Sunyoung Hwang (b. 1988, Seoul, South Korea) lives and works in London. She received her MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art in 2016. Prior to this she studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL and completed her undergraduate degree in Fine Art.
Hwang has had solo exhibitions in the UK and Korea and has participated in numerous group exhibitions around the world. Solo exhibitions: The Echoes of Forgotten Nights, Nunnery Gallery, London, 2018; With Half-Closed Eyes, Galerie ERD, Seoul, 2017; Liminal Moment, Project Gallery, Arundel, 2016. Recent group exhibitions include: Lost in the Woods, The Square Gallery, London, 2016; Rén, Centre Artasia, Paris, 2016; Bath Open Art Prize 2016, 44AD Artspace, Bath, 2016; Opia, SÍM Gallery, Reykjavík, 2016. Hwang was the recipient of the Chadwell Award 2016-17 and the third prize winner of Bath Open Art Prize 2016. She was recently interviewed by Happening magazine as part of a series of interviews with six up-and-coming young artists. In 2016, she was featured in Saatchi Art’s Invest In Art 2016 Report: Emerging Artists to Buy Now as one of eleven promising emerging artists who recently graduated from the UK art schools. She was also named as one of ‘Six Talents to Watch from RCA’s 2016 Graduate Show’ by Sight Unseen magazine.
2018 The Echoes of Forgotten Nights: The Chadwell Award 2016-17 Exhibition, Nunnery Gallery, London 2017 With Half-Closed Eyes, Galerie ERD, Seoul 2016 Liminal Moment, Project Gallery, Arundel
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