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.


2009 M.A Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts (UK)

2008 M.A Contemporary Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam University (UK) - Exchange student

2007- M.A Art Theory and Criticism, Kookmin University (South Korea)

2003 B.A Fine Art, Kookmin University (South Korea)


2021 Fair Art Fair Curated I, Unit1 Gallery (London, UK)

2020 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)

2019 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)

2018 Sooim Jeong, Trade Gallery (Nottingham, UK)

2017 Exeter Contemporary Open, Phoenix Gallery (Exeter, UK)

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

2016 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 V, Block336 (London, UK)

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

2015 AHAF 2015, Mandarin Hotel (Hong Kong)

2014 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)

2013 Woolgather Art Vend Project (Leeds, UK)

2012 Bow Arts Open Studio, Bow Arts 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, Bargehouse (London, UK)

2011 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, Bargehouse (London, UK)

2010 Small Pleasures, DegreeArt (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)

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

2007 Youngster4, Gallery Young (Seoul, South Korea)

2006 Pin-up, Kookmin Art Gallery (Seoul, South Korea)


2019 Radical Residency IV, Unit 1 Gallery Workshop (London, UK)

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

2017 SÍM Residency (Reykjavík, Iceland)

Artist Talks

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

2017 SÍM Gallery (Reykjavík, Iceland)


2019 Mostyn Open 21 - Shortlist

2017 Exeter Contemporary Open - Shortlist

2016 The Marmite Prize for Painting V - Shortlist

2014 Paint Like You Mean It - Shortlist

2012 Woolgather Art Prize - Shortlist


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

Private Collections