Artist, designer, and educator Jiyoo Jye (@sweetishsegment) on the struggles of making art and choosing your projects; education at an innovation school as a creative; when to share your work and the role of feedback; media consumption and technology; and her approach to a simpler, greener life.
Jiyoo is a visual artist, designer & educator. She works at NuVu Innovation School, where students learn within an architectural Studio model and create multi-displinary & collaborative projects. Ji has a Master's in Design Studies from Harvard University, Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor's of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University, School of Art. She has previously worked for Area9 Lyceum, a physician-led software company specializing in adaptive learning technology. While finishing her graduate study, she worked with the Harvard Fogg Museum's, Division of Modern and Contemporary Art in creating an online archive for the American sculptor, Christopher Wilmarth. She has also been an editor & co-author for the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure and a Communications fellow for the MIT Office of Sustainability.