BIOGRAPHY

 

1981

2004


2008

present


Born in Seoul, South Korea

Graduated College of Fine Arts, Kookmin University B.F.A (Fine Arts) _South Korea

Graduate school of Kookmin university M.F.A(Painting) _South Korea

 lives and works in San Francisco Bay area

EXHIBITIONS

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITION

2012 
“After the garden is closed”
Pyo
 gallery, Los Angeles

2009
"The closed garden 2nd story _
The garden inferno”, Interalia, Seoul,
S.
Korea

2008
"The closed garden"-Tokyo
 gallery+B.T.A.P, Tokyo,
Japan
2005 
"Fantastic Nature" Da Vinci gallery,
Seoul , S.Korea


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

2017
'Sweet n low'
an international show of cute
Bedford Gallery, walnut creek, CA
6.22-8.27
2015 
        “Unpostered”, Drawing Blind, Seoul,              South Korea
‘BOTANICA; ALL THINGS PLANT LIFE"
national Juried Exhibition and was juried by Ken Harman of Hashimoto Contemporary and Spoke Art, San Francisco, CA and MacKenzie Stevens of the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
2014

Tiny”, Studio Gallery, San Francisco

2013
“Gleaming Apollo”, Gallery 825, LAAA,
Los Angeles

        “Born in 1980s’ , Gallery Y, Los Angeles
2011
Gone fishing”- Pyo Gallery,
Los 
Angeles

2010
Paju book city art platform 1st    

  residency exhibition,

        Paju Book city, S. Korea
        Sun gallery 33rd Anniversary            
        exhibition, Seoul,
S.
Korea
Changwon Asia Art Festival
'The Fantastic Garden',
Changwon, S. Korea

2009
         "Enliven- In Between Realities and                Fiction - Animamix
 Biennial
2009-2010"

Today Art 
Museum, Baijing, China "Metaphors of  Un/Real - Animamix Biennial 2009-2010"
Shanghai MoCA, China

        "Wonderful Pictures",
ILMIN Museum of Art , Seoul, S. Korea
"Art Road77", Hangil art space, Heyri, Korea

        "Fashion, Art, Raising Translation"                Aramnuri Museum of Art, Goyang,
S. Korea

        "Young Generation Artist_KOREA",                  Withspace gallery, 789 artzone, Bejing, China
        "Narrative play 2009", Gallery Ho,                  Seoul, S. Korea
2008 
Selected emerging artist "IYAP"      

        Interalia, Seoul, S. 
Korea
2007 "
         Work in progress" B.T.A.P +Tokyo                gallery, Beijing, 
China
        "The flower" Tong-in gallery, Seoul,
S.Korea

2006
       "The support's night" Savina Museum,          Seoul, S. Korea
"White sale love for children"
Gana Art center miru,

  Seoul, S.Korea
        "Seoul Auction Young Artists"
Insa Art center, Seoul, S.Korea
Selected emerging artist "SeMA2006"
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, S. Korea

         Selected emerging artist
    "Trend-Spotting 2006" Gallery HYUNDAI,            Seoul, S. Korea

         "Three toes" Moran gallery,
Seoul, S. Korea

        "Hey Art, Hello Design!!" Moa gallery,            Heyri, S. Korea
        "The Perfect Garden" Kookmin Art                  gallery, Seoul, S. Korea
                2005                     
       "Vision21" SungShin Womin's Univ,                Seoul, S. Korea
"Public Art Project"
Chongshin Univ. Library ,
Team-Preview, Seoul, S. Korea

        "3rd Preview" Team-Preview,
Seoul, S. Korea

2004
"Breath" Indeco gallery, Seoul, S.Korea

2003
"Pulled out to imagination"
Kookmin Art gallery, Seoul, S. Korea

        “Control my desirel" Kookmin Univ,                Seoul, S. Korea
        "Kaleidoscope" Ssamzie space,
Seoul, S. Korea  

RESIDENCIES & AWARD

RESIDENCIES

2011
Selected artist for Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA, Gallery 825)
2010
Select Artist by Korean Contemporary Art (www.Akive.org)
2009 
Paju book city art platform 1st Selected Artist residency, Korea

Auction
2016
Christie's online Auction
'Half the sky'


Publication and Press

Blue Canvas Art Magazine, Selected Artist, August 2012 by blue canvas
Artscene, July, 2011 by Scarlet Cheng
Art and Culture, Feburary, 2010 by Sunyoung Lee
Japan Times, September 4th, 2008 by Donald Eubank
The Monthly Art Magazine in Korea, August, 2006 by Yujung Song. 

Illustration

2014 ‘미주알 고주알’, book cover illustration, published by ‘난다’, South Korea 2008
‘두근 두근, 몸에 관한 어떤 산문시’,cover illustration and drawings for book, published by ‘Random House Korea, South Korea 2007
‘행복한 난청’, book cover illustration, published by ‘Random House Korea, South Korea