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Seunghye Hong

Seoul, b.1959

Seunghye Hong was born in 1959 in Seoul. After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the School of Art, Seoul National University in 1982, Hong moved to France and subsequently graduated from École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. Since 1986, Hong has participated in more than 20 solo...

Seunghye Hong was born in 1959 in Seoul. After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the School of Art, Seoul National University in 1982, Hong moved to France and subsequently graduated from École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. Since 1986, Hong has participated in more than 20 solo exhibitions and various special group exhibitions in Korea and abroad. Beginning from her solo exhibition Organic Geometry held at the Kukje Gallery, Seoul in 1997, Hong has been deeply interested in constructing real spaces based on the form of the computer pixel. The artist expands the range of her practice...

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Biography

Seunghye Hong was born in 1959 in Seoul. After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the School of Art, Seoul National University in 1982, Hong moved to France and subsequently graduated from École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. Since 1986, Hong has participated in more than 20 solo exhibitions and various special group exhibitions in Korea and abroad. Beginning from her solo exhibition Organic Geometry held at the Kukje Gallery, Seoul in 1997, Hong has been deeply interested in constructing real spaces based on the form of the computer pixel. The artist expands the range of her practice with video works that inject movement and sound into geometrical shapes. Hong was the recipient of the Total Art Prize in 1997 and the Lee Jung Seop Art Prize in 2007. She is currently a professor in the Department of Fine Arts, Seoul National University of Science and Technology.

RELATED CATEGORIES

Formative Art / Geometrical Form / Installation / Interactive Arts / Line / Participation / Pixel / Plane / Point / Video / Wall installation

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 1986
    Diplome, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris
  • 1982
    BFA, Seoul National University, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017
    Point, Line, Plane, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, SeMA, Seoul
  • 2016
    My Garage Band, Space Willing & Dealing, Seoul
  • 2014
    Reminiscence, Kukje Gallery, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017
    Friendship: Mentor-Mentee, Hanwon Museum of Art, Seoul
  • 2016
    NERIRI KIRURU HARARA, Mediacity Seoul, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • Simple 2016, Chang Ucchin Museum of Art, Yangju, Korea

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Curriculum Vitae

Educations

  • 1986
    Diplome, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris
  • 1982
    BFA, Seoul National University, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017
    Point, Line, Plane, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, SeMA, Seoul
  • 2016
    My Garage Band, Space Willing & Dealing, Seoul
  • 2014
    Reminiscence, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
  • 2012
    Square Square, Atelier-Hermes, Seoul
  • 2010
    All about Frames, MK2 Space, Beijing
  • 2009
    Musical Offering, Gallery2, Seoul
  • 2008
    Debris, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
  • Re-mind, Atelier 705, Seoul
  • On & Off, Chosunilbo Gallery, Seoul
  • 2006
    Over the Layers, Shilla Gallery, Daegu, Korea
  • 2004
    Over the Layers, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
  • 2003
    Sindoricoh Gallery, Seoul
  • 2002
    Organic Geometry, Gallery Rabouan Moussion, Paris
  • 2000
    Organic Geometry, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
  • 9 Artists' Mini Art Market, Noh Gallery, Seoul
  • 1998
    Organic Geometry, Gallery Rabouan Moussion, Paris
  • 1997
    Organic Geometry, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
  • 1995
    Kukje Gallery, Seoul
  • 1993
    Paper Landscape, Gallery Woong, Seoul
  • 1992
    Gallery Woong, Seoul
  • 1991
    Gallery Soo, Seoul
  • 1989
    Gallery Soo, Seoul
  • 1986
    Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017
    Friendship: Mentor-Mentee, Hanwon Museum of Art, Seoul
  • 2016
    NERIRI KIRURU HARARA, Mediacity Seoul, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • Simple 2016, Chang Ucchin Museum of Art, Yangju, Korea
  • 2015
    DigiFun Art, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • Commemorative Exhibition of the 70th Anniversary of Liberation: the Great Journey with the Citizens Uproarious, Heated, Inundated, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Museum, Seoul
  • Artist Portfolio II, Sabina Museum of Art, Seoul
  • 2014
    Danse Mécanique, nook Gallery, Seoul
  • 2012
    Flower in the moment, OCI Museum of Art, Seoul
  • Spell on you, 7th Seoul International Media Art Biennale (Mediacity Seoul 2012), Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • Manner in Korean Paintings, Hite Foundation, Seoul
  • ka-talk archi-talk, Gallery 2, Seoul
  • 2011
    Buy One Get One Free, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul
  • Communication Disorder, Salon de H, Seoul
  • Sa Gak Sa Gak, Kyungwoon Museum, Seoul
  • 2010
    Point- Virgule, Centre Culturel Coréen, Paris
  • 2009
    Engagement, Chang Ucchin Foundation, Yongin, Korea
  • 5th Anniversary Exhibition of Yoo Art Space, Yoo Art Space, Seoul
  • Painted Unpainted, Art Park Gallery, Seoul
  • 2008
    Brushed Non-brushed, Gallery Bundo, Daegu, Korea
  • La Nuit Blanche, Bibliotheque Historique de la Ville de Paris, Paris
  • Scientific Mind & Korean Contemporary Art, KAIST, Daejon, Korea
  • Moving Landscape, Moran Museum, Namyangju, Korea
  • Asia Art Network, KEPCO Gallery, Seoul
  • Purple Hoop, Shinsegae Hall, Seoul
  • Future of the city life, Hungkuk Life Insurance, Seoul
  • Simon's 6 Friends, Gallery Simon, Seoul
  • 2007
    Consensus of Art and Mathmatics II, Savina Museum, Seoul
  • 100 artists of Korean Contemporary Art 1970~2007, Korea Art Center, Busan, Korea
  • Engagement, Moran Gallery, Seoul
  • Palpitation, SP Gallery, Seoul
  • Fund-raising Exhibition for Seoul Art Cinema, Gallery Artside, Seoul
  • 2006
    Dreaming Toilet, Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae, Korea
  • Seongnam Living Design Festival, Korea Design Center, Seongnam, Korea
  • International Incheon Women Artists' Biennale, Incheon Multiculture & Artscenter, Incheon, Korea
  • Engagement, Moran Gallery, Seoul
  • Boronoi Diagram, Art Park Gallery, Seoul
  • The way of viewing objects, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • Simon's 5 friends, Gallery Simon, Seoul
  • EXPOSED, Debating Chamber, London
  • Quadrangle's colors, M Gallery, Daegu, Korea
  • 2005
    Exhibition 172, Changeunsun Gallery, Seoul
  • Engagement, Moran Gallery, Seoul
  • Boronoi Diagram, Art Park Gallery, Seoul
  • Digital Spectrum, Daegu Culture & Arts Center, Daegu, Korea
  • One painting, one furniture, Yoo Art Space, Seoul
  • Encounters with Modernism, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
  • Cool & Warm, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul
  • Simon's 5 friends, Gallery Simon, Seoul
  • Seoul Art Exhibition, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • 2004
    Models for a new playground project, Gallery Artlink, Seoul
  • Center & Composition, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
  • You are my sunshine, Total Museum, Seoul
  • Image Utopia, KEPCO Gallery, Seoul
  • Paintings in Korea: Yesterday & today, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • Officina Asia, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna
  • Jeonju International Film Festival, JIFF MIND, Jeonju, Korea
  • The Breath of House, Gurim Village, Youngam, Korea
  • The 10th Anniversary exhibition of Gallery Simon, Gallery Simon, Seoul
  • Wall Works 2, Cais Gallery, Seoul
  • 2003
    Happiness, M-POST, Seoul
  • Plastic, Art Park Gallery, Seoul
  • Exhibition of short-listed for Hermes Korea Missulsang, Artsonje Center, Seoul
  • Understanding Painting, Sungkok Museum, Seoul
  • 2002
    Vim: Inter-Images, Total Museum, Seoul
  • Media City Seoul 2002, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • Busan Biennale, Busan Metroplitan Museum of Art, Busan
  • 4 Artists' Show, Sigong Gallery, Daegu, Korea
  • Flower in the mirror, moon in the water, Simspace.com, Seoul
  • Another History of Art, Representation of Feminity, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul
  • Traversing Images, Gallery Fish, Seoul
  • 44 puzzles, Gallery La Mer, Seoul
  • 2001
    Reinstatement of Painting, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
  • Simon's 7 friends, Gallery Simon, Seoul
  • Diana's Song, Fine Art Center, Seoul
  • Beach bag festival, Gallery Indeco, Seoul
  • Engagement, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
  • 2D to 3D, Chosun Gallery, Seoul
  • Reinstatement of Painting, Kuang Dong Museum of Art, Kuang Dong
  • 2000
    9 Artists' Mini Art Market, Noh Gallery, Seoul
  • Beauty and Women, Baeksang Gallery, Seoul
  • Simon's 3 friends, Gallery Simon, Seoul
  • Pell-Mell, Total Museum, Seoul
  • 20 Female Artists' concern, Gallery Likhi, Seoul
  • 20 Noteworthy Artists, Gallery Bogo, Seoul
  • May Painting, Gallery Cho, Seoul
  • Beyond the Canvas, Gallery Ihn, Seoul
  • The Expression of Age: Eyes & Hands, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
  • Engagement, Gallery Woongjeon, Seoul
  • Hello Art, Hello Computer, Gallery Hello Art, Seoul

Public Art Projects

  • 2012
    Organic Geometry, Art Center Nabi, Seoul
  • 2011
    In Gwang Building, Renovation Project, Seoul
  • 2010
    Tile Mural, De Beach Golf course, Girjeado, Korea
  • 2008
    Public Sculpture, E-mart, Sukjung-dong, Ansung, Korea
  • 2007
    Lobby Mural, Samsung Corporation, Seocho-dong, Seoul
  • 2006
    Courtyard Mural, Brownstone, Joonglim-dong, Seoul
  • 2005
    Lobby Wall Painting, University Library at S.N.U.T., Gongneung-dong, Seoul
  • Pole Sign 'Tree Speak', Marronnier Park. Dongsoong-dong, Seoul
  • 2003
    Lobby Mural, Gangnam Kyobo Tower, Seocho-dong, Seoul
  • 2002
    Swimming Pool Tile Mural, Pantheon Regency, Sunae-dong, Bundang, Korea
  • Windbreak Glass Wall, Pantheon Regency, Sunae-dong, Bundang, Korea
  • 2001
    Lighting Glass Wall, Star Tower, Yuksam-dong, Seoul
  • Lobby Mural, Korea Development Bank, Youido-dong, Seoul
  • 2000
    Lobby Tile Mural, Samsung Noble County, Giheung-eup, Yongin, Korea

Publications

  • 2015
    "Reminiscence", Hong Seung-Hye, Kukje Gallery
  • 2009
    "Organic Geometry_Hong Seung-Hye 1997-2008", Hong Seung-Hye/Barry Schwabsky, Kukje Gallery/Specter Press
  • 2007
    "Hong Seung-Hye's Space Cultivation", Hong Seung-Hye/Hwang-In, Shilla Gallery/Specter Press
  • 2006
    "Tree Speak/Invisible Geometry", Robert Filliou, Hong Seung-Hye, Arts Council Korea/Specter Press
  • 2004
    "Over the Layers", Hong Seung-Hye, Kukje Gallery
  • "Ways", Barry Schwabsky/Hong Seung-Hye, Artsonje Center/Meritage Press

Grants & Awards

  • 2007
    Yi Jung Sup Art Award, Seoul
  • 1997
    Total Art Award, Seoul

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