Artist’s Bio
London based Korean artist Sooim Jeong completed her MA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts in 2010 and a BA in Fine Art at Kookmin University, Seoul in 2007. She has exhibited widely including Royal Academy in London (2020), Mostyn in Llandudno (2019), Trade Gallery in Nottingham (2018), Phoenix Gallery in Exeter (2017), SÍM Gallery in Reykjavík (2017), Highlanes Gallery in Drogheda (2016), Block 336 in London (2016), Interview Room 11 in Edinburgh (2014) and The Lightbox Museum in Woking (2014). Her work has been included in public and private collections worldwide. She has been a finalist of the Mostyn Open 21 in 2019, the Exeter Contemporary Open in 2017 and also the Marmite Prize for Painting V in 2016. Recent residencies include Radical Residency at Unit1 Gallery Workshop in London (2019) and Sirius Art Centre Artist in Residence Programme in Cork (2018).

런던을 기반으로 활동하는 정수임 작가는 2010년 첼시 예술대학에서 석사와 2007년 국민대학교에서 학사로 순수미술 학위를 마쳤다. 2020년 런던의 영국 왕립 미술원, 2019년 런더드노의 모스틴, 2018 노팅험의 트레이드 갤러리, 2017년 엑서터의 피닉스 갤러리, 2017년 레이캬비크의 심 갤러리, 2016년 드로게다의 하이레인스 갤러리, 2014년 에든버러의 인터뷰룸 11 그리고 2014년 워킹의 라이트박스 뮤지엄 등에서 전시를 했다. 작가의 작품은 여러 프라이빗과 퍼블릭 컬렉션에 소장돼 있으며 2019년 모스틴 오픈 21, 2017년 엑서터 컨템포러리 오픈, 2016년 마마이트 프라이즈 포 페인팅에 파이널리스트로 이름을 올렸다. 레지던시로는 런던의 2019년 유닛원 갤러리 워크샵과 2018년 코크의 시리우스 아트센터 레지던시 프로그램 등이 있다.


MA Fine Art   Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK, 2009 - 2010 

MA Contemporary Fine Art (Exchange student)   Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK, 2008

MA Art Theory and Criticism   Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea, 2007 -

BA Fine Art   Kookmin University, Seoul, South Korea, 2003 - 2007 

Selected Exhibitions

The Invitational I   Unit1 Gallery, London, UK, 2020

RA Summer Exhibition 2020   Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK, 2020

As Inside, So Outside   Yngspc Online Exhibition, yngspc, USA, 2020

Radical Residency IV   Unit1 Gallery, London, UK, 2019

Mostyn Open 21   Mostyn, Llandudno, Wales, UK, 2019

The Other Side of the Moon   Bargehouse, London, UK, 2019

Sooim Jeong   Trade Gallery, Nottingham, UK, 2018 /Solo

Exeter Contemporary Open   Phoenix Gallery, Exeter, UK, 2017

23:22 NW 332°   SÍM Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2017

The Marmite Prize for Painting V    Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda, Ireland, 2016

Engagement and Entrapment    GAIA Gallery, Seoul, South Korea, 2016

The Marmite Prize for Painting    Block336, London, UK, 2016

Keep Me Posted   Art Hub Gallery, London, UK, 2016

AHAF 2015   Mandarin Hotel, Hong Kong, 2015

Projekt   28 Whitechapel Road, London, UK, 2014

AHAF 2014   Lotte Hotel, Seoul, South Korea, 2014

Paint Like You Mean It   Interview room 11, Edinburgh, UK, 2014

The Ingram Collection: Animals in Art   The Lightbox Museum, Woking, UK, 2014

Woolgather Art Vend Project   Leeds, UK, 2013

Bow Arts Open Studio   Bow Arts SE1 Studio, London, UK, 2012

Woolgather Art Prize   1 Cross York Street, Leeds, UK, 2012

21 Steps   Domino gallery, Liverpool, UK, 2012

4482 Map the Korea   Barge House, London, UK, 2012

In To the Wild   Long White Cloud, London, UK, 2011

Somewhere Somehow We Repair   Body Studio Late Night Pop up Project, London, UK, 2011

Connection Point London   The Nunnery Gallery, London, UK, 2011

4482 Rhizosphere   Barge House, London, UK, 2011

Small Pleasures Gallery, London, UK, 2010

Recent Graduate Show   Battersea Park, London, UK, 2010

Giz a Touch   Domino Gallery, Liverpool, UK, 2010

MA Degree Show   Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK, 2010

Triangle Project   Triangle Space, London, UK, 2010

Up & Coming   CUC (Contemporary Urban Centre) Gallery North West, Liverpool, UK, 2008

Youngster4   Gallery Young, Seoul, South Korea, 2007

Pin-up   Kookmin Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea, 2006 /Solo


The Ingram Collection, The Light Box Museum, Woking, UK

Private Collections


Short listed for Mostyn Open 21 2019

Short listed for Exeter Cotemporary Open 2017

Short listed for The Marmite Prize for Painting V 2016

Short listed for Paint Like You Mean It 2014

Short listed for Woolgather Art Prize 2012


Radical Residency IV, London, UK, 2019

Sirius Art Centre Artist in Residence Programme, Cork, Ireland, 2018

SÍM Residency, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2017

Artist Talks

Endnotes of the End of the World, Trade Gallery, Nottingham, UK, 2018

SÍM Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2017