BIOGRAPHY

Lee Kwang-Ho

Born in 1967, Seoul, Korea
Lives and works in Seoul, Korea

Currently a professor of Western painting at Ewha Womans University, College of arts and design, Seoul, Korea


Education

1999    MFA in printmaking, Department of Fine Arts, Graduate School, Seoul National University, Korea
1994    BFA in Painting, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, Korea


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020   
Lee Kwang Ho, Johyun Gallery, Busan, Korea

2018   
Lee Kwang Ho, Johyun Gallery, Busan, Korea

2014   
Picturing Landscape, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2012   
Caress, Gallery SoSo, Paju, Korea

2011   
Touch, Johyun Gallery, Busan, Korea

2010   
Touch, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2008   
Lee Kwang-Ho, Daegu MBC Gallery M, Daegu, Korea

2006    
Inter-View in Changdong, Changdong Art Studio, Seoul, Korea

2003    
Paintings with Annotations, Hanjeon Plaza Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2002   
The Spy, Gallery Indeco, Seoul, Korea

2001   
Lee Kwang-Ho, Gallery Indeco, Seoul, Korea

1996   
Lee Kwang-Ho, Gallery Boda, Seoul, Korea


Selected Group Exhibitions

2021 
on Flora and Painting, Tongin Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2018    
Botanica, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea

2017             
Friendship: Mentor-Mentee, Hanwon Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Neo-naturalism, Ilwoo Space, Seoul, Korea
The Ordinary Amount of Light and Air, Joy of Arts, Seoul, Korea
With Companions, Sejong Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2016             
Beyond Representation-Encounter with the Hyperreal World, Muan Seungwoo Oh Museum of Art, Muan, Korea
A7, Gallery Imazoo, Seoul, Korea
Being in Nature, Museum San, Wonju, Korea
2016 Alma Mater-2, Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea

2015             
Same Difference, space bm, Seoul, Korea
Realism Interface, Seokdang Museum of Dong-A University, Busan, Korea
Illusion and Fantasy, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Stranger Seen Through Inward Eye, Gallery Lux, Seoul, Korea
Korea Tomorrow 2015, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Seven Signs, Park Soo Keun Museum, Yanggu, Korea
Support SARUBIA 2015, Gallery 3, Seoul, Korea

2014   
Royal Jelly, Gallery Royal, Seoul, Korea

2013    
Trace of Korean Contemporary Art, Museum of Art Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Residing in private places, Atelier Aki, Seoul, Korea
Manifestation, LIG Art Space, Seoul, Korea
AMMA UMMA!, India International Centre, New Delhi, India
Between Representation and Autonomy, Gyeongnam Art Museum, Gyeongnam, Korea
Still Life, CSP111 ARTSPACE, Seoul, Korea
Made in Hands, Gallery SEIN, Seoul, Korea
Dialogue in the moonlight, Johyun Gallery, Busan, Korea
Human, For a while, Culture Factory Osan, Osan, Korea

2012   
Korean Eye, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Chae Yong Sin and Korean Portraits – Ideals and Illusions, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju, Korea
Manner in Korean Paintings, Hite Collection, Seoul, Korea
SHIFT, Johyun Gallery, Busan, Korea
Im/Pulse to See, Gallery 101, Seoul, Korea

2011   
The Seoul Art Exhibition 2011, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Abstract it!, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Deoksugung, Seoul, Korea
Seekers of the Future of Memories, Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Fiction & Nonfiction, Interalia, Seoul, Korea

2010
Instinctively, Gallery SoSo, Paju, Korea
Defense Mechanism, TN Gallery, Beijing, China
Biennale+ one – Why Korea Contemporary art Now, Space zoo, Gwangju, Korea
The Lamp of the East, Atelier Aki, Seoul, Korea & Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai, India
Busan Biennale- Now Asian Artist, Citizen Hall, Busan, Korea
Hyperrealism Painters, Hyundai Arts Center, Ulsan, Korea

2009   
Prague Biennale, Prague, Czech Republic
Non-landscape Landscape, Pocheon Art Valley, Pocheon, Korea

2008   
Reality – Portraits, Zaha Museum, Seoul, Korea
Beyond Definition: still-life, portrait, landscape, Interalia, Seoul, Korea
Fifty- five Contemporary Artists, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea 
Reality in Contemporary Art, Cyart Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2007    
On Painting, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Video Killed the Painting Star, Domus Artium 2002 Salamanca, Spain
Con-terminal, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
A Complex, Sunggok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Where Euclid Walked, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Charge Your Imagination, Gyunggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Korean Reality & Spirit, Cyart Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Window and Light, Insa Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Context & Figure, Daewon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2006    
Selected Artist Exhibition for the III edition of the Castellon County Council International Painting Prize, Castellon, Spain
New Acquisitions, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Figures in Landscape, Gallery the New Gate East, Seoul, Korea
Propose 7, Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea
The Truth of Six Rooms, Savina Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Face of Our Time, Kimhae Arts & Sports Center, Yun Seul Museum of Art, Kimhae, Korea
Joongang Fine Art Prize, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
Angel, Gallery Jung, Seoul, Korea

2005    
Ryu Yong-moon, Lee Kwang-Ho, Gallery Space Sadi, Seoul, Korea
Art & Film, Savina Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Scenery look at the eye, Shinsegae Gallery, Incheon, Korea
Read a diary, Gallery Wooduck, Seoul, Korea
Seoul Print 2005, Gallery Topohaus, Seoul, Korea

2004    
Seam, Gallery Myart, Seoul, Korea

2003    
The Void of Representation, Shinsegae Gallery, Incheon, Korea
Trick, Dongduk Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Family, Shinsegae Gallery, Incheon, Korea

2002   
One Thousand Eyes, One Thousand Ways, Gallery Dukwon, Seoul, Korea
Korea Young Artists Biennale 2002, Gallery of Daegu Culture Center, Daegu, Korea
The Mystery, Savina Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Songeun Art Grand Prix, Gongpyeong Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Visual & Figure, Shinsegae Gallery, Incheon, Korea

2001    
Young Creation - Seeing, Being Seen, Gallery of Sejong Culture Center, Seoul, Korea

2000   
Paintings for Nurturing the Intelligence, Gallery Sabina, Seoul, Korea
Convergence and Divergence, Shinsegye Gallery, Incheon, Korea

1999   
Painting / Picture, Gallery Dukwon, Seoul, Korea
The Exhibition of Rhu, Lee, Kim, Gallery Seonam, Seoul, Korea
M.F.A. Exhibition, S.N.U. Museum, Seoul, Korea

1998   
The Art of Painting, Gallery Dukwon, Seoul, Korea

1997   
Inter-View, Gallery Dukwon, Seoul, Korea
300 Spaces, Gallery Youn, Seoul, Korea
The Political Survival of Artists, Gallery Boda, Seoul, Korea
S.N.U. & Tokyo Nat'l Univ. Joint Print Exhibition, Tokyo National University, Tokyo, Japan

1996   
The Language of Print Exhibition, Gallery Boda, Seoul, Korea
D-22 / Politics outside of Politics, Gallery Boda, Seoul, Korea
Tomorrow's Print Exhibition, Gallery Dansung, Seoul, Korea
S.N.U. & Tokyo Nat'l Univ. Joint Print Exhibition, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

1995   
Contemporary Korean Print Competition, Dongbang Plaza Gallery, Seoul, Korea
S.N.U. & Tokyo Nat'l Univ. Joint Drawing Exhibition, Tokyo National University, Japan

1994   
Convergence and Divergence, Citizen Hall, Incheon, Korea


Selected Awards

2006             
Selected Artists for the 3rd International Painting Prize of the Castellon County Council, Spain
Award of Excellence, Joongang Fine Art Prize, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

2005-6  
International Artist Studio Program, National Changdong Art Studio, Korea

2003   
Korean Culture and Arts Foundation fellowship, Seoul, Korea

1995   
Award of Excellence, Contemporary Korean Print Competition, Seoul, Korea


Selected Public and Private Collections

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Art Bank, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Government Art Bank, Gwacheon, Korea
Government Art Bank, Seoul, Korea
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Gyunggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea



EXHIBITIONS

그림 풍경 Picturing Landscape
Dec 16, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015

Touch
Apr 15, 2010 - May 16, 2010

Group Show Part 1 : On Painting
Jan 10, 2007 - Jan 31, 2007

ARTWORKS

Cactus No.18
2008
Oil on canvas
130 x 80 cm

Cactus No.16
2008
Oil on canvas
100 x 100 cm

Cactus No.11
2007
Oil on canvas
193 x 130 cm

Cactus No.17
2008
Oil on canvas
130 x 97 cm

Cactus No.46
2010
oil on canvas
100 x 80 cm

Cactus No.37
2009
oil on canvas
227.3 x 181.8 cm

Sobaeksan
2010
oil on canvas
120 x 100 cm

Daekwanryung
2009
oil on canvas
72 x 130 cm

Kanghwado
2010
oil on canvas
130.3 x 162.1 cm

Cactus No.40
2009
oil on canvas
193.9 x 130.3 cm

Cactus No.30
2008
oil on canvas
259.1 x 181.8 cm

Cactus No.47
2010
Oil on canvas
250 x 300 cm
Lee Kwang-Ho, Courtesy Kukje Gallery

Lee Jae-Eun & Choo Seung-Yeon
2006
Oil on canvas
60.6 * 80.3 cm

Lee Jae-Bong
2006
Oil on canvas
60.6 * 80.3 cm

Kum Jung-Sook
2006
Oil on canvas
60.6 * 80.3 cm


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