Hyojun AT BAR
Hyun received his BFA in Painting in 2009 from the Hong-Ik University, Seoul, followed by Master of Fine Art from the Glasgow School of Art in 2012 in the UK. He participated as a researcher at the Jan Van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, Netherlands from 2013 to 2014. Hyun was selected for Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4's New Sensation (2012), Griffin Art Prize (2012), Bank of Scotland Awards for Scottish Landscape Painting (2013), and got a Visitors Choice Winner for the Marmite Prize for Painting IV (2013-2014) after touring exhibitions in the UK. He was also selected for Kunstpreis des HAUS am KLEISTPARK (2015) in Berlin. Hyun was awarded to practice his research Modern Ruins at the Jan Van Eyck Academie (2013-2014), selected as a guest artist at Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder (2016) in Norway and got a fellowship by Mecklenburgisches Künstlerhaus Schloss Plüschow (2016) in Germany. His solo shows include Anonymous Leftovers (2014) at Jan Van Eyck Academie; Strange Days (2015) at House of Egorn, Berlin; Line, Surface and Rhythm (2016) at BABEL, Trondheim; Colours and Papers: A Flower with Arm (2018) at Galerie Prám, Prague. He also participated in various group exhibitions in Germany, Korea, the Netherlands and the UK.
Dates of residency: May - June 2019
Hometown: South Korea
Lives and works: Berlin - Seoul
Education: 2012 Master of Fine Art, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK
2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, Hong-Ik University, Seoul, KR