Meekyoung Shin b. 1967

Born in 1967, South Korea

Lives and works in London & Seoul

 

EDUCATION

2017

M.A. Royal College of Art, London

1998 

M.F.A. Sculpture, Slade School of Fine Art in University College London, London

1993 

M.A. Sculpture, Seoul National University, Seoul

1990  

B.A. Sculpture, Seoul National University, Seoul

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2020

In the Shadow of Time, Art’ Loft, Leebauwens Gallery, Brussels

2019

Weather, Barakat London, London

2018

Ancient Future, Wooyang Museum of Art, Gyeongju

The Abyss of Time, Arko Art Centre, Seoul

2016

Meekyoung Shin Solo Show, Space K, Gwachun

Cabinet of Curiosities, Hakgojae Gallery, Shanghai

2015

Painting series, Asia House, London

Painting Series, Hada Contemporary, London

2014  

Made in China: An imperial Ming Vase, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol

A Cabinet of Curiosities: Meekyoung Shin, The National Centre of Craft & Design, Lincoln

A Cabinet of Curiosities: Meekyoung Shin @ Belton House, Belton House

Toilet project @ Sketch, Sketch, London

2013  

Written in Soap: A Plinth Project, Taipei MOCA, Taipei

Archetype: Meekyoung Shin, Sumarria lunn Gallery, London

Unfixed: A solo exhibition by Meekyoung Shin, Korean Cultural Centre UK, London

Translation: The Epic Archive, 2013 Korea Artist Prize, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Gwacheon

2012

In between Translation, MOT/Arts, Taipei

Written in Soap: A Plinth Project, Cavendish Square, London

2011  

Translation, Art Club 1563, Seoul

Translation, Haunch of Venison Gallery, London

2009  

Translation, Kukje Gallery, Seoul

Translation, Lefebvre & Fils Gallery, Paris

2008  

Translation, Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul

2007  

Translation, Mongin Art Centre, Seoul

Translation – Moon Jar, Korean Gallery, British Museum, London

2004  

Performance & Show, British Museum, London

2002   

Translation, Tokyo Humanité Gallery, Tokyo  

Translation, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

1995   

Shell, Namu Gallery, Seoul

1994   

Meekyoung Shin, Seokyoung Gallery, Seoul

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020

Korean Eye 2020 Creativity and Daydream, The state Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg / Saatchi Gallery London

Say the Unsayable: 10th Yeosu International Art Festival, Yeosu Expo, Yeosu

Unbreakable: Women in Glass, Fondazione Berengo Art Space, Venice

Inspiration-Iconic Works, National Museum, Stockholm

2019

Start x Roland Mouret, Saatchi Gallery, U.K

Pick Me, Gyeonggi Museum of Morden Art, Ansan

King Sejoing and Music Chiwhapyeong, Presidential Archives, Sejong City

Age of Classics!, LeMusee Saint-Raymond, Toulouse

Welcome, Welcome Centre, Seoul

2018

Material, Cob gallery, London

2017

In Motion: Ceramic Reflections in Contemporary art, Keramic Museum Princessehof, Leeuwarden

Korean eye: Perceptual Trace, Saatchi Gallery, London

Korean’s Spirit, Artveras Contemporary, Geneva

Korea Contemporary Ceramic, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

The emerging and the established, Christie’s, London

2016

Club Monster, Asian Culture Center, Gwangju

Changwon Sculpture Biennale, Sungsan Art Hall, Changwon

As the moon waxes and wanes, MMCA Gwacheon 30 years 1986-2016, MMCA, Gwacheon

La Terre Le Feu L’esprit, Grand Palais, Paris

Please return to Busan Port, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Norway

Ceramique Contemporaine Coreenne, Bernardaud Foundation, Limoges

Korea Tomorrow, Sunggok Museum, Seoul

2015

Rain doesn’t falling for nothing, Kingston College Art& Design, Surrey

‘Have a Good day, Mr. Kim! Michael-Horbach Foundation, Cologne

Probebühne 7, Museen Dahlem, Berlin

How to construct a Time Machine, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes

Prudential Eye Awards, ArtScience Museum, Singapore

2013 

Everyday Life, Asian Art biennale, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taichung 

Art for not making, Summaria Lunn Gallery, London

Glasstress 2013 White Light/ White heat, Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Berengo Centre for Contemporary Art and Glass, Venice

Couriers of Taste, Dason House, Bexley Heritage Trust, Kent

DNA, Daegue City Museum, Daegue

2012   

Fabricated Object, Sumarria Lunn Gallery, London

Recasting the Gods, Sumarria Lunn Gallery, London

Korean Eye, Saatchi Gallery, London

The Diverse Spectrum: 600 years of Korean Ceramics, MASP, San     Paulo

Synopticon-Contemporary Chinoiserie, Plymouth Museum/Saltram House, Plymouth

Material and Energy, Korean Eye, Abu Dhabi

Ceramic Commune, Art Sonje, Seoul

Material Matter, East Wing X, Courtauld Institute, London

As Small As a World and Large as Alone, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

2011   

Material and Energy; Korean Eye, Museum of Art and Design, New York

NyLon, Korea Culture Centre London/Korea Culture Service New York

Poetry of in Clay: Korean Buncheong Ceramics from Leeum, Samsung         Museum of Art, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco

Art to Wear, Plateau Museum, Seoul

Mr. Rabbit in Art World, Gyounggi Art Museum, Ansan

TRA: Edge of Becoming, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice

TEFAF, Maastricht

Convergence, OCI Museum, Seoul

38°N Snow South: Korean Contemporary Art, Charlotte Lund Gallery, Stockholm

2010  

Memories from the Past, LEEUM, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul

Fantastic Ordinary, Saatchi Gallery, London

Present from the Past, Korean Cultural Centre UK, London

Moon is the Oldest Clock, National Museum of Art, Deoksugung, Seoul

The Alchemists, Edel Assanti Project Space, London

2009    

Art & Synesthesia, Seoul City Museum, Seoul

2008   

Art n Play, Hangaram Museum, Seoul

Nanging Triennale, Nanjing Museum, Nanjing

Art in Action, Waterparry House, Oxfordshire

Meme Trackers, Song Zhuang Art Center, Beijing

Good Morning, Mr. Namjun Paik, Korea Cultural Centre in London

Awardees, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

2007  

Beauty, Desire and Evanescence, Space DA, Beijing

Soft Power, Korea Foundation, W Hotel, Seoul

Particules Libres, nouvelle génération d’artistes Coréens en Europe, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

2006 

Looking through Glass, Asia House, London

Softness, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul

On, Cover Up, London

Wunderkammer-Artificial Kingdom, Art and Archaeology in Lincolnshire

2005 

Twenty-One: New Work by Student, Slade School of Fine Art, London

Telltale, Museum of Ehwa University, Seoul

2004  

Gwang-ju Biennale-Korea Express, Gwang-ju

Do Again! Insa Art Center, Seoul

2003  

Chemical Art, Gallery Sagan, Seoul

2002  

Eleven & Eleven-Korea Japan Contemporary Art 2002, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

2001 

Alchemy, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

Detached House, British Embassy, Seoul

The 5th Moran Sculpture Grand Prix, Moran Museum of Art, Masuk

The 5th Galerie BHAK Contest of the Young & Remarkable Artist, Galerie BHAK, Seoul

Soft Outside/Solid Inside-Softness Crossing Over Solidness, POSCO Art Museum, Seoul

1999 

Fin de Siècle, Riverside Studios Gallery, London

1998 

Addressing the Century-100 Years of Art & Fashion, Hayward Gallery, London

Summer Show, Slade School of Fine Art, London

1997 

Korean Young Artist in London, Sacvill Gallery, London

All Changes, Harvey Nichols Department Store (Show Window), London

1994 

The Korean Variation and Aim, Seokyoung Gallery, Seoul

Namu Academy, Namu Gallery, Seoul

The Woman & Reality, 21C Gallery, Seoul

1992  

The Korean Variation and Aim, Duckwon Gallery, Seoul

1990 

The 3rd Space, The 3rd Gallery, Seoul

 

AWARDS

2019

Korean Art Council Fund, Arko, Seoul

2017

Korea Art Council Fund, Arko, Seoul

2016

Seoul Cultural Foundation Fund, Seoul

2015

Prudential Eye Award, Best Emerging Artist Using Sculpture

Research & Development Fund, Art Council England, London

2012  

GFA, Art Council England, London

Korean Art Council Fund, ARKO, Seoul

2001  

The 5thGalerie BHAK Contest of Young & Remarkable Artist, Galerie BAHK, Seoul

1998 

 ACAVA 98, The First Base Award, ACAVA London

1995

 Namu Academy Competition, Namu Gallery, Seoul

1994  

Contemporary Sculpture Competition, Seoul Press Center, Seoul

1993  

Korean Grand Annual Competition, Seoul

 

COMMISSION WORKS

2014

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

2009   

Yongsan Council, Seoul

1999  

Memorial Sculpture for Margaret Powell, Commissioned by Margaret Powell Foundation

 

RESIDENCIES

2019

S[email protected] Keramic Work Centre

2009   

GMOMA, Gyounggi-Do

2004   

West Dean College, West Sussex, England

2002-3 

Ssamzie Artist Residency Program, Seoul

 

COLLECTIONS

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea

Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul

Houston Art Museum, Houston

Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul

Painting Studio, Tokyo

Yongsan Council, Seoul

Mongin Art Centre, Seoul

Seoul City Museum, Seoul

British Art Council, London

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol

Princessehof Museum, Leeuwarden