Jaime Sunwoo is a Korean American multidisciplinary artist from Brooklyn, New York working in visual art, theater, film, and public art. Her works connect personal narratives to global histories through surreal storytelling. She studied art at Yale University, and was a fellow for Ping Chong and Company and The Laundromat Project. Her work has been presented at Park Avenue Armory, Abrons Art Center, BAX, JACK, The Tank, Flux Factory, Art in Odd Places, Gallery Korea at KCCNY, Open Source Gallery, and Westbeth Gallery.
She has led workshops, given lectures, and joined panel discussions at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Food and Drink, Yale University, New York University, The Wang Center at Stony Brook University, and Mills College. She was a resident artist for HB Studio Rehearsal Space Residency and through her production company Free Rein Projects, she has received awards from the Queens Council on the Arts' Artist Commissioning Program, Ms. Foundation for Women in association with Asian Women Giving Circle, the NYC Women's Fund, MVRP Foundation, Brooklyn Arts Fund, The Laundromat Project, and The Jim Henson Foundation for Specially Processed American Me, a performance reflecting on the significance of SPAM in the Asian American community. Dixon Place, Ping Chong and Company, and Free Rein Projects presented the world premiere of Specially Processed American Me at Dixon Place in New York City in 2022, and the show is currently available for tour bookings.