designers and working in the industry before studying for an MA in Jewellery & Metal at the Royal College of Art, graduating in 2023. She explores innovative ways to incorporate these materials and techniques to blend traditional craftsmanship with contemporary aesthetics.