Seoul, b.1981

Wonwoo Lee

Wonwoo Lee received his BFA from Hongik University, Korea, and MFA in Sculpture from the Royal College of Art in London, UK. Since then, Lee has shown his works in major art institutions in Korea and abroad including Seoul Museum of Art, Art Sonje Center, Amore Pacific Museum of Art, Songzhuang Art Center, Beijing, etc. His performances, sculptures, installations, paintings, photography and videos have been presented in various projects such as Dear_DTLA shown in LA, US, and Festival 284 in Seoul, Korea. Lee’s work continues to receive international acclaim from exhibition organizers, critics and art professionals around the world.

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Biography

Wonwoo Lee received his BFA from Hongik University, Korea, and MFA in Sculpture from the Royal College of Art in London, UK. Since then, Lee has shown his works in major art institutions in Korea and abroad including Seoul Museum of Art, Art Sonje Center, Amore Pacific Museum of Art, Songzhuang Art Center, Beijing, etc. His performances, sculptures, installations, paintings, photography and videos have been presented in various projects such as Dear_DTLA shown in LA, US, and Festival 284 in Seoul, Korea. Lee’s work continues to receive international acclaim from exhibition organizers, critics and art professionals around the world.

Artworks

8

Hidden clover (orange), 2017

RELATED CATEGORIES

Black Humor / Communication / Contemporary Faux Naïf / Daily Experience / Humor / Installation / Mixed Media / Ordinary Objects / Paintings / Performance / Photography / Polychrome Sculpture / Resin / Sculpture / Social Relations / South Korea / Steel / Text / Theatricality / Video

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 2012

    MFA, Royal College of Art, London

  • 2007

    BA, Hongik University, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017

    How's the Weather Tomorrow?, PKM Gallery, Seoul

  • Lost and Found in the Ball, Art Sonje Center, Seoul

  • 2016

    Happy Meal, Elephant Art, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017

    Please Don't Tell, Studio Concrete Daesun Mill Factory, Seoul

  • 2016

    Artist's Room, Shinhan Bank VIP Center, Seoul

  • APMAP 2016 Yongsan MAKE LINK, Amore Pacific Museum, Seoul

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Education

  • 2012

    MFA, Royal College of Art, London

  • 2007

    BA, Hongik University, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017

    How's the Weather Tomorrow?, PKM Gallery, Seoul

  • Lost and Found in the Ball, Art Sonje Center, Seoul

  • 2016

    Happy Meal, Elephant Art, Seoul

  • Hangwhatang Resort, Hanghwatang Project, Seoul

  • 2013

    Welcome, Take Care, PKM Gallery, Seoul

  • 2012

    Well Done, Good Luck, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul

  • 2002

    13.1 Opening, Gallery 13.1, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017

    Please Don't Tell, Studio Concrete Daesun Mill Factory, Seoul

  • 2016

    Artist's Room, Shinhan Bank VIP Center, Seoul

  • APMAP 2016 Yongsan MAKE LINK, Amore Pacific Museum, Seoul

  • Dark Matter, Boontheshop Cheongdam, Seoul

  • 10 Contemporary, PKM Gallery, Seoul

  • Funk Me, Demian Chapter 1. Two Worlds, House Studio, Seoul

  • 2015

    Dear_DTLA, Ace Hotel, Los Angeles

  • Stream, Streaming Persona, PKM Gallery, Seoul

  • Mariah Carey, Seendosi, Seoul

  • Festival 284, Culture Station 284, Seoul

  • 2014

    Low Technology: Back to the Future, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

  • Gate Opener, Beijing Commune, Beijing

  • A Garden of Million Layers, Nami Island, Gyeonggi, Korea

  • Ode to Youth, HoMA, Seoul

  • 6-8, Art Sonje Center, Seoul

  • APMAP 2014 Between Waves, Amore Pacific Museum, Jeju, Korea

  • 2013

    Roots of Relations, Songzhuang Art Center, Beijing

  • Korea Tomorrow, Hangaram Museum, Seoul Art Center, Seoul

  • It Supposed to be Black & White, SeMA Nanji Gallery, Seoul

  • 4 Dialogue, SeMA Nanji Gallery, Seoul

  • Artist's Portfolio, Savina Museum, Seoul

  • 2012

    Historical Parade: Images from Elsewhere, SeMA Nanji Residency Open Studio, Seoul

  • Fusing Word, Hoxton Arches Gallery, London

  • The Sound of the Muse, Art Sonje Center, Seoul

  • When I Spoke Its Name, It Came to Me and Became a Flower, 7 Rue Gustave Nadaud 75016, Paris

  • Coutts Cowley Manor Art Award, Cowley Manor, UK

  • SHOW RCA, Royal College of Art, London

  • 2011

    Muse London, Korea Culture Centre, London

  • Bitter, Sweet, Thunder Spade, Hanmi Gallery, London

  • Artists at Work: Process Recorded, Korean Culture Centre, London

  • Education Gap, Sculpture Studio, Royal College of Art, London

  • Future of Pump House, Pump House Gallery, London

  • RCA Interim Show, Henry Moore Gallery, London

  • ZHdk+STUDIO-B, Project Space Between, London

  • 2010

    Space Project Sculpture, Sculpture Project Space, Royal College of Art, London

  • RCA Secret, Gulbenkian Gallery, London

  • Mullae Art Factory Opening Exhibition, Mullae Art Factory, Seoul

  • 2007

    Appetizer, Alternative Space Miccle, Seoul

  • 10scenes, Hongik University, Seoul

  • 2006

    Sliding the Hong, Alternative Space Miccle, Seoul

  • Pick & Picks, Art Space Hue, Seoul

  • Wake Up Andy Warhol, Ssamzie Gil, Seoul

  • 3days Only, Dukwon Gallery, Seoul

Grants & Awards

  • 2012

    Coutts Cowley Manor Arts Award, Winner, Cowley, UK

  • Artist Residence Program, SeMA Nanji Residency, Seoul