C.V.

Jiyoon Koo (b. 1982, South Korea)
lives and works in Seoul.

EDUCATION
2010
New York University, Studio Art, M.F.A, New York, NY

2007
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Fine Art, B.F.A, Chicago, IL

2006
The Korean National University of Arts, Fine Art, B.F.A, Seoul, Korea

2003
SVA Summer Residency, Sculpture & Installation, New York, NY

EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions
2016
“Heavy Jokes”, Project Space Sarubia, Seoul
2011
“The Ghost on the Back of the Painting”, Gallery 175, Seoul
“But Nothing Happening”, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015
“Face-Scape”, Zaha Museum, Seoul
“Face-Scape”, Baek-Woon Gallery for ETRO Art Prize, Seoul

2014
"Untitled", Window Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
"Spectators", Doosan Gallery, Seoul
"New Hero", Public Art Magazine, Space NEMO, Seoul
"Today's Salon", Common Center, Seoul

2013
“Young Artists of Our Generation”, Haneun Gallery in The Bank of Korea, Seoul

2011
“Clipping Mask”, Online Exhibition, Curated by David J. Merritt

2010
“One and Three Quarters of an Inch” Curated by Peter Clough, St. Cecilia’s Parish, Brooklyn, NY
“Force of Nature”, Horticultural Society of New York, New York, NY
“Subtle Anxiety”, Doosan Gallery, New York, NY
“Thesis Show”, 80 Washington Square East Gallery, New York, NY

2009
“For Real”, The Common Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
“Gracias!”, The Common Gallery, New York University, New York, NY

Curatorial Project
2011
“Ghosting I”, around NYC Ground Zero, NY
"Ghosting II", Suite #1305, The World Center Hotel, NY

Press
2011
New American Paintings, No.92, Northeast Edition
2010
April 18, NYU Steinhardt 2010 MFA Thesis Exhibition by James C.Kao
July 20, Subtle Anxiety, Weekly Outlook Artcards: New York Weekly Update
July 30, Subtle Anxiety, City Life Becomes Art in New Exhibit by Tara Kyle
2006
“11 Young Artists Interview,” Art Magazine “Art in Culture,” Mar. 2006, Seoul, Korea

FELLOWSHIP AND AWARDS
2014
"ETRO Art Prize"
2014
"New Hero", Public Art Magazine
2013
"Young Artist", The Bank of Korea
2010
“Santo Foundation 2010 Top Award Winner”, St. Louis, MO
“A.I.R Gallery Fellowship” 03/2009-08/2011, New York, NY

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Fall/2014~
"Painting", Korean National University of Arts
FAll/09 - Spring/10
“Intro to Painting”, New York University