Nara Park is a South Korean-born sculptor and installation artist based in Washington, D.C. She holds a BFA in General Fine Arts followed by an MFA in Sculpture from the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she received the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award by the International Sculpture Center and Henry Walters Traveling Fellowship. She is a recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Fellowship, the Young Artist Award from the Trawick foundation and the Hamiltonian Artists Fellowship.
Park's work investigates our relationship to the landscape we live in and the imprint we leave in it when we are gone. Her work has been on exhibit at numerous venues including Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, The Phillips Collection, Grounds for Sculpture, Baltimore/Washington International Airport and American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center. Her work has been featured in the Sculpture magazine, The Washington Post and Artnet News. Her public collections include The Phillips Collection and Ssamzie Art Collection.