Bae Yoon Hwan

Bae Yoon Hwan has explored consistently on the movements and unique aspects of Korean figurative art since the millennium, encompasses painting, video art, installation and grafiti. Influenced by the Internet Era, he has collected rich references from the internet to build his own style. Rather than simply arranging images, Bae’s developed the narrative within a canvas by giving the role of individual images within a structure that has sprouted and multiplied infinitely from his imagination.

  • Education
    • 2011 MFA, Kyungwon University, Seongnam, Korea
      2008 BFA, Seowon University, Cheongju, Korea
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2022 What? In My Back Yard?!, Gallery Baton, Seoul
      2020 Lobster Quadrille, Chapter II Yard, Seoul
      2018 At The Old Ball Game, Doosan Gallery, New York
      2015 Like A Snake Like A Wild Dog, Space O’newall, Seoul
      2014 Was It a Cat I Saw?, Insa Art Space, Seoul
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2022
      Indexing the Nature: From Near and Far Away, No.9 Cork Street, London
      The Poetic Collection, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
      The Flexible Boundaries, Gallery Baton, Seoul
      The House You Live In, Geumcheon Foundation for Arts and Culture, Seoul
      Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2021, Bucheon
      Interlaced, OCI Museum of Art, Seoul Support Sarubia, Project Space Sarubia, Seoul
      Cygnus Loop, Gallery Baton, Seoul
      Elephant, Shadow, Wind, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan
      Vibrancy and Life, Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju
      Digital Promenade, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • Residencies/Awards/
    • Residencies
      2021 MMCA Goyang Residency, Gyeonggi
      2018 Doosan Gallery Residency, New York
      2016 SeMA Nanji Residency, Seoul

      Awards and Collections
      National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
      Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
      Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Korea
      Cheongju Museum of Art, Korea
      Daegu Art Museum, Korea
      Finalist, 36th JoongAng Art Competition, JoongAng Ilbo, Seoul
  • Link

Next stop is where You Are, 2021, Acrylic on canvas, 73*117cm. Courtesy of the artist.

Needle leaf tree, Hedgehog, Marten, 2021, Oil pastel on paper, 119*74cm. Courtesy of the artist.

Needle leaf tree, Sharp Owl, 2021, Oil pastel on paper, 119*74cm. Courtesy of the artist.

Bumblebee, 2021, Charcoal on paper, 74*110cm. Courtesy of the artist.

Broadleaf tree, Poop, 2021, Charcoal on paper, 110*74cm. Courtesy of the artist.

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