Yun Kyung Jeong


Born in 1981, Incheon, Korea. Lives and works in London, UK


2009 Goldsmiths, Associate Research Student
2008 Slade School of Fine Art , MFA(University College London)     
2006 Ewha womans University, College of Art & Design, BA
1999 Seoul Art High School

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Intimate Immensity, Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2016 Structural Sensibility, Art'Loft, Brussels, Belgium
2015 In-Sync, Gallery Koo, Seoul, Korea
2013 The ARCADIAN State, Sumarria Lunn, London, UK
2011 Axonometry, Sumarria Lunn, London, UK
2010 Symbiotic Composition: Songam Foundation 2010 New Artists, OCI Museum, Seoul, Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019 Art Basel Hong Kong,represented by gallery EXIT, Hong Kong Convetion and Exhition center
2018 #3, Art’loft Lee-Bauwens Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2017 HAMONIA, Gallery Koo, Seoul, Korea
2017 Art Basel Hong Kong, represented by Gallery EXIT, Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China
2017 Art Central Hong Kong, represented by Gallery KOO, Central Harbourfront, Hong Kong, China
2017 LA ART SHOW, represented by Gallery KOO, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, USA
2016 Soderby's Auction, represented by Gallery Koo, Hong Kong, China
2016 KIAF represented by Gallery KOO, coex mall, Seoul, Korea
2016 EXTENSION.KR. 10 contemporary South Korean artists, Arsenal halls, Nizhny Novgorod
2016 MADE IN THE EAST, MDZ Art Gallery, Knokke
2016 EXTENSION KR, Triumph Gallery, Moscow
2016 Lines of Flight, Gallery EXIT, Hong Kong
2015 BANYAF Art fair Festival, represented by Gllery Koo, SEOUL
2015 KOREA PULSE, ArtLoft, Brussels
2015 Exhibition Vide et Plein 2015, Maison Bleu Studio, Paris, France
2015 Art Nova 100, National Agriculture Exhibition Centre, Beijing, China
2015 Sixth Sense, OCI Museum, Seoul, Korea
2015 Art Central: represented by Rook & Raven, Central Harbourfront, Hong Kong, China
2014 Material Identity, Rook & Raven, London, UK
2014 Start Art Fair: represented by Gallery Koo, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2014 Obsessive Compulsive Order, Copperfield Gallery, London, UK
2013 HOMO UTOPICUS, HADA Contemporary, London, UK
2013 The Collective, The House of St. Barnabas, London, UK
2013 New British 2013: Patch London, The Lloyds Club, London, UK
2013 Facing Surfaces: Duo Exhibition, Bosse & Baum, London, UK
2013 Natural Perception, Aretha Campbell Fine Art & Narcissus Arts, London, UK
2012 Thread-needle Prize, Mall Galleries, London, UK
2012 Do Window, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea
2012 Guasch Coranty International Painting Prize, Centre d'Art Tecla Sala, Barcelona, Spain
2012 Map The Korea: 4482, Barge House, London, UK
2011 The Return of Abstraction, Art Space Loo, Seoul, Korea
2011 Personalized Memory, Gallery Hyundai Window, Seoul, Korea
2010 KIAF: represented by Sumarria Lunn & Hanmi Gallery, COEX, Seoul, Korea
2010 Invisible Bond, Korean Cultural Centre, London, UK
2010 Joongang Fine Art Prize, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
2010 Present From The Past, Korean Cultural Centre, London, UK
2010 T-R-A-C-E, Sanhe Museum, Hangzhou, China
2010 London Art Fair: presented by Sumarria Lunn, Business Design Centre, London, UK
2009 Natural Recurrence, Nolias Gallery, London, UK
2009 Group/Grope, Area10, London, UK
2008 Visual Vocabulary, Willesden Green Library Centre, London, UK
2008 Korean Contemporary Artists London: 4482, Barge House, London, UK
2008 Long Night, William Angel Gallery, London, UK
2008 Korean Contemporary Artist, G-spot, London, UK
2008 FIVE YEARS, James Freeman Gallery, London, UK
2008 Notations 2008, UCL Research Centre, London, UK
2008 SEE ME Lee Cambell Project, Bow Arts Trust, London, UK
2008 Peacock Yard Project, 13Peacock Yard, London, UK
2006 Miki Exhibition, Gallery Cott, Seoul, Korea
2005 Uterus Exhibition, Space Achim, Seoul, Korea
2005 Funny Sight Exhibition, Gallery Chang, Seoul, Korea

Award and Grants

2018 Forbes Korea 2030 Power Leader, Korea
2017 Samsung The FRAME TV ,selected 37 Artists involving project
2017 Harper's Bazzar ART, 150 years anniversary cover image, 5 selected artist, Russia
2012 Thread-needle Prize Finalist, Mall Galleries, London, UK
2012 Guasch Coranty International Painting Prize Finalist, Guasch Coranty Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
2010 Songam Foundation: 10artist selected for solo exhibition with grant, Seoul, Korea
2010 Joongang Fine Art Prize 20artist selected for the show with grant, Seoul, Korea
2008 Renaissance Art Prize Award: Visual Art Section-Painting, Grand Prix, Italian Cultural Institute in London, London, UK
2008 Foster Fletcher Prize, Scholarship, London, UK


2015 Dillon, S., 2015. Two Emerging Painters at Hong Kong's Art Central Put Pattern in the Crosshairs. Artsy, March.
2014 Ciclitira, S. ed., 2014. Start Saatchi Gallery: Young Galleries New Artists, Milan: Skira, pp.78-79.
2013 Hall, T. ed., 2013. Yun-Kyung Jeong: The Arcadian State. Monocle, July.
2013 Anon., 2013. Exploring the Impossible. Mayfair Times, July, p.21
2013 Essential London, 2013. No. 4, p.16
2013 Holly Manvell. 2013. On turner, utopia and other inspirations. Francolin Press, April.
2011 Lepine, A., 2011. Yun-Kyung Jeong. Whitehot Megazine of Contemporary art, June.
2011 Groves, N. 2011. Mayfair's New Art Gallery. Independent May
2011 Gilbert, H. 2011. Interview on the best of the world's arts, film, music and literature.
Interviewd by Gilbert Harriett [radio] BBC World Service, 23 May 2011, 12:32.
2011 Wullschlager, J. 2011. Axonometric: Yun-Kyung Jeong. Financial Times, 7 May 2011

Selected Collections

2017 Tiroche DeLeon Collection, Israel
2016 National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
2010 Sinopec Limited London HQ, London, UK
2010 OCI Museum, Seoul, Korea