Artist

Seunggu Kim

Seunggu Kim graduated from Sangmyung University in 2007 where he majored photography, and graduated from Korea National University of Arts with a BA and an MA in Plastic Arts in 2012.
Since then Kim has held a number of solo exhibitions including List of Landscapes at Song Eun Art Cube, Envisaged in Dreams at the Post Territory Ujeongguk, and A Day Trip at Artbit Gallery, as well as participating in various group exhibitions including Our Happy Days at the Buk Seoul Museum of Art, 50X50 at the Art Sonje Center, and Geyonggi Art Prism at the Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art.
He has also been invited to a number of events such as the 2014 event organized by Song Eun Art Cube, exhibitions financed by the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture in 2016 and 2018, and BMW Photospace Photography sponsored by the Go Eun Cultural Foundation, and was selected as the Artist of the Year supported by the KT&G Sangsang Madang. Currently, he is preparing for a solo exhibition at Chicago Filter Photo which will be held in 2019.

  • Education
    • 2012 M.F.A in Department of Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, Korea National University of Arts, Korea
      2007 Department of Photography, Sangmyung University, Korea
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2019 《Bam Islet》, KT&G Sangsangmadang Gallery, Seoul
      2019 《Better Days》, Filter Space, Chicago
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2019 《Beyond Boundaries》, Aperture Gallery, New York, US
      2019 《Need/Want》, The UPI Gallery, New York, US
      2019 《Greetings from South Korea》, Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, Beijing, China
  • Residencies/Awards/
    Collections
    • Awards
      2019 Grand Prix Winner, Tokyo International Photography Competition, Tokyo
      2018 Korean Photographer's Fellowship-Final Artist of the year, KT&G Sangsangmadang, Korea

      Collections
      2020 Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, US
      2018 National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Art Bank, Korea
      2017 GoEun Photo Museum, Busan, Korea
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〈Hanok Swimming pool〉, From the series 〈Better Days〉. Image Courtesy Artist

〈Geumgangsan〉, From the series 〈Jingyeong Sansu〉. Image Courtesy Artist

〈Familier 1〉, From the series 〈Bam Islet〉. Image Courtesy Artist

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