Yun, Suknam

1939 born in Manchuria, China

| Education |
1966~67   Sungkyunkwan University, English Literature, Seoul, Korea
1983~84   Pratt Institute Graphic Center, New York, U.S.A.
          Art Student League, New York, U.S.A.
| Solo Exhibitions |
2023  'The 23rd LEEINSUNG Art Prize Recipient Exhibition《Yun Suknam》,Daegu Art Museum, Daegu
      'Yun Suknam Master Special Exhibition', Busan Annual Market of Art, Busan
2022  'Jeju Female Independence Activist, Jeju Women's History and Culture Exhibition Hall, Jeju
      'Female Independence Activist, Becoming Historic', Chungnam Cultural Center, Cheongju
2021  'A Picture That Makes Me' Dongtan Art Space, Hwasung
      'Women of Resistance, Becoming Historic', SeoulHerstoryHouse, Seoul
      'Women of Resistance, Becoming Historic', Hakgojae gallery, Seoul
2019  'Paint Portrait of Friends', OCI Museum, Seoul
2018  'Yun Suknam', Hakgojae gallery, Seoul
      'Yun Suknam', Haeum museum, Suwon
2017  'Yun Suknam', Leesangwon museum, Chuncheon
      'Yun Suknam 《Green Room》', Street Museum, Seoul
      'A spot of recollections: With or Without Person – YUN Suknam, BONGSAN Cultural Center, Daegu
      'Yun Suknam - Drawing', Zaha Art Museum, Seoul
      'Yun Suknam, 1,025: With or Without Person’, Jungwonnonwon Gallery 2, Jeju
2016  'The Hollow ’, Hakgojae gallery, Sanghai, China
      'Expressions of Contemporary Asian Artist - Special Exhibition by Yun Suknam,
       Tokushima Prefectural Museum of Art, Tokushima, Japan
2015  'Yun Suknam-This is not coincidence but meant to be’,Kamakura Gallery, Kamakura, Japan
      'Yun Suknam - HEART’, Jeju Stone Park Gallery, Jeju
      'SeMA Green : Yun Suknam - HEART’, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
2014  'Yun Suknam - Flowers, Dreaming with Open Eyes', Gildam Seowon Hanzom Art Museum, Seoul
2013  'Yun Suknam -Blue Room', Wood and Brick Corner Gallery, Seoul
      'Yun Suknam, I`m Not a Pine Tree’, Hakgojae gallery, Seoul
2011  'Yun Suknam, Pink Room 5’, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon
2010  ‘Yun Suknam, With or Without Person_282’, Gallery Soo, Seoul
2009  ‘Yun Suknam 108’, Busan Art Center (Kimjaesun Gallery), Busan  
      ‘Yun Suknam 108’ Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul
2008  ‘Yun Suknam, 1,025: With or Without Person’, Arko Art Center, Seoul
2006  ‘Yun, Suknam’, Kim Jaeseon Gallery, Busan
2004  ‘Yun, Suknam’, Youlinhwarang, Busan
2003  ‘To be lengthened’, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul
      ‘Yun, Suknam : To be lengthened’, Kamakura Gallery, Kamakura, Japan
1998  ‘The Seeding of Light’, Kamakura Gallery, Kamakura, Japan
1997  ‘The Seeding of Light’, Chosun Ilbo Gallery / Art Space Seoul / Hakgojae gallery, Seoul
1996  ‘Yun, Suknam’, Kamakura Gallery, Kamakura, Japan
      ‘Yun, Suknam-The Eyes of Mother’, Daegwallyeong Museum, Gangneung
      ‘Yun, Suknam’, Johyun Gallery, Pusan
1993  ‘The Eyes of Mother’, Kumho Art Museum, Seoul
1982  ‘Yun, Suknam’, Fine Arts Center, Seoul

| Selected Group Exhibitions |
2024  'VOGUE LEADERS: 2024 WOMAN NOW', Hwigyumjae, Seoul
      'Sentient Beings', Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul
2023  'The birth of a new woman', Zahamuseum, Seoul
      'The women I drew', Korea Foundation for Women, Seoul
      'Walpurgis Night: Witches from Korea', Sejong Center, Seoul
      'Hello! Pet, another family', Seongnam Cube Art Museum, Seongnam
      'Time States-Contradiction and Accordance', Seoul National University Museum of Art, Seoul
      '10th Anniversary Spring Special Exhibition', Haeum Art Museum, Suwon
2022  'Flowing Moon, Embracing Land', JEJU Biennale,  Jeju
      'Density', Bando Foundation, Hwaseong
      'Grandmothers', Post Territory Ujeongguk, Seoul
      'Omniverse', Museum SAN, Wonju
2021  'The Matriarchy; Women, Utopia, and Narrative', DaeChumu fine Art, Gangrung 
      'Everyone`s Zoo, Seoul Grand Park, Seoul     
      'IMA Picks 2021’, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul
      'ONOOOFF', Busan Museum of Art, Busan
      'Deoksugung Project 2021: Garden of Imagination’, National Museum of Modern
       and Contemporary Art, Korea
      'Likeness and Legacy in Korean Portraiture’, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco
      'Before The Wind', Suwon Ipark Museum of Art, Suwon
      '264, The guest I wanted', Zaha Museum, Seoul
2020  'A Larger Mind', Dasan Gallery of ECC, Ewha Womans University, Seoul
      'Born, A Woman', Suwon Museum of Art, Suwon
      'Beauty of Sculpture',Moran Museum of Art, Namyangju
      'Human Art Festival 2020', Art Museum of Jungmungyu, Ansan
2019  'Locus and Focus', Gyeonggi Museum of Moderen Art, Ansan
      'Symbiotic City_Anyang Public Art Project', Anyang
      'Paper Shock', Yangpyeong Art Museum, YangPyeong
      'Aspect of Korean Modern Sculpture', Seosomun Shrine History Museum, Seoul
      'Korean Modern And Contemporary Drawings', Seoul Olympic Museum of Art
      'Re-classification : The night leads to the night, Suwon IPARK Museum of Art, Suwon
2018  'Portraits of the World: Korea’, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC   
      'This Side of Paradise', Anyang Museum, Anyang
      'Woman`s Art Now', Yangpyeong Art Museum, Yangpyeong
      'Seolmundae, Ask a Great Question',  Jeju Stone Park, Jeju
2017  'Asia Woman Artists', Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju
      'Yunsuknam-Bangjunga-Two Mother', shinsegae gallery, Pusan
2016  'Gongjae, Imagine Gongjae at Nokwoodang', Nokwoodang, haenam
      'Oh Sweet Sweet Sweetness', Multipurpose Art Hall EMU, Seoul
      'Sculptural Turn, Moran Museum, Namyangju
      'Atelier STORY', Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul
      'Town of ends of earth, Beautiful Temple', Mijwang Temple, Haenam
      'Contemporary Representation of Artists', Tokushima Museum, Tokushima, Japan
2015  'Mother, My first Love', Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju
      'The Hours', Artspace HUE, Paju, Korea
      'Korea Tomorrow 2015', Sungkok Museum, Seoul
      'Yunghancunjip', Zaha Art Museum, Seoul
      'Pungru Namdo Art Project', Hangchon Art Museu, Haenam
      'Story of Animal in Museum', Pohang Museum of Steel Art, Pohang
      'Inner Voices', Danwon Art Museum, Ansan
2014  'Retro '86~'88, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul
      'Voyage to Biennale', Busan Biennalle, Busan
      'Burning Down the House', Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
      'Korean Portraiture, Beyond the Memories', Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju
      'Taehwa river Eco Art Festival', Ulsan
      'SeMA Gift', Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
2013  'The Lost Archives', Multipurpose Art Hall EMU, Seoul
      'Haein Art Project 2013, MAUM', Haein Temple, Habchun
      'Yun Suknam & Choi Inho', Ahsh Gallery, Heyri, Gyeonggido
      'The 3th IPAP, SEA OF PEACE',  Incheon Art Platform, Incheon
      'A Soldier’s Tale – 60 Years of Memories, 130 Years of Friendship', London Asia House, London
      'Person Panorama', Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Wanju
      'Stream of contemporary art in Korea IV - Feminism, Gimhae Art Center, Gimhae
      'Wannabe your family members-story of companion animals', Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan
      'Seek & Desire', Gyeongnam Art Museum, Changwon
      'Nature', Curated by Kimjaesun Gallery, Raim Kindergarten, Pusan
2012  'Woman+Body', Kepco Gallery, Seoul / Media Cube 338, Gwangju
      'Sea of Peace',  Inchoen Art Platform, Inchoen
      'Incheon - Terra Galaxia: Liverpool Biennial', Liverpool
      'International Stone Sculpture Project', Iksan, Korea
      'Breath' KCDF gallery, Seoul
      'Women In-Between: Asian Women Artists 1984-2012', Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan
      'beLonging_10Curators&10Futures, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul
      'Here are people', Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon
      'Motherhood_ Mother Images in Korea Art, Mother Images in Asian Art, Ewha Woman
        University Museum, Seoul
      'Korean Art from the Museum Collection_Grand-Narrative Part I', National Museum of Contemporary
       Art Korea, Gwacheon
      'HUMAN 1' Jung Mun Gyu Museum, Ansan
      '2nd Final Exhibition of Residency Artist, Incheon Art Platform, Incheon
2011  'Life·Nature·Art', Amway Gallery, Bundang
      'Chang Chang In Saeng', Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan
      'Nature, Life, Human, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu
      'Sculptor's Drawing', Somamuseum, Seoul
      'Sea of Peace', Inchoen Art Platform, Inchoen
      'Elegance and Grace: Beautiful People of East Asia, Ehwa Woman University Museum, Soeul
      'Informal Argument', Zaha Museum, Seoul
      'Korean Rhapsody-A Montage of History and Memory’, Samsung Museum Of Art Leeum, Soeul
      'Inchoen Landing Operation-Inchoen Art Platform Preview Exhibition’, Inchoen
2010  'Walking mammamia’, Woman`s history Exhibition Hall, Seoul
      'Korean Avant-Garde Drawing 30 years:1970-2000’, Soma Museum of Art, Seoul
      'Spring and Autumn’, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul
      'CAP_Celadon Art Project’, The 38th Gang Jin Celadon Festival, Gang Jin, Korea
      'The masters of Korean Modern and contemporary Art', 63 SKY ART MUSEUM+KOREA UNIVERSITY
       MUSEUM Special Joint Exhibition, 63 SKY ART MUSEUM, Seoul
      'Cross over the yellow line’, Kyounghyang gallery, Seoul
      'ime machine’, Eul gallery, Seoul
      'Strength of Gyeonggi-province’, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan
2009  ‘Mirror Mirror – The Story of People in the Picture’, Children`s Gallery in National
       Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
      ‘Luci & Orange Museum’, Hello Museum, Seoul, Korea
      ‘The Opening Exhibition of the Pusan National University Art Center’, Pusan University, Busan
      ‘Peace Festival Exhibition’, Minjoong Art Association, Jeju Museum of Contemporary Art, Jeju Island
      ‘Begining of New Era’, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gimusa, Seoul
      ‘No. 85 Crane: A History of Mangloo Exhibition’, space+peace, Seoul
      ‘10th Anniversary of Cultural Action’, Bukchon Museum, Seoul
2008  ‘Eonni is back’, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
      ‘Three of the feminists Artists in Korea Special exhibition For 25th anniversary of Korean Women`s
       Development institute’, Korean women`s Development institute, Seoul
      ‘Three feminists artists in Korea Special exhibition’, Dangjin Culture Center, Dangjin                
      ‘2nd anniversary of Space*Peace’, Center for Peace Museum, Seoul
      ’20 Years of the Lee Joong-sup Award, Chosun Ilbo Gallery, Seoul
      ‘Daily Life in Korea’, Queens Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
      ‘How Can This Place be Forgotten Even in Dream-Memorial Exhibition for Park Kyeong-ni’, 
       By National Museum of Contemporary Art, Festival House, Tongyoung, Korea
      ‘Art Singapore, Suntec Singapore, Singapore
      ‘Memorize’, Kim Jae-sun Gallery, Seoul
2007  ‘Gyeonggi, National Highway No.1’, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan
2006  ‘Woman, Work, Art portrayal of woman at work in Korea Art’, Ewha Woman`s university Museum, Seoul
      ‘Spot light 30 women’, Paper Tainer Museum Design House, Seoul
      ‘The Power of Imagination-The 47th Special Exhibition of Korea University Museum’, 
         Korea University Museum, Seoul
2005  ‘Angkor Wat’, Geoje Art Center, Geoje
      ‘Kisaeng- Seoul Oction House Special Exhibition’, Seoul Oction House, Seoul
      ‘People, House, Family’, Jebiwool Museum, Gwacheon
      ‘100 Years of Korean Art’, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon
      ‘Cool & Warm-10th Anniversary Sungkok Art Museum’, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul
2004  ‘The Breath of House’, Ewha Woman`s University, Seoul / Yeongam Pottery Culture Center,
       Yeongam, Korea
      ‘Traveling Art Museum’, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon
      ‘BAHGDAD 551km’, Jebiwool Museum, Gwachoen
      ‘Art with Life’, Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon
      ‘Stillness and Movement’, Seoul Olympic Art Museum, Seoul
      ‘Composition & Center’, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
      ‘The Exhibition of Korean and Germany Woman Artists’, Siegen, Germany
      ‘The 15th Anniversary Exhibition’, Kumho Art Museum, Seoul
      ‘Look and See (Absolutely landscape)’, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul
      ‘The Peace project- For the peace/ Toward the peace’, National Museum of Contemporary Art,
      ‘Feminists visions by 23 Artist exhibition’, Korea Art Museum, Yongin, Korea
      ‘The Blue’, Kamakura Gallery, Kamakura, Japan
      ‘Borderline Cases’, A.R.T. and F.A.A.B presents, Tokyo, Japan       
2003  ‘Hang’, Kamakura Gallery, Kamakura, Japan,
      ‘Whisper of Nature’ JeBiWool Museum, Gwachoen
      ‘Encouraging name, Mother;, Munhwa Ilbo Gallery, Seoul
      ‘Life and Humor of our times’, Deco Plaza of Sejong Museum of Art, Seoul
      ‘The Exhibition of Korean and Germany Woman Artists’, Munhwa Ilbo Gallery, Seoul
      ‘Against for War, Make a Peace’, Alternative Space Pool, Seoul
      ‘What is Sculpture?-Korean Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition’, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
2002  ‘The Opening Ceremony Exhibition’, History of Woman tradition Hall, Seoul
      ‘The Family : Imagination & Creation Exhibition Ⅲ, Kasugai City Library,
        Culture and Art Center, Kasugai, Japan
      ‘Poem and Painting’, Baekdamsa Temple, Inje, Korea
      ‘The 2nd Women`s Art Festival : East Asian Women and Herstories’,
        Women`s History Exhibition Hall of the Seoul Women`s Community Center, Seoul
      ‘The 33th Special Exhibition of Ewha Woman`s University Museum - Another History of Art
       : Representation of Feminity’, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul
      ‘People Art for 20years Exhibition’, Chungju Arts Center, Chungju, Korea
2001  ‘Women's Story of Life 10 People's Exhibition', Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
      'Missing‘, Gwangju Art Museum, Gwangju
      'The Family’, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
2000  ‘Man + Space : Gwangju Biennale 2000‘, Gwangju, Special Millennium Exhibition
        - Koreans by Koreans : Portraits from Prehistory to Modern Times’, Ho-am Art Museum, Seoul
      ‘Earth`s Festival’, Yeongam Pottery Culture Center, Yeongam/Ewha Womans University Museum,Seoul
      ‘Agents of change : 12th Biennale of Sydney 2000’, Art Gallery of New South Wales Art Space, Australia
1999  '99 Women' Art Festival : Patjis on Parade’, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
      ‘The Circumstance of 1990`s’, Ellen Kim Murpy Gallery, Seoul
      ‘Korea+Jala’, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
      ’10 Years of the Lee, Joong-Sup Award, Chosun Ilbo Gallery, Seoul
      ‘Exhibition for 50th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights’, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
      ‘Art, People and Event in the Park’, Youido Park, Seoul
      ‘Facing up to the Reality’, Woong-Jeon Gallery, Seoul
      ‘Art of Kum Gang from 18th Century to 20th Century in Korean Art’, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul
      ‘Self-Portrait of 1999’, Art M&C-Gallery Fusion, Seoul
      ‘The Sculptures in the Theater’, The National Theater of Korea, Seoul
1998  ‘Site of Desire- Taipei Biennial’, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei
      ‘Kim`Outlet Off-Museum: Displacement Replacement’, Kim`Outlet, Sungnam
      ‘Ancient Traditions New Forms Contemporary Art from Korea’, Joseloff Gallery,
       University of Hartford, Hartford
      ‘The Exhibition commemoration building Japanese Military Comfort Women Memorial Hall’,
       The House of Sharing, Gyeonggido Gwangju, Korea
      ‘Nature+Environment+Human :Seoul Olympic 10th Anniversary Sculpture Symposium, Olympic Park,Seoul
1997  ‘Portraits of Our Times-the Father’, Sungkok Museum, Seoul
      'River - Minjoong Art', Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
      'VERSUS Ⅲ', Velan, Torino
      '97 MANIF, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
      '97 Apartment, Gallery Art-Beam, Seoul
1996  ‘Art Basel 27’, Basel, Swiss
      '96 Seoul Art Fair, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
      '96 Korean Art, New Sensation, U.S.A. / Mexico / Sweden
      ‘Exhibition of Environment Art, The 200th Anniversary of Suwon Fortification’, Suwon
      ‘An Aspect of Korean Art in the 1990s, National Museum of Modern Art’, Tokyo
        / National Museum of Art, Osaka
      ‘The Second Triennial Asia-Pacific of Contemporary Art’,
       Brisbane Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane Traditions / Tensions, Asia Society, New York
      ‘Traditions/Tensions’, Asia Society Center, New York, U.S.A.
      ‘Development of Korean Modernism’, Conquest of Modern 1970-1990, Kumho Art Museum, Seoul
      ‘Interpretation of Human’, Gallery Savina, Seoul
      ‘Minjoong Art Exhibition’, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
      ‘The Korean Historical Portraits of 20th Century in Art’, Rho Gallery, Seoul
1995  ‘Venice Biennial Special Exhibition for Korean Contemporary Art : Tiger`s Tail’, Venice
      ‘6 Triennale Kleinplastik : Europa-Ostasien‘, Stuttgart
      'Korea, 100 Self-Portraits-From Yi Dynasty to Contemporary’, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
      ‘Ssak Exhibition’, Sonje Seoul Art Center, Seoul
      ‘Woman, History’, Garam Gallery, Busan
      ‘Korean Art '95 : Quality, Quantity, Sensation’, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon
     ‘Where We Art: 1945-1995’, Seoul Art Center, Seoul
      ‘The Exhibition of Primitivism 1995’, Moran Open-Air Museum, Masuk, Korea
      ‘Korean Women Artists`s Festival 1995’, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
      ‘Korean Modern Art’, Art Museum of Beijing, Beijing
      ‘Korean Sculpture Now’, Jongro Gallery, Seoul
      ‘Looking Mirror in Our Time’, Dong-A Gallery, Seoul
      ‘The Road of Self-Respect’, Kumho Art Museum, Seoul
1994  ‘Technology, Environment & Information’, Expo, Daejon,
      ‘Commemoration for Centennial Dong Hak Revolution’, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
      ‘15 Years of Minjoong Art’, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon
      ‘Women, the Difference and the Power’, Hankook gallery, Seoul
1993  ‘Across the Pacific’, The Queens Museum of Art, New York, U.S.A.  / Kumho Art Museum, Seoul
      ‘Open Show’, Gallery Bhak, Seoul
      ‘The Exhibition for Opening’, Koart Gallery, Seoul
      ‘Peak of Contemporary Korean Art’, Min Art Gallery, Seoul
      ‘HerstoryⅡ’, Batanggol Gallery, Seoul
1992  ‘Women and Reality’, Min Art Gallery, Seoul
1988  ‘Cross Encounter of Woman Liberated Poets and Paintings’, Min Art Gallery, Seoul        
      ‘Women and Reality’, Min Art Gallery, Seoul
1987  ‘Women and Reality’, Min Art Gallery, Seoul
1986  ‘From Half to One’, Min Art Gallery, Seoul
1985  'October Group Show’, Kwanhoon Art Gallery, Seoul

| Public Collections |
Kamakura Gallery, Kamakura, Japan
Geoje Cultural Center, Geoje
Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Korea University Museum, Seoul
National Women's History Exhibition Hall, Gyeonggi-do
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwachoen, Korea
Kumho Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
The site of memory, Namsan Mountain, Seoul
Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, Korea
Tochigi Prefectural Museum of fine Arts, Tochigi, Japan
Tokushima Prefectural Museum, Tokushima, Japan
Dongkuk Steel Mill, Seoul
Mie Prefectural Art Museum, Mie, Japan
Velan Art Association, Torino, Italy
Busan Museum of Art, Busan
Samsung Museum of Art, Leeum, Seoul
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
Start Museum, Shanghai, China
Ssamzie Space, Seoul, Korea
History of Women Tradition Hall Korea, Seoul, Korea
Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
The House of Sharing, Gyeonnigo Gwangju, Korea
Ewha Woman`s University Museum, Seoul, Korea
Cho Hyun Gallery, Busan
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Tate Gallery, UK
Tongyeong City, Korea
Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul
Art Council Korea Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Fukuoka Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
’88 Olympic Park, Seoul, Korea

| Awards |
2022    The 23th LEEINSUNG Art Prize Award, Daegu Art Museum, Korea
2019    National Badge, MoranJang, Korea
2015    The 29th Kumsejung Award, Seoul, Korea
2007    The 4th Goh Jung-hee Award, Seoul, Korea
1997    The Prime Minister Price for Women Development, Seoul, Korea
1996    The 8th Lee Joong-sup Award, Conducted under the Sponsorship of the Chosun Ilbo, Seoul, Korea

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