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MeeNa Park
(Korean, 1973)
 
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MeeNa Park
Born in 1973, Seoul, Korea
Lives and works in Seoul, Korea

Education
1999     M.F.A. Painting, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, US
1997     B.F.A. Painting Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, US

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2020    
Why rain drop overlapped blue faces golden bear at the circus?, Audio Visual Pavilion, Seoul, Korea

2019    
Scream, Over the Influence, Hong Kong

2016-7  
MeeNa Park: Artist’s Palette, Gyeongju Arts Center, Gyeongju, Korea

2016    
Scream, Visual Audio Pavillion, Seoul, Korea
MeeNa Park: Artist’s Palette, SeMA Bukseoul Museum, Seoul, Korea

2015    
24 & 36 Grays, Gallery em, Seoul, Korea

2013-4  
Grey & 12, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2012    
Drawings 1998- 2012, Doosan Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Gray Sky, Doosan Gallery, New York, US

2011    
AZ, Gallery em, Seoul, Korea

2010    
BCGKMRY, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2009    
(?_?)(=_+)(+_+), Koreart Center, Busan, Korea

2008    
Blue, Green & Red, Kim Jinhye Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2007    
Home Sweet Home, Project Space Sarubia Dabang, Seoul, Korea

2006    
Black Pen and Blue Sky, Kim Jinhye Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2005    
Scream, One and J. Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2004    
MeeNa Park, Sindoricoh Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2003    
5=1, Gallery Biim, Seoul, Korea

2002    
MeeNa Park, Seoul Auction House, Chungdam, Seoul, Korea

1996    
MeeNa Park, Benson Hall Gallery, Providence, US

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020    
Diving into the Color, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

2019    
SIMPLE 2019: House, Chang Ucchin Museum of Art, Yangju, Korea

2018    
Personally, Wooran Foundation, Seoul, Korea
SSamzie Space 1998-2008-2018: Enfants Terribles, As Ever, Donuimun Museum Village, Seoul, Korea
Flatland, Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Art of Everyday: Object, Museum San, Wonju, Korea

2017    
Red, Sophis Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Floor Plan Cabinet, Visual Audio Pavilion, Seoul, Korea
Tasteview, Tastehouse, Seoul, Korea
Project Dukhoo: Finding Flow, SeMA, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Samramansang, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Korea, Seoul, Korea
City Observation Diary, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Siheung Art Canvas, Ansan, Korea
From Empty Space to Our Life, Suwon Ipark Museum of Art, Suwon, Korea

2016    
December, Visual Audio Pavillion, Seoul, Korea
KPS Photography, Mapo Gallery, Mapo Lifelong Learing Center, Seoul, Korea
Object, Gana Art Untitled, Seoul, Korea
Art Gyeonggi 2016 Start Up, Gyeonggi Creative Economy Innovative Center, Seoul, Korea
Visible Air, Kyung Hee University Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
White, Sophis Gallery, Seoul, Korea
MMCA Gwacheon, 30 Years 1986-2016: As the Moon Waxes and Wanes, National Museum of Modern
and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Big: Kids and Design, Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea
Kyung Hee University 50th Anniversary, Kyung Hee University Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
DNA, Daegu Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

2015-6  
Crossing Plane: Unit, Layer, Nostalgia, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2015    
Project Space Sarubia Fundraising Exhibition, Gallery 3, Seoul, Korea
Visible Air, Kyung Hee University Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Color Study, Savina Museum, Seoul, Korea
Megastudy, Audio Visual Pavilion, Seoul, Korea

2014-5  
Objectology-Design and Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

2014    
The Young and The Restless, Common Center, Seoul, Korea
The Eyes on Painting: Multi-Painting, OIC Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Spectrum Spectrum, Plateau, Seoul, Korea

2013-4  
Emerging of the Space, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea

2013    
Korean Art: Era of Grand Navigation, Busan Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Golden DNA, Ilju&Seonhwa Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2012    
Life A User’s Manual, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea

2011-12
5C5C, Centro Internazionale per L’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Countdown, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea

2011    
Design is Design is Not Design, Gwangju Design Biennale 2011, Gwangju, Korea
Countdown, Seoul Square Media Canvas, Seoul, Korea
Buy One Get One Free, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
5C5C, Sangsangmadang Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Fashion into Art, Plateau, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Paranoid Scene, Interalia Art Company, Seoul, Korea

2010-11
Good Citizen Award, Art Space Pool, Seoul, Korea

2010    
Oblique Strategies, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Works in the Open Air, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
Remind, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Korea
You are Here (In the Form of Dance), Festival Bo:m, Seoul, Korea
Monument to Transformation, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

2009-10
The Power of Color, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art & Ansan Danwon Health Center, Ansan, Korea

2009    
Double Fantasy, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan
Monument to Transformation, City Gallery Prague Municipal Library, Prague, Czech Republic
Pulsating Rhythm, The Heder Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
SSamzie Space The 10th Open Studio Exhibition, SSamzie Space, Seoul, Korea
Rama Lama Ding Dong, Atelier Hermès, Seoul, Korea

2008-9  
Nam Jun Paik Festival: Now Jump, Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin, Korea

2008    
Natural Landscape, SSamzie Art Collection, Paju, Korea
SSamzie Space’s 10th Anniversary, SSamzie Space, Seoul, Korea
B Side, doArt Seoul, Seoul, Korea
MeeNa Park, Shin So-Young, Rho Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Up to the Minute, Korea Art Center, Busan, Korea
MeeNa & Sasa[44] Kukje 080307-080406, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2007    
Five Different Visions, Korea Art Gallery, Busan, Korea
Have You Eaten Yet?-2007 Asian Art Biennial, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
Anyang Public Art Project 2007, Anyang, Korea
Young Artist with SJSJ, You Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
100 Korean Contemporary Artists: 1970-2007, Korea Art Gallery, Busan, Korea
The Horns of a Dilemma, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Drawing Open-End, 2nd Gallery, Korean National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea

2006-7  
Curating Degree Zero, Insa Art Space of the Arts Council of Korea, Seoul, Korea

2006    
Drawn to Drawing, SOMA Drawing Center, Seoul, Korea
MeeNa Park, Tim Evan, and Mike Park, LincArt, San Francisco, US
The Logbook, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Korea
Boy’s Club, LincArt, San Francisco, US
Permanent Collection of Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Korea

2005    
First Peak: Young Artists from Korea, Entenhalle, Zurich, Switzerland
Cosmo Cosmetic, Museum of Coreana, Space C, Seoul, Korea
Word Play, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, US
Seoul: Until Now!, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art 2005 Residency, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Korea
Refrain: Balcan-Okinawa-Korea, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

2004    
Suejin Chung, Steven Gontarski, MeeNa Park, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Packed/Unpacked: 1st SSamzie Collection Exhibition, SSamzie Art Warehouse, Paju, Korea
New Drawing...the line fell off the page, UTS Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Hilchot Shchenim B, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel

2003-4  
Art Spectrum 2003, Samsung Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea

2003   
Fiji Biennale Pavilions, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Energy, Project Space Zip, Seoul, Korea
Shanghai (Anting New Town) Interior Exhibition, Shanghai Everbright Center, Shanghai, China
Yangguang Canlan, Art Sonje, BizArt, Shanghai, China
Family Amusement, Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Comics in Art, Art in Comics, Ewha Woman University Museum, Seoul, Korea
SSamzie Space Open Studio, SSamzie Space, Seoul, Korea
Blythe +, doArt, Seoul, Korea
Emerging IV MeeNa & Sasa[44], SSamzie Space, Seoul, Korea

2002    
Coming to Our House, Darling Art Foundation Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Neo-Painting, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Korea
The Show, Insa Art Space of the Arts Council, Seoul, Korea

2001    
Nakhee Sung, MeeNa Park, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea
Room, Gallery JJ, Seoul, Korea

2000    
Relay Relay, Insa Art Space of the Arts Council, Seoul, Korea

Selected Awards
2012    
Doosan Art Residency, New York, US

2010    
Doosan Yonkang Art Award, Seoul, Korea
International Exhibition Grant: Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Seoul, Korea

2009    
Tokyo Wonder Site: Institute of Contemporary Art and International Cultural Exchange, Tokyo, Japan
International Exchange Residency Program Grant: Arts Council of Korea, Seoul, Korea
International Exhibition Grant: Arts Council of Korea, Seoul, Korea

2005-6  
Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Korea

2005    
‘A Citation for Excellent Teaching’, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea

2004
The Jerusalem Center for the Visual Arts, Jerusalem, Israel
Emerging Artist Fund: Arts Council of Korea, Seoul, Korea
2002-3  
SSamzie Space Residency Program, Seoul, Korea

1997    
The Florence Leif Award: Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, US

Selected Public and Private Collections
Brownstone, ISU Construction corp., Seoul Station, Seoul, Korea
Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Deutsche Bank, Hong Kong
Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Seoul, Korea
Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Ilshin Spinning Co., Ltd., Seoul, Korea
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Korea Pfizer Inc., Seoul, Korea
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
SSamzie Art Warehouse, SSamzie Inc., Seoul, Korea
Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea