Jewyo Rhii (이주요)

(b. 1971)

Lives and works in New York.



1999-00          M.A., Chelsea College of Art and Design, London

1995-97          M.F.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

1990-95          B.F.A., Ewha Women's University, Seoul


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015                OF PICTURES, Sophie's Tree, New York

                          DEAR MY LOVE, ANTI-CAPITALIST, Galerie Ursula Walbröl, Düsseldorf

                          JEWYO RHII, Wilkinson Gallery, London

2014                COMMONLY NEWCOMER, Queens Museum, New York

2013                NIGHT STUDIO, Artsonje Center, Seoul [catalogue]

                          WALLS  TO TALK TO, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven [itinerary: MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt] [catalogue]

2012                WALL TO TALK TO, Galerie Ursula Walbröl, Düsseldorf

2010                LODGED, Galerie Ursula Walbröl, Düsseldorf

                          NIGHT STUDIO, Open Studio, Itaewon, Seoul [catalogue]

2009                MUSCLE ACHES: ARRIVALS, Doosan Gallery, New York

2008                LIE ON THE HAN RIVER, Bildmuseet, Umeå

                          AIRPORT ROMANCE, Galerie Ursula Walbröl, Düsseldorf

2007                LIEGEN AM HAN - FLUSS, Galerie Ursula Walbröl, Düsseldorf

                          TEN YEARS, PLEASE, Gallery27, Gyeonggi [catalogue]

2006                JEWYO RHII, Samuso, Seoul [catalogue]

2005                SMALL, Galerie Ferdinand van Dieten - d'Eendt, Amsterdam


Selected Group Exhibitions

2016                The 11th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju [curator: Maria Lind] 

2015                UNKNOWN PACKAGES (DAWN BREAKS), Queens Museum, New York

                          LE SOUFFLEUR: SCHURMANN MEETS LUDWIG, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Aachen [catalogue]

2014                BOOM SHE BOOM: WORKS FROM THE MMK COLLECTION, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt

2013                SOME END OF THINGS, Kunstmuseum, Basel 

2012                INTENSE PROXIMITY, La Triennale Paris, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2010                THE RIVER PROJET, Campbelltown Art Center, Australien [catalogue]

                          MEDIA CITY SEOUL: TRUST, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul [catalogue]

2008                ANNUAL REPORT: A YEAR IN EXHIBITIONS, the 7th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju [curator: Okwui Enwezor] [catalogue]

                          TO BURN ONESELF WITH ONESELF: ROMANTIC DAMAGE SHOW, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam

                          (LOVE) WILL TEAR US, Kunstverein Medientrum, Graz

2007                DIE ELBE IN BETWEEN, Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Magdeburg

                          VIDEONALE, Kunstmuseum, Bonn

                          OPTIMISM IN THE AGE OF GLOBAL WAR, the 10th Istanbul Biennale, Dream House, Antrepo, Istanbul [Curator: Hou Hanru] [cagalogue]

                          2007 HERMES KOREA MISSULSANG, Seoul

2006                PLUG-IN: UNDECLARED CROWD, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven  

                          TOMORROW, Artsonje Center, Seoul

2005                SECRET BEYOND THE DOOR, Korean Pavilion, The 51st Venice Biennale, Venice [catalogue]

2004               SOMEBODY ELSE’S PROBLEM, Istanbul

2003               UNDER CONSTRUCTION, Tokyo Opera City, Tokyo

                         POSTMAN IS GENIUS, Montevideo, Amsterdam

2002               FANTASIA, Contemporary Arts Center, Beijing


Public Collections

MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt

Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Magdeburg


Selected Awards and Residencies

2010                Yanghyun Prize, Yanghyun Foundation, Seoul

2004-05         Artist-in-residency, The Rijksacademie, Amsterdam