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2016 — 2018 MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2013 — 2016 MFA, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, South Korea

2006 — 2012 BFA Painting, Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea

Solo Exhibitions / Performances

2024    Before the Last Spike, Art Center Downtown LA, Los Angeles, CA (upcoming)

2019    Tell no lies. Claim no easy victories, Human Resources LA, Los Angeles, CA

2019    I will convince you that I don’t need to convince you, Werkartz, Los Angeles, CA

2018    I Would Rather Be Nowhere, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2017    Words as screaming, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2016    The (Patched) Question, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2015Figurine Out, Vanjiha, Seoul, South Korea

Selected Exhibitions

2024    Watermarks That Seeped Through The Concrete, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (upcoming)

2024    Title to be determined, GOBI, Los Angeles, CA (upcoming)

2024    My shed skin becomes a mask (Two-person exhibition), Art in the Park, Los Angeles, CA (upcoming)

2023    Acts of Healing and Repair, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA

2023    It’s Raining Somewhere, Project Space (Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity), Banff, Alberta, Canada

2023    2023 Open Show, Monte Vista Project, Los Angeles, CA

2021    In Flux, GOBI, Los Angeles, CA

2021    Reunion, 888 N hill St, Los Angeles, CA

2020    Time is Out of Joint, MAK Center The Mackey Apartments, Los Angeles, CA

2019    Workspace Only / No Overnights, Art in the Park, Los Angeles, CA

2019    Augmented Realities: Performance in Real Life, The Reef, Los Angeles, CA

2018    Rattlesnake Bells in the Desert, The Box, Los Angeles, CA

2016    Zeitgeist: -Psychedelic; Blue, Amado Art Space/Lab, Seoul, South Korea


2024    CURATORS AWARD (both the curator and a participating artist), Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

2024    Shortlist of the Hopper Prize, Hopper Prize

2024    Shortlist of the NEW WORK LA Grant, Prospect Art, Los Angeles, CA

2023    Banff Centre Scholarship Fund, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta, Canada

2020    Nominee of Rema Hort Mann Foundation (RHMF)’s 2020 Emerging Artist Grant, Los Angeles, CA

2012    Artist Fellowship, Korean Artists Welfare Foundation, Seoul, South Korea

Residency programs

2024    Crosstown Arts Residency, Memphis, TN (upcoming)

2024    Radio 28 CS, Mexico City, Mexico (upcoming)

2024    Vares Architecture Residency, Valga, Estonia (upcoming)

2024    Ucross Residency, Clearmont, WY (upcoming)

2023    Banff Artist in Residence Spring 2023, Banff, Alberta, Canada

2022    The Residency Project, Pasadena, CA

2019    Otis College of Art and Design Summer Residency,  Los Angeles, CA

2019    Vermont Studio Center residency, Johnson, VT

2018    Werkartz residency, Los Angeles, CA

2018    MASS MoCA’s Summer residency program, North Adams, MA

2018    SAAS-FEE Summer Institute of Art, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA


2024    Watermarks that Seeped Through Concrete, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (upcoming)

2021 — present     Co-founder, MOTOR (Mobile project space:, Los Angeles

2016    Arko Emerging Artists and Curators Workshop, Arko Art Center, Seoul, South Korea

2012 — 2013    Co-founder, Space 1(Artist-run space), Seoul, South Korea


2024    Shortlist page of Hopper Prize (Url:

2023    Margaret Bikman, “New Whatcom Museum exhibit tackles themes of healing and repair, Cascadia Daily News, Nov 15, 2023. (Url:

2022    Interview by GOBI (Url:

2019    Sooyeon Oh, “Reconciliation between personal ego and social self,” Korea Daily, Jan 10, 2019. (Url:

2018    Emma Kamp, “At the CalArts MFA Show, Video Art Delivers Biting Social Critique”, Hyperallergic, June 14, 2018. (Url:

2018    Anushka Jain, “Exhibit allows international artists to bring awareness to East Asian struggles,” Daily Bruin, Sep 27, 2018. (Url:

2016     Sun A Moon, “Zeitgeist: 非-Psychedelic; Blue is the first exhibition of Zeitgeist series based on media theory and generation theory and deals with 'art after the internet' and the generation born in 1980s & 1990s.”, Artrabbit, Jun 10, 2016. (Url:非psychedelic-blue)

2016    Shiu Kwon, “<Zeitgeist: 非-Psychedelic>, Art after ruins”, Jipdanochan, June 2, 2016.(Url:, in Korean)