Jeong Heewoo

Jeong majored in Asian painting at Seoul National University and earned her bachelor’s and Ph.D. there; she also received an MFA at California Institute of the Arts. The artist presented her works of documenting the Seoul road Gangnamdaero in solo exhibitions held at The Street Gallery of GS Tower (2008), Light Gallery of Moonshin Museum (2009), Noam Gallery (2011), and Art Space 53 (2013), while displaying her works made from rubbing various road signs, manholes, the surrounding walls of apartments, and wooden signs in Seoul at Boutique Monaco Museum (2012), Gahoedong60 (2013), and Gallery Grida (2014). The Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture also selected Jeong as a participating artist in the Supporting Program for Art Creation and Artistic Activity in 2011, as well as in support projects for visual arts in 2013 and 2014.

  • Education
    • 2017 Doctor of Fine Arts, Art, Seoul National University, Korea
      2000 Master of Fine Arts, Art, California Institute of the Arts, USA
      1997 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Asian Painting, Seoul National University, Korea
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2018 《Sunday in Seongsu-dong》, Label Gallery, Seoul
      2016 《Border》, Space Hongjee, Seoul
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2018 《Jeonnam International SUMUK Biennale》, Mokpo Culture and Arts Center, Mokpo
      2017 《Peace Together》, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
      2017 《Collecting the City》, Bupyeong Art Center
  • Residencies/Awards/
    • Residencies
      2019 Joya: AiR, Spain
      2019 Artist in Residence Yamanashi, Japan
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〈Border〉, 2016, Ink on paper, 290x202cm. Image Courtesy Artist

〈Border〉, 2016, Ink on paper. Image Courtesy Artist

〈Sunday in Seoungsu-dong〉, 2018. Image Courtesy Artist

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