Uesung Lee

Uesung Lee earned his BFA in Fine Art Education from Inha University in 2009 and his MFA from the Glasgow School of Art in the United Kingdom, in 2016. In 2017, Lee held his first solo exhibition 《Drawing Laboratory》 at Insa Art Space in Seoul. He was the finalist of the Griffin Art Prize 2016 by Griffin Gallery (London, UK) and was selected as one of the “Artists of 2017” by the ARKO Creative Academy of the Art Council Korea. He was the recipient of the 2nd Prize at the 18th SongEun Art Award by the SongEun Art and Cultural Foundation (2018). In 2019, Lee was selected at the SARUBIA Open Call for Artists by Project Space SARUBIA.

  • Education
    • 2016 The Glasgow School of Art, Master of Fine Art, Scotland, UK
      2009 Inha University, Fine Art Education, Incheon, Korea
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2019 《The Thermo° scape》, Project Space SARUBIA, Seoul, Korea
      2017 《Drawing Laboratory》, Insa Art Space / ARKO Creative Academy, Seoul, Korea
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2020 《Artist survival》, Sehwa Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
      2019 《Minus Hours》, Woomin Art Center, Cheongju, Korea
      2018 《The 18th SongEun Art Award》, SongEun Art Space, Seoul, Korea
      2016 《Griffin Art Prize 2016》, Griffin Gallery, London, UK
      2016 《A Camel is a Horse》, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK
      2015 《Look Aboot Ye》, Stirling Castle, Stirling, UK
      2015 《Supernormal_The Artist Plinth Project》, Braziers Park, Oxfordshire, UK
  • Residencies/Awards/
    • Residencies
      2012 Incheon Art Platform Artist Residency, Incheon, Korea

      2018 The 18th SongEun Art Award, Excellence Prize, SongEun Art and Cultural Foundation, Seoul, Korea
      2016 Griffin Art Prize 2016, Finalist, Griffin Gallery, London, UK
      2016 Gilbert Bayes Scholarship Award, The Gilbert Bayes Charitable Trust, London, UK

      2019 SongEun Art and Cultural Foundation, Seoul, Korea
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〈Productive Drawing〉, 2016, Graphite Powder, clay, steel, wood, aluminum, plaster, Variable Dimensions. Image Courtesy Artist

〈The Weight of Labour〉, 2015, Wood Scraps, The Records of Time & Weight of Waste during Production, Variable Dimensions. Image Courtesy Artist

《Drawing Laboratory》, 2017, Panorama view of 〈Physical Drawing〉, 〈Labour Scene Investigation〉, 〈Chalk Forge〉. Image Courtesy Artist

〈Fine Art Particle〉, 2018, Paper, graphite, aluminum, steel, wood, Variable Dimensions. Image Courtesy Artist

〈The Thermo° scape〉, 2019, Beeswax, wood, Jesmonite, silicone, steel, aluminum, urethane vinyl, Variable dimensions. Image Courtesy Artist

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