Arin Yoon is a Korean American documentary photographer, visual artist, and arts educator based in the greater Kansas City area. Her work focuses on the military, families, and women and issues of representation and identity.
Arin's project "To Be At War" is funded by grants from the National Geographic Society, We, Women, the National Military Family Association, and the City of Leavenworth. She is a member of Women Photograph and an alumna of the Eddie Adams Workshop and the Missouri Photo Workshop.

Her work has been featured in National Geographic, Reuters, ProPublica, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Elle Magazine and The 19th News.

Arin has exhibited at venues such as the National Museum of Korean Contemporary History in Seoul, Daegu Arts Center, Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Anthology Film Archives and A.I.R. Gallery in New York.

She has an MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts and a BA in Political Science and a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Chicago.

She lives on and has access to military installations and is available for work on issues dealing with the military community, among other assignments. Drive times to midwestern cities- Kansas City, MO- 30 minutes; Omaha, NE- 2.5 hours; Des Moines, IA- 3 hours; St. Louis, MO- 4 hours. For assignments, print sales or other inquiries:


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