BIO

Jihyun Im majored in Printmaking and Visual Communication Design in Seoul, and Painting and Sculpture in Paris.

Based on inquiries into "seeing and gazing", her works consist mainly of monotone paintings and drawings, and three-dimensional works using books as materials. A book is considered a single unit, and multiple books are arranged to make various combinations of black and white gradation.

 

 

EDUCATION

2005   Diplôme in Painting/ Sculpture, L’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France

2000   B.F.A. in Printmaking/ Visual Communication Design, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea 

 

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS

2018   Art Support Program Grant, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Korea 

2011   Soma Drawing Center Archive Artist, Seoul, Korea    

2008 - 2010   7th long-term Artist in the Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeonggi, Korea    

2003 - 2004   Artist in Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, Paris, France

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018   GREY GROUND, Gallery Banditrazos, Seoul, Korea

           GREY GROUND, Seongbuk Young Art Space, Seoul, Korea

2015   Blind Spot Forest, Seoul, Korea

2010   IF YOU WERE AN illusion, Gallery Min, Seoul, Korea

2009   Tra-la-la, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeonggi, Korea

2008   Arachne, Gallery I, Seoul, Korea

2004   La Chambre, Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, Paris, France

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS / PROJECTS

2019   LOVE & RESPECT, AK Gallery, Suwon, Korea

2018   Unlimited Edition 10  Seoul Art Book Fair 2018, Buk Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea 

           TasteView, Tastehouse, Seoul

2015   Black Forest, Vanziha, Seoul, Korea    

           Mindful Mindless, Soma Drawing Center, Seoul, Korea

           Atelier54 Drawing, PaikHaeYoung Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2013   House of Arts, PaikHaeYoung Gallery, Seoul, Korea 

           The passage of the time, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeonggi, Korea

2012   ITAISM, PaikHaeYoung Gallery, Seoul, Korea    

2010   Matching Point, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeonggi, Korea 

           REMIND, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeonggi, Korea 

           A Wish for Haiti & Chile, Gallery Bandi Trazos, Seoul, Korea

2008   Preview&Review, Team Preview, Seoul, Korea 

2005 – 1997    Hype Gallery Photo, Arles, France, 05. Hype Gallery, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France, 04. Voir/Lire (Published Matter), Citéculture no.9, Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, Paris, France, 04. Grands projets de L'ENSAD, L'ENSAD, Marie d'ivry, France, 03. Le paysage et l'eau, Biennale d'art contemporain d'Enghien-les-Bains, Enghien-les-Bains, France, 02. The Mask (Performance), SAL BAR, Seoul, Korea, 99. 300 spaces, SeoNam Museum/ Dam Gallery, Seoul, Korea, 97. Feminin Feminism, 21th Gallery, Seoul, Korea, 97. 

 

PUBLISHED MATTERS

2018   70 GREY MOONS, Seoul, Korea

2017   PRACTICE OF GREY, Seoul, Korea

2016   JE VOIS, Seoul, Korea 

 

COLLECTIONS

Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeonggi, Korea

 

LECTURES

2013 - 2010   Lecture in Hongik University <Drawing> <Painting>, Seoul, Korea

2013 - 2009   Lecture in Changwon National University <Drawing> <Painting>, Changwon, Korea

2012 - 2008   Lecture in Dongseo University <Drawing> <Conception & Expression>, Busan, Korea