Sijae Byun bio

1976 Born Seoul, Korea

Education

2008-2011 Kookmin University/Gachon University, Seoul, Korea
Fine Arts Department: Adjunct Professor
2005-2007 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, USA
M.F.A. Program, Fine Arts
2002-2004 Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea
Fine Arts Department, Administration Assistant and Teaching Assistant
2002-2004 Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea
Graduate School of Total Arts, M.F.A., The New Form in Visual Arts
1998-2002 Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea
School of Fine Arts, College of Arts, B.F.A., Painting

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Vaginascope, Tally Beck Contemporary, New York, NY, USA
Circulation-Respiration, Korean Embassy Culture Center, Washington, DC, USA
2011 Co-habit, Seo Kyo Art Center, Seoul, Korea
2010 Demoli-Creation, Gallery Chosun, Seoul, Korea
The Village, Gasan Gallery, Sungnam, Korea
2008 The Solo Show, Duru Art Space, Seoul, Korea
2007 Tentacle House, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC, USA
2004 Oxygen Container, Gallery Chang, Seoul, Korea

Group Exhibitions

2013 Strictly Painting 9, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, Virginia, USA
(e)merge art fair, Capital Skyline Hotel, Washington, DC, USA
Co-habitation, Artisphere, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Social Construction, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Nostalgia Structures, Gateway Arts Center at Brentwood, Brentwood, Maryland, USA
2012 Machines for Living, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Blurring Boundaries, Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, Virginia, USA
US Embassy Show, Embassy of the United States, Seoul, Korea
(e)merge art fair, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington, DC, USA
2011 Curator Project, HOMA, Seoul, Korea
KIAF11, COEX Hall, Seoul, Korea
Relazione fra città e natura, Piazza della Repubblica, Lecce, Italy
Uplode, Art Space Loo, Seoul, Korea
Media Archive Project, Insa Art Space, Seoul, Korea
Love Kookmin 65, Kookmin Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Coexistence and Epigyny, Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea
2010 Old House Project, Space Can, Seoul, Korea
ASYAF, Sung Shin Women’s University, Seoul, Korea
Seogyo Sixty 2010, The Imaginary Archive, Sang Sang Madang, Seoul, Korea
I LUV MYSELF, Insa Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Hwan Sang Dong Hwa, Seoul City Museum, Seoul, Korea
INDAF, Tomorrow City Song Do, Incheon, Korea
Five x Seven, Arthouse, Austin, Texas, USA
2009 A Celebration of Freedom in America, MOCA, Washington, DC, USA
Tolerance in Art, Kookmin Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Rice Cooker Man & Code Woman, Casa Bonita, Seoul, Korea
Narrative Play, Ho Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Open Showcase, Embracing the City of Seoul, Total Museum, Seoul, Korea
2008 AIM 28, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY, USA
Five x Seven, Arthouse, Austin, Texas, USA
ArtHarlem, Casa Frela Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Creating, Eating and Playing, Song Won Artcenter, Seoul, Korea
Window Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Spring Brush Exhibition, Pen and Brush, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Crest Art Show, Crest Hardware Store, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Paper Work, b.j. spoke gallery, Huntington, NY, USA
Art is Now, Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea
Rainbow Project, Young Eun Museum, Korea
Breathing Namsan, Breathing Seoul, Sung Yui Women’s College, Korea
2007 H.O.A.S.T., Harlem Open Studio, New York, NY, USA
Video Art in the Age of the Internet, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY, USA
Road Show, Arthur Roger Project Space, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Road Show, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Road Show, Boots Contemporary Arts Space, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Five x Seven, Arthouse, Austin, Texas, USA
All Tomorrow’s Parties, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2006 Resfest, Yeonsei University, Seoul
Connected, Art Center Nabi, Seoul, Korea
The 1st Reno Interdisciplinary Festival of New Media, Reno, Nevada, USA
AAUW Show, New York Design Center, New York, NY, USA
Kinaesthetics, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Dual Scenery, Artcomcenter, New Jersey, USA
IV Juried Show, Galería Galou, Brooklyn, NY, USA
New American Talent: Twenty-First, Arthouse, Austin, Texas, USA
2005 SEFOMA, Ssamzie Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Seoul Exhibition of Young Artists, Seoul City Museum, Seoul, Korea
White Christmas, Music Hall of the Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
2004 Arts and Play, Hangaram Hall of the Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
Review at Home, Kookmin Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Dreaming Butterfly, SK Gallery Nabi, Seoul, Korea
SEMA, Seoul City Museum, Seoul, Korea
Selfish Gene, Nami Island, Korea
2003 Da-Da-Da-Da-Da, Shin Art Museum, Chung-ju, Korea
Decision of Time, Deok Won Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2001 Edged, Kookmin Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Awards & Residencies

2013 Strictly Painting 9 prize winner, McLean, Virginia, USA
2012 Arlington Art Center Visiting Artist, Arlington, Virginia, USA
2011 MIRA Residence Program, Lecce, Italy
Can Serrat Residence Program, Barcelona, Spain
Gyeonggi Culture Foundation Grant, Seoul, Korea
Paradise Culture Foundation Grant, Seoul, Korea
2010 SEMA Seoul City Museum Young Artist Support Program, Seoul, Korea
2009 SOMA Drawing Center Archive 4th Artist, Seoul, Korea
Old House Residence Program, Seoul, Korea
Crossing of Movements Residence Program, Seoul, Korea
2008 AIM 28 Program, Bronx Art Museum, Bronx, NY, USA
b.j. spoke gallery prize winner, Huntington, NY, USA
2007 Redux Artist Residency Program, Charleston, SC, USA
AAUW prize winner, New York, NY, USA
2006 Mobile Asia 2006 prize winner, Seoul, Korea
2005 SEFOMA Young Media Artist, Ssamzie Gallery, Seoul, Korea