Do Ho Suh | Biography



Born in 1962, Seoul
Lives and works in New York and London



M.F.A. in Sculpture, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

B.F.A. in Painting, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

M.F.A. in Oriental Painting, Seoul National University, Seoul

B.F.A. in Oriental Painting, Seoul National University, Seoul


Selected Solo Exhibitions

New York City Apartment/Bristol, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol

The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX
Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY

Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong
Home within Home within Home within Home, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Seoul
New thread drawings, Dieu Donne, New York, NY

Perfect Home, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
In Between, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
Home Within Home, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul

Luminous: The Art of Asia, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Wielandstr. 18, 12159, DAAD Galerie, Berlin
Home within Home, Lehmann Maupin, New York
Do Ho Suh, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore

A Perfect Home: Bridge Project, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, United Kingdom

Reflection, Lehmann Maupin, New York
Cause and Effect, Lehmann Maupin, New York

The Speculation Project, Sun Contemporary, Seoul

The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Reflection, Maison Hermés, Tokyo

Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid
Freer Gallery of Art and Arther M. Sackler Gallery of Art: The National Museum of Asian Art at the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.
Lehmann Maupin, New York

Brown University, Providence, RI
Lehmann Maupin, New York
Artsonje Center, Seoul
The Perfect Home, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MI
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Serpentine Gallery, London

Some/One, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York

Lehmann Maupin, New York

Seoul Home/L.A. Home, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
Sight-Seeing, NTT InterCommunication Center, Tokyo


Selected Group Exhibitions

Future Seasons Past, Lehmann Maupin, New York
Beyond the Buzz: New Forms, Realities, and Environments in Digital Fabrication, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN
Apparitions: Frottages and Rubbings from 1860 to Now, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Menil Collection, Houston, TX

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
Marguilies Collection, Miami, FL
Beyond and Between, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
Shades of Time: An Exhibition form the Archive of Korean American Artists, Part Two 1989- 2001, Queens Museum, New York
Blood Flames Revisited, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
Look at Me: Portraiture from Manet to the Present, Leila Heller Gallery, New York
Myth/History: YUZ Collection of Contemporary Art, YUZM Shanghai, Shanghai
Perth International Arts Festival, Australia

Unknown Forces, Tophanie-I Amire Gallery, Istanbul
Everyday Life Asian Art Biennial, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
Power, Where Does the Beauty Lie?, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul
Homebodies, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
5th Auckland Triennial, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
0 to 60:Contemporary Art, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

Dislocation, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu
Deogsugung Project, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea – Deoksugung, Seoul
Roundtable, The 9th Gwangju Biennale 2012, Gwangju
Lehmann Maupin Gallery at Singapore Tyler Print Institute, STPI, Singapore

East ex East, Brand New Gallery, Milan
Luminous: The Art of Asia, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2011 Haein Art Project, Haeinsa, Hapcheon
Korean Rhapsody, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
Human Nature: Contemporary Art From the Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Spirituality of Place, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

Touched, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool
Trust, Media City Seoul, Seoul
People Meet in the Architecture, Venice Architecture Biennale, Venice
Setouchi International Art Festival, Shodojima, Japan
Peppermint Candy: Contemporary Korean Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Gwacheon
KAFA Awards Exhibition, Seoul National University Museum, Seoul
The Kaleidoscopic Eye: Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

Tomorrow, Kumho Museum of Art; Artsonje Center, Seoul
Red Hot: Asian Art Today from the Chaney Collection, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX
Façades, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL
Downtown Expansion, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

This Is Not For You, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Facing East: Portraits from Asia, Freer + Sackler Galleries, Washington, D.C.
To the Human Future: Flight From The Dark Side, Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan

Monuments for the USA, White Columns, New York
Staircase, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
The Elegance of Silence: Contemporary Art from East Asia, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

The Print Show, Exit Art, New York
Siting: Installation Art 1969 – 2002, MoCA Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Undomesticated, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
Home and Away, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Living inside the Grid, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

On the Wall: Wallpaper by Contemporary Artists, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
Multiple/Multiples, curated by Dan Cameron, Nassau Country Museum of Art, New York

Constructed Fabric, Kobe Fashion Museum, Kobe, Japan
Multitude, Artist Space, New York
Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
International Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City, Mexico

Lunapark: Contemporary Art from Korea, Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart
My Home is Yours. Your Home is Mine, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
Korean Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice
International Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Venice
Uniform, Order and Disorder, MoMA P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
About Face, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Subject Plural: Crowds in Contemporary Art, Houston Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX

Greater New York, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
Koreamericakorea, Art Sonje Center, Seoul; Sonje Art Museum, Gyeongjoo
Open Ends, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
My Home is Yours. Your Home is Mine, Rodin Gallery (Plateau), Seoul


Commissions and Special Projects

Home within Home within Home within Home, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art – Seoul, Seoul

Hamnyeongjeon Project, Deogsugung Project, Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea – Deogsugung, Seoul
In Between Hotel, 2012 Gwangju Urban Folly Project, Gwangju
Grass Roots Square, Regjeringskvartalet R6 (Government Building Complex Part 6, KORO), Oslo
Cause and Effect, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, D.C.
Fallen Star, The Stuart Collection, University of California San Diego, CA

Luminous: The Art of Asia, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, D.C.
Staircase-III, Tate Modern, London

Cause and Effect, HITE Foundation, Seoul
Karma, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

Karma, Kyungbang Time Sqaure, Seoul

Cause and Effect, Towada Art Center, Towada

Some/One, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas
Unsung Founders Memorial, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC



STPI, Singapore

DAAD, German Academic Exchange Program, Berlin

Dieu Donné, New York


Selected Honors and Distinctions

Wall Street Journal Art Innovator of the Year
Best of the best in “TV, Film, Cinema & Animation” – Red Dot Design Award, Berlin
Kim Se Joong Sculpture Award, Seoul
Grand Orchid – Fallen Star, Orchids & Onions 2013 Awards, San Diego Architectural Foundation, San Diego, CA
Public Art Network – Top 50 Public Art Project 2013, Washington State Arts Commission, Americans for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Honorary Doctorate Degree, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, D.C.

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts Grant Winner, Regjeringskvartalet R6 Competition, Oslo

DAAD Artist Residency Fellowship, Berlin
Singapore Tyler Print Institute Artist Residency Fellowship, Singapore

Yoon Young Ja Award, Seoul

Sun Art Award, Seoul

Hermés Korea Missulsang, Seoul

The Augustus Saint-Gaudens Memorial Award, Augustus Saint-Gaudens Memorial, New York, NY

The Joan Mitchell Foundation Painting and Sculpture Award, Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York, NY

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