Seoul, b.1974

Seungean Cha

Seungean Cha's work seems to be a painting work on canvas at first glance. However, with a closer look into it, one can discover that her works are entirely consisted of textiles. After graduating from Hongik University with a degree in textile art and the Art Institute of Chicago with MFA in painting and drawing, she has continuously explored the conditions of paintings through producing textile art on her woven canvases. The artist's current interest is to look back into the past legacy of the passionately experimental 20th century art scene, and to interweave various elements of art from the period across a border between East and West, eyesight and touch, and mind and material. Seungean Cha was born in 1974, South Korea and currently works and lives in Seoul....

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Biography

Seungean Cha's work seems to be a painting work on canvas at first glance. However, with a closer look into it, one can discover that her works are entirely consisted of textiles. After graduating from Hongik University with a degree in textile art and the Art Institute of Chicago with MFA in painting and drawing, she has continuously explored the conditions of paintings through producing textile art on her woven canvases. The artist's current interest is to look back into the past legacy of the passionately experimental 20th century art scene, and to interweave various elements of art from the period across a border between East and West, eyesight and touch, and mind and material. Seungean Cha was born in 1974, South Korea and currently works and lives in Seoul.

Artworks

3

segment 1, 2, 3, 4, all in 2016

Related Categories

21st Century Art / Acrylic Paint / Art of the 2010s / Artificial Silk / Asian Art / Balance between the East and the West / Contemporary Asian Art / Contemporary Korean Art / Fabric / Geometric Abstraction / Geometric Expression / Inspired by Abstract Expressionism / Inspired by Art History / Korean Art / Media Study / Painting / Seoul / Sewn/Woven Canvas / Silk / South Korea / Synthetic Fabric / Textile Art / Textiles / Time and Space / Weaving / Women Artists

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2010

    MFA, Painting & Ddrawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

  • 2002

    MFA, Industrial Craft, College of Industrial Art, Hongik University, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017

    Seundja Helen, Sophis Gallery, Seoul

  • Monochrome Swatch, 63Art, Seoul

  • 2016

    Brewed Surface, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017

    JCC Art Prize exhibition, JCC Museum, Seoul

  • Korean's Spirit, Artvera Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 2016

    Naver Hello! Artist, Art Around, Space CAN, Seoul

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Curriculum Vitae

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Education

  • 2010

    MFA, Painting & Ddrawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

  • 2002

    MFA, Industrial Craft, College of Industrial Art, Hongik University, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017

    Seundja Helen, Sophis Gallery, Seoul

  • Monochrome Swatch, 63Art, Seoul

  • 2016

    Brewed Surface, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

  • 2014

    Agnes and Seunghwans, Salon de H, Seoul

  • 2012

    Between and Beyond, Gallery Dos, Seoul

  • 2011

    Be still and Know, Kepco Art Center Gallery, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017

    JCC Art Prize exhibition, JCC Museum, Seoul

  • Korean's Spirit, Artvera Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

  • 2016

    Naver Hello! Artist, Art Around, Space CAN, Seoul

  • Shall We, Sungnam Art Center, Sungnam, Korea

  • 2015

    Crossing Plain: Unit, Layer, Nostalgia, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul

  • Do Dream Small Museum, Dongducheon, Korea

  • Soma Drawing, Mindful Mi, Soma Museum of Art, Seoul

  • Cheongju International Craft biennale, Cheongju, Korea

  • Guild of Artistic, Gallery YEH, Seoul

  • 2014

    Lesson for Mundi Vita, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

  • Collaboration, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul     

  • Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan, Korea

  • Whispering of Layers, Gallery Absinthe, Seoul

  • New Hero, Blue Square, Seoul

  • 2013

    Digital ARTEXMODA, Art Museum KNU, Deagu, Korea

  • Studio 1/36, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan, Korea

  • Over the Surface, Gallery SeenSee, Seoul

  • Spirit of Materiality, Youjung Art Center Gallery, Seoul

  • It’s Now, Gallery Iang, Seoul

  • 2012

    Breath of the City, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea

  • 123Project, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan, Korea

  • 2011

    The boder of Materials, SeMA Nanji Redisency, Seoul

  • 2010

    How We connect, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago

  • Midnite Snacks, 1366 Space, Chicago

Grants/Awards

  • 2017

    JCC Art Prize, JCC Museum, Seoul

  • 2016

    Residence Program, Youngean Artist in Residence, Gwangju(Gyeonggi-do), Korea

  • 2012

    Residence Program, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan, Korea

  • 2011

    Residence Program, Nanji Art Studio, Seoul

  • 2009

    Women's Studio Workshop, New York

Collections

  • 2016

    Youngean Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju(Gyeonggi-do), Korea

  • 2015

    National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea

  • Seongnam Cultural Foundation, Seongnam, Korea