CV

  • 1972 Born in Incheon, Korea
  • 1991-1997 B.F.A. College of Fine Art, Seoul National University
  • 2000-2006 Academy of Fine Arts, Münster, Germany, attained Diploma

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2021 Parallel Worlds, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
  • 2019 Tracing Times, Gallery Simon, Seoul, Korea
  • 2016 Vapour Like Fire Light, Gallery Purple, Namyangju, Korea
  • 2014 Shadow Casters, Gellery Simon, Seoul, Korea
  • 2012 MAM Project 017, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2012 Other Selves, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea
  • 2011 Parallel World, Kim Chong Yung Museum, Seoul, Korea
  • 2009 Disappear, Aando Fine Art, Berlin, Germany
  • 2008 Schatten der Helden, Fiebach, Minninger, Cologne, Germany
  • 2007 Reflexion, Galerie Januar, Bochum, Germany
  • 2007 Reflection, DoArt Gallery, Seoul, Window Gallery of Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
  • 2006 Changwon Lee, Gallery Martin van Blerk, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 2004 Petersilienschatten, Weltbekannt e.V. Central Subway Station, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2003 Changwon Lee – Recent Works, Kusseneers Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Group Exhibitions

  • 2022 A Season of Meditation, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
  • 2022 Tea Time & Coffee Break, ASEAN Culture House, Busan, Korea
  • 2022 SeMA Collection: Imaginary Zoo, Gwangjin Foundation for Arts & Culture, Naru Art Center, Seoul, Korea
  • 2022 Tea Time & Coffee Break, Culturetank T5, Seoul, Korea
  • 2021 The War of the Worlds but a siesta, Sueno 339, Seoul, Korea
  • 2021 Pyongpyong-Pangpang, Kimpo Art Village Art Center, Kimpo, Korea
  • 2020 Remix, Pohang Museum of Steel Art, Pohang, Korea
  • 2020 Neverland-Lightland, Busan Museum of Art Children’s Gallery, Busan, Korea
  • 2019 Nature,Life,Human, Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Busan, Korea
  • 2019 Phantom City, Sehwa Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2019 The Collection & D Palace, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
  • 2019 Roadshow 2019: from Shanghai to Chongqing, Korean Cultural Center Shanghai, Shanghai, China
  • 2018 The Veiled Landscape, SeMA, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2018 The Show Must Go On, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2017 Your Hand, My Heart, Gallery Simon, Seoul, Korea
  • 2017 Seoul Museum of Art Selected Works from New Acquisitions, Nam-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2017 Ghost, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
  • 2017 Missing, Seongnam Arts Center Cube Art Museum, Seongnam, Korea
  • 2016 The Illusion of Time, Ilwoo Space, Seoul, Korea
  • 2016 PARADIGM of MEDIA+ART 2016 ICA, Art Center White Block, Paju, Korea
  • 2016 OLD & NEW, Kansong Art Museum, DDP Seoul, Korea
  • 2016 la Durée, Wumin Art Center, Cheongju-si, Korea
  • 2016 Historicode: Scarcity and Supply-The 3rd Nanjing international Art Festival, Baijia Lake Museum, Nanjing, China
  • 2015 International Contemporary Art Project Ulsan 2015, Jung-gu Culture Street, Ulsan, Korea
  • 2015 Accidental Encounter, Buk Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2015 31 Experiments on Light: Intimate Rapture, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea
  • 2014 Liquid Times, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2014 Simon’s friends: 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery Simon, Seoul, Korea
  • 2014 Busan Biennale 2014 Main Exhibition Inhabiting the World, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
  • 2014 Gate Opener, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China
  • 2013 Arrival, Gallery Simon, Seoul, Korea
  • 2013 The Roads of Forking Paths, SeMA NANJ Exhibition Hall, Seoul, Korea
  • 2013 Corea Campanella, Mozart Hall, Hotel Amadeus, Venice, Italy
  • 2013 A Panorama of Figures, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Jeonbuk Wanju, Korea
  • 2013 The Show Must Go On, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore
  • 2013 Roots of Relations, Song Zhuang Art Center, Beijing, China
  • 2012 Festival O! Gwangju Media Art 2012, 5.18 Democracy Square, Gwangju, Korea
  • 2012 Art Flash, COEX, Seoul, Korea
  • 2012 Whose History? Which Strories?, Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi, India
  • 2012 Your Invisible Shadow, Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea
  • 2011 Great Art Exhibition NRW, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 2011 Bad Romanticism, Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea
  • 2010 Pleasure Ground, Lokaal 01, Breda, the Netherlands
  • 2010 Landpartie, Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen, Germany
  • 2010 Present from the Past, Korean Cultural Center UK, London, U.K.
  • 2009 City_net Asia 2009, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2009 Shared. Divided. United, NGBK (Neue Gesellschaft für Bildene Kunst e.V), Berlin, Germany
  • 2009 From Memory-About Knowing and Forgetting, Museum Dr. Guislain, Gent, Belgium
  • 2009 Emerging Korean Artists in the World 2009_ U.S.B, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
  • 2008 Your Mind’s Eye: Digital Spectrum, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2008 Art through Nature, space*c: Coreana Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2007 Asia-Europe Mediations, National Museum in Poznań, Poland
  • 2007 Ida Gerhardi Förderpreis 2007, Städtische Galerie, Lüdenscheid, Germany
  • 2007 Soft Power: Asian Attitude – Himalayas Art Museum (the former Zendai Museum of Modern Art) , Shanghai, China
  • 2006 2006 Förderpreis Ausstellung, AZKM (Ausstellungshalle Zeitgenössische Kunst Münster), Germany
  • 2006 Wider, um, ohne, gegen, durch, für, bis, Kunsthaus Essen, Germany
  • 2006 Made in Korea – Korean Pop Art, Galerie Martine et Thibault de la Châtre, Paris, France
  • 2005 Between Reality and Fiction, Pictura, Dordrecht, the Netherlands
  • 2005 Versteckt, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany
  • 2005 Bauzaun Münster-Arkaden 2005, Project for public space, Münster, Germany
  • 2005 Sein und Schein, Büro für Alleskönnerei, Gütersloh, Germany
  • 2004 58. Bergische Kunstausstellung, Kunstmuseum Solingen, Solingen, Germany
  • 2004 Junge Koreanische Kunst, Museum Hattingen, Germany
  • 2004 LEERE X VISION Coming People, Project organized by MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany
  • 2004 EMPRISE Art Award 2004, NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Düsseldorf, Museum Baden, Solingen, Germany
  • 2003 Kunstakademie MS x 4, Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Germany
  • 2003 R2, Rothenbaumchaussee 173, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2002 AUS BEI MIT NACH VON ZU SEIT, Künstlerhaus, Dortmund, Germany
  • 2002 Umhängen – Meisterschüler in Westfälischen Schlössern 2002, Kunsthaus, Bochold, Germany

Awards and Residency

  • 2016 Gallery Purple Studio Residency, Namyangju-si, Korea
  • 2014 MMCA Residency Goyang, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
  • 2013 SeMA Nanji Residency, Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
  • 2011 The Excellent Art Project, Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation, Korea
  • 2008 Artist Fund for international exchange projects on culture and art, Arts Council Korea
  • 2008 New Artists 2008, monthly art magazine Public Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2007 Emerging Artist Fund, Arts Council Korea
  • 2006 DAAD Prize for outstanding achievements by international students at German universities
  • 2004 Audience Award, 58. Bergische Kunstausstellung, Museum Baden, Solingen, Germany

Public Collections

  • Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
  • Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • Songam Space Center, Gyeonggi-Do, Korea
  • The National Assembly of the Republic Korea, Seoul, Korea

Art fairs

  • 2022 KIAF, Seoul, Korea
  • 2008 Art Cologne, Germany
  • 2007 Art Cologne, “New Talent Förder Koje”, Germany
  • 2004 Art Cologne, Germany