Born in South Korea works and lives in London 


2015 – 2017 Turps Studio Programme, Turps Art School, London

2011 BA(Hons) Fine Art , City & Guilds of London Art School, London

1999 PhD French Literature, Yonsei University, Seoul
1989 MA French Literature, Yonsei University, Seoul
1987 BA French Literature, Yonsei University, Seoul 

Solo Exhibitions 

Awkward /엉거주춤, Keep in Touch, Seoul
Unfinished Street Magic, The Stone Space, London
Her 81 paces, A&D Gallery, London
Memories Through Line and Colour, Vyner Street Gallery, London 

Selected Group Exhibitions 


Feeling for Murmuration, A.P.T Gallery, London 
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2020, Royal Academy, London

This year’s Model (Part II), Studio 1.1 Gallery, London
Abstract with Figure (curated by Katrin Lewinsky and Aaron Ehrlich), James Fuentes, NY
To Paint the gloom itself (curated by Karl Bielik), Terrace Gallery, London


Six Days in December(curated by Martin Gayford), Thames-Side Studios Gallery, London 

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2019, Royal Academy, London
Wolves by the Road (curated by Kate Mothes), Assembly House, Leeds
The Other Side of the Moon, Bargehouse, London


One Night Stand, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London
Materias Primas, PADA Studios, Lisbon
Unreal Estate Project, Homefinders Estate Agents, London
...the value of nothing, Studio 1.1 Gallery, London
Conveyor, Morgan Fine Arts, NYC
Butterfly Effect, Bargehouse, London
A Caroming, C4RD, London
Night follows night, Gallery 98, Ramsgate
FBA Futures 2018, The Mall Galleries, London

Turps Studio Programme 2017, Art Bermondsey Project Space, London
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2017, Royal Academy, London
It’s Offal, Art House 1, London

Paper Cut, Transition Gallery, London

Turps Studio Programme 2016, Art Bermondsey Project Space, London
The Discerning Eye 2016 curated by Dan Coombs, The Mall Galleries, London
Looking Up, Studio 1.1 Gallery, London
Turps Studio Programme, Turps Gallery, London
The Smaller, The Larger, Sobering Gallerie, Paris
Bells From The Deep: Exhibition of the audience’s favourite artists, Hundred Years Gallery, London
Sluice Art Fair, Oxo Tower, London
Bells From The Deep, Hundred Years Gallery, London
Florence Trust Summer Exhibition, The Florence Trust, London
Evidence, R K Burt Gallery, London
Freed from DESIRE, Gallery 223, London
Collaborative Drawing Project with Dancers (Paintformance + The Body Canvas), The Place, London Contemporary Dance School, London
Drawing from Within, The Art Pavilion, London
Stratford upon Avon Fringe, Castle Gallery, Stratford –upon-Avon
Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2012, The Mall Galleries, London
Con:FRONT, Vibe Gallery, London
Postcards From the Edge, Cheim & Read Gallery, NYC 

Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Competition & Exhibition, Kings Place Gallery, London 

East Pop Red, Red Gallery, London 

Award / Prize 

2011 The Brian Till Art History Prize For Humanities Thesis
2010 Philip Connard Travel Award (The Worshipful Company of Skinners) Runner-up 


2018 PADA Studios & Residency, Lisbon

2014-2015 The Florence Trust Residency, London