Kwon Kisoo

(www.kisoo.com, www.kwonkisoo.comwww.dongguri.com   E-mail: kissart26@gmail.com,  kissart@chol.com)
Born in Young-ju, Korea


 
 
Education

1998 M.F.A. Hongik university, Seoul
1996 B.F.A. Hongik university, Seoul


 
 
Solo Exhibitions

2015    Hoosou(後素) (Lotte Gallery, Seoul)
2013    The Golden Garden (Parkryusook Gallery, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province)
            Kwon Kisoo (Space.1- Daum Communications, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province)
2012    Hello, Dongguri (Artmia, Beijing)
2011    Reflection : 明鏡止水 (Gallery Hyundai, Seoul)
            Dongguri's mysterious smile (Sigiarts Gallery, Jakarta)
            Dream Worlds (Opera Gallery, Dubai)
2010    Are you waiting for me? (Metaphysical Art Gallery, Taipei)
            New paintings (Urban art, Seoul)
            I have a dream (Opera Gallery, Paris)
            Recent Work (Flowers Gallery, New York)
            Sky High ( ILWOO Space, Seoul)
2009    Travel (Jeju Museum of Contemporary Art, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province)
            Utopia (Bamboo Art Space, Shanghai)
            From deep black (Flowers Gallery, London)
2008   4 Seasons (Parkryusook Gallery, Seoul)
            Who's Dongguri?(Metaphysical Art Gallery,Taipei) 
            Layer (Gallery NoW, Seoul)
2006    Black Forest (Artpark Gallery,Seoul)
2005    Kwon, Ki Soo-Animation (PaikHaeYoung Gallery, Seoul)
2004    A Red Fountain (Gallery Fish, Seoul)
2002    Wow, This Is A Flower!  ('Congdu' In An Annex To The Woljon Art Center, Seoul)
            Wow, This Is A Flower! ( Gallery Fish, Seoul )
1998    The Show 1998 (Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul)


 
 
Group Exhibitions (selected)

2017   DNA of Coreanity (Wooyang Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeongju)
           Nangmanchangcheon 浪漫窓前 (Kyungpook National University Art Museum, Daegu)
           Moving Korea(Korean Cultural Center Philippines, Manila)

           Happy End of Elephant Factory : Pleasant and Rustic Contemporary Art (Kyobo Art Center, Seoul)
        Animamix Biennale 2017 : Myth & Science (Art:1 Nwe Museum, Jakarta)
2016   Sympathy (交感) : Berween art (Topaz Hall, Pangyo)
           The Discovery of Space (Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan)
           DNA of Coreanity (Tehran Milad Tower Gallery, Tehran)
           Save the Earth : Green Corps (UN Headquarters, New York)

        Falling in Love with women's Portraits (Sejong Museum of Art, Seoul)
          Small is beautiful (Flowers gallery, London)

2015   Flower Power (Parkryusook Gallery, Seoul)
           Public Project : Run Piano (Seoul)
           The Moment of Karma-Singapore Open Media Art Festival(SOMAF)(Gillman Barracks, Singapore)
           夢中哀傷-三色桃 (Zaha Museum, Seoul)
           Hello Art (Gwanju Museum of Art, Gwanju)
           Very Fun Park (Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei)
           Children in Korean Art and Culture (Cheongju National Museum, Cheongiu)

2014   Neo-Sansu (Daegu Art Museum, Daegu)
           A-AF Special Event (Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul)
2013   -Image and Reality- Kwon Ki Soo * Kim Dong Yoo (SINDOH Art Space, Seoul)
          In Search of Plum Blossoms (Parkryusook Gallery, Seoul)
           Public Art Project 
'Panorama of Paradise' (Dongchun Station, Incheon)
           The Public's  Extended (Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul)
           ART & SHAKE -Daum Mobile Art project (Daum app)
           Clues of Asia (Long Museum, Shanghai)
           The Wind that Wakes Bamboo
(Gwangju National Museum, Gwangju)
           Animamix Biennale 2013-2014, Drama Within(Daegu Art Museum, Daegu)

2012  Korean Art in the textbooks (Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul)
           Korean eye( Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi)
          
Future Pass (National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiching, Taiwan)
           Jin(to Advance). Tong(to Communicate). Contemporary Korean Art Since the 1990’s (Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju)
           The Garden with Plum flowers (Whanki Museum, Seoul)

2011   Logic of Imagination (Zaha Museum, Seoul)
           Poem and Drawing (Gana Art Center, Seoul)
           Closer to Contemporary Art (Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan)
           Future Pass - from Asia to the World : Collateral Event of the 54th International art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia (Abbazia di San Gregorio, Venice)
           -Beyond the Blue (Gallery Hyundai, Seoul)
           Technology meets tradition (Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul)
          
Korean Eye: Energy and Matter (Museum of Art and Design, New York)
           Where
s My Friends Home? (Nam Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul)
           Future Pass (Wereldmuseum, Rotterdam)
2010   Invitation to a Wondrous House (NAM SEOUL annex building of the SEOUL MUSEUM of ART)
           Free Style : A Dialogue Between Art and Design (Hongik Museum of Art HOMA, Seoul)
           Medium & Imagination(Ehwa Art Center, Seoul)
           In the Name of Korean Painting (Pohang Museum Of Steelart, Pohang)
           40X40X40X40 (Cottenseed, Seoul)
           The art of a homepage(with Google)
           Very Fun Park (Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei)
           Busan Biennale -  Now Asian Artist (Busan)
           small is beautiful XXVIII (Flowers gallery, London)
2009   In Search of Plum Blossoms in Paintings (Gwangju National Museum, Gwangju)
           Korean Eye-Moon Generation (Phillips de Pury & Company Space at The Saatchi Gallery, London)
           Animamix Biennial (Museum of Contemporary Art in Shanghai, Today's Art Museum in Beijing, Guangdong Museum of Art in Guangzhou)
2008   One Fine Spring Day (Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju,Korea)
           Child at Heart :Purity in Innocence in Korean Art (Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul)
           Larger than Life Art Gallery - iGoogle artist campaign (NewYork)
           An Island 649-11(LIG ArtHall, Seoul)
           2008 Very Fun Park (Fubon Art Foundation, Taipei)
          YooEoGong(遊於空), Wander on the Sky (63 Sky Art Museum, Seoul)
           Mirror,mirror!(The Children's Gallery of the National Museum of Contemporary Art. Korea)
2007   Exposition Animanga-EXIT and VIA's international Festivals (Creteil/Maubeuge, France)
           Funny Nature-1st NeW&NoW program (Gallery NoW, Seoul))
           Surplus Time (THE Gallery, Seoul)
           Another Home (Cais Gallery, Hong Kong)
           Giants in Illusion (Seajong art center, Seoul)
           Asian Art Now (Soka Art Center, Taipei)
           Flowers, their Beauty (Aram Art Gallery,The Goyang cultural Foundation,Goyang)
           The blooming day in the Museum(Gongju National Museum, Gongju)
           Animamix Biennial;From Modernity to Eternity(MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai)
           Moon! (Garam Gallery, Seoul)
           3L4D-3rd life 4th dimension, (Sun Yat-sen Museum,Taipei)
           One More, Please!-2007 Hong Kong Art Buffet(Hong Kong City Hall, Hong kong)
2006   A Hat and A Boa (Gallery Skape, Seoul)
           Fiction @ Love (MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai)
           Joyful art travel (Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju,Korea)
           The 2td China International Cartoon and Animation Festival( Hangzhou , China)
           Portrait of innocence mind (Garam Gallery, Seoul)
           Power of imagination (Korea University Museum, Seoul)
           Fiction @ Love (Singapore Art Museum, Singapore)
           Fusion Korean Painting (Homeplus gallery, Gwangyang)
           Who are you (Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul)
           Cha-Do-Sal-In-G-Gea(Cais Gallery, Seoul)
           Juan Media Festival-Joy mART(Youth Media Cultural Center, Juan)
           Busan biennial-'Living Furniture'(Busan, Korea)
           On-go-e-g-shin (Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, Daejeon)
           The 5th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (Queensland Art Gallery, Australia)
2005   New Acquistions 2004 (National Museum of Contemporary Art. Korea)
           The Family (Insaartcenter, Seoul)
           Traveling Art Museum 2005 (National Museum of Contemporary Art.Korea)
           The Elegance of Silence(MORI ART MUSUEM, Tokyo)
           Tuch, Tuch (Kwanghwamun Gallery, Seoul)
           Looking Both Ways : Three Artists (Yellow Bird Gallery, Newburgh, New York )
           The Zoo in the Museum (Jeonbuk Province Art Museum)
           Seoul Exhibition of Young Artists (Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul)
           MAM SCREEN (Mori Bilding Screen, Tokyo)
           The 1st China International Animation and Comic Industrial Expo (Hangzhou, China)
           Rainbow Sherbet (Gallery Skape, Seoul)
           Paper, pens and ink (Kumho Museum, Seoul)
           The Magic of Art (Chosun-ilbo Museum, Seoul)
           United Buddy Bears Seoul Festival 2005 (Seoul Olympic Park, Seoul)
           AnSan Media Art 2005 (Danwon gallery, Ansan)
           The Character in Contemporary Art ( Home Plus Gallery, Seoul)
           Share the Love with Avenuel (Avenuel, Seoul)
           Dive into Life ( Shinsegae Gallery, Incheon)
           Art Toon,Toon Art (Gail Art Museum, Gapyeong)
           The Magic of Art (Gallery M, Daegu)
2004   Sinjinsadaeboo(Hyundai Department Sky Park, Seoul)
           2004 Traveling Art Museum (National Museum of Contemporary Art.Korea)
           Beauty and the Beast (Marronnier Art Center, Seoul)
           What happens between Art and Popular Culture(National Museum of Contemporary Art.Korea)
           Wow, This Is A Flower! (Jebiwool Art Museum, Gwacheon)
           Butterfly which dream (Unicef hall, Chuncheon)
           Gulliver's Travels (Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul)
           Summer Screen ( ⓜgallery ,SK Telecom mobile gallery june)
           Fiction.Love-Ultra New Vision in Contemporary Art(Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei, MOCA-Taipei)
           The 1st Juan Media Festival-Joy mART(Youth Media Cultural Center, Juan)
           Image Utopia (Kepco plaza, Seoul)
           Tadpole and frog (Gallery Artpark)
           Art Toon/Toon Art (Gail Art Museum, Gapyeong)
2003    'Prince & Princess' (Gallery Hyundai, Seoul)
           Comics in Art, Art in Comics (Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul)
           Children's Room with Furniture & Pictures (Insaartcenter, Seoul)
           Jeonju International Film Festival 2003-Special Projects<JIFF MIND2003> (Jeonju)
           Funny sculpture! Funny painting! 2 (Gallery Sejul, Seoul)
           Korean painting Paradiso (Posco Art Museum, Seoul)
           Plastic (Gallery Artpark, Seoul)
           Fly Dongguri-KBS(Korea Broadcasting Station) Digital Museum
           Finding the hidden images-Befor & After (Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, Daejeon)
           Korean Contemporary Art Exhibition-Art and Playing (Hangaram Art Museum of Seoul Arts Center, Seoul)
           Museum Made of Block (A+Space,Seoul)
           Little Masters (Gallery Artpark, Seoul)
           Pleasure Factory (Seoul Museum of Art , Seoul)
           Moist window 04 Season's greetings (Art center Nabi, TTL zone, Mobie service-June)
           Very special gift (Stone & Water gallery)
           Garden of Dreams & Memories(PaikHaeYoung gallery, Seoul)
           Charity-present (Ssamzie art speace, seoul)
2002   Flow: New Tendencies in Korean Art - Paradise Among Us (Korean Culture and Arts Foundation, Seoul)
          Seoul Performing Arts Festival 2002-'La Cantarrice Chauve', -The Stage Design and Theatre Exhibition (Munye Theater - small theater , Seoul)
           The 1st Floodgate Open Art Museum Project (Hangang Park, Seoul)
           2002 Kwanghwamun Cartoons Exhibition (Kwanghwamun Gallery, Seoul)
           Soo-Mook Painter Challenge-BlackAni (Marronnier Art Center, Seoul)
2001   81-3 Culture space (Sejong Center, Seoul)
           Filter-The 4th(HanWon Art Center, Seoul)
           Korean Spirit (Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul)
2000   Market-Make up (Mapogu.Seoul)
1999   Don,Don,Don(Gallery Savina, Seoul)
           Filter-Anxiety (Seoul Art Center, Seoul)
           Bus-Demonstration (Sung-gok Art Museum, Seoul)
           Visual Culture-Change a Century (Sung-gok Art Museum, Seoul)
           Ho-Bu-Ho-Hyong (Art Sunje Center, Seoul)
1998   Filter-Come Out of the Forest (Insa Gallery, Seoul)
           Kim's Outlet Open Festival (Kim's Outlet, Bundang)
           Filter-Accustomed and Unaccustomed (Boda Gallery, Seoul)
           Drawing and Painting (Dukwon Gallery, Seoul)
1997   Mirror (Seo-nam Art Museum, Seoul)
1996   The 15 th Grand Art Exhibition of Korea(National Museum of Contemporary Art, Kwachun)
           Sand paper(Seokyung Gallery, Seoul)

 
 

Grant

2015   Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence (Visiting Professor)

 

 

Residence

2003   Jerusalem Center for Visual Arts, Jerusalem, Israel