• Yoon Jiyoung Artist

    Yoon Jiyoung studied sculpture at Hongik University and received an MFA in Sculpture from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Since then she has held two solo exhibitions including Glorious Magnificent in Chicago and On a Proper Line in Seoul (both in 2015), and participated in a number of group exhibitions such as Instructions for the Audience held at the SeMA Bunker, Acrobatic Cosmos at One and J Gallery, No Longer Objects at the Buk Seoul Museum of Art, Scatter Gather at the Insa Art Space, and Discrete Use of Reality at the Doosan Gallery.


    She has also participated in a few residency programs including the MacDowell Colony in 2014, the Goyang Residency of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in 2016, and the Seoul Art Space Geumcheon in 2017 and 2018.

  • Lee Dongwook Artist

    Lee Dongwook received his B.F.A. and M.F.A. in painting at Hongik University. With his first solo exhibition in 2003, Lee has presented a number of solo exhibitions domestically and internationally at Galleri Charlotte Lund in Sweden, DOOSAN Gallery New York, Avanthay Contemporary in Zurich, Switzerland, and recently at Perigee Gallery in Seoul, Korea. Lee has also shown his works at different group exhibitions held across the world, representing the Korean art world. Currently he is represented at Arario Gallery, and his works are collected by MMCA in Korea, Burger Collection in Germany, Rubell Family Collection in the US, and Today Art Museum in China.

  • Kim Inbai Artist

    Kim Inbai graduated from Hongik University with a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. in sculpture in 2003 and 2009 respectively. Kim has held numerous solo exhibitions including Stand on the Edge of Dimensions at Gallery Skape, Turbulent O'Clock at DOOSAN Gallery New York in New York in the United States, and Eliminate Points, Lines and Planes at Arario Gallery in Seoul, Korea. The artists also has participated in a variety of group exhibitions as well, such as Sema 2004 at Seoul Museum of Art, APMAP 2014 JEJU, BETWEEN WAVES at Amorepacific Museum of Art, Animamix Biennale 2015–2016 at MOCA Shanghai, Body Matters: Art as Discourse, Performativity, Representation at Soma Olympic Museum of Art, and Plastic Myths at Gwangju Asia Culture Center.

  • Yang Junguk Artist

    After graduating from Kyungwon University with a B.F.A. in sculpture, Yang Junguk has presented installations that illuminate the stories of our neighbors at his first solo exhibition The Shop Where We Said Mere “Hello” and other shows including Mr. A—the Blind, Retired Masseur—Now Sells Electric Massagers and A Man Without Words. Yang participated in residencies at MMCA Goyang and Gyeongggi Creation Center, and in 2017, Domaine de Kerguehennec in France.

  • Byun Sanghwan Artist

    Byun Sanghwan earned his BFA and completed a master’s courses in plastic arts at Seoul National University of Science and Technology. Since 2011, the artist has shown his work at several exhibitions and events that took various forms, such as Dongbang Yogoi: In the City, Dongbang Yogoi: Best of Best, This Plus, and Goods and has held solo shows Pure, Solid Courage and Cool Peace, Cool Landing.

  • Yoon Kalim Artist

    Yoon Kalim studied sculpture and visual design at Seoul National University, and in 2007 she received an MFA in sculpture from the Slade School of Fine Art in the UK. Yoon has held several solo exhibitions including Accumulated Traces at Gallery Factory in 2010. Group shows featuring her works include New Interventions in Sculpture at Helene Nyborg Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark in 2008; Moa-invites 2011 at MoA (Museum of Art), Seoul National University in 2011; Arrival at Gallery Simon in 2013; and Young Artists Selected by the Bank of Korea in 2016. Yoon is actively showing her works now.

  • Jo Hyejin Artist

    Jo Hyejin graduated from Ewha Womans University with a B.F.A in sculpture in 2011 and with a M.F.A. in the same major in 2015. Jo has presented at several group exhibitions such as Augmented Memories in 2009, Record of Loss in 2014, and Sound of Community at Arko Art Center in 2015. The artist’s solo exhibitions include Useful Objects in 2012, Precarious Story: Wallpaper Project in 2013, and Temporal Tropic in 2015.

  • Jung Hyoyoung Artist

    Born in 1983, Jung Hyoyoung graduated from Hongik University with a B.F.A in 2006 and an M.F.A. in 2011, both in sculpture. Since 2010, Jung has participated in a number of group exhibitions and held solo exhibitions including Encore! Mist Age (2011), Supersensible Clash (2013), and The Stitches; Record of Duration (2015). The artist won the national art competition at the 2013 PyeongChang Biennale and was selected as a participating artist in the Wandering Art Campaign run by the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture. Jung is currently working in an art collective called Moojin Brothers, which comprises three artists.

  • Lee Fi Artist

    Born in 1981 in Seoul, Korea, Lee Fi held her first solo exhibition when she was a freshman in high school. After earning her BFA and MFA in fine arts at School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the United States, Lee has expanded from creating two-dimensional work to creating multi-dimensional art, currently presenting a wide array of installation works. Starting with her solo exhibition held after her homecoming to Korea at Gallery Artlink in 2010, the artist has held and participated in a number of solo exhibitions including The Cabinet of Fi’s Curiosities and The Whole World on My Face as well as various group exhibitions. Lee is currently participating in the SeMA Nanji Residency.   

  • Choi Daejin Artist

    It was a coincidence that Daejin Choi began working as an artist during his stay in France after finishing his studies in a different field. The artist says his artistic inspiration comes from his identity as a Korean who had not previously experienced art and the space of conflict created from his acceptance of art based on Western ideas during his 15-year-stay in France. Choi’s works deal with political and historical issues one would find familiar through the mass media. He studied art at Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Arts de Paris-Cergy in Paris, France, and Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France. Choi has held several solo exhibitions in France at Le musee de La Roche-sur-Yon in 2008 and Galerie Metropolis in 2010 and in Korea at Alternative Space LOOP in 2011 and Project Space Sarubia in 2012. He has also participated in a number of group exhibitions in France such as X-Mas Show at Ancien Musee de la Peinture in 2007, Dark Pearl at La Generale en Manufacture in 2009, and Drawing Now Paris at Carrusel du Louvre in 2011. The Centre National des Arts Plastiques of Paris, France, awarded Choi a fellowship for international artists in 2011, and the artist was awarded an international residency by Musee d'art contemporain de Lyon, France, in 2009 and a residency program by Seoul Art Space Mullae, Korea, in 2012.  

  • Kim Jinhui Artist

    After graduating from the University of Seoul, Korea, with a B.F.A in environmental sculpture, Jinhui Kim taught at an art school for several years. One day, the artist experienced a tragic event that left half his face paralyzed, which led him to quit his teaching job and go back to artwork. Kim then began a master’s degree program in sculpture at Seoul National University, Korea, and during this period the artist was able to take some time to dwell in his art world and contemplate future projects. It was then that Kim came up with the idea of creating a series of art projects—the Dust and Color Point-Filters series—and first presented his finished works. He still continues these series today. Kim draws inspiration for his art from “coincidental encounters with dust” in which the artist, who describes himself as a dry and tasteless figure lacking any sensation in the daily life, shuddered with thrill in a rare and precious experience; “visual peculiarities” of observing the world through colored dots; and “physical peculiarities ingrained from the birth,” such as a ringing in the ears or a headache. Since 2008, the artist has held four solo exhibitions as well as a number of group exhibitions.                   

  • Jung Hye-ryun Artist

    Jung Hye-ryun earned her BFA and PhD. of Fine Arts at Pusan University in Korea. She gained public attention as she was awarded the Artists of Tomorrow Award by Sungkok Art Museum in Seoul, Korea, in 2004. Jung was selected as an up-and-coming artist by the Songam Arts & Cultural Foundation and has won the Bongsaeng Young Culture Award, Ha Jung-woong Young Artist Award, a grant from SeMA (Seoul Museum of Art) for New Artists, and the 2012 Young Sculptor Prize of the Kim Chong Yung Museum. The artist has held solo exhibitions at domestic and international museums and galleries such as Kuandu Museum of Arts in Taiwan, The Busan Museum of Art, Sungkok Art Museum, OCI Museum of Art, Kongkan Gallery, and Seo Gallery.

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