About

Photo credit: Nina Subin

Photo credit: Nina Subin

SoHyun Bae is an American painter living and working in New York. She is the recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Fine Arts, 2007; the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in the field of Painting, 2002; the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. Grant, 2000; a Fellowship at Montalvo Art Center, 2019; a Fellowship at The Corporation of Yaddo, 2000; the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in conjunction with Virginia Center for Creative Arts, 1996; and a full scholarship to the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1993. SoHyun Bae received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design, 1990; a Master of Fine Arts from Boston University, 1994; and a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School in 1997 having studied with the Nobel Laureate, Elie Wiesel. Her works have been exhibited in North America, South America, Europe and Asia and are in the Permanent Collections of The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University as well as corporate and private collections throughout the world.

Publications

2018 The New York Times, “In the Dance Lab with Math Graham,” May 25, 2018, Gia Kourlas

2015 Channel 13, NYC-ARTS, SoHyun Bae at RH Contemporary Art, May 14, 2015 Christina Ha
2015 The Chicago Times, "SoHyun Bae, Solo Exhibition in New York at RH Contemporary Art," March 13, 2015, Mee-soon Bae

2015 The Korea Times of New York, "SoHyun Bae in Manhattan at RH Contemporary Art," March 27, 2015, Hee-Eun Choi
2015 Sky Voice Special Issue, "Wrapped Shards, SoHyun Bae in New York at RH Contemporary Art," February 28, 2015, Bong-soo Moon

2011 Kang Collection, "Subliminal Icons: SoHyun Bae and Traditional Korean Art IN CONTEXT," November 4 - 23, 2011, Mario Diacono
2009 La Diaria, "Corea en Montevideo pasando por Nueva York," September 23, 2009, Riccardo Boglione
2009 The Korea Times of New York, "Adorned/Unadorned: SoHyun Bae, 1.5 Generation Artist," March 25, 2009, Park Won Young
2009 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae: Adorned/Unadorned," March 25, 2009, Sukie Park
2008 Philip Kang Gallery, "SoHyun Bae," October 29, 2008, David Cohen
2008 Philip Kang Gallery, "SoHyun Bae's Birds," October 29, 2008
2008 City Shinmoon, City Gallery, "SoHyun Bae," October 31, 2008
2008 Kukminilbo Kukinews, "Dormant Wings," November 3, 2008
2008 Double A Magazine, "Sohyun Bae at Philip Kang Gallery: Persimmons and Birds," Nov/ Dec Issue, 2008
2007 Korean Herad, "Artists Bring Holiday Cheer from New York," November 23, 2007, Jean Oh
2007 Gyung-Hyang-Shin-Moon, "Korean Artists in the World: New York," Novermber 26, 2007, Im Young Joo
2007 Han-Gyeo-Rae, "Their Art, After Korea, New York," November 13, 2007, Im Jong Ub 2007 Moon-Wha-Il-Bo, "Korean Contemporary Art in New York," November 14, 2007, Shin Sae Mi
2007 Mae-Il-Gyung-Jae, "Korean Artists Active in New York," November 9, 2007, Han Bae Sun 2007 The Korea Times of New York, "Rich and Meaningful Touch," September 6, 2007, Jin-Hae Kim
2007 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "Three Women Artists: Kim Wonsook, Bae SoHyun, Oh
2007 Changsoon," September 20, 2007, Sukie Park

2007 The New York Times, "John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Announcement of the 2007 United States and Canadian Fellows," April 6, 2007
2007 Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae Receives the Guggenheim Fellowship," April 7, 2007, Sukie Park

2007 The Korea Times of New York, "SoHyun Bae Receives the Guggenheim Fellowship," April 7, 2007, Jin- Hae Kim
2007 Il Resto del Carlino, "Ha vinto SoHyun Bae, l'Americana di Bologna," 18 Aprile, 2007, Lorella Bolelli

2007 Associated Press Korea, "Artist, SoHyun Bae, wins the Guggenheim," April 11, 2007, Chaehee
2006 Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae at The International Asian Art Fair," March 31, 2006, Oon- sook Kim

2006 The Korea Times, "SoHyun Bae at Sotheby's," September 15, 2006, Heung-Keun Kim 2005 The Korea Times of New York, "SoHyun Bae: Wrapped Shards," February 22, 2005, Jin- Hae Kim
2005 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "Wrapping the Shattered World," February 25, 2005, Sukie Park

2005 The Segye Times, "Memories of Korea," February 19, 2005, Jessica Park
2005 Skoto Gallery, "Configuring Wrap," February 17, 2005, George Quasha
2003 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae," June 28, 2003, Oon-sook Im 2003 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae," May 8, 2003, Oon-sook Im
2002 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae -- Rceipient of The New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship," June 8, 2002, Oon-sook Im
2002 Open Studios Press, "New American paintings," No. 38 Northeastern Competition
2001 The Segye Times, "SoHyun Bae -- Feature Artist at Space World," July 30, 2001, Ok-ki Kim
2001 The Segye Times, "Absorption on Ground 31," April 30, 2001, Ok-ki Kim
2001 The Korea Times of New York, "SoHyun Bae at Gallery Korea," March 7, 2001
2001 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae at Gallery Korea," March 14, 2001 2000 The Segye Times," 1.5 Generation Artist SoHyun Bae Debut Solo Exhibition in New York," October 27,
2000 The Korea Times of New York, "Interview with SoHyun Bae -- An Ode to the Women of Josun Dynasty," November 4, 2000, Jin-Hae Kim
2000 Skoto Gallery, "SoHyun Bae's Sisterhood," October 13, 2000, Alexi Worth
2000 The New Yorker, "Short List," December 11, 2000
1998 Boston Sunday Herald, "Shared Korean heritage informs divergent art," July 12, 1998, Mary Sherman
1997 Yisei Magazine, Harvard University, "SoHyun Bae: Korean-American Artist," Summer 1997 Issue, Jonathan Harlow

RESUME

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 


2018 SoHyun Bae, Philips/450 Park Ave, New York City

2015 SoHyun Bae, RH Contemporary Art, New York City

2011 Subliminal Icons: SoHyun Bae and Traditional Korean Art IN CONTEXT, Curated by Mario Diacono, Kang Contemporary, New York City

2009 Adorned/Unadorned: SoHyun Bae/Fathi Hassan, Skoto Gallery, New York City (two-person) 

2008 Persimmons and Birds: SoHyun Bae, Philip Kang Gallery, Seoul 

2005 Wrapped Shards, Skoto Gallery, New York City 

2004 An Ode to the Women of Josun Dynasty, Nikola Rukai Gallery, Toronto 

2000 SoHyun Bae, Skoto Gallery, New York City 

1998 Kore, Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston 

1997 Painting as Prayer, Harvard University Center for World Religions, Cambridge 

1997 An Ode to the Women of Josun Dynasty, Harvard University Yenching Institute, Cambridge 

1994 SoHyun Bae, Harvard University Hilles Library Art Gallery, Cambridge 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 


2018 Graham + Google, New York City

2018 Art New York with Nikola Rukaj Gallery, Pier 94, New York City

2018 Sympathetic Magic, Westbeth Gallery, New York City

2017 Group Show, Skoto Gallery, New York City

2016 Art New York, Pier 94, New York City

2014 Archive of Korean-American Artists, Part 2, Queens Museum and Korean Cultural Center/Ahl Foundation, New York City

2013 Paint: Selected Artists, Nikola Rukaj Gallery, Toronto

2012 Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto

2012 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Skoto Gallery, New York City

2011 Group Exhibition, Skoto Gallery, New York City

2010 SoHyun Bae's Egg Woman II on View March 16 - November 14, 2011, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco

2010 Abundance, Kang Collection, New York City

2010 Group Exhbition, Skoto Gallery, New York City

2009 Triple Light: SoHyun Bae, Shil-Il Kim, Ran Hwang, Museo Nacional di Visual Artes, Montevideo, Uruguay 

2009 Group Exhibition, Skoto Gallery, New York City 

2008 The Korean International Art Fair, Seoul 

2008 The Shanghai Art Fair, Shanghai 

2008 Gallery Artists, Skoto Gallery, New York City

2007 Korean Artists in the World: New York, Seoul Arts Center Hangaram Museum, Seoul 

2007 Concurrence Divergence: Three Korean Women Painters - Wonsook Kim, SoHyun Bae, Changsoon Oh, Kang Collection Korean Art, New York City 

2007 The International Asian Art Fair, New York City 

2006 The International Asian Art Fair, New York City 

2006 Contemporary Art Asia, Sotheby's, New York City 

2006 Mostly Ink, Kang Collection, New York City 

2006 Group Exhibition, Rosenberg and Kaufman Fine Art, New York City 

2004 Selected Works, Skoto Gallery, New York City 

2004 San Francisco Arts of Pacific Asia, San Francisco 

2004 Per l'Europa, Bibliotecca Lame, Bologna 

2003 Group Exhibition, Rosenberg and Kaufman Fine Art, New York City 

2003 Works on Paper, Sanford L. Smith & Associates, Ltd., New York City 

2003 The International Art Fair, Chicago 

2003 New American Paintings, Nikoa Rukaj Gallery, Toronto 

2003 Hundred Years, Hundred Dreams, Space World, Long Island City 

2003 On and Off the Wall: New York Foundation for the Arts Painting Fellows, Philips, de Pury & Luxembourg, New York City 

2003 The Affordable Art Fair, New York City 

2003 Arts of Asia & oceania Show, Santa Monica 

2003 Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto 

2002 Group Exhibition, Andrew Bae Gallery, Chicago 

2001 Presence, Skoto Gallery, New York City 

2001 Stories, Gallery Korea, New York City

1994 Thesis Exhibition, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston 

1993 Juried Group Exhibition by Lois Dodd and Rosemary Trockel, The Bowery Gallery, New York City 

1992 Alumni Exhibition, Rhode Island School of Desig, Providence 

1992 Invitational Exhibition, De Havilland Fine Art, Boston 

1990 Group Exhibition, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland 

1988 Group Exhibition, Princeton University, Princeton 

1986 Group Exhibition, Yale University East Rock Institute, New Haven 

AWARDS 


2007 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in Fine Art 

2002 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Painting 

2000 Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. Grant 

2000 Artist Residency, The Corporation of Yaddo 

1996 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in conjunction with Virginia Center for Creative Arts 

1993 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Full Scholarship 

1991 Vermont Studio Center Critic's Scholarship 

1986 Chautauqua Summer Institute Jenning's Scholarship 

COLLECTIONS 


The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 

The Peabody  Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 

The Museum of Modern Art, Finland 

Kevin Stolle Collection, Houston, TX

Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea 

Kang Collection, New York City 

Woods Collection, Lincoln, NE 

Mario Diacono, Boston, MA 

Neal, Gerber and Eisenberg, Chicago, IL 

The Ritz Carlton Hotel, Dubai

Numerous Private Collections 


EDUCATION 


1997 Harvard University, Master of Theological Studies 

1994 Boston University, Master of Fine Arts 

1990 Rhode Island School of Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts 

1990 European Honors Program, Rome, Italy 1989 - 1990 

EXPERIENCE 


2018 Guest Artist, Google + Graham, Google, New York City

2017 Guest Speaker, Memorial for Richard Niebuhr, Hollis Professor of Divinity Emeritus, Memorial Church, Harvard University, Cambridge, Boston

2012 Juror, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Fellowships and Individual Artist Awards for Maryland and New Jersey, Baltimore

2012 Guest Critic, Graduate Students Final Critiques, Boston University School of Fine Art, Boston

2011 Guest Critic, Graduate Students Final Critiques, Boston University School of Fine Art, Boston

2010 Judge Panel for Visual Art, The Corporation of Yaddo

2008 Lecturer, Guest Critic, Rhode Island School of Design European Honors Program, Rome 

2006 Juror, Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grants Program (Painting), Boston 

2005 Guest painter, Final Critiques, Academia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milano 

2003 Artist Talk, Philips, de Pury ad Luxembourg, New York City 

2002 Lecturer, Artist & Audience Exchange, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York City 

2000 - 1998Archivist, Assistant to Karel Appel, New York City 

1998 Assistant to Esteban Vicente, New York City 

1997 Curator, About Drawing April 9 - May 9, 1997, Harvard University, Cambridge 

1996 Professor of Painting, University of New Hampshire, Durham 

1996 Tutor of Visual Art at Cabot House, Harvard University

1997 - 1995 Painter of Dioramas, The Peabody Museum Photo Archives, Harvard University, Cambridge 


PUBLICATIONS


2018 The New York Times, “In the Dance Lab with Math Graham,” May 25, 2018, Gia Kourlas

2015 Channel 13, NYC-ARTS, SoHyun Bae at RH Contemporary Art, May 14, 2015 Christina Ha

2015 The Chicago Times, "SoHyun Bae, Solo Exhibition in New York at RH Contemporary Art," March 13, 2015, Mee-soon Bae

2015 The Korea Times of New York, "SoHyun Bae in Manhattan at RH Contemporary Art," March 27, 2015, Hee-Eun Choi

2015 Sky Voice Special Issue, "Wrapped Shards, SoHyun Bae in New York at RH Contemporary Art," February 28, 2015, Bong-soo Moon

2011 Kang Collection, "Subliminal Icons: SoHyun Bae and Traditional Korean Art IN CONTEXT," November 4 - 23, 2011, Mario Diacono

2009 La Diaria, "Corea en Montevideo pasando por Nueva York," September 23, 2009, Riccardo Boglione 

2009 The Korea Times of New York, "Adorned/Unadorned: SoHyun Bae, 1.5 Generation Artist," March 25, 2009, Park Won Young 

2009 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae: Adorned/Unadorned," March 25, 2009, Sukie Park 

2008 Philip Kang Gallery, "SoHyun Bae," October 29, 2008, David Cohen 

2008 Philip Kang Gallery, "SoHyun Bae's Birds," October 29, 2008 

2008 City Shinmoon, City Gallery, "SoHyun Bae," October 31, 2008 

2008 Kukminilbo Kukinews, "Dormant Wings," November 3, 2008 

2008 Double A Magazine, "Sohyun Bae at Philip Kang Gallery: Persimmons and Birds," Nov/Dec Issue, 2008 

2007 Korean Herad, "Artists Bring Holiday Cheer from New York," November 23, 2007, Jean Oh 

2007 Gyung-Hyang-Shin-Moon, "Korean Artists in the World: New York," Novermber 26, 2007, Im Young Joo 

2007 Han-Gyeo-Rae, "Their Art, After Korea, New York," November 13, 2007, Im Jong Ub 

2007 Moon-Wha-Il-Bo, "Korean Contemporary Art in New York," November 14, 2007, Shin Sae Mi 

2007 Mae-Il-Gyung-Jae, "Korean Artists Active in New York," November 9, 2007, Han Bae Sun 

2007 The Korea Times of New York, "Rich and Meaningful Touch," September 6, 2007, Jin-Hae Kim 

2007 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "Three Women Artists: Kim Wonsook, Bae SoHyun, Oh 

2007 Changsoon," September 20, 2007, Sukie Park 

2007 The New York Times, "John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Announcement of the 2007 United States and Canadian Fellows," April 6, 2007 

2007 Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae Receives the Guggenheim Fellowship," April 7, 2007, Sukie Park 

2007 The Korea Times of New York, "SoHyun Bae Receives the Guggenheim Fellowship," April 7, 2007, Jin- Hae Kim 

2007 Il Resto del Carlino, "Ha vinto SoHyun Bae, l'Americana di Bologna," 18 Aprile, 2007, Lorella Bolelli 

2007 Associated Press Korea, "Artist, SoHyun Bae, wins the Guggenheim," April 11, 2007, Chaehee 

2006 Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae at The International Asian Art Fair," March 31, 2006, Oon- sook Kim 

2006 The Korea Times, "SoHyun Bae at Sotheby's," September 15, 2006, Heung-Keun Kim 

2005 The Korea Times of New York, "SoHyun Bae: Wrapped Shards," February 22, 2005, Jin-Hae Kim 

2005 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "Wrapping the Shattered World," February 25, 2005, Sukie Park 

2005 The Segye Times, "Memories of Korea," February 19, 2005, Jessica Park 

2005 Skoto Gallery, "Configuring Wrap," February 17, 2005, George Quasha 

2003 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae," June 28, 2003, Oon-sook Im 

2003 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae," May 8, 2003, Oon-sook Im 

2002 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae -- Rceipient of The New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship," June 8, 2002, Oon-sook Im 

2002 Open Studios Press, "New American paintings," No. 38 Northeastern Competition 

2001 The Segye Times, "SoHyun Bae -- Feature Artist at Space World," July 30, 2001, Ok-ki Kim 

2001 The Segye Times, "Absorption on Ground 31," April 30, 2001, Ok-ki Kim 

2001 The Korea Times of New York, "SoHyun Bae at Gallery Korea," March 7, 2001 

2001 The Korea Central Daily of New York, "SoHyun Bae at Gallery Korea," March 14, 2001 

2000 The Segye Times," 1.5 Generation Artist SoHyun Bae Debut Solo Exhibition in New York," October 27, 

2000 The Korea Times of New York, "Interview with SoHyun Bae -- An Ode to the Women of Josun Dynasty," November 4, 2000, Jin-Hae Kim 

2000 Skoto Gallery, "SoHyun Bae's Sisterhood," October 13, 2000, Alexi Worth 

2000 The New Yorker, "Short List," December 11, 2000 

1998 Boston Sunday Herald, "Shared Korean heritage informs divergent art," July 12, 1998, Mary Sherman 

1997 Yisei Magazine, Harvard University, "SoHyun Bae: Korean-American Artist," Summer 1997 Issue, Jonathan Harlow