HAEAHN WOO KWON

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Self-Reflection From Below, 2018, Wool, latch hook rug canvas, wood, 32 x 46 in (81.3 x 116.8 cm)



De-privation screen (front), 2017, Metal, wood, found obects, custom printed t-shirt, laundry rack, clothes pins, PVC tubing, rubber glove, fishing swivel, rice paper, soy sauce, diet coke, styrofoam, mirror, address numerals, inkjet prints, custom wall paper, piano hinges



Coming & Going, 2017



Get Around to How, 2018, exhibition view, Erin Stump Projects, Toronto



The Parasite, 2016, Charred frozen pizza, guache, sumi-ink, cardboard
2 x 10 x 10 in (5.1 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm)



The Muttering Retreat, 2017, Found and altered umbrella, wire, 8 x 9 x 35 in (20.3 x 22.9 x 89 cm)



It Smells Like It Shouldn’t, 2018, cinderblock, all-purpose flour, maiden hair grass, spray paint, 10 x 9 x 10 in (25.4 x 22.9 x 25.4 cm)



HaeAhn Woo Kwon
b. Daegu, South Korea
Lives and works in Toronto, Canada

Education
2018    MFA, University of Guelph, Guelph
2016    Graduate Program, Fine Art, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
2009    BFA, Cooper Union, New York
2007    Visiting Student Program, Columbia University, New York

Solo Exhibitions
2021    Bathroom Classroom, in collaboration with Isabelle Pauwels, Amy Lam, Kirby Chen Mages, and IBanJiHa (SoYoon Kim), Franz Kaka, Toronto
2020    Peering in the flushing, Trilobite et le Pneu, Montreal, QC (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2019    maximum suffering along the way, Franz Kaka, Toronto (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2018    Get Around to How, Erin Stump Projects, Toronto
2014    What You See is What You Make, Samuso: Space for Contemporary Art, Seoul
2010    Thank You for Shopping With Us, Seoha Gallery, Seoul
2009    Put Your Foot Down+Take Your Shoes Of, the Cooper Union, New York

Select Group Exhibitions
2022    Trip Like I Do, Franz Kaka, Toronto (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2022    A Rhythm, Not a Plot, Galerie Nicolas Robert, Toronto (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2021    BLOOMDOOMROOM, the Plumb, Toronto
2019    Barely Fair, Julius Caesar, Chicago (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2019    Public Volumes, Small Arms Inspection Building, Mississauga (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2019    Gallery Galerie Galería, Jack Barrett Gallery, New York (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2018    Soft Refraction, Xspace, Toronto
2018    Lojong Exercises, Kikospace, Toronto (as HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander)
2018    Contribution to Courage! Near Infra Red, Rinomina Gallery, Paris
2018    The World According to Generalized Axiom of Revealed Preference, Franz Kaka, Toronto
2018    Wild Inside, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto
2018    Matters in the End, Support Gallery, London, Ontario
2018    Casualize, 10 Carden, Guelph
2017    Accident of Being Together, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph
2017    Yes Frills, Erin Stump Projects, Toronto
2017    What Can the Object Do?, The Hand, New York
2016    Prattle Combat, Boarding House Gallery, Guelph
2016    Pleasure Faire, (organized by Brian Mann), Michael Benevento, Los Angeles
2016    Contribution to Rican/Struction, Agustina Ferreyra Gallery, San Juan
2015    The Transfiguration of the Commonplace, Sempio Space, Icheon-si
2014    Bruce Says, Okin Theater, Seoul
2013    Turn Inside Out, Next Door Gallery, Seoul
2010    Slow Flow, HanByukOne Gallery, Seoul
2009    Rotating Show, Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham
2009    To Make a Cake May Take Years To Bake, Bushwick Open Studio, New York

Curatorial Projects
2014    Live In the Lobby, Art Sonje Center, Seoul

Writing
2014    What You See Is What You Make, Exhibition catalog

Press
2021    Jacob Korczynski, ‘”Bathroom Classroom- HaeAhn Woo Kwon with Isabelle Pauwels, Amy Lam, Kirby Chen Mages, IBanJiHa (So Yoon Kim)’, C-Magazine
2019    Jenine Marsh, ‘HaeAhn Paul Kwon Kajander’, Canadian Art
2019    Ben Shannon, ‘In Conversation’, www.residenceeditions.co
2019    Laura Demers, ‘Makeshift privacy and pissing bodies: in conversation with HaeAhn Kwon’, www.thisispublicparking.com
2017    Linnea West, ‘Phone Tag: Interview with HaeAhn Kwon’, linneawest.com

Awards & Residencies
2018    Master of Fine Arts Scholarship, Canadian Federation of University Women
2016    Toni Sherman Graduate Scholarship, University of Guelph
2016    Margaret Priest Graduate Scholarship, University of Guelph
2016    International Graduate Student Scholarship, University of Guelph
2016    Graduate Travel, Research and Creation Fund, University of Guelph
2015    International Artist Fellowship, Office of the Provost, USC
2014    Seoul Foundation for Art & Culture Grant: Visual Artist
2012    Cheongju Artist Residency, Cheongju, Korea
2009    The Sarah Cooper Hewitt Fund Prize for Excellence in Art

Artist Talks & Workshops
2021    'Amy Lam in Conversation with HaeAhn Kwon about Bathrooms’ Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
2014    “What You Believe Is What You Say”, Artist Talk with Paul Kajander and Jung-hyun Kim, Art Sonje Center