Chong Gon Byun
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CHONG GON BYUN BIOGRAPHY

Born 1948 in Daegu, South Korea

lives and works in New York, USA

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITION

2019    
Transformation of Reality _Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art _ Kyungki Kwngju, Korea

2015    
Re: Collection _The Page Gallery_ Seoul, Kore

2015    
Invited Solo Show for Seoul Living Design Fair, Sponsored by Hana Bank_ Seoul, Korea

2014    
Draw Back _ KwngJu Museum of Art

2014    
Encounter_Pohang Museum of Art ,Pohang, Korea
Gwanguj Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea

2011    
A LAYER OF THE #1L _ ID ART CENTER / NEW YORK, USA
The Invisible Dog, New York, USA

2009      
The columns gallery, Seoul, Korea

2007      
Gallery Bundo, Deagu, Korea

2006      
2x13 Gallery, New York, USA

2005      
Mediapia Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Galerie Gana Beaubourg, Paris, France
Gallery Korea, Korean Cultural Service, New York, USA

2003       
MBC M Gallery, Daegu, Korea
Sunam Gallery, Busan, Korea
Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2000      
Debec Plaza Gallery, Deagu, Korea
Hudson River Gallery, New York, USA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

 

2019    
Aspect of Korean Contemporary Sculpture _Seosomun History Museum, Seoul, Korea

2018    
Where is our home ? _Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea

2017    
SPACE / WORK _ ID ART CENTER / NEW YORK, USA

2012      
Work/Space, The invisible Dog, New York, USA

2011      
Miami Art fair (Muriel Guippen gallery), New York, USA
Natural Life, human , Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
The World Hyperrealist Painting, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Work/Space ,The invisible Dog, New York, USA

2010      
Chasing 56 The space M, New York, USA
If you See Nothing, Say Something, The invisible Dog, New York, USA
May Flower ,Kwangjoo National Museum, Kwangjoo, Korea
Korean Art Show, Chelsea La.Venue, New York, USA

2009      
Korea Tomorrow, Setec, Seoul, Korea
KIAF, Coex, Seoul, Korea
Korean Hyperrealism Scene,Sungnam art center, Sungnam, Korea
Yes, We are connected, Space world gallery, New York, USA
Faces& Facts ,Sylvia Wald gallery, New York, USA
Paris-L.A-NY Korean cultural center, L.A, USA

2008      
Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York, Pier 92, New York, USA
Confluence of cultures 2 ,Walter wickiser gallery, New York, USA

2007      
Contemporary Korean artist in New York, Seoul Art Center Museum, Seoul, Korea
Incarnation, Hammond Museum, New York, USA
Asian Contemporary Art Fair New York, Pier 92, New York, USA
7’s Korean artist show U.N, New York, USA

2006      
Asian Art Works / Silent auction, Helen Mills Theater, New York, USA
Third Annual Award / Silent auction, AHL Foundation, Inc, New York, USA

2005      
The Artville, 2x13 Gallery, New York, USA
Beyond Acculturation, Stimulus, Responce and Mutual Benefit, Tenri Gallery, New York, USA
Psalmist : The substaee things hoped for, Elga Gallery, New York, USA
Romantically Surreal, Nabi Gallery, New York, USA

2004      
Column I, Art Column, New York, USA

2003      
At the Crossroads, Gallery Korea, New York, USA
Dream & Reality: Korean Art Exhibition to Celebrate 100Years of Korean Immigration to the USA                
International Gallery, Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D.C., USA
Daegu Art Expo 2003, Daegu Convention center, Daegu, Korea

2002      
26 Metro Artist, Parker Gallery, New Jersey, USA
Art Cologne, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Cologne, Germany
Daegu Art Expo 2002, Daegu culture and Arts center, Daegu, Korea
1st Korea International Art Fair, Busan Convention Center, BEXCO, Busan, Korea
Ihatov Japan & Korea Art Festival, Ihatov Museum, Ihatov, Japan
-100 +100, Gallery 24, New York, USA
Expression of Intention, Road Gallery, New York, USA

2001      
Absorption On The Ground 31, Space World Gallery, New York, USA
Illution and Reality ; Hyperrealism Painting in Korea and America, Samsung Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea

 

COLLECTIONS

The Albany Museum of Art _ Albany, Georgia, USA
The Indianapolis Museum of Art _ Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
The Cleveland Museum _ Cleveland, Ohio, USA
The Invisible dog Art Center _ New York, USA
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art_Seoul, Kore
Seoul Museum of Art _Seoul, Korea
Daegu Art Museum_Daegu, Korea
Gwangju Museum of Art_Kwangju, Korea
Pohang Museum of Art _Pohang, Korea
Posco Center _Seoul, Kora
Daelim Museum _Seoul, Korea
Youngeun  Museum of Contemporary Art_ Kyungki Kwangju, Korea
Praum Museum _ Namyangju, Korea
Suwon I-park Museum _Suwon, Korea

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

1st Grand Prize for Dong-A Art Competition