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Born in Seoul, South Korea

Lives and works in Los Angeles

Education
1996 M.A. California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, USA
1993 B.F.A. Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, USA

 

Solo Exhibitions
2000 Paintings, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, USA

1997 Tangible Space, Foyer Gallery, USC Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA, USA

1996 Totality of Space, Gallery C, Cal. State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA,         USA

Two-Person Exhibitions
2000 Line Flowing in Space, Sabina Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1995 Elegant Abstraction, Cypress College Fine Arts Gallery, Cypress, CA, USA

1992 Paintings, The Helen Bolsky Gallery, OTIS College of Art, Los Angeles, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017  Office Hours, The Main Museum, Los Angeles

 

2016   The Art of Change, Marylyn & Chuck Klaus Center for the Arts, Marymount California University, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, USA

 

2015  International Exhibition in Assisi, Art Gallery Le Logge - Plaza del Comune, Assisi, Italy

 

2014 Spirit of Place, St. John's Art Wall-Public Gallery, St. John Health Center, Santa Monica, CA

 

2012 Spirit of Place, St. John's Art Wall-Public Gallery, St. John Health Center, Santa Monica, CA

 

2008 OMAGE, TRACK 16 Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

2004 Transcendence in Process, Sabina Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004 Paintings, Don O'Melvyn Gallery, West Hollywood, CA

2002 Diversity, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea

2001 Nature of Abstraction, Irvine Valley College Art Gallery, Irvine, CA

2001 Pigmentation, California State University at Fullerton Grand Art Center Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

2000 The Homogeneity and Heterogeneity - Daejon and Los Angeles Contemporary Art, Woo Yeon Gallery, Daejon, Korea

2000 Immigrant Eyes, The Gate Gallery, San Pedro, CA

1999 Spiritual Practice, Korean American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

1999 Convergence, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA

1999 Igniting the Edge: Forging New Geographies, Categories & Identities in Conjunction withWomen's Caucus for Art National Conference, El Pueblo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1998 LA98, Modern Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1998 The 8th International Print & Drawing Exhibition, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

1997 Exhibition Number Five, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Rental Gallery, LA, CA

1996 "Who's Afraid of Freedom?," Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

1995 Cheekwood National Contemporary Painting, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN Juror: Robert Ryman, Inge-Lise Eckmann

1995 Artists Guild All California Juried Exhibition, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA, Juror: Henri Hopkins

1994 The Alvan G. and Carol Lampke Art Competition, The Parents' Foundation, New Haven, CT, Juror: Janet Saleh Dickson

1993 18th Annual Multi Media Art Exhibition, Creative Arts Center Municipal Gallery, Burbank, CA

 

Publication

Lee, Yuna, The Korea Daily U.S.A., May 31, 2016

 

The KOREA TIMES, Nov 27, 2015

 

Illustration for THE PEACE TIMES U.S. A., 2003-2006

Cheng, Scarlet, LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sep 24, 2000

Kim, Soyoung, The Korea Daily U. S. A., July 20, 2000

 

Kim, J. S., THE KOREA TIMES, March 27, 2000

 

Kim, Tae Eun, THE KOREANA NEWS U. S. A., Oct 18, 1999

Pak, Minju, KOREAM, June 1998

Madela, Anthony, and Green, Stephanie, ASIANWEEK, Mar 26, 1998

Wilson, William, LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov 24, 1997

NFAA(National Foundation of Advancement in the Arts) NEWS, Fall/Winter 1997

Chattopadhyay, Collette, ASIAN ART NEWS, May/June 1996

 

Interviewed by Mrs. Kleinberg, Article by Newport Harbor Art Museum, Feb 6, 1996



Lecture
2007 Ryman Program, USC, Los Angeles, CA

2006 Ryman Program, USC, Los Angeles, CA

1996 Totality of Space in conjunction with "Who's Afraid of Freedom?," Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

Teaching
1993-2019 Director, VAS-Visual Art Studio, Los Angeles, CA     http://www.vasvisualartstudio.com/

2005-2013  OTIS College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2000-2003  Mount St. Mary's University, Brentwood, CA

1998-2004  Cerritos Community College, Norwalk, CA

1997-1998  Instructor and Director of Community Outreach Program, OCCCA(Orange County Center for Contemporary Art), Santa Ana, CA

Artist Residency

2015      Arte Studio Ginestrelle, Assisi, Italy

 

Award

 

2017

 

2nd 2017 ArtSlant Prize Showcase Winner in the painting Category

https://www.artslant.com/global/works/show/1034098-element-17-02-form-is-emptiness-and-emptiness-is-form

 

 

2016

2nd 2016 ArtSlant Prize Showcase winner

http://www.artslant.com/global/artists/show/15114-helena-min?tab=AWARDS

 

1995    

Merit Award, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

Juror: Robert Ryman, Inge-Lise Eckmann


1990    

Paris Scholarship, OTIS College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

 

1989    

Bank of America Achievement Award in the Field of Art

A.W. Clausen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

 

1988-89

Honorable Mention in Visual Art

National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts

 

DEAN’S LISTFall 1989

DEAN’S LISTSpring 1990

DEAN’S LISTFall 1990

DEAN’S LISTSpring 1991

DEAN’S LISTSpring 1992

 

Collection

Arte Studio Ginestrelle, Assisi, Italy

M.L. Pai

Thom and Linda Wright

 

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