Kim Soonim

Born at 1975 in Punggi of Sobeck Mountain  South-Korea 
 
EDUCATION 
2007 Ewha Woman’s University,  M.F.A. in Sculpture, Seoul, Korea 
2002 Ewha Woman’s University, B.F.A. in Sculpture, Seoul, Korea 
(Second major: Painting and Print Making, History of Art) 
Solo Exhibition
2012  ‘On the Road’, Soma Museum, Seoul
2012 ‘Nanun Dol-I meet with stone.’ KAIST Research&Art, Seoul
2012 ‘The Wild Seeds’, Space Noon, Suwon Korea (Invite)
2011  ‘Mind Space’, OX Warehouse, Macau China 
2010  ‘The Forest of Strayer’, Open Space Bae, Busan Korea 
2009  ‘The Threads’, ISCP gallery, New York USA.
2008  ‘Etherial’ Gallery Grimson Seoul Korea (SeMA 2’ )
2008   ‘I meet with stone’ Alternative Space Beam, Incheon Korea(IFAC Grant)
2008   ‘I meet with stone’  Alternative Space Noon Suwon Korea (Selection)
2007  ‘The Face of unknown got’  Gallery Dam  Seoul Korea (Selection)
2007   ‘The Ethereal Space’, Red Mill Gallery  Vermont USA. (Freeman Award)
 
Award 
2012 Into Drawing Artist of Soma Drawing Center, Soma Museum Seoul
2011 Grant from Arko for International relationship, Arts Council of Korea
2010 7TH ANNUAL ARTEBA- PETROBRAS VISUAL ARTS PRIZE 3rd, ArteBA’10, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009/2010 Grant of AYAF (Arko Young Artists Frontier), Arts Council Korea 
2008 Grant from SeMA for Emerging Artist, Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
2008 Grant from Incheon Foundation for Arts & Culture, Korea
2008 Grant from PARADISE Culture Foundation, Korea
2007  ‘Hello, Chelsea! 2007’, 35 Fine Art Annual Competition final 11 selection, NYC USA
2007 selected 2007` New Artist from magazine ARTnPEOPLE, Korea
2006/7 Freeman Fellowship Asian Award Winner     Freeman Foundation (U.S.A) 
2003 Misulsegea Exhibition Danwean Museum,  Korea 
2002 Jungang Fine Art Exhibition Hoam Samsung Gallery, Korea
2000 Minister of Culture and Tourism from Taebaek Snow Sculpture Competition Winner, Korea 
 
Residency Program

2012. 7/1-7/31 Eshu Art House, Beijing, China
2011 4/1-2012 3/15 OCI Creation Center, OCI Museum& Songam Foundation for Art, Incheon, Korea
2011 2/7-3/6 OX Warehouse, Macau, China
2009 7/17-10/17 Open Space Bae, Busan, Korea
2008 12/1-2009 3/31 ISCP-International Studio& Curatorial Program), New York USA
2007 11/1-2008 10/31 Nanji Create arts Studio  Seoul Korea 
2007 3/4-4/27 Vermont Studio Center USA
2006 3/5-4/28 VERMONT STUDIO CENTER U.S.A
 
Selected Group Exhibition

2013  ‘Transformation- Shun Young Artists Exhibition’, Shun Gallery, Shanghai China
            ‘ Human, for a moment’, Osan Museum of Art, Osan Korea
            ‘Jala is the Island’ 2013Jalasum International Baggat Art Exhibition, Gapyung, Korea
2012  ‘VIVA ARIRANG’, PALACIO NACIONAL DE LAS ARTES, Buenos Aires, Argentina
            Korea Fashion Art Biennale, Seoul Museum of Art Kyunghuigung-branch, Seoul Korea
            ‘Taste of Life’, Sungkok Museum, Seoul Korea
            Tamla International Art Camp, Jeju Iho Beach, Jejudo Korea
            ‘MMAC Festival’, Yamabico Museum, Fukushima Japan 
            ‘Project Daejun 2012-Energi, DaeJun Museum of Art & Hanbat Garden, Daejun Korea
            ‘798 SUMMER PROJECT’, 798 ART SPACE, Beijing China
            ‘Pal Sek Gu Sa’, OCI Museum, Seoul Korea
            ‘Winter Flowers on the Mother Earth’, JALA ISLAND INTERNATIONAL BAGGAT ART EXHIBITION, Gapyong, Korea
2011  ‘Seoul-Paris’, Gallerya89, Paris France
           ‘Local to Local’, TCAC-Taipei Contemporary Art Center, Taipei Taiwan
           ‘Weave the wold’, Openspace Bae, Busan Korea
           ‘Think House’, Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae Korea
           ‘Korea-China friendship’, Seoul Museum of Art Kyenghwigung branch, Seoul Korea
           ‘Jangchun Sculpture Festa’, Jangchun, China
           Sopia International Paper Art Biennial, Sofia, Bulgaria
            ‘Good Time’’, Andong Art Center, Andon Korea
            ‘Earth’, Seongbuk Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
            ‘landscape with stone’, Pochuen Art belly, Korea2010  ‘06,08,10 Fukushima Contemporary Art Biennale, Japan
            2003-08,10 Aizu Art College Yamabico Museum Mishima Japan
            TEAHWA RIVER ECO ART FESTIVAL, Teahwa Riverside Park, Wulsan, Korea
            Busan Biennale 2010, Busan Culture Center, Busan, Korea
            03,04,10 Geumgang Nature Art Biennale 2010, Yeonmisan Gongju Korea
            ’10 ArteBA-Munguau Project, La lural, Buenos Aires, Aregentina
            ‘Lat’s Play Incheon’, Incheon Metropolitan Museum, Incheon, Korea
2009   ‘Incheon International Woman Artist Biennale’, Incheon Art Platform, Korea
            ‘S:OOMBISORI –Open Memorial Exhibition of Jeju Museum of Art’, Jejudo Korea
           ‘Nature+ Natural’, Sunggok Museum, Seoul Korea
2008  ‘Ancient Futures’, SeMA(Seoul Museum of Art) Namseoul Annex Building,  Korea
           ‘Touch the Sea’, Bukchon Museum Seoul Korea
           2003,04,08 MMAC Fastival in Tokyo Kozome Bijutue Tokyo Japan
2007   ‘Fibers:Fiero,Kotani&Kim’   Asian American Art Center  New York USA
            ‘Views from the other side’     Gallery Korea NYC   New York USA
            ‘Hello Chelsea! 2007’   PS35 gallery  Chelsea  NYC USA
2005   East Wind West WindHi Shanghi Center  Shanghi  China
2004-2005  Innerspces Festival      INNER SPACES  Poznan Poland
2004   ‘The Taste of The House' Oslo  Norway 
2003   New Hope Exhibition, Alternative Space Stone&water Anyang Korea 
Currently lives in Incheon , work in Seoul and teach in Ewha Woman’s Univ. & Daegu Univ. in Korea

Collection
 
Jeju Museum of Art Korea, 
IFAC Art Bank of Incheon Korea, 
Jeju Contemporary Art Museum Korea, 
AAAC-Asian American Art Center,  New York USA. 
Kim’s Museum of Buenos Aires Aregentina,
Eshu Art House Beijing China
etc.