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KYUNG JIN KIM

Born in Seoul,  South Korea

Currently lives and works in NY

E-mail  :  duegol@gmail.com

Website: www.kyung-jin.com

Instagram: @kyung_jin_kim

Co-founder of 

Jeju Island Artist Collective

Education

2016 - MFA Sculpture Program in School of Art Institute of Chicago,Chicago, IL, US

2013 - MFA Sculpture in Hong-ik University, Seoul, South Korea

2011 - BFA Sculpture in Hong-ik University, Seoul, South Korea

Exhibitions

2021 Nov - Survival Tools for Artists for the Age of Ultra Anxiety, Jeju Island Artist Collective, Curatorial Project Sponsored by Flux Factory, Plaxall Gallery, Queens, NY Link

2021 Oct -  Radical Self Care for the Age of Ultra Anxiety Part1, Bliss on Bliss Artist Project, (Jeju Island Artist CollectiveLink

2019 Jul - POWER PLAY : Rubin Museum Annual Block Party, NY, US 

2019 May - DYNAMIS, RU Exhibition, Equity Gallery, NY, US 

2019 Mar - Sculpture Space Residency, Works in Progress/ Open Studio, Utica, NY, US

2018 Sep - Governors Island Art Fair, 4heads, NY, US 

2018 Feb - 'Nothing Personal', Solo Exhibition, Flux Factory Gallery, NY, US

2017 Oct - ‘TRANSFORMATION 2017’ , RE:ARTISTE Juried Exhibition, Gallery MC, NY, US

2017 Sep - ‘Traversing Boundaries - Call for Artists 2017’ by the Korean Cultural Center,

Gallery Korea, New York, NY, US

2017 Jun - ‘MASS MoCA Residency Open Studios',’ ,MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA, US

2017 Feb - ‘Transcendence’ , Carrie able Gallery Open Call for Artist 2017, Brooklyn, NY, US

2016 Nov - ‘Vermont Studio Center Open Studio’ , Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, US

2016 Apr - ‘SAIC MFA Thesis Show’ , Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL, US

2012 Dec - ‘Looking through Ideas’ ,directed by Young baek Jeon (Editor of the Journal of Visual Culture), HOMA(Hongik Museum of Art), Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea

2012 Sep - ‘Archive-on-going’ , Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

2012 Aug - ‘Lubrication’ , KOSA art space, Seoul, South Korea

2012 Apr - ‘Dongbang-yogoe, Best of Best’ , CHUNGMU Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2011 Oct - ‘SWICH’ , Red Brick Gallery, University of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea

Awards, Grants & Residencies

2021 Sep - New York Corp Artist Fund, 2021 (Jeju Island Artist Collective) Link

2021 July - Queens Council on the Arts : 2021 Art Access Grant (Jeju Island Artist Collective), Link

2019 Jul - NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, category of Architecture/Environmental Structures/ Design, Link

2019 Apr - RU Residency program, NewYork, NY, US (Apr - Jun 2019)

2019 Feb - Sculpture Space Residency program, Utica, NY, US (Feb - Mar 2019) Link

2018 Sep - Governors Island Art Fair, 4heads, NY, US, Link

2017 Oct - RE:ARTISTE Juried Exhibition Finalist, NY, US. Link

2017 Mar - Flux Factory Residency Program (Aug - 2018 Jan), Long Island City, NY, US. Link

2017 Feb - MASS MoCA Residency Program (May -June), North Adams, MA, US

2017 Feb - Korean Cultural Center NY Call for Artists 2017 Finalist, Gallery Korea, NY, US

2017 Jan - Carrie able Gallery Open Call for Artist 2017 Finalist, Brooklyn, NY,

2016 Oct - Vermont Studio Center Residency, VT, US

2016 Aug - ACRE Residency, WI, US

2016 Mar - Vermont Studio Center 2016 Full Fellowship, VT, US

2012 Feb - Dongbang-yogoe project Best21 selected Artists, art IN CULTURE (Korean art magazine), South Korea.Link

2010 Sep - Scholarship from Seosan City, Public sculpture in Seosan National Lake Park,

Seosan, South Korea
 

Curatorial Projects & Programs - Jeju Island Artist Collective

2021 Nov - Survival Tools for Artists for the Age of Ultra Anxiety, Curatorial Project Sponsored by Flux Factory, Plaxall Gallery, Queens, NY Link

2021 November 13th - “The spatial politics of control: social sculpture as a strategy of negotiation and resistance” Workshop by Claire Chambless

Artist Talk with Claire ChamblessMatthew GarrisonNicki Cherry

2021 November 14th - Artist Talk (online) with Esteban AgosinJ. TriangularKimberly LyleMark RiceNoa Yekutieli 

2021 November 19th - Artist Talk with Amy Fung-yi LeeKeun-Young ParkSana Musasama and Stacy BogdonoffSiSi Chen, and Pauline Galiana 

2021 November 20th - Finding Poetry Workshop by Will Kaplan 

Artist talk with Joseph MorrisKim SandraWieteke HeldensWill Kaplan, and Daniel Mantilla 

2021 November 21st (online) - “Breathed poems for the camera” Workshop / Pedagogical laboratory by J. Triangular

Collaborations

2021 Oct -  Radical Self Care for the Age of Ultra Anxiety Part1, Bliss on Bliss Artist Project, (Jeju Island Artist CollectiveLink

2018 Jun - ‘One Spa in a Time’, a collaboration work with Springboard Collective, Flux Factory

Gallery, NY, US. Link

2017 Dec - ‘One Word at a Time’, a collaboration work with Stephen Mcleod during the flux

Auction 2017, Voice recognition Google random image search green screen photo booth.

Plaxall Gallery, NY, US. Link

 

Media, Publication

 

2019 Jul - POWER PLAY : Rubin Museum Annual Block Party, NY, US, Link

2019 Jul - NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship, category of Architecture/Environmental Structures/ Design, Link

2018 Sep - the Gothamist, 'Old Governors Island Houses Now Filled With Strange Creations For 11th Annual Art Fair', by Scott Lynch, Link 

2018 Aug - Governors Island Art Fair, 4heads, NY, US, Link

2018 Jun - 'One Spa on a Time'

The New York Times, ‘Coming up Today’, Link

NBC New York, ‘Free Pop-Up Spa Opens in Long Island City’, Link

Metro, Link

2018 Apr - Documentation of the show ‘Nothing Personal’ by a film artist Jamie Iglehart. Link

2018 Feb - 'Nothing Personal', Solo Exhibition, Flux Factory Gallery, NY, US. Link

2018 Feb - 'Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with Ariel Yelen' Flux Factory Gallery, NY, US. Link

2017 Oct - RE:ARTISTE-Magazine review, ‘IMMERSIVE ART BY KYUNG-JIN KIM’. Link

2017 Sep - ‘Traversing Boundaries - KCCNY Call for Artists 2017’, Gallery Korea, NY, US. Link

2017 May - ‘TBI’ Project, (Sometimes we have to block out the sun to see better what is here) 

iBooks, Publisher : Haechang Sun (Coordinator at GA Design and Sourcing, independent art book publisher). Link

2012 Dec - ‘Looking through Ideas’ review, Han-na Choi

2012 Mar - art IN CULTURE (Korean art magazine), article of interview by Artist Hee-young Kim

Link

2012 Mar - art IN CULTURE Magazine exhibition review, Won-seok Go (Curator of ARCO Museum), p188

2012 Feb - art IN CULTURE Magazine review, Seung-yean Jang (Chief editor of art IN CULTURE magazine), p84

Talk & Workshop

2021 Sep - Artist talk at CUNY Hunter College, hosted by Professor Jeffrey Mongrain,

Class : Sculptural Methods MFA Class Fall 2021 

2020 Nov- Artist talk at Hong-ik University via Zoom, hosted by Kyoungho Ko, Professor at Hong-ik University, South Korea
2019 Sep - JH Art Talks, hosted by Linda Ganjian, Espresso 77 café/gallery, NY, US, Link

2018 Feb - 'Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with Ariel Yelen' Flux Factory Gallery, NY, US. Link

2017 Mar - Artist Talk, Kyungjin Kim and Rola Zyada, Carrie able Gallery, NY, US

2015 Fall - MFA Lecture Series, School of the Arts Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US

2015 Spring - MFA Lecture Series, School of the Arts Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US

Experience

2021 Aug ~ present - CUNY Hunter College, Position : College Assistant  

2019 Apr ~ present - Ashcan Studio of Art | Art Portfolio School in NYC, Position :Instructor

2015 Sep - Teaching Assistant : Fall 2015 Mold Making and Casting, Sculpture department

Instructor : Stephen Reber, School of Art Institute of Chicago, IL, US

2008~10 - Studio Assistant : Artist Osang Gwon, Seoul, South Korea