born 1951 in Seoul, South Korea

Education
1975-79 B.F.A. Seoul National University
1980-82 M.F.A. Seoul National University

Teaching
1986-2008 Professor at Seoul National University, College of Fine Arts, Seoul

Visiting Programs
7.2010 Residency Program, RMIT Univ. Melbourne, Australia
2006 Residency Program, Monash Univ. Melbourne, Australia
2003 ASEM DUO-France 2003. Formation en Coree: Beaux-art a l’Universite National de Paris I
2001 Visiting Professor, Artist Pentiment, Hamburg, Germany
1995 Residency Program, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA

Solo Shows (selection)
2011
Shin Hwa Gallery, Hong Kong
galerie son, Berlin
Festart, Osaka, Japan
Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul
2010
'Landscape', Lee C Gallery, Seoul
'Men in the history', Gallery 604 J_Busan / Gallery 604 H_Busan
Gallery Imazoo, Seoul
'6 DownTown', Kips Gallery, New York
2009
'Remembering the Future' Parksoogun Museum, Yanggu,Province
'Artist of the Year 2009 Suh Yong Sun', National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon
'Figure', Gallery Fukuzmi, Osaka Japan
2008
Gallery A-Story, Seoul/Busan
2007
Gallery Godo, Seoul
Fukuzmi Gallery, Osaka, Japan
2006
Crecloo Art Gallery, New York, USA
2004
CheolAm STation Window Gallery, Gangwon Province
ILMIN Museum, Seoul
2002
SuGa Gallery, Busan
1997
NoSanGun Diary, Yeong-sol Culture and Art Center
1995
Icon Gallery
1993
Self Portrait Drawing, Swan Gallery, New York, USA
1992
NoSanDun Diary, Shinsegye Gallery, Seoul
1991
Hwarang Art Festival, Seoul
1989
Shinsegye Gallery, Seoul
1988
Space Gallery, Seoul
Fine Art Center, Seoul
P&P Gallery, Seoul 

Group Shows (selection)
2006
Art & Education, Contemporary Museum of Seoul National University)
Dokdo (Cheonbuk Museum of Art)
2005
Seoul Art Show, Seoul City Museum
Berlin to DMZ,Olympic Museum
KIAF(Convention Center Seoul)
2004
Korean Contemporary Artists show, Seoul City Museum
2003
Landscape Prints of Dokdo(Seoul National University Museum, Seoul)
Crossing 2003 Korea/Hawai'I (Gallery 'Iolani, Hawaii, USA)
2Person show (Presse- und Kulturabteilung Botschaft der Republik Korea, Berlin, Germany)
Exploration for Light & Color(Seoul Art Center, Seoul)
Picture story of Nam-han River's people(Yangpyung-Love for the clear water Gallery, Yangpyung, Geyeonggido)
I. You. Us (Sung-gok Museum, Seoul)
2002
Picturing Cheolam(Cheolam Railroad Station Gallery, Taebaek coal Museum)
Visa Project(Young-eun Museum)
Gwangju Biennale Project3(Uplift of the medium (Icheon Art Center, Icheon, Geyeonggido)
Self Portrait of Korean Art (Sejong Center for Performing Arts, Seoul)
KIAF:Korea International Art Fair 2002 (Bexco, Busan)
Yangpyung Art Society show (The Clear Water Gallery, Yangpyung, Geyeonggido)
Gwangju BIENNALE
2001
Basis/Perspectives(Seoul Museum, Seoul)
The traveling museum (National Museum of Korean art, Gwacheon)
Seoul Art exhibition (Seoul City Museum)
'water'(Seoul City Museum, Seoul)
Korean art 2001; Reinstatement of painting (National Museum of Korean Art, Gwacheon)
Korean modern art: Reinstatement of painting, Kwang-dong, CHINA
Exposition de echanges interuniverstaires 2001, Galerie bernanos, Paris, France
Work 2001 intermedia book & web(Gallery Gana, Seoul)
20 korean painters (Gallery Mack)
Gallery La Mer inaugural exhibition (Gallery La Mer)
Cholam Grigi (Tai-back Coal Museum)
2000
The Traveling art museum (National museum of Korean Art)
Yang-pyung and the year 2000 (Yang-pyung Art Museum)
Contemporary Art from Korea, (UNESCO Palace, Beirut)
The Factory Art Festival (Sampyo factory)
Expression, Periods (Art center Gallery)
1999
Korea contemporary art-The sound of nature, CANADA
1998
Body in the painting (HanLim Art Museum, Dae-jeon)
1997
Phobia (Ilmin Art Museum, Seoul)
Korean Art'97 (National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon)
1996
'96Seoul Art Exhibition (Seoul City Museum, Seoul)
1995
Korea-China(Art center, Seoul)
World Contemporary Art Exhibition (National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon)
1991
Korea Contemporary Painting, Express, Figure (Dong-bang Museum of Art. L.A. Art Core Gallery)
1990
"Expression & Imagination", '90 Contemporary Art Exchange Show, Dong-bang Museum of Art & Los Angeles Art Core Gallery, USA
1987
19th Cagnue International Painting Exhibition, Cagnue, FRANCE
1985 '85Young Artists Show(National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon)

Art Projects
2008 Director of Triangle Project
2007 Director of Cheolam Public Art Project (Mural Painting)
2001 ~ Present Cheolam, Abandoned Coal Mining Town Art Project
2001 Visa project(on going web project)

selected publications
2010 '1975-2007 SUH Yongsun I,II,III', Vol II, Gallery 604,Busan
2009 'Artist of the Year 2009 SUH Yong Sun', National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon
1994 'SUH Yongsun', Art Vivant, Sigongsa, Seoul


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