Bio

b. Korea, 1975

EDUCATION

2008

Ph. D. Dept. of Photography, Graduate School of Joong-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

2006

MFA Dept. of Photography, Graduate School of Joong-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

2003

BFA Dept. of Photography, College of Arts, Joong-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

ACADEMIC POSTS

2011–present

Assistant Professor, Department of Photography/Film, Kyung-Il University, Gyeongsan, Korea

2008–09

Adjunct Professor, Korea University of Media Arts, Sejong, Korea

2006–10

Visiting Lecturer, Joong-Ang University, Seoul, Korea

Visiting Lecturer, Kyung-Il University, Gyeongsan, Korea

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Savina Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

Tree…, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

2016

Memories of Work, Atelier of Memories, Daegu, Korea

2015

Trees, CONTACT Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Tree, Allen Lambert Galleria, Toronto, Canada

2014

798 Photo Gallery, Beijing, China

Trees, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2012

Jungmiso, Seoul, Korea

2010

Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

2009

Tree, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY

2008

Gallery Zandari, Seoul, Korea

2007

Alternative Art Space Factory, Seoul, Korea

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Visions of Nature, Kunst Haus Wien, Wien, Germany

Triennial Exhibition, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

2016

The Secret Garden, Seoul Museum, Seoul, Korea

As the Moon Waxes and Wanes: MMCA 30 Years 1986-2016, The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

Korean Contemporary Art in Moscow, Vystavka Dostizheniy Narodnogo Khozyaystva, Moscow, Russia

Public to Private: Photography in Korean Art since 1989, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea

Being in Nature, Museum San, Wonju, Korea

2014

Busan Biennale, Inhabiting the World, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea

AICA International Congress South Korea 2014, Suwon Hwaseong Cultural Festival, Hwaseong Haenggung Palace, Suwon, Korea

Encuentros Abiertos - Festival of Light, Recoleta Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2013

Constructed Visions: New Media from Korea, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA

Venice Biennale, The Encyclopedic Palace, The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Spazio Lightbox, Venice, Italy

2012

Festival des Arts Visules de Vevey, France

2011

Photo Festival Seoul 2011, The Detour Of The Real, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

In Focus: The Tree, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2010

Summer Staged, Foley Gallery, New York, NY

Transphotographiques 2010, Transphotographiques, Lille, France

2009

FotoTriennale Denmark, Brandts Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark

The Tree, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, China

Fuglsang Kunstmuseum, Toreby Lolland, Denmark

Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea

Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea

2008

Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Kiyosato, Japan

Art Company, Inter-Alia, Seoul, Korea

Gallery Ssamzie, Seoul, Korea

2007

Gana Art Forum Space, Seoul, Korea

Gallery Zandari, Seoul, Korea

Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

Gallery Lux, Seoul, Korea

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2014

LIG Artist Residency Program in New York City

2013

Red Dot Award, Communications Design

2008

The National Art Studio, National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea

2007

Culture & Arts Fund, The Arts Council Korea

2006

Photograph Critique Award, Committee of Photograph Critique Award

2005

Young Photographer Award, Photo Artist Society of Korea

COLLECTIONS

Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea

Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Gyeonggi, Korea

Hermes Collection, Paris, France

J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Museum of Contemporary Art, Salta, Argentina

Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes Franklin Rawson, San Juan, Argentina

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

National Library of France, Paris, France

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea, Gyeonggi, Korea

Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

Seoul National University Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Statoil Art Collection, Stavanger, Norway

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015

Spring, Jenny Moussa, ed. “Unexpected Art.” Chronicle Books: San Francisco, CA 2015 [book]

2013

Heyman, Stephen. “Treescapes.” The New York Times Style Magazine 3 May 2013

2012

“Myoung Ho Lee, Interview.” Smith Journal September 2012

English, Alex. “Tree by Myoung Ho Lee.” Yen 17 July 2012

2010

Orion [Cover], March/April 2010.

2009

Kilston, Lyra. “Myoung Ho Lee at Yossi Milo Gallery, New York.” Art on Paper September-October 2009.

Wolff, Rachel. “Turning Over a New Leaf” [cover]. ARTnews April 2009.

“Myoung Ho Lee” [review]. The New Yorker 13 April 2009.

Seymour, Corey. “An Avedon for Arborphiles.” GQ March 2009.

Myers, William. “Cartier-Bresson at His Best: A snapshot of that show and others around New York” [review]. The Wall Street Journal 28 March 2009.

Donoghue, Katy. “Myoung Ho Lee at Yossi Milo.” Whitewall Magazine 27 March 2009.

2008

Casper, Jim. “Myoung Ho Lee: Tree” [portfolio]. Foam Magazine #15 Summer 2008.