Gunwoo Shin

After graduating from Seoul National University with a bachelor’s in sculpture in 1997, Shin earned a master’s in the same subject there in 2006 and added another master’s in sculpture from University College London in 2009. Also in 2009, he received the Land Securities Studio Award of the U.K. Shin has held several solo exhibitions including Blitz at Gallery 2 in Seoul in 2013, Watch the Butterfly Falling at Shin Gallery in New York in 2014, and All Saints at Gallery Koo in Seoul in 2015. Shin is now working at Gallery Purple Studio in Seoul.

  • Education
    • 1997-2003 BFA Sculpture, College of Fine Art, Seoul National University, Korea
      1994-2006 MFA Sculpture, College of Fine Art, Seoul National University, Korea
      2007-2009 MFA Sculpture, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, UK
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2019 《Archipelago》, My Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
      2018 《SURFACE》, Gallery 2, Seoul, Korea
      2017 《Gunwoo Shin Solo show》, Hana PB Centre, Seoul, Korea
      2015 《All saints》, Gallery Koo, Seoul, Korea
      2014 《Watch the butterfly falling》, Shin Gallery, NYC, USA
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2019 《Gunwoo Shin’s 47 Hyejin Jo’s 32》, Space willing and Dealing, Seoul, Korea
      2018 《Salon De Gyunggi》, Moran museum of Art, Namyangju, Korea
      2017 《City and the People》, Seoul Mueum of Art (North), Seoul,Korea
      2016 《Art around》, Project space Sarubia, Seoul, Korea (organised by Naver Culture Foundation)
      2015 《SILENT MOVIES》, Q PARK - Cavendish square, London, UK (organised by ISKAI)
  • Residencies/Awards/
    • Residencies
      2013 Gallery purple studio, Namyangju, Korea
      2009 Land securities studio, London, UK
      2008 Merzbarn residency, Lake district, UK

      2009 Land securities award
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〈Shoebill〉, 2017, Acrylic on resin on wooden board, 100x150cm. Image Courtesy Artist

〈matador I,II,III(triptych)〉, 2015, Acrylic on resin on aluminium,wooden frame, 120x280cm. Image Courtesy Artist

〈Retrograde〉, 2017, Mixed media on aluminium, 84x122cm. Image Courtesy Artist

〈Rustproof(ph.2)〉, 2016, Acrylic on resin, 26x14x79cm, plinth 33x33x90cm. Image Courtesy Artist

〈Yves(detail)〉, 2015, Figment on resin, neon light, 165x40x40cm. Image Courtesy Artist

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