Changwon Lee

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Represented Artists

Represented Artists

Installation view of solo exhibition, Shadow Casters, Gallery Simon, 2014
Holy Light, 2014, plastic objects, MDF, metal frame, wooden panel, LED lighting, 276 x 140 x 50 cm
Installation view of The Plastic Ocean (#01~#18), 2014
Installation view of solo exhibition, Shadow Casters, Gallery Simon, 2014
parallel world, 2012, mirror, digital print, LED light, pedestal, variable installation
Installation view of solo exhibition, Other Selves, Alternative Space Loop, 2012
Luxaflex, 2004, reflection of various advertising flyers, 500 x 340 x 7 cm
shadow of justice, 2007, wall installation with tea leaves, museum Narodowe, Poland, 350 x 200 cm
fragile paradise, 2008, wall installation with safflower, 300 x 360 cm
left hurrah! right a day in Namsan, 2009, wall installation with ground coffee, 200 x 500 cm, 500 x 400 cm
release, 2010, images from magazines, newspapers, mirrors, light, variable dimensions
Tea Shadow, 2017, Tea leaves fixed on wooden panels, 400 x 500 cm
Light figure, 2001, Heinrich Heine Allee, multiple exposures


Changwon Lee


Born in Incheon, Korea



B.F.A. College of Fine Art, Seoul National University


Academy of Fine Arts, Münster, Germany, attained Diploma


Solo Exhibitions


Vapour Like Fire Light, Gallery Purple, Namyangju, Korea


Shadow Casters, Gellery Simon, Seoul, Korea


MAM Project 017, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Other Selves, Alternative Space Loop, Seoul, Korea


Parallel World, Kim Chong Yung Museum, Seoul, Korea


Disappear, Aando Fine Art, Berlin, Germany


Schatten der Helden, Fiebach, Minninger, Cologne, Germany


Reflexion, Galerie Januar, Bochum, Germany

Reflection, DoArt Gallery, Seoul, Window Gallery of Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Korea


Changwon Lee, Gallery Martin van Blerk, Antwerp, Belgium


Petersilienschatten, Weltbekannt e.V. Central Subway Station, Hamburg, Germany


Changwon Lee - Recent Works, Kusseneers Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium


Group Exhibitions


The Veiled Landscape, SeMA, Buk-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

The Show Must Go On, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Warsaw, Poland


Your Hand, My Heart, Gallery Simon, Seoul, Korea

2016 Seoul Museum of Art Selected Works from New Acquisitions, Nam-Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul,   Korea

Ghost, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea

 Missing, Seongnam Arts Center Cube Art Museum, Seongnam, Korea


The Illusion of Time, Ilwoo Space, Seoul, Korea

PARADIGM of MEDIA+ART 2016 ICA, Art Center White Block, Paju, Korea

OLD & NEW, Kansong Art Museum, DDP Seoul, Korea

la Durée, Wumin Art Center, Cheongju-si, Korea

 Historicode: Scarcity and Supply-The 3rd Nanjing international Art Festival, Baijia Lake Museum, Nanjing, China


International Contemporary Art Project Ulsan 2015, Jung-gu Culture Street, Ulsan, Korea

Accidental Encounter, Buk Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

31 Experiments on Light: Intimate Rapture, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea


Liquid Times, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

simon’s friends: 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery Simon, Seoul, Korea

Busan Biennale 2014 Main Exhibition Inhabiting the World, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea

Gate Opener, Beijing Commune, Beijing, China


Arrival, Gallery Simon, Seoul, Korea

 The Roads of Forking Paths, SeMA NANJ Exhibition Hall, Seoul, Korea

Corea Campanella, Mozart Hall, Hotel Amadeus, Venice, Italy

A Panorama of Figures, Jeonbuk Museum of Art, Jeonbuk Wanju, Korea

The Show Must Go On, Lasalle College of the Arts, Singapore

Roots of Relations, Song Zhuang Art Center, Beijing, China


Festival O! Gwangju Media Art 2012, 5.18 Democracy Square, Gwangju, Korea

Art Flash, COEX, Seoul, Korea

Whose History? Which Strories?, Shrine Empire Gallery, New Delhi, India

Your Invisible Shadow, Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea


Great Art Exhibition NRW, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany

Bad Romanticism, Arko Art Center, Seoul, Korea


Pleasure Ground, Lokaal 01, Breda, the Netherlands

Landpartie, Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen, Germany 

Present from the Past, Korean Cultural Center UK, London, U.K.


City_net Asia 2009, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Shared. Divided. United, NGBK (Neue Gesellschaft für Bildene Kunst e.V), Berlin, Germany

From MemoryAbout knowing and forgetting, Museum Dr. Guislain, Gent, Belgium

Emerging Korean Artists in the World 2009_ U.S.B, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea


Your Minds Eye: Digital Spectrum, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Art through Nature, space*c: Coreana Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea


Asia-Europe Mediations, National Museum in Poznań, Poland

Ida Gerhardi Förderpreis 2007, Städtische Galerie, Lüdenscheid, Germany

Soft Power: Asian Attitude - Himalayas Art Museum (the former Zendai Museum of Modern Art) ,  Shanghai, China


Förderpreis Ausstellung, AZKM (Ausstellungshalle Zeitgenössische Kunst Münster), Germany

Wider, um, ohne, gegen, durch, für, bis, Kunsthaus Essen, Germany

Made in KoreaKorean Pop Art, Galerie Martine et Thibault de la Châtre, Paris, France


Between Reality and Fiction, Pictura, Dordrecht, the Netherlands

Versteckt, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany

 Bauzaun Münster-Arkaden 2005, Project for public space, Münster, Germany

Sein und Schein, Büro für Alleskönnerei, Gütersloh, Germany


58. Bergische Kunstausstellung, Museum Baden, Solingen, Germany

Junge Koreanische Kunst, Museum Hattingen, Germany

LEERE X VISION Coming People, Project organized by MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany

EMPRISE Art Award 2004, NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Düsseldorf, Museum Baden, Solingen, Germany


Kunstakademie MS x 4, Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Germany

R2, Rothenbaumchaussee 173, Hamburg, Germany


AUS BEI MIT NACH VON ZU SEIT, Künstlerhaus, Dortmund, Germany

Umhängen – Meisterschüler in Westfälischen Schlössern 2002, Kunsthaus, Bochold, Germany

Awards and Residencies


Gallery Purple Studio Residency, Namyangju-si, Korea


MMCA Residency Goyang, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea


SeMA Nanji Residency, Seoul Museum of Art, Korea


The Excellent Art Project, Gyeonggi Cultural Foundation, Korea


Artist Fund for international exchange projects on culture and art, Arts Council Korea

New Artists 2008, monthly art magazine Public Art, Seoul, Korea


Emerging Artist Fund, Arts Council Korea


DAAD Prize for outstanding achievements by international students at German universities


Audience Award, 58. Bergische Kunstausstellung, Museum Baden, Solingen, Germany


Copyright ⓒ 1994 GALLERY SIMON