June Kelly Gallery

Su Kwak

Su Kwak
Cosmic Light #28, 2014
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 60 inches

Born in Busan, Korea
Lives and works in Washington, DC

Education
1979 MFA, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1977 BA, The University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX

Selected Solo Exhibitions
  2016 Cosmic Light, June Kelly Gallery, New York
  2012-13 Su Kwak: Light Journey-An Odyssey in Paint, Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso
  University, IN; traveling exhibition to Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of
  Oregon, Eugene, OR; catalogue
  2009 Light and Time: New Paintings, June Kelly Gallery, New York; catalogue
Light and Time: New Paintings, Sun Art Center-Sun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea; catalogue
  2006 Healing Light, Sun Art Center, Sun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea; catalogue
  2004 Healing Light, June Kelly Gallery, New York; catalogue
  2002 Light Series, Jean Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
  2001 Beyond Light Series, Ellen Kim Murphy Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
  2000 Recent Paintings, Korean Cultural Service, Washington, DC
Recent Paintings, University of Maryland Gallery, College Park, MD
  1997 Double Vision, Gallery Korea, Korean Cultural Service, New York
  1996 Divided Light Series, Sun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
  1993 Recent Paintings, Humphrey Gallery, New York
Visions of East and West, University of Maryland Gallery, College Park, MD
  1992 Light Passages, Gallery Korea, Korean Cultural Service, New York
Inner Light Series, New York Academy of Sciences, New York; traveled to
  University of Chicago, Midway Gallery, Chicago, IL
  International House Club, World Trade Center, New Orleans, LA and
  American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC
  1986 Recent Paintings, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL
  1983 The Burning Bush Series, Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York
  1982 The Burning Bush Series, Elmhurst College Gallery, Elmhurst, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions
  2015 The Sun Shines for Us All, Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN
Visual Arts Exhibition Artist Fellowship Program 16, 200 I Street Galleries, DC Commission on
  the Arts and Humanities, Washington, DC
Chosen Homeland: Searching for Women’s Identity & Unity, the Korean Cultural Center,
  Washington, DC
  2014 New Art Collection, curated by Marsha Ralls, Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC
  2012 Celebrating 25 Years, June Kelly Gallery, New York
  2011 20 Years, 20 Artists, The Ralls Collection, Washington, DC
Spread Your Vision Invitational, Ewha Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
  2010 Featured Artists, Andrews Art Museum, Andrews, NC
First International Flag Festival, Jeolla Province, South Korea
33rd Anniversary 330 Artists, Sun Art Center, Sun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
  2009 Gallery Artists, Sun Art Center-Sun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
  2007 Pure and High: Lee Gyuill Collection, Lee’s Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
New Acquisitions 2006, National Museum of Contemporary Art, South Korea
Art DC International Art Fair, Gallery Athena-Paris, Washington, DC
  2006 The 1st Art & Welfare International Design Invitation, Gongju National Museum, South Korea
  2005 Festival of World Written Languages: 5th World Calligraphy Biennale, Jeollabuk-do, South
  Korea
New Material: Tyvek, Samwon Paper Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
New York Eviction Blues, Asian American Art Centre, New York
  2004 A Universe of Art, organized by Corporate Art Directions, Credit Suisse First Boston, New
  York
  2003 Art for Art‘s Sake, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
New Acquisitions, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
4th World Calligraphy Biennale of Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
100 Year Anniversary of Korean Immigration to America, L.A. Hyun Gallery, Los Angeles. CA
Contemporary Korean and Japanese Paintings, Jean Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Meditation, Gallery Light, Seoul, South Korea
  2002 100 Artists’ Show, Gallery Light, Seoul, Korea
An Exhibition of Contemporary American Art in the Residence of Ambassador and Mrs. Thomas C.
  Hubbard
, Art in Embassies Program, Seoul, South Korea
  2001 24th Anniversary Show, Sun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
  2000 Seoul Art Fair, Seoul Arts Center, represented by Sun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
  1999 Contemporary American Women Artists, Art in Embassies Program, United States Department
   of State Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament, Geneva, Switzerland official
   residence
Eat Art, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York
New Wind: Korean American Artists, curated by Jack Rassmussen, Rockville Art Place,
  Maryland, traveled to the Maryland Art Place, Baltimore
Six Artists, Myung Sook Lee Gallery, New York Contemporary American Art, Art in
  Embassies Program, Seoul, South Korea
Asian American Women Artists, curated By Norma Cohen. New World Art Center, New York
Korean American Artists, curated by Deena Crosso, University College Arts Gallery,
  University of Maryland
  1997 20th Year Anniversary Show, Sun Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Summer Group Show, Marisa del Re Gallery, New York
  1996 Seoul International Art Fair '96, Seoul, South Korea
Visions of the Next Generation, Seoul Arts Center Museum, Korea
Celebration of Ten Years of the Art of Science and Technology, curated by Jeannette Murray,
  American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC
Introductions, Kouros Gallery, New York
Inaugural Exhibition, The American Center for Physics, College Park, MD
  1994 Holiday Group Show, Kouros Gallery, New York
Gallery Artists, Sylvia Schmidt Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Art from America, Artempo Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Members' Gallery Show, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
  1993 Summer Group Show, Marisa del Re Gallery, New York
111 International Artists for Peace, Gallery Bhak, Seoul, South Korea
Building Bridges, International Monetary Fund Art Gallery, Washington, DC

Public Collections
Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University, Indiana
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Kwachon, South Korea
Busan Metropolitan Museum of Art, Busan, South Korea
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Kwachon, South Korea
Gwang Ju City Museum, Gwang Ju, South Korea
Dae Lim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, South Korea
Total Museum, Seoul, South Korea
Young-Un Museum, Kwang Ju, Kyeonggi-do, South Korea
Jeollabuk-do Cultural Department, Jeon Ju, South Korea
Sun Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Jean Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Korean Embassy, Washington, DC
Doosan Dong-A Co., Ltd. Seoul, South Korea
Asian-American Arts Center, New York
Arthur Anderson, Chicago, IL
Hale and Dorr, Washington, DC
Seyfarth, Shaw, Fairweather & Geraldson, San Francisco, CA
WilmerHale, New York
Thrall Enterprises, Inc., Chicago, IL
Hyatt Hotels, Oakbrook, IL
Marriott Marquis, Washington, DC

 

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Cosmic Light #13 - 2013 Cosmic Light #31 - 2015 Cosmic Light #18 - 2013
Cosmic Light #2 - 2013

 

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