Artist’s Bio

Minju Kim is a South Korean born artist based in London. She graduated with a BFA in Printmaking at Hongik University, Seoul, Korea(2007-13), studied BA (Hons) Creative Direction for Fashion at London College of Fashion (2013-15) and received an MA in Visual Arts: Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts in 2017 with Distinction.

She is an emerging painter and sculptor who has exhibited works internationally. Her work explores desire as a main subject matter alongside the concept of life and death, inspired by human anatomy and psychoanalytic theory.




EDUCATION
2015-2017  MA Visual Arts: Illustration (Distinction), Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK
2013-2015  BA (Hons) Creative Direction for Fashion, London College of Fashion, London, UK
2007-2013  BFA in Printmaking, College of Fine Art, Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea

EXHIBITIONS
2021 The Void of Desire: Minju Kim x Eugene Wood, The Truman Brewery, London, UK
2021 Print it, Aire Place Studios Illustration exhibition, Leeds, UK
2021 Roy’s Art Fair, The Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London, UK
2021 CrypTOKYO, NFT Exhibition, UltraSuperNew Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2021 Oblivion, Virtual exhibition by The Holy Art
2021 V1 Virtual exhibition by Flux Review
2021 VAA International online Art Exhibition by Visual Artists Association
2020  What is Art, Boomer Gallery, London, UK
2020  Cluster Photography & Print, Ugly Duck, London, UK
2020  B Collect Award showcase, B collect Notting hill, London, UK
2020  BAE group show, Bloomsbury Gallery, London, UK
2019  Artrooms Awards, Melia White House Hotel, London, UK
2019  Drawing a Line under Torture, Charity Art Auction 2019, The Vinyl Factory, London, UK
2019  Side Sleepers, 4482 Award Show, Itta space, Incheon, South Korea
2019  Cluster Illustration Fair October, Truman Brewery, London, UK
2019  Unison, Cluster Illustration, Unit 5 gallery, London, UK
2019  Cluster Art Fair May, Ugly Duck, London, UK
2019  4482: Sasapri, Oxo Tower Wharf, London, UK
2019  Nova Prize show, Fresco Collective, New York, USA
2018  Anatomy of Desire, Minju Kim Solo Exhibition, Gallery Different, London, UK
2018  Get It Arts, 5th Base Gallery, London, UK
2017  CCW MA Visual Arts Degree Show, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK
2017  Show Me The Way, Raum Gallery, London, UK
2017  T'ART, Sweet Art Show, Bones and Pearl Gallery, London, UK
2017  The Pancakes& Booze Art Show, Studio Spaces, London, UK
2016  The Dark Arts, Candid Arts Trust, London, UK
2016  Summer Salon 2016, Islington Art Factory, London, UK
2016  Hand Maid, Sweet Art Show, Hoxton Arches, London, UK
2016  Brighton Illustration Fair, The One Church, Brighton, UK
2015  The Pancakes& Booze Art Show, Studio Spaces, London, UK
2015  Present, Raw Artists Show, 93 Feet East, London, UK
2015  Forbidden, Guerilla Galleries at The Daniel Libeskind Space, London, UK
2012  Pan, Graduation Show, Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea
2011  The 5th Korea-China Printmaking Exchange Show, An Annual Project by Hongik University and Luxun Academy of Fine Arts, Seoul, South Korea
2010 Third Year Show, Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea

AWARDS
2019  B Collect Award, Artrooms Awards, London, UK
2019  Finalist by Artrooms Awards, London, UK
2019  Shortlisted, Visual Art Open, London, UK
2019  4482 Award, Itta Space, Incheon, South Korea
2019  Nova Prize, Fresco Collective, New York, USA
2019  Nominated for the Soohoh Award, Seoul, South Korea

FEATURES
Huf Magazine February 2021
Visual Artists Association November 2020
Cluster London Residency Program October 2020
Cluster London October 2020
Inside Artists September 2020
Art Jobs August 2020
The Flux Review August 2020
Capsule Book May 2020
Lady Gunn Magazine February 2020
The World of Interiors September -December 2019, January 2020
Vogue UK October -December 2019
Fresco Magazine March 2019