Artist

Namhee Kwon

Namhee Kwon is a Korean conceptual artist. Interested in representing literary and poetic impressions of everyday life through a visual language, and using text and symbols to alter the visual perceptions of her surroundings. Namhee Kwon has a BFA from Gangnung National University, Korea (1994), as well as, an MFA from Honglk University, Korea (1997) and an MA from Goldsmiths College, University of London (2002).

  • Education
    • 2002 Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK (MA)
      1997 HongIk University, Seoul, Korea (MFA)?
      1994 Gangneung National University, Korea (BFA)
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2019 《A Writer’s Diary》, Tenderbooks, London, UK
      2017 《Meter Paintings》, La Generale, Paris, France
      2015 《A Writer’s Diary》, Le Corridor, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
      2012 《Namhee Kwon》, Gallery Su, Songpa Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
      2011 《Transparent Process》, Tenderpixel Gallery, London, UK?
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2020 《Treveling Korean Arts, OGAMDO: 5 Scenes of Korean Art, VR Exhibition》, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, Arab Emirates
      2020 《If Art is our friend》, Gallery Sein, Seoul, Korea
      2020 《Daydream believer》, A-Lounge Gallery, Seoul, Korea
      2020 《Madeleine》, Glaerie Dohyang Lee, Paris, France
      2018 《Absence》, Art'Loft Lee-Bauwens Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
  • Residencies/Awards/
    Collections
    • Residencies
      2019 Berlin Art Institute, Berlin, Germany
      2015-2017 La Generale, Paris, France
      2013-2015 Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
      2006-2007 KunstDoc International Artist’s Studio, Seoul, Korea
      2005 Theatre-rites, London, UK

      Awards
      2020 Arts promotion fund for Professional Arts, Gangwon Art&Culture Foundation, Gangwon, Korea?
      2019 Arts promotion fund for International Artist residency, Gangwon Art&Culture Foundation, Gangwon, Korea?
      2016 The Korean cultural and arts promotion fund for International Artist residency, Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea?
      2015 Park Joonyong Art Prize and Grant, Arts Council Gangneung, Gangneung, Korea.?
      2014 The Korean cultural and arts promotion fund for International Artist residency, Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea

      Collections
      Tenderpixel Gallery, London, UK?
      Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
      Gyeonggido Yangpyeonggun, Korea

〈Meet me at the Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art〉, 2010, Mixed Media, LED Light, 1500x240x200cm, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Korea. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈Measurements〉, 2010, White neon, Dimensions variable. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈Empty Winds, Empty Sky, Empty Words, and Empty Waters〉, 2007 (A part of the work), Mixed Media, 10000x60x50cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈Quiet World〉, 2009, Mixed media, D 60cm, Gyeonggido Yangpyeonggun, Korea. Image Courtesy of the Artist

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