Faculty

  • Sim, Cheol-Woong

  • Chair of the Chair of Program in major of Fine Arts-Media Arts
  • Painting, Media Art
  • www.cheolsim.com
  • Education
    • 1978~82  BFA (Painting) Department of Painting, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University
    • 1983~85  MFA (Painting) Department of Painting, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University
    • 1985~90  MA (Art History) Graduate School, Department of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    • 1990~94  MFA Visual Communication (Computer Graphics/Video) Department of Design (now Design|Media Arts), College of Arts and Architecture, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
    • 1995~1999.8  Full Time Lecturer (~1997), Assistant Professor (~1999), Dept. of Computer Design, DongDuk Women’s University
    • 2001.5.  Invited Professor, Universite Paris I, Pantheon Sorbonne, Paris, France
    • 2007.9~2008.2  Visiting Scholar, Department of Design|Media Arts, UCLA
    • 2014.6~2015.2  Visiting Scholar, Department of Art History, UCLA
    • 1999.9~Present  Professor (Present), (Assistant, ~2002, Associate, ~2007), Department of Painting (specialized in Media Art), College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University
  • Career

    Solo Exhibitions

    • 1994  Auna (video, digital prints), Solo Exhibition for MFA, UCLA Santa Monica Design Center Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    • 1996  Auna, Text-Sign-Life (video, digital prints), Moin Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
    • 1996  The Watchtower of Ego (video, digital prints), Gallery Icon, Seoul, South Korea
    • 1998  Mixing Images (video, digital prints),Dongduk Design Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
    • 2001  Han River in Red (video, installation, digital prints), Computer Interactive Installation, Gallery Hello Art, Seoul, South Korea
    • 2002  The Sea having Two Names (video Projection, TV monitor Installation), Ilju Art House, Media Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
    • 2005  The Sea having Two Names II (video Projection), UCLA Media Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    • 2007  Para-space (Media Installations), Andante Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
    • 2008  Moments of American Life (video Projection, video interactive installation), Broad Art Center, David Bermant Gallery, UCLA, California, USA
    • 2010  Recordings (HD video Projection, TV monitor Installation, digital prints), Artforum Newgate, Seoul, South Korea
    • 2011  Welcome to Media Space, Sim, Cheol-Woong’s Special Day, Art Space Gallery Jungmiso, Seoul
    • 2011  An|other River (HD video Projection, TV monitor Installation, digital prints), KunstDoc Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
    • 2012  Moments of Nomadic Journeys, Motor Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
    • 2013  The Wall given No Names (HD video Projection, digital prints), KDB Daewoo Securities WM Class Yoksamyok Art Space, Seoul, South Korea
    • 2014  De-sp[l]ace (HD video Projection, Digital Prints), Art Space Gallery Jungmiso, Seoul
    • 2016  Text: Government-General of Chosen_Anonymous(HD video Projection), Gada Gallery, Ulsan metroplitan city
    • 2017  Seoul Attachment, Gwanhoon Gallery, Seoul

     

     

    Selected Group Exhibitions

    • 1995  DMZ unarmed Area Art Culture Movement, Dukwon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    • 1995  ‘95 Total Video Festival, Video Arts 30 years, Coex, Seoul, Korea
    • 1996  City and Video Images, Seoul City Museum
    • 1996  Art and Technology, Group Show, COEX, Seoul
    • 1997  Full, Tranquility, ManMan, Group Show, Wooduk Gallery, Seoul
    • 1998  The Extension of Photography, Reality and Virtuality, National Museum of Modern and Contermporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
    • 1999  Character Message, Group Show, Wooduk Gallery, Seoul
    • 2000  The Exocism of Art, Fine Art Center, The Korean Culture & Art Foundation
    • 2000  50 years Anniversary Alumni Exhibition of College of Fine Arts, Complex of College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University
    • 2000  Scar, Web Art, New Media Art, 2000 Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
    • 2000  Shamanism in Cyberspace, Hanwon Museum, Seoul
    • 2000  Habitant in the Brave New World, Group show, Seoul Art Center, Seoul
    • 2000  Exposition des exchanges inter-universitaire, Museum of Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
    • 2000  Alienation between North and South, Media Art Exhibition, Gallery Hello Art
    • 2000  Pyung-Yang, the issue in Seoul, GwangHwaMoon Gallery, Seoul
    • 2001  PowerPowder, Group Show, Gallery Goo, SeoCho Art Institute, Seoul
    • 2001  Professor Exchanging Exhibition Universite Paris I, Pantheon Sorbonne Galerie Bernanos, Paris, France
    • 2001  Digital Art Network, Techno Mart, Seoul
    • 2001  Gametopia, Gallery Hello Art, Seoul
    • 2001  Science in Art, DaeJeon Museum of Art, Dae Jun, Korea
    • 2001  Shark, Bite the plane, Il Ju Art House, Seoul
    • 2002  Project of VISA, Young Un Museum
    • 2002  Reconsideration of Media, Ichon Contemporary Art Center, KyungKido
    • 2002  The Color of Korea, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
    • 2002  Mapping-Korea: Virtual Sensorium Drawing, ilju Art House, Art Cube, Media Gallery, Seoul
    • 2003  Soft Technology, Han Jun Plaza Gallery, Seoul
    • 2003  Cheol-Am Elegy, An Abandoned mine village, Sadi space gallery, Seoul
    • 2003  Video Documentary, ilJu Art House, Seoul
    • 2003  Rectangle, Keum San Gallery, Seoul
    • 2003  The Second Room of NamDae Moon where Truman stayed, Insa Art Space, Seoul
    • 2004  Vend d’est, Sorbonne Chapelle, Paris, France
    • 2004  Umbra, SungKok Art Museum, Seoul
    • 2004  Crash and Flow Media Art Exhibition, The History Hall in the Seodaemun Prison, Seoul
    • 2004  Body Around Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, USA
    • 2004  Reality Check on the early trend of Korean Technology Art, DaeJeon Museum of Art
    • 2005  Seoul Print 2005, Topo House Gallery, Seoul
    • 2005  In-form, Dong Duk Art Gallery, Seoul
    • 2006  Media-Edge-from the Movable Image, Sadi space gallery, Seoul
    • 2006  The Paris Cinema, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
    • 2006  El mar que tiene dos nombre, Video arte de Corea Casa Asia, Salas Pusan, Elcano, Palaos, Kobe y Rizal Av. Diagonal 373, Barcelona, Spain
    • 2006  A Tale of Two Cities, Busan Biennale, Contemporary Art Exhibition, Busan City Museum, South Korea
    • 2006  Art at University, Museum of Art (MoA), Seoul National University, Seoul
    • 2007  de-montage, Gallery Andate, Seoul
    • 2007  Today and Tomorrow of Contemporary Art, DongSung 100 year, Sejong Art Center, Seoul
    • 2008  “Sailing along“ The HangangRenaissance, Nam Seoul Annex Building of Seoul Museum of Art
    • 2008  Time and Space as the Object, Woo-Suk Hall Gallery, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University
    • 2009  Meta data, Guro Art Valley, Seoul
    • 2009  A Dialectical Circulation: Old Media and New Media, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art
    • 2009  Drawing of the World | World of Drawing, Museum of Art (MoA), Seoul National University
    • 2009  Media Archive Project, Arko Art center, Seoul
    • 2010   Magnetic Islands, Project Space/Spare Room, RMIT University, Carlton, Australia
    • 2010  Digifesta, Gwangju Biennale Complex
    • 2010  The Portrait of Seoul, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    • 2010  Platform 2010, Projected Image, SAMUSO, Artsonjae Center Art Hall
    • 2011  MoA invites-2011, Museum of Art Seoul National University (MoA)
    • 2011  TECHNESPACE, EMAP(Ewha Media Art Presentation), Ewha Womans University, Seoul
    • 2011  Selectively Revealed, Experimental Media Arts, Aram Art Museum, Goyang, Korea
    • 2011  Korea-Re-Imagining The City, The Arts Centre Gold Coast, Australia
    • 2012  Korean Modern Art (Trazos de Corea), Galeria Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica
    • 2012  Metal & Body Interaction, Eun-Am Museum of Art, Gwangju
    • 2012  Video Landscape, Seoul Square, The Korean Society of Media & Arts
    • 2013  In Between, HyeHwa Art Center, Seoul
    • 2013  Trace of Korean Contemporary Art, Museum of Seoul National University, MoA
    • 2013  2013 Contemporary Artists, The DongDuk Art Gallery, Seoul
    • 2013  Inhabiting History: Portraiture, the Mirror of an Era, Jeonbuk Museum of Art
    • 2013  Visual Language in Sight, The 13th Seoul International New Media Festival,Seoul Art Cinema, Media Theatre iGong, Seoul, Korea
    • 2013  Korean Art from the Museum Collection: Grand Narrative Part II, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
    • 2014  Museum Image, The Dongduk Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    • 2014  LANDSEASKY: Revisiting Spatiality in Video Art, Opsis Gallery, Seoul, Korea, Organized by MAAP (Multimedia Art Asia-Pacific)
    • 2014  How to enjoy your free time. One day. Nicely., Cultural Station Seoul 284, Seoul
    • 2014  LANDSEASKY: Revisiting Spatiality in Video Art, OCAT – OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shanghai, China   
    • 2014  LANDSEASKY: Revisiting Spatiality in Video Art, MAPP SPACE, Brisbane, Australia
    • 2015  LANDSEASKY: Revisiting Spatiality in Video Art, GoungDong Museum of Art, Gwangdong, China      
    • 2015  LANDSEASKY: Revisiting Spatiality in Video Art, GoungDong Museum of Art, Gwangdong, China               
    • 2015  Break Open ,Woosuk Gallery, Art Complex Building 74, Seoul National University              
    • 2015  Seoul City Wall Project<Won>, Seonguk Museum of Art, Seoul
    • 2015  Origin, KOSMA International Exhibition, Seoul Tech Davinci Hall              
    • 2015  Andromeda, KOSMAN international Exhibitionm Museum of Art, Seoul National University of Science and Technolgy
    • 2016  ICAPU 2016, Art Project Ulsan, Gada Gallery, Ulsan metropolitan city
    • 2016  AnPyung Ideal: So-Sang-Pal_Gyung at Buam, Zaha Museum, Seoul
    • 2016  Re-familiarization, Seoul Tech Davinci Hall, Seoul National University of Science and Technolgy
    • 2017  Watt Supporters, Art Space Watt, Seoul
    • 2017 Diversity Hybridizing, Taehwa Eco-Water Art Festival 217, Ulsan metropolitan city
    • 2017  Urban Ritonelleo: The Achives on Community, Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul

     

    Organizing Group Exhibition and Curating

    • 2001  PowerPowder, Group Show, Gallery Goo, SeoCho Art Institute, Seoul
    • 2001  Gametopia, Gallery Hello Art, SeoCho Art Institute, Seoul
    • 2002  MappingKorea: Virtual Sensorium Drawing, Video Group Show, Ilju Art House, Art Cube, Media Gallery, Seoul
    • 2003  The Second Room of NamDae Moon where Truman stayed, Insa Art Space, Seoul
    • 2007  Para-space I, II, Andante Gallery, Seoul
    • 2008  Time and Space as the Object Woo-Suk Hall Gallery, Seoul National University, College of Fine Arts, Seoul
  • Achievements

    Academic Society

    • 2000-04  President, The Korean Society of Media & Arts (http://www.kos-ma.org)

     

    Book

    • 2013  Place and Culture: Consciousness and Identity, The Works of Sim Cheol-Woong, 1996-2013, Bae Pung Chae, published in Korea.

     

    Translation

    • 2003  New Media in Late 20th-Century Art (Michael Rush), published in Korea.
    • 2007  The Artist’s Body (ed. Tracey Warr), published in Korea.