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Yumi Chung.
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Yumi Chung

1982 Born in Seoul, South Korea
Lives and works in Seoul and London

Education
2012-2014 MFA Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK
2005-2007 MFA Korean painting, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea
2001-2005 BFA Korean painting, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

Grants & Award
2016 Grants_International Residency programme support, Arts Council Korea, South Korea
2016 The Great Artist, finalist, POSCO ART MUSEUM, Seoul, South Korea
2009 SOMA DRAWING CENTER Archive artist, Soma Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
2008 SeMA Young Artist, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

Artist Residency
2018 (Jan~Dec) Artist Residency TEMI, Daejeon, South Korea
2016 (May~June) Kunstnarhuset Messen, Ålvik, Norway
2015 (Jan~Mar) SÍM Residency (The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists), Reykjavík, Iceland
2007~2008 SeMA Nanji Residency, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea (1 year)

Solo exhibitions
2018 White Silence, Gallerymeme, Seoul, South Korea
2015 Silent Memory, Chabah Yelmani Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2014 Attention: 1, Hanmi Gallery, London, UK (supported by Alpha Art Association)
2011 Smile Mask, Hwabong Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
2008 Politeness Lesson, Yooartspace, Seoul, South Korea (supported by Seoul Museum of Art)
2008 The Kind Greetings, Gallery King, Seoul, South Korea

Two persons exhibition
2017 Two perspectives, SeMA NANJI Exhibition Hall, Seoul, South Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions
2018 Preview, Artist Residency TEMI, Daejeon, South Korea
2017 Seoul Art Space Seogyo, Seoul, South Korea
2016 The Great Artist, POSCO Art Museum, Seoul, South Korea
2016 Cocoon 2016, Space K_Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
2016 OPENING NIGHT: PART II, Chabah Yelmani Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2015 Cold Fact, Chosun University Museum of Art, Gwangju, South Korea
2015 SOMA Drawing: Mindful Mindless, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
2015 CELLS 2, The Old Police Station, London, UK
2015 Frames, SÍM Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2014 Vulpes Vulpes Open 2014, Vulpes Vulpes, London, UK
2014 The trouble with painting today, Pump House Gallery, London, UK
2014 Goldsmiths MFA degree show, Ben Pimlott Building, Goldsmiths, London, UK
2014 Mixed Media, Candid Arts Trust, London, UK
2014 Symposium: A Banquet of Korean Contemporary Art, 4482 [SASAPARI], Bargehouse, London, UK
2013 Reflection of Society on Contemporary Art, Telecom Paristech, Paris, France
2013 Interim Show, St James Hatcham Church, Goldsmiths, London, UK
2011 Hey, Art factory, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
2010 Korean Painting Fantasy-Sensuous Reinterpretations of Korean Painting, Seoul Museum of Art Nam Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
2010 Be My Face, KOLON Tower Headquarter, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
2010 With Me & With You, Seoul women’s plaza Space Bom, Seoul, South Korea
2010 Seeing in seeing, Space 15th, Seoul, South Korea
2009 Enjoy with the Comic Art, Hyundai Department store Gallery H, Seoul, South Korea
2009 Complexion, Ssamzie art mart, Seoul, South Korea
2009 Super Hero, Guro arts valley Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
2009 Portrait Sign, Gallery King, Seoul, South Korea
2008 May I smile?, Goyang Oulim Art Museum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
2008 NANJI AIR PROJECT2, Nanji Art Studio, Seoul, South Korea
2008 THE chART, Gana Art Center MIRU_ART PLUS, Seoul, South Korea
2008 THEM, KIMI ART, Seoul, South Korea
2008 Natural relation, Jinsun book cafe, Seoul, South Korea
2008 Suspicious scene, Shinhan Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
2008 New Generation Art Fair, Gallery King, Seoul, South Korea
2007 6th Funny Sculpture & Funny Painting, Gallery SEJUL, Seoul, South Korea
2007 W.A.V.E, Ewha Art Center, Seoul, South Korea
2006 5th Preview, alternative space Team Preview, Seoul, South Korea
2006 KPAM-EPOCH, Hangaram Arts Museum Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, South Korea
2006 Treasure Beyond The Memory, Gallery Indeco, Seoul, South Korea
2005 Uterus, space Achim, Seoul, South Korea
2004 Impudent, ssamzie space 602, Seoul, South Korea
2004 Thick-Skinned, Rooseum Test-Site, Malmö, Sweden

Collections
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
KOLON, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Private Collections (London/UK, Paris/France, Seoul/South Korea)

Publications
2013 Feature Reality bites, Yanghee Shin, Article, February, p.128, Seoul, South Korea
2012 KOREAN EYE 2 - Contemporary Korean Art, SKIRA, P. 100-103, Italy
2010 2010 New Acquisitions, Seoul Museum of Art, P.33, Seoul, South Korea
2010 People and people, Kyunghyang Newspaper, June 26, P.21, Seoul, South Korea
2009 Review, Politeness Lesson -Yumi Chung Solo exhibition, Hyejin Joo, MISULSEGAE, January, P.182, Seoul, South Korea
2008 SeMA YOUNG ARTISTS, Seoul Museum of Art, P.188-195, Seoul, South Korea
2008 NANJI AIR PROJECT2, NANJI ART STUDIO, Seoul Museum of Art, P.162-171, Seoul, South Korea
2008 Voila, no.63, April, p.12-13, Busan, South Korea
2004 Review, Thick-Skinned, Pontus Kyander, ART IN CULTURE, September, P.119, Seoul, South Korea