Seoul, b.1968

Yunhee Huh

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Yunhee Huh’s drawings use universal visual metaphors combined in new ways to open an East-West dialog. She often enlarges her works to monumental wall-drawings, working with charcoal stick attached to a broom. In her video of these performances, the rhythmic scratching of the charcoal stick on the wall draw in the viewer. Through her works, Huh demonstrates an urgency to communicate her own experiences, often tackling facets of loss.

Yunhee Huh is a Seoul-based artist who studied painting at Ewha Womans University in Korea and Bremen Arts University in Germany. Her work has been included in solo exhibitions at Insa Art Space, Project Space Sarubia, Soma Museum of Art, Gallery des Westens, Kultur Palast Wedding international. Her work was also included in Documenta 12 Magazine, Kassel, Germany. She has participated...

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Yunhee Huh’s drawings use universal visual metaphors combined in new ways to open an East-West dialog. She often enlarges her works to monumental wall-drawings, working with charcoal stick attached to a broom. In her video of these performances, the rhythmic scratching of the charcoal stick on the wall draw in the viewer. Through her works, Huh demonstrates an urgency to communicate her own experiences, often tackling facets of loss.

Yunhee Huh is a Seoul-based artist who studied painting at Ewha Womans University in Korea and Bremen Arts University in Germany. Her work has been included in solo exhibitions at Insa Art Space, Project Space Sarubia, Soma Museum of Art, Gallery des Westens, Kultur Palast Wedding international. Her work was also included in Documenta 12 Magazine, Kassel, Germany. She has participated in residency programs including; Kultur Palast Wedding International, Berlin; Iwami International Artist Residence, Tottori; and Changdong Art Studio, Seoul.

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Artworks

Installation view of Another Way of Telling, 2017

RELATED CATEGORIES

Art and Literature / Charcoal / Daily Life / Drawing / Human Life / Imagination / Nature / Poem / Poetry / Publication / South Korea / Wall Drawing / Wall installation

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 2003

    Meistersch?ler of Painting, University of Arts Bremen, Bremen, Germany

  • 2002

    Absolvent of Painting, University of Arts Bremen, Bremen, Germany

  • 1991

    BFA, Painting, Ewha Womans University, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017

    The Colors of Time, Gallery Meme, Seoul

  • The Garden of April, Gallery Toast, Seoul

  • Yun-hee's Drawings, This Weekend Room, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017

    Another Way of Telling, Suwon iPpark Museum of Art, Suwon, Korea

  • With Companions, Sejong Museum of Art, Seoul

  • Pool Rising, Art Space Pool, Seoul

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Education

  • 2003

    Meistersch?ler of Painting, University of Arts Bremen, Bremen, Germany

  • 2002

    Absolvent of Painting, University of Arts Bremen, Bremen, Germany

  • 1991

    BFA, Painting, Ewha Womans University, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017

    The Colors of Time, Gallery Meme, Seoul

  • The Garden of April, Gallery Toast, Seoul

  • Yun-hee's Drawings, This Weekend Room, Seoul

  • 2016

    Listen to Bird's Talk, LIG Art Space, Seoul

  • 2014

    Song of the Road, Kaist Research & Art, Seoul

  • 2013

    Words of Trees, 63 Sky Art Museum, Seoul

  • 2012

    Flowers Fall, Dam Gallery, Seoul

  • Under the Linden Tree, Kultur Palast Wedding International, Berlin

  • Cabbage, Feet, Fukushima, Gallery Soso, Paju, Korea

  • 2009

    Taming, Ga Gallery, Seoul

  • Thought of a Leaf, SOMA Museum of Art, Seoul

  • 2008

    Traces of Days, Project Space Sarubia, Seoul

  • 2007

    Between two Houses, Gallery des Westerns Bremen, Bremen, Germany

  • Drawings, Gallery Weibang, Seoul

  • 2005

    Skin of Days, Insa Art Space of the Arts Council Korea, Seoul

  • 2003

    Gallery Mercedes Benz (Selected Exhibition of BBK), Bremen, Germany

  • Gallery Friesen strasse 30, Bremen, Germany

  • 2002

    Gallery Brunnenhof, Bremen, Germany

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017

    Another Way of Telling, Suwon iPpark Museum of Art, Suwon, Korea

  • With Companions, Sejong Museum of Art, Seoul

  • Pool Rising, Art Space Pool, Seoul

  • Dream on Drawing, Zaha Art Museum, Seoul

  • 2016

    Unsettled, Gallery KKC, NewYork

  • Yun-hee Huh "Stove" 2012, The Bottom Line, The Drawing Center, NewYork

  • Inside Drawing, Ilwoo Space, Seoul

  • Mindful Mindless, Soma Museum of Art, Seoul

  • 2015

    Korea Women Artist’s Exhibition, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanjoo, Korea

  • Manau Tupapau>, Moran Museum of Art, Seoul

  • 2014

    Play with Drawing, Ilwoo Art Space, Seoul

  • Inner Voices, Danwon Art Museum, Ansan, Korea

  • Drawings, LIG Art Space, Seoul

Public Art Projects

  • 2007

    Drawings Inspired by Korean War Oral Histories, journal BOL, Documenta12 Magazines, Kassel Germany

  • 2002

    Linie25, Bremen Germany

Grants & Awards

  • 2017

    Award of Seoul Art's High school, Seoul

  • 2015

    Artist Residence Program, International Studio & Curatorial Project(ISCP), New York

  • 2012

    Artist Residence Program, Kultur Palast Wedding International, Berlin

  • 2010

    Iwami International Artist Residency, Tottori, Japan

  • 2009

    Artist Support, Seoul Foundation for Art & Culture, Seoul

  • 2007

    Artist Support, Arts Council Korea, Korea

  • 2004

    Changdong Art Studio, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

  • 2003

    Painting Symposium, Zvartavas castle, Zvartava, Latvia

  • Artist Support, Arts Council Bremen, Bremen, Germany

  • New Young Artist Support, Arts Council Korea, Korea

  • 2002

    Award of University of Arts Bremen, Bremen, Germany