Heeseop Yoon was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. She has a MFA from City College of New York, and attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

She has had solo and two-person shows at Triple Candie, March Gallery, and Bose Pacia, all NY; Arario Gallery, Seoul; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; OZ Arts, Nashville, TN; and in Solitaire with Sara Berman at Sapar Contemporary, NYC.  She has also exhibited in TRAVERS, William Holman Gallery, NY,NY; Crossing Borders, Periphery Space Gallery, RI; and Drawing in Space, Des Moines Art Center, IA.  

She has exhibited in museums and art centers internationally, including MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts; John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin; The Bronx Museum, NY; Seoul Arts Center, Korea; China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), Australiaand Media Art Center, Beijing.