Born 1974 in Seoul, Korea
Lives and works in Seoul, Korea

2004 M.F.A. in Sculpture, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea
2000 B.F.A. in Sculpture, College of Arts, HongIk University, Seoul, Korea

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015
DEODORANT TYPE, EXHIBITIONS, NEW STRUCTURE, THE SCULPTURE, WORKS. Arario Museum 탑동바이크샵, Jeju, Korea
EXHIBITIONS, NEW STRUCTURE, THE SCULPTURE, WORKS. Okinawa Contemporary Art Center, Okinawa, Japan
PIVOTS, Tapdong Bikeshop, Arario Museum, Jeju, Korea
2014
DEODORANT TYPE, EXHIBITIONS, NEW STRUCTURE, THE FLAT, WORKS. PERIGEE Gallery, Seoul, Korea
COUPÉ - COLLÉ, Joyce Gallery, Paris, France
2013
DEODORANT TYPE, EXHIBITIONS, THE FLAT, THE SCULPTURE, WORKS, MANMADE WOOYOUNGMI, Seoul, Korea
POSTMODERN TIMES, HADA Contemporary, London, UK
2012
ARARIO GALLERY Seoul cheongdam, Seoul, Korea
2011
ADORE, AANDO FINE ART, Berlin, Germany
SCULPTURE, Doosan Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2010
TORSO, Gallery 2, Seoul, Korea
OSANG GWON, Doosan Gallery, New York, USA
2009
DEODORANT TYPE, Arario New York, New York, USA
2008
DEODORANT TYPE, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
2007
OSANG GWON, Arario Beijing, Beijing, China
2006
GWON OSANG, Union II, London, UK
THE SCULPTURE, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, Korea
2005
DEODORANT TYPE & THE FLAT, Andrew Shire Gallery & 4-F Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.A
2001
DEODORANT TYPE, Insa Art Space, The Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
VER-DICHTUNG, AANDO FINE ART, Berlin, Germany
2014
PILLARS, Arario Gallery Seoul, Seoul, Korea
WELL-CONSTRUCTED, AANDO FINE ART, Berlin, Germany
THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MMCA), Gwacheon, Korea
K-P.O.P. - Korean Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei (MOCA), Taipei, China
KOREAN SHAPE, Galerie Paris-Beijing, Brussels, Belgium
2012
TELL ME SOMETHING, AANDO FINE ART, Berlin, Germany
THOUGHTS ON BODY, Soma Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
RE-OPENING DOOSAN GALLERY, SEOUL, Doosan Gallery, Seoul Korea
JIN (to Advance). TONG (to Communicate), Contemporary Korean Art Since the 1990s, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
ON MANNER OF FORMING, Edwin Gallery, Jakarta
2011
Pohang Museum of Steel Art, Pohang, Korea
ART HK 11, presented by Arario Gallery, Hong Kong
CHOPPING PLAY, ION Gallery, Singapore
COLLECTOR'S STAGE, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
2010
MEMORIES OF FUTURE, Leeum, Seoul, Korea
KOREAN EYE: FANTASTIC ORDINARY, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK/The Arts House, Singapore/The Seoul Museum of Art, Gyeonghuigung, Seoul, Korea/The Korea Foundation Cultural Centre, Seoul, Korea
NEGOTIATIONS, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China
ROUNDABOUT COLLECTION, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand
MAN RAY'S PHOTOGRAPHY & HIS HERITAGE, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
NY PHOTO FESTIVAL, Smack Mellon, New York, USA
ON THE CUTTING EDGE - Aspects of Korean Contemporary Photography, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
PRESENT TENSE: AN IMAGINED GRAMMAR OF PORTRAITURE IN THE DIGITAL AGE, The National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia
A POSITIVE VIEW, Summerset House, London, UK
ARTISTS WITH ARARIO, Arario Gallery, Seoul, Cheonan, Korea
2009
ART & TECHNE, Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea
PEPPERMINT CANDY: CONTEMPORARY ART OF KOREA, National Museum of Korea, Gwacheon, Korea
MANIPULATING REALITY, The Center for Contemporary Culture, Strozzina, Florence, Italy
CONFLICTING TALES: SUBJECTIVITY, Burger Collection, Berlin, Germany
LOGIC OF SENSIBILITY, Interalia Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2008
YOUTH PORTRAITS, Avanthay Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland
PEPPERMINT CANDY: CONTEMPORARY ART OF KOREA, The National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina
ASIAN ART TRIENNALE, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
GLOBAL EURASIA SPECIAL EXHIBITION, Art Cologne, Germany
2007
MAD LOVE, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
WONDERLAND: CONTEMPORARY KOREAN ART, National Art of Museum China, Beijing, China
PEPPERMINT CANDY: CONTEMPORARY ART OF KOREA, MAC (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo), Santiago, Chile
URBAN REVIEWS SEOUL: SPACE, PEOPLE, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa), Stuttgart/Berlin, Germany
2006
GIVE ME SHELTER, Union Gallery, London, UK
2005
BEAUTIFUL CYNICISM, Arario Beijing, Beijing, China
SEOUL; UNTIL NOW, Charlottenborg Udstillingbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark
POST IMF, ArtArk Gallery, Shanghai, China
2004
YOUNG ARTISTS FROM KOREA, CHINA AND JAPAN, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwhachon, Korea
OFFICINA ASIA, Galleria d’arte moderna, Bologna, Italy
UNUSUAL COMBINATION, Plus Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
REAL REALITY, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
OUT THE WINDOW, The Japan Foundation Asia Center, Tokyo, Japan
2003
UNIQUE, Gallerie VU, Paris, France
FACING KOREA-ID, FOAM (Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam), The Netherlands
MOBILE, Alternative Space Care Of, Milano, Italy
2002
ORIENT-EXTREME, Le Lieu Unique, Nantes, France
AREA OF PHOTOGRAPH, Museum of Art Saitama, Saitama/Sendai Mediatheque, Sendai, Japan
MIRROR OF DAILY, Busan Metropolitan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
2001
SILENCE OF THE CITY, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
ALCHEMY, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
FAMILY, Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2000
DISTURBANCE EXHIBITION, Boda Gallery, Seoul, Korea
JOIN & EXPRESSION, Youngeun Museum, Gwangju, Korea
EXPRESSION OF THE TIMES - EYE & HAND, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
ERROR INTERCHANGE, Sungkok Museum, Seoul, Korea
JI-ROK-WI-MA, Seonam Museum, Seoul, Korea
1999
HOBOO-HOHYUNG, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea
TRANSITION OF THE CENTURY, Sungkok Museum, Seoul, Korea
VACUUM-PACKED EXHIBITION, Alternative Space in the Loop, Seoul, Korea

Grants and Awards

2010
Doosan Residency, New York, USA
2005
National Art Studio, Changdong, Seoul, Korea
2003
Youngeon - Artist in Residence, Gwangju, Gyeonggi, Korea

Selected Collections

Leeum - Samsung Museum of Contemporary Art
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Busan Museum of Art
Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art
Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art
Art Sonje Center
Ssamzi Collection
Asano Institute
Laurence Geoffrey’s, Seoul
Embassy of Switzerland, Korea
David Roberts Art Foundation
The Zabludowicz Collection
Burger Collection
Roundbout Collection
Universal Music Group
Arario Collection

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