Biography


Hur Kyung-Ae

(was born in 1977 in Gwangju, South Korea)


Currently showing at the gallery, Ailleurs est ici


In her childhood days, she was already using art and color to expresse her feelings, and she soon received recognition of her talents. In south Korea, she obtained two fine arts degress before her love for the French language and culture lead her to Paris, where she moved in January 2003 to pursue her artistic education. In France, Kyung-Ae gaigned a wider scope of artistic creation. She experimented with various media, but eventually her preference for painting prevailed. She returned to it with newfound inspiration: by scratching the pictural surface of one of her canvases with a sharp blade, she discovered a new vision and sense of wellbeing. This process, which she describes as "awakening",  is both meditative and agressive, and draws a lot of attention to her work today. In 2011, Kyung-Ae gets her first solo exhibition in Paris. Since then, she is frequently exhibited in both Europe and Asia and takes part in numerous internation art fairs. She is linked to the younger generation of the 'Dansaekhwa' movement and is earning increasing international acclaim.


Exhibitions selected


2022 - Réveiller le feu, Françoise Livinec Gallery

2020 - Korean Beauty, Group show, Françoise Livinec Gallery
2019 - Fluorescence, Françoise Livinec Gallery 

2018 - Art Works Paris Seoul Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2018 - Galerie Berès, Paris, France
2016 - KONG Art Space, Hong Kong Gallery
2016 - Art Works Paris Seoul Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2015 - Gallery Art Works Paris Seoul, Seoul, Korea
2014 - Gallery Kalman Maklary, Budapest, Hungary
2014 - Art Works Paris Seoul Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2013 - Gallery Kalman Maklary, Budapest, Hungary
2012 - Gallery Kalman Maklary, Budapest, Hungary
2012 - Gallery Light, Seoul, Korea
2012 - Korea Center Cultural, Paris, France
2011 - Gallery Kalman Maklary, Budapest, Hungary
2011 - Gallery Rhema, Toulouse, France
2011 - Gallery Iconoclastes, Paris, France
2010 - Kumho Gallery, Gwang-Ju, Corée du Sud
2010 - On/Off, New York, USA
2010 - Traces, Paris, France
2010 - Print, Bucharest, Romania
2010 - Print, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2002 - Print, Bucharest, Romania
2002 - Print, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2002 - Print, Sung-Shin Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2001 - Print, Association ARTEX, 15th Edition, Tokyo, Japon
2001 - Installation, Kung-Dong Gallery, Gwangju, Korea
2001 - Prints and Drawings, Namdo Gallery, Gwangju, Korea
1989 - Prints and Oil Paintings, Yunbyun Gallery, Beijing, China
1989 - Yook-In, Moudeng Gallery, Gwangju, Korea
1998 - Woodcuts and Silk Screens, Catholique Gallery, Gwangju, Korea
1998 - Yook-In, Moudeng Gallery, Gwangju, Korea
1997 - Oil Paintings KBC Gallery, Gwangu, Korea
1997 - Yook-In, Moudeng Gallery, Gwangju, Korea

 

AWARDS

2011 - Competition, Korean Cultural Center, Paris, France
2010 - Grand Prize of the International Exhibitions Bureau, La Ferté Bernard, France

2010 - Prix du Conseil Municipal Youth, La Ferté Bernard, France
2008 - Grand Prize, Mécénat Mulgam, Paris, France
2002 - Prize International Competition in Bucharest Engraving, Romania
National Competition Award Engraving, Seoul, Korea
1999 - Competition Award National Art Moudeng, Engraving, Gwang-Ju, Korea




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