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Hyein Lee

Seoul, b.1981

Hyein Lee uses sketches to show contexts in and out of the art world, and especially deals with themes that relate to memory/reality, comedy/life, emptiness/fulfillment, presence/absence, and also inside/outside. Getting away from working inside art studio, Lee has generally worked outside and tried to depict the whole atmosphere that the...

Hyein Lee uses sketches to show contexts in and out of the art world, and especially deals with themes that relate to memory/reality, comedy/life, emptiness/fulfillment, presence/absence, and also inside/outside. Getting away from working inside art studio, Lee has generally worked outside and tried to depict the whole atmosphere that the nature implies on the canvas, moved away from simply describing what she has physically seen. Hyein Lee graduated from Seoul National University and her current exhibition includes Golden Tree Company, Gallery KICHE, Seoul (Solo, 2016), Unswallowable, Doosan Gallery, Seoul (Group, 2016), Artist File 2015: Next Doors, National Museum of Modern...

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Biography

Hyein Lee uses sketches to show contexts in and out of the art world, and especially deals with themes that relate to memory/reality, comedy/life, emptiness/fulfillment, presence/absence, and also inside/outside. Getting away from working inside art studio, Lee has generally worked outside and tried to depict the whole atmosphere that the nature implies on the canvas, moved away from simply describing what she has physically seen. Hyein Lee graduated from Seoul National University and her current exhibition includes Golden Tree Company, Gallery KICHE, Seoul (Solo, 2016), Unswallowable, Doosan Gallery, Seoul (Group, 2016), Artist File 2015: Next Doors, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul (Group, 2015), etc.

RELATED CATEGORIES

Landscape / Nature / Paintings / Seoul / Site-Specific Paintings / South Korea / Space and Location

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 2007
    MFA, Graduated School of Fine Art, Seoul National University, Seoul (completion)
  • 2005
    BFA, Fine Art, Seoul National University, Seoul

Solo Exhibition

  • 2016
    Golden Tree Company, Gallery KICHE, Seoul
  • A Travel Journal, Sophie’s Tree, New York
  • 2015
    The Completed Moments, Doosan Gallery New York, New York

Group Exhibition

  • 2017
    A Statement of Continuous Journey, 2017 Gangjeong Daegu Contemporary Art Festival, Daegu, Korea
  • Intuition 2017, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul
  • Absence and Distance, Paik Art, Seoul

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Curriculum Vitae

Educations

  • 2007
    MFA, Graduated School of Fine Art, Seoul National University, Seoul (completion)
  • 2005
    BFA, Fine Art, Seoul National University, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016
    Golden Tree Company, Gallery KICHE, Seoul
  • A Travel Journal, Sophie’s Tree, New York
  • 2015
    The Completed Moments, Doosan Gallery New York, New York
  • 2014
    Second Life, Banjul-Schale, Seoul
  • 2013
    The Completed Moments, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
  • Sketch Book, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
  • 2011
    Sunset on Your Cheeks, Brain Factory, Seoul
  • 2010
    Empty Address_ A Field in front of Gyeong-Ui Line Neunggok Station, UNC Gallery, Seoul
  • 2008
    Insentient Nature, Pyo Gallery, Seoul
  • 2007
    Upon The Roof , Woo Seok Hall, College of Fine Art, Seoul National University Woosuk Hall, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017
    A Statement of Continuous Journey, 2017 Gangjeong Daegu Contemporary Art Festival, Daegu, Korea
  • Intuition 2017, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul
  • Absence and Distance, Paik Art, Seoul
  • The Logic of Sensation, Gallery Simon, Seoul
  • 2016
    Place & Footnote, Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul
  • Unswallowable, DOOSAN Gallery, Seoul
  • Under My Skin, Hite Collection, Seoul
  • 2015
    Artist File 2015: Next Doors, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul; The National Art Center, Tokyo
  • Paintings_ All the Windows to the World, BMOCA, Paju, Korea
  • Documentary of Trauma , Goyang Aramnuri Aram Museum, Goyang, Korea
  • 2014
    Inner Voices, Danwon Art Museum, Ansan, Korea
  • Invisible City, Our Monster, Seoul
  • Lesson for Mundi Vita, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
  • Spectators, DOOSAN Gallery, Seoul
  • Parallax View, LIG Art Space, Seoul
  • Down the Magic Mountain, Space MASS, Seoul
  • Today's Salon, Common Center, Seoul
  • 2013
    Baengnyeongdo 525,600 minutes: Interview, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon, Korea
  • Facination And Unseen, Gallery Zandari, Seoul
  • Parallel World- Artistic landscape, Zaha Museum, Seoul
  • 2012
    Chong Kun Dang Art Award: Painting, the Creation and interpretation of Reality and Healing, Palais de Seoul, Seoul
  • Wanderers Unduped, Television 12, Seoul,
  • 2011
    The Sculpture with Moonlight_ Lee hyein, Jung jaewook, SeMA Nanji Art Studio, Seoul
  • Bad Romanticism, Arko Art Museum, Seoul
  • 2010
    Image of Exchange Value, Art Space Hue, Seoul
  • Build – Paik Woojin, LEE Hyein, Project Space SARUBIA, Seoul
  • 2009
    Wonderful Pictures, Ilmin Art Museum, Seoul
  • Slum Megapolis, Alternative Space BANDI, Busan, Korea
  • Traveling Art Museum 2009_ The tale of the Sun and the Wind, Yeong Cheon Art Studio & Eumseong Culture and Art Center, Gyeongbuk Yeong Cheon & Chungbuk Eumseong, Korea
  • 2008
    Young Grouping, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
  • 2007
    Art in City: Memoreal Wall, Cheoram Station, Taebaek, Korea
  • Song Eun Fine Art Award, Insa Art Center, Seoul
  • Joongang Fine Art Prize, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Art Center, Seoul
  • 2005
    The Production of Space, Gallery 175, Seoul,
  • Jamong: Dreaming by Myself, Space Cell, Seoul
  • 2003
    Floating: Hannam-dong Project, Hannam-dong, Seoul,

Grants & Awards

  • 2015
    Doosan Residency New York, New York
  • 2014
    Artist Residence Program, Seoul Art Space, Geumcheon
  • 2012
    Jonggeundang Art Prize 2012
  • Kunstlerhaus Bethanien residency program, Berlin
  • 2011
    The Sponsorship of Visual Arts, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Seoul
  • SeMA Nanji Residency, Seoul
  • 2010
    The Sponsorship of Visual Arts, Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation, Korea
  • 2009
    MMCA Residency Goyang, Goyang, Korea
  • 2007
    Joongang Fine Art Prize (selected)
  • Song Eun Fine Art Award (selected)

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