Seoul, b.1988

Mijung Lee

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Mijung Lee transforms her paintings into touchable objects by creating a sculptural sense on a canvas. As a painter, Lee produces images which are converted into three-dimensional objects, thus creating a flexible scene which can be interpreted in various situations in a physical space. Through her activities, Lee mainly focuses on expanding the meaning of each image and performing various roles that can be applied according to the situation.

Selected solo exhibitions include Art Delight (2018), Gallery KunstDoc (2014), OCI Museum (2013). Lee had a residency with the Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts in Taipei in 2017 and selected as OCI YOUNG CREATIVES in 2013. Her work is in the permanent collection of Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, OCI Museum, Seoul, among...

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Biography

Mijung Lee transforms her paintings into touchable objects by creating a sculptural sense on a canvas. As a painter, Lee produces images which are converted into three-dimensional objects, thus creating a flexible scene which can be interpreted in various situations in a physical space. Through her activities, Lee mainly focuses on expanding the meaning of each image and performing various roles that can be applied according to the situation.

Selected solo exhibitions include Art Delight (2018), Gallery KunstDoc (2014), OCI Museum (2013). Lee had a residency with the Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts in Taipei in 2017 and selected as OCI YOUNG CREATIVES in 2013. Her work is in the permanent collection of Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, OCI Museum, Seoul, among other institutions.

Artworks

10

Over the window, 2018

RELATED CATEGORIES

Acrylic on wood / Everyday Objects / Furniture / Imitation and Representation / Interior / Objects / Painting / Real and Unreal / Scene / Sculpture / Self-Interior / Space / Stage / Transformation / Wood

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 2011

    BFA, Ceramic & Glass, Hongik University, Seoul

  • BFA, Department of Painting, Fine Arts, Hongik University, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    The Gold Terrace, Art Delight, Seoul

  • 2017

    IF THERE IS NO WIND, ROW, Artspace Hue, Paju, Korea

  • 2014

    Pink Noise, Gallery KunstDoc, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Aesop’s Humor, art museum VERSI, Yongin, Korea

  • Still there, Still here, Mullae artspace, Seoul

  • mom mom mom, Instant roof, Seoul

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Education

  • 2011

    BFA, Ceramic & Glass, Hongik University, Seoul

  • BFA, Department of Painting, Fine Arts, Hongik University, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018

    The Gold Terrace, Art Delight, Seoul

  • 2017

    IF THERE IS NO WIND, ROW, Artspace Hue, Paju, Korea

  • 2014

    Pink Noise, Gallery KunstDoc, Seoul

  • 2013

    Consolation is SELF-service, OCI Museum, Seoul

  • 2012

    Red Complex, Gallery Art Sagan, Seoul

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Aesop’s Humor, art museum VERSI, Yongin, Korea

  • Still there, Still here, Mullae artspace, Seoul

  • mom mom mom, Instant roof, Seoul

  • IN_D_EX, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

  • 2016

    Artist and a ladder designer, Chuncheon, Korea

  • Fattening Exhibition, Space 291, Seoul

  • 2015

    The Hours, Art space Hue, Paju, Korea

  • Flat storage, Take-out drawing, Seoul

  • Older man, Girl, Ppodeudeuk, Instant roof, Seoul

  • A LONER’S GUIDE, Common Center, Seoul

  • Young Revolution, Gallery huue, Singapore

  • 2014

    Memories of Rental, Giwa house, Seoul

  • Sex + Guilty Pleasure, Amado Art Space, Seoul

  • FORWARD BEAUTY, Amway Museum, Seongnam, Korea

  • 2013

    Korea tomorrow 2013, Hangaram Art Museumm, Seoul

  • 2012

    Mr. Hongjecheon’s record of experience, Seoul Art Space HONGEUN, Seoul

  • 2010

    Shoot to tomorrow, Alternative space Chungjeonggak, Seoul

  • 2008

    Illhyun Travel Grant 2008, Illhyun Meseum, Yangyang, Korea

Publications

  • 2018

    The Gold Terrace, Art Delight, Seoul

  • mom mom mom, Instant roof, Seoul

Grants & Awards

  • 2018

    Artist Support Program, Seoul Foundation for Art and Culture, Seoul

  • 2017

    Artist Residency, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei

  • 2013

    Selected as OCI Young Creatives, OCI Museum, Seoul

  • Insa Art Space Artist Workshop, Arko Museum, Seoul

Collections

  • Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei

  • Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

  • OCI Museum, Seoul

Projects

  • 2018

    Soshoroom : the storage-room, Soshoroom, Seoul

  • 2015

    Baton-touch, Archive Bomm, Seoul

  • Goods 2015, Sejong Center, Seoul

  • 2014

    Memories of Rental, Giwa house, Seoul

  • 2012

    Hongjaecheon project, Seoul Art Space HONGEUN, Seoul