CHOI JEONG HWA




Born in 1961, Seoul, Korea
1987 B.F.A., College of Fine Arts, Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea
H.  www. choijeonghwa.com  E.  ghaseum@chol.com  


Awards

1986  Second Prize, JoongAng Fine Arts Prize
1987  Grand Prize, JoongAng Fine Arts Prize
1997  Total Fine Art Prize
2005  Ilmin Arts Award, Ilmin Cultural Foundation, Korea
2006  Korea Artist Prize, the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea


Selected solo shows and projects

2022
春夜, Woonkyung Foundation, Seoul, Korea


2021
ART for SDGs: Kitakyushu Art Festival Imagining Our Future, Kitakyushu, Japan
BVLGARI COLORS, Seoul Arts Center Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Gardening, Piknic, Seoul, Korea
Bohosu project, Namhae Dolchanggo, Namhae, Korea
Busan Choryang stream Project, Busan, Korea


2020
SARORISARORIRATTA, Gyeongnam Art Museum, Changwon, Korea.
SARORISARORIRATTA,P21, Seoul, Korea
The Moment of Gieok (Korean Alphabetㄱ), Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea


2019
2019 The Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition of MMCA Korea The Square: part.2, MMCA, Korea
Blooming Matrix, Gyre Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
CHOI JEONG HWA, GOODS AND THINGS, Artspace Gwanggyo, Suwon, Korea, 2019
Roppongi Art Night 2019, Night Journey, Daydream, Tokyo, Japan, 2019
Dandelion, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Cheongju, Korea
Astana Art Show, Nur-sultan, Kazakhstan


2018
Bangkok Art Biennale 2018, Thailand, 2018
MMCA HYUNDAI MOTOR SERIES 2018: CHOIJEONGHWA – Blooming Matrix, Korea, 2018
Forest, Seongbuk Museum of Art, Korea, 2018
Breathing flower, Annecy Paysage, Annecy, France, 2018


2017
Happy happy, Lausanne Olympic Museum, Switzerland, 2017
Micro Macro Cosmos, Eunpyeong Hanok village Public Art Project, 2017
Discordant Harmony,  Inside-Out Art Museum, Beijing, 2017
Creative Waterway, YCC temporary, Yokohama, 2017
Air Air community project, Nara, Japan, 2017
Culture City of East Asia 2017 Kyoto: Asia Corridor Contemporary Art Exhibition,  Japan, 2017
Junk X User's guide, National Folk Museum of Korea, 2017
A joy of spring : Scenery, Blossom and Delicacy, National Folk Museum of Korea, Seoul, 2017
Gather Together, Honolulu Biennale, 2017
齊白石 - Seoul Calligraphy Art Museum, Seoul, 2017


2016
The gateless gate 無門關, An-yang Pavilion, 2016
Happy happy, Pommery, France, 2016
Jikji, The Golden seed, Jikji Korea, 2016
Sea lives, Helsinki Festival, Helsinki, Finland, 2016
Happy together, KIASMA, Helsinki, 2016
Roppongi Art Night, Tokyo, Japan, 2016
MODE & MOMENTS : 100 YEARS OF KOREAN FASHION, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul
Ibaraki Kenpoku Art Festival, Ibaraki, Japan, 2016
Saitama triennale, Saitama, Japan, 2016
Happy Together, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland, 2016
Megacities Asia, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 2016
Yuejin Lantern Festival, Taiwan, 2016


2015
Transformers , MAXXI | Museo nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo, Rome, 2015
RENAISSANCE 2015, Lille3000, Lille, France, 2015
Alchemy, Peninsula hotel, Chicago, United States of America, 2015
,  The brilliant art project - Season 3, Seoul Museum
Three Star Show, indipress gallery, Seoul
L'air des géants à La Villette, Paris, France, 2015
Les Folies de Maubeuge 2015, Cities of Jeumont and of Maubeuge , France, 2015
'ON'-Choi Jeong Hwa Solo Exhibition, Parkview Green, Beijing, China, 2015
With, Onyang Museum, Onyang


2014
The choi. jeong hwaㅡnatural color, multiple flower show, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea
Bulssang, National Theater of Korea, Main Hall 'Hae', Seoul , Seoul
Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale 2014,  Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Busan Biennale 2014, Special Exhibition(Biennale Archive),  Busan Cultural Center Grand Medium Gallery, Busan
Leeum 10th anniversary-Beyond and Between, Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
The birth of taste for the arts- Choe Chi Won, Seoul Calligraphy Art Museum, Seoul
Paengseong Art Camp, Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do


2013
Playground 2013, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
321 Art Community Project, Tainan, Taiwan
Life, Life, Leeahn Gallery, Daegu, Korea
Total Support, Total Museum, Seoul, Korea
Thank You!, Taoyuan Landscape Art Festival, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Breathing Flower, Very Fun Park 2013, Taipei, Taiwan
Whatchamacallit : Things Varying in Form—from Things to Beings, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
KABBALA, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
Present of the Sun, Setouchi Triennale 2013, Shodojima, Japan
Iro Iro Iro, Kunisaki Art Project, Kunisaki, Japan


2012
Love. Sweet. Life., K11, Hong Kong
Peace of Everyone, the MOTHER of DESIGN, Marunouchi HOUSE, Tokyo, Japan
Venue design for World Biennial Forum, Gwangju, Korea
Welcome, Seocheon, Korea
TINA B project, San Salvatore, Prague, Czech Republic
Phantoms of Asia, Civic Center Plaza, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
Wish, Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Festival of the World, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Arsenale 2012, Kyiv Biennale, Kyiv, Ukraine
Perth International Art Festival, Perth, Australia
Jean Prouve X Choi Jeong Hwa, Vitra, Seoul, Korea


2011
Live Live, Kotakinabalu, Malaysia
Lingua franca, St. Moritz Art Masters, St. Moritz, Switzerland
Welcome, Ecoland, Jeju, Korea
Revive, Gwangju, Korea
My Own Private Neon Oasis, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia
Whatchamacallit, Gwangju, Korea
Cosmos, Oulim Art Gallery, Goyang Oulim Nuri Arts Center, Goyang, Korea
The REDCAT Gala, REDCAT, Los Angeles, USA
Happy Together, Pohang Museum, Pohang, Korea


2010
17th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Austria
By Day By Night, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai, China
In the Mood for Love, Aando fine Art, Berlin, Germany
SH Contemporary 10, Shanghai, China
Art HK 10, Hong Kong
Plastic Garden, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Roppongi Art Night, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Kirishima Open-Air Museum 10th 'Workshop’, Kirishima, Japan


2009
Beginning of New Era, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
'Your Bright Future', The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, USA
'Your Bright Future', LACMA, Los Angeles, USA
'Shine a Light', Korea Culture Center, London, UK
'O.K!' Towada Art Center, Towada, Japan


2008
Opening Exhibition, Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Bangkok, Thailand
'Plactic Paradise', Point Ephemere, Paris, France
Arcadia, Château d‘Oiron, Oiron, France
Spring Art Show, Space-C, Seoul, Korea
New Project, Pekin Fine Arts, Beijing, China
The REDCAT Gala, REDCAT, Los Angeles, USA


2007
Peppermint Candy, Santiago, Chile
Welcome, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, UK
Trace Root, Arco, Madrid, Spain
Elastic Taboo: Within the Korean World of Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria
Truth, REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater), Los Angeles, USA


2006
Gwangju Biennale—The First Chapter: Trace Root, Gwangju, Korea
Special Project, Vivocity, Singapore Biennale, Singapore
Believe It or Not, Ilmin Museum, Seoul, Korea
Art& Industry, SCAPE Biennial, Christ Church, New Zealand
Open-Air Exhibition, Middleheim Museum, Antwerp, Belgium
Through the Looking Glass, Asian House, London, UK


2005    
Dressing Ourselves, Milan Triennale, Milan, Italy
Design Edge, Korean Pavilion, Suntec City, Singapore
Seoul: Until Now!, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Secret Beyond the Door, Venice Biennale-Korean Pavilion, Venice, Italy
CP Biennale, CP Center, Jakarta, Indonesia
Roomscape, Ssamziegil Gallery, Seoul, Korea


2004  
Kim Chong-Hak and Choi Jeong Hwa, Garam Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Liverpool Biennial, Lime Station, Liverpool, UK
Happy Happy Project, Kirkby Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Public Communications with GASUM, Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, Australia
This is Not a Love Letter, Korean Cultural Foundation Center, Seoul, Korea
The Tale of Seoul, Korean Cultural Foundation Center, Seoul, Korea
    

2003    
Happiness, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France
Flower Power, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille, France
Yang Gwang Chan Ran, Biz Art Center, Shanghai, China
Virgin Road, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, Korea
Time after Time, Yerba Buena Center for the Art, San Francisco, USA


2002        
Happy Together, Kagoshima Open Air Museum, Kagoshima, Japan
The 8th Baltic Triennial of International Art, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania
Orient. Extreme, Le Lieu Unique, Nantes, France
Korean & Japanese Contemporary Prints Exhibition, Gallery OM, Osaka, Japan
Gwangju Biennale, World Cup Art Soccer Korea and Japan, Gwanju, Korea


2001        
Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama Station, Yokohama, Japan
Lunapark / Contemporary Art from Korea, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany


2000        
Bar Epicurus, Mitsubishi-Jisho Atrium. Hukuoka, Japan
Let's Entertain, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA / Pompidou Center, Paris, France
AIR AIR, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco


1999        
Lord of the Rings, Hasselt Museum, Hasselt, Belgium
Tachigawa Festival, Tachigawa Station, Tokyo, Japan
Hot Air, Grandship Convention and Art Center, Shizuoka, Japan
Slowness Speed, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
Between the Unknown Straits, Korean Culture & Arts Foundation (Arts Council Korea), Seoul, Korea


1998        
Sao Paulo Biennial, Ciccillo Matarazzo Pavilion, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Seamless, De Appel Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Taipei Biennial - Site of Desire, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

    
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