Ko, Seung - hyun

Selected Personal History

1956 Born in Gongju, Korea
1983 Graduated at Hannam University
2000 MA on Korean Nature Art Movement at Hannam University Graduate School

1976-77 Chung Nam Art Exhibition, (Daejon, Korea)
1980-81 Oh Oh Contemporary Art Group Exhibition, (Gongju Cultural Centre, Korea)
1981-82 Cheong Lim Art Exhibition, (Taejon, Korea)
1983 Korean Christian Art Exhibition, (Seoul, Korea)
1984-85 Korean Christian Art Exhibition, (Seoul, Korea)
1986 Seoul`86 Performance and Installation Art Festival, (Artcosmo Gallery, Seoul,Korea)
1986 Biennale des Friedens, (Hamburg, Germany)
1988 Nature Art Indoor Exhibition, (Dajeon, Korea)
1989 From Inside to Outside, From Outside to Inside, YATOO aus Korea, (Hamburg, Germany)
1990 Pusan Sea Art Festival - First Prize, (Pusan, Korea)
1990 Exhibition Free Method, (Gongju, Korea)
1991 Geumgang International Nature Art Exhibition, (Gongju, Korea)
1992 Nature, Using the Paper, Exhibition, (Gongju, Korea)
1992 Hier und Da- International Nature Art Exhibition, (Schueberg, near Hamburg, Germany)
1992 REFLEXIONEN, (Pinneberg, Germany)
1993 Kyung Nam Biennale, (Chang won, Korea)
1993 Front DMZ, Exhibition (Seoul, Korea)
1994 Samukawa Open Air Exhibition, (Samukawa, Japan)
1995 Geumgang International Nature Art Exhibition, (Gongju, Korea)
1995 Kwang Hwa Moon- Installation Festival, (Seoul, Korea), (Solo Exhibition)
1995 Baguio Art Festival ,( Baguio, Philippines), (Solo Exhibition)
1996 Works from Nature- 6 Artists from YATOO, (Lublin, Poland)
1996 EVENTA- MANKIND, International Art Exhibition, (Uppsala, Sweden)
1997 Exhibition of History and Environment, (Seoul, Korea)
1998-99 ART AND VILLAGE, International Nature Art Exhibition, (Gong-Ju, Korea)
1999 ASIATOPIA- The Asian Performance Art Festival, (Bangkok, Thailand)
2000 Baggat Art-Daesungli Exhibition, (Han-River, Korea)
2000 International Nature Art Exhibition at Geumgang, (Gongju, Korea)
2000 Yokohama International Open Air Exhibition, (Yokohama, Japan)
2001 Exhibition of Young, Honam and Chung Cheong, Daejon Municipal Museum of Art, (Daejon, Korea)
2001 The Omori International Environmental Art Exhibition, (Tokyo, Japan)
2001 From When to Where?, Installation Ko, Seung-hyun, DancingPerformance, Daejon Municipal Dancing Group, Daejon, Korea, (Solo Exhibition)
2002 Yokohama International Open Air Exhibition 2002, (Yokohama, Japan)
2002 The International Fire Sculpture Festival, (Fican, France)
2002 The 17th Asia International Art Exhibition, Daejon Municipal Museum of Art, (Daejon, Korea)
2002 The International Environment Art Exhibition, Seoul Art Center, (Seoul, Korea)
2002 The Exhibition of Geumgang Nature Art Project 2002, Gongju Cultural Center, (Gongju, Korea)
2002 The Environment Art Exhibition, Kwang Hwa Moon Gallery, (Seoul, Korea)
2003 Geumgang Nature Art Pre-Biennale 2003, Sansung Park, (Gongju, Korea)
2003 The Wood Art Exhibition, Daejon Municipal Museum of Art, (Daejon, Korea)
2003 Hiki International Open Air Exhibition, (Hiki-Tokyo, Japan)
2005 Image of Nature, Exhibition of 10 YATOO Members, Gallery in the Blue, (Tokyo, Japan)
2005 Works from Nature, 12 YATOO artists, Gallery Brocken, (Tokyo, Japan)
2005 The Sound of Hundred Years, Sonamu Gallery, (Anseong, Korea), (Solo Exhibition)
2005 Land Art Exhibition, Hunters Valley, (Kuetiorg, Estonia)
2005 Bewegter Wind, Wind Projekt, (Sachsenberg, Germany)
2005 Artist in Residence, (Haldon Belvedere, Devon, England)
2006 Art Canal, (Biel, Switzerland), (Daejon, Korea)
2007    Nature Art Forum Licherode, (Ahlheim-Licherode, Germany)
2007    Lazarea Art Camp, (Lazarea, Romania)
2007    About Nature, (Galerie Tieck, Berlin, Germany)
2007     Zwei Kuenstler aus Korea,(Heidrichs Kunsthandlung, Berlin, Germany)
2008     Upon Nature (Mamu Gallery, Budapest Hungary)
2009Geumgang Nature Art Pre- Biennale, (Gongju, Korea)
2009    Earth ART (Royal Botanical Gardens , Canada)
2009 Nanji Eco-Park 2009 project-"Again, blossom and wither" (Seoul,Korea)
2010    Moscow International Nature Art–PASSPOET(Sushinniva, Russia)
2010    Overlooking Imjingang from Geumang (Dorsan Peace Park, Korea)2004-2010 Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, (Gongju, Korea)
1981-2010 YATOO Nature Art Workshops (110 times)

Since 1981 Member of YATOO Korean Nature Art Association
Since 1991 President of YATOO- Korean Nature Art Association
2004 and 2006 Director of Geumgang Nature Art Biennale
2007 Director of Geumgang Nature Art Pre-Biennale
2008- 2010 Commissioner of Geumgang Nature Art Biennale

Teaching- History of Art and Drawing at Joong Bu University 2003-2006

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