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Bong-Chae Son

ABOUT

Bong-Chae Son – Lightinstallations (Lightboxes)

BIOGRAPHY

1967

  • born in Korea
  • B.F.A. The Dept. of Fine Arts, Chosun University, Gwangju / Korea
  • M.F.A. Pratt Institute, New York / U.S.A

Awards

2010

  • Artist Award, Gwangju Artist 2010, Gwangju / Korea

2006

  • Scholarshipof the Duolun Art Museum, Shanghai / China

2004

  • First scholarship of the Yangsandong Art Studio Gwangju, City Art Museum, Gwangju / Korea

1998

  • First Scholarship Ssamzie Space

1997

  • Grand Prix of the 1. Shinsegae Art Festival

Biennials

2010

  • Erste Nanjing International Contemporary Art Biennial Nanjing / China
  • The director of citizen participation section of 2010 Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju / Korea
  • Busan Biennial Busan / Korea

2008

  • 3. Sevilla Biennial, The Andalusian Centre of Contemporary Art, The Alhambra, Sevilla / Spain

2006

  • 6. Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju / Korea

2004

  • permanent Installation of the Biennial, Gwangju / Korea

1997

  • 2.Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju / Korea


EXHIBITIONS

Solo Shows

2013

  • Light + Nature, Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna / Austria

2012

  • New works, MaxWeberSixFriedrich, München
  • Migrations, Galerie Michael Schultz Berlin

2011

  • Dream of Diaspora, Savina Museum of Art, Seoul / Korea

2010

  • Transparent, Opaque, Andy’s Gallery, Seoul / Korea
  • The Sound of Water and Wind, Beacon Gallery, Seoul / Korea

2009

  • The Invitational Exhibition of a Young Artist of the year, Gwangju City Museum, Gwangju / Korea

2008

  • Light + Building 2008, Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main

2007

  • Invited Exhibition in Commemoration of Opening Korean Cultural Center, Korean, Cultural Center, Shanghai/ China

2006

  • The Light, Duolun Art Museum, Shanghai / China
  • Lost Time, Border, Gallery Ssamzie, Seoul / Korea

2005

  • Shinsegae Gallery, Gwangju / Korea

1998

  • 1st Shinsegae Art Festival Awardees, Incheon, Gwangju / Korea

1996

  • Gallery Johyung, Seoul / Korea

1995

  • Higgins Hall, New York / USA

1994

  • New Gallery, New York / USA

Group Shows

2013

  • Sein oder Nichtsein: Das zeitgenössische Portrait, munich modern/Munich
  • Schwarz – weiß. Einheit und Trennung von Polaritäten, Galerie Martina Kaiser/Cologne

2012

  • Visions of Paradise, Python Gallery, Zurich/Switzerland
  • Expanded Drawing, Casal Solleric, Fundacio Palma Espai d´Art, Palm Mallorca/Spain

2011

  • Bamboo Grove and Wind, Daedam Museum of Art, Damyang / Korea
  • Landscape of Illusion, Shinsegae Centum-City Gallery, Busan / Korea
  • Group Movement – Lets do it, Kumho Gallery, Gwangju / Korea

2010

  • DIGI-FESTA, Biennale Exbition Hall, Gwangju / Korea
  • Light-EXPO, Sang-mu public garden, Gwangju / Korea
  • Ceramic Art & Technology, AT Center Seoul / Korea
  • NEO SENSE-From illusion to Three Dimension(3D), Savina Meseum, Seoul /   Korea

2009

  • Project Part2, Gallery Strenger, Tokyo / Japan
  • MindTopology_The Phases of 2009 Korea, NationalTaiwan Museum, Taijung / Taiwan
  • Mudeung Mnt. Youth Declaration, Gallery D, Gwangju / Korea

2008

  • Sanglok Museum Opening Exhibition, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju / Korea
  • Hyundai Art Center, Ulsan / Korea
  • Asia Toip Gallery Hotel Art-Faira, AHAF, Tokyo / Japan
  • Gwangju City Museum Opening Exhibition, Gallery Light, Seoul / Korea

2007

  • Art & Play Funsters, Hangaram Design Museum, Seoul / Korea
  • Smithsonian Museum, Washington / USA
  • Yeosu International Sculpture Festival, Yeosu ‘Odong’-Island / Korea

2006

  • Shanghai E-Art festival, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai / China

2005

  • Guangzhou Contemporary Art Exhibition, Guangzhou Museum, Guangzhou / China
  • Night Exhibition Opening Exhibition of Kimhae Culture Center, Kimhae / Korea

2004

  • 10 Years Later, Gana Art Center, Seoul / Korea

2003

  • Meeting of Aesthetics and Pureness, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju / Korea

2000

  • Sculpture Amusement Park Exhibition, Sunggok Museum, Seoul / Korea

1999

  • Open Studio Exhibition, Ssamzie Studio, Seoul / Korea
  • The Earth and the Wind, Culture & Art Promotion Center, Seoul / Korea

1998

  • City & Video Exhibition, Seoul City Art Museum, Seoul / Korea
  • Eight Artists Exhibition from Korea and Britain selected as Artists of This Year, Total, Seoul / Korea