"Roller Coaster" collage first published in Beyond Words Magazine, International Magazine of Literature and Art, June 2024 and "Reflection" collage in May 2024 issue

"Birth of An Idea" collage and "Atlas: Milan" from an artists book, first published in Peatsmoke Journal April 2024

"Venus" collage first published in The Penn Review 2023 Winter Online Issue, NO. 73

“Quiet,” “Pause,” and “Disruption" collages first published in Issue 11.2 of Star 82 Review

June 2023

"September 11" collage and watercolor in 9/11 Memorial & Museum Artist Registry


Kolaj Fest New Orleans 2024, 12-16 June: Collage & Poetry Symposium panelist with Ania Spyra, Andres Arauz, Abby Meyers, Trish Crapo, Missy-Marie Montgomery


Kuro Kirin, New York, NY

December 2023 - January 2024 - two person show of collages Tiffany Dugan and Michelle Lee

Postcards for Palestine 

Artist-led initiative and a collective call to action. Over 1000 original postcard sized artworks contributed by hundreds of artists from over 40 countries. 

Berlinskej Model Gallery, Prague and Claire de Rouen Books, London, December 2023 -  proceeds donated to UNRWA and PCRF

60th Venice Biennale - Postcards for Palestine and Arts of the Working Class; proceeds donated to Medical Aid for Palestinians and Doctors without Borders

Gallery 178, cornerstone STUDIOS, New York, NY

December 2022 - January 2023 - artist spotlight, solo show

NoMAA Gallery, New York, NY

March - April 2022 - "Women in the Heights - Up Close and Personal exhibition," Curator: Andrea Arroyo

Printed Matter, New York, NY

Summer 2020 - "Mask" collage included in Response to COVID window exhibition

Francis Financial, New York, NY

July 2013 - current, artwork in Marcia Butler designed Wall Street office 

Our Saviour's Atonement Lutheran Church, New York, NY 
May - June 2018, Creations Group Art Show: Beginnings
October - November 2015, Creations Group Art Show: Forgiveness
May - June 2015, Creations Group Art Show: Acts of Kindness

Rio III Gallery at Sugar Hill, New York, NY
March, 2016, “Women in the Heights – Transitions,” Curator: Andrea Arroyo

Le Cheile, New York, NY
February 2015 - May 2015, solo show
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
Alumnae/i Art Show, Curator: Conrad Vogel '77 (2007-2022)
June 2024, collages; June 2023, collages; June 2022, collages; June 2019, collages; 

June 2018, watercolors; June 2017, paintings; June 2016, painting and collage; 

June 2015, painting and collage; June 2014, paintings; June 2013, paintings; 

June 2012, paintings; June 2011, collages from "In Today's Times" Series; 

June 2010, painting and collage; June 2009, collages; June 2007, artist books

The 15th Annual Arts Exhibition at Hudson View Gardens, New York, NY
November 2013, group show

National Academy School, New York, NY
June 2012, Year-End Exhibition, group show
May 2012, Open House, group show

The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
"Threads: Interweaving Textu[r]al Meaning", Juried Show
Curators: Alexander Campus, Executive Director and Lois Morrison, artist
July - September 2009, Artist Book entitled "14 Years"
Soundtrack F&T, New York, NY
March 2004 - March 2005, solo exhibition of collages and paintings
The Kitchen, New York, NY
2001, "String of Pearls" collage, included in group exhibition interpreting “Plot” by Claudia Rankine
O’Neil Studio Workshop for the Art of the Painted Finish, New York, NY
1996, painted furniture in Annual Studio Exhibition


The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Annual Benefit and Silent Auction April, 2015

The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Annual Benefit and Silent Auction April, 2013


Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
2019, Woodblock Printing, MI-LAB, Yamanashi-ken, Japan, with Katie Baldwin and Yoonmi Nam

2011, Summer Arts Institute, "Books as Creative Inventions" with Nancy Callahan

2010, Summer Arts Institute, "The Printed Book" with Abigail Uhteg

The Art Students League of New York, New York, NY

2015, Contemporary Uses of Wax and Encaustic with Deborah Winiarski
Brooklyn Art Space & Trestle, Brooklyn, NY
2014, Encaustic Workshop with Mari Renwick
National Academy Museum & School, New York, NY
2014, Abstract Painting & Process with Cathy Choi
2012, Painting with Nicki Orbach
2011 - 2012, Abstract Painting with Maurizio Pellegrin

The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
2011, "Carousel Books" with Emily Martin
2010, "Visual Poetry" with Pamela Moore
2009, "Mechanics of Movables" with Shawn Sheehy
2005, “How to Bind Five Eggs” and “What Comes After Five” with Kumi Korf; “Magic Boxes” with Maria Pisano

Isabel O’Neil Studio Workshop for the Art of the Painted Finish, New York, NY
1997, Basic Furniture Painting
1998, Gilding
St. Marks Orthodox Monastery, New York, NY
1996, Iconography Workshop with Vladislav Andrejev
The Clay Hand, New York, NY
1992, 1993, Pottery Classes


Read Yum on Substack


The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York

"Advance Novel & Memoir Class" with Marcia Bradley, Spring 2024

"Get Out of Your Own Way! Memoir Made Universal" with Faith Padgett, October 2021

"Revisions Class" with Marcia Bradley, Winter 2020

"Beginning Novel Workshop" with Marcia Bradley, Fall 2018

"The Joe Papaleo Writers' Workshop" with Pat Dunn and Kathy Curto, Cetara, Italy, Summer 2018

"Get Over Yourself" with Sarah Saffian, April 2017

Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA

Virtual Writing Workshop with Deborah Taffa, Winter 2022

The Garrison Institute, Garrison, New York

"Along the Margins of Voice: Writing, Reading & Performance in the 21st Century" with Robert Polito and Adam Fitzgerald, Winter 2018

Gotham Writers' Workshop

"Nonfiction 101," January 2010


The Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York

SLC Community Reading, from "Love and Art" and poems, December 7, 2023

Kathryn Gurfein Writing Fellowship Celebration, from "Love and Art," October 2020


Wide Open Writing, Whitehead Island Women's Writing Retreat

August 2023

Artist-in-Residence at Chateau d'Orquevaux

received 2020, The Denis Diderot [A-i-R] Grant Recipient

Sarah Lawrence College, Kathryn Gurfein Writing Fellowship

2019, memoir / creative non-fiction one-on-one work with Marian Thurm



Artist Member 2024 - present

Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, New York, NY

Member 2023 - present
College Art Association, New York, NY
Member 2015 - 2022 
The Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Artist Member 2005 - 2015


2010, MS, Organizational Change Management, The New School, New York, NY
1992, BA, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY