Artist Kwak was graduated from St. Petersburg State Repin Academy of Fine Arts in Russia and samgmyeong Univ in Seoul, Korea. She loves drawing when she was young, and decided to study realism painting in Russia. At that time, she spend the lovely and romantic snowing times in Russia.
Eventhogh it was very cold days, she spent good memoriable time with friends who studied together.
Education 1996 Fine arts of the SANGMYUNG UNIVERSITY, Korea 2001 Master of Art, Saint-Petersburg Repin State Academic Institute of Painting Sculpture and Architecture, Russia
13 Solo exhibitions
2021 Brilliant Plane - little goldenfish, GALLERY SOHEON&SOHEON Contemporary, Daegu, Korea 2020 Brilliant Plane, GALLERY SOHEON, Daegu, Korea 2017 Green Life, GALLERY SOHEON&SOHEON Contemporary, Daegu, Korea 2015 Green Life, GALLERY SOHEON&SOHEON Contemporary, Daegu, Korea 2013 Green Life, Sun gallery, Seoul, Korea 2013 Green Life, Seolin Gallery, Busan, Korea 2013 Green Life, GALLERY SOHEON, Daegu, Korea 2012 Green Life, Suseong Artpia Hoban Gallery (Suseong culture foundation), Daegu, Korea 2012 Green Life, Colorsquare Arthall, Daegu 2008 Colorful Life, SOHEON Contemporary, Daegu, Korea 2007 Colorful Life, Art Star 100, Coex, Seoul, Korea 2006 Colorful Life, Gallery DongA, Museum of DongA , Daegu 2005 Colorful Life , Culture festival artfair of Coex mall, Seoul, Korea
Selected Group exhibitions and Art Fairs
Gyeongnam Art Museum (Yangsan Museum), Seoul Auction online - sale in Daegu, GALLERY SOHEON, SOHEON Contemporary, Insa Art Center, DGB gallery of Daegu Bank, Exco, Gallery Ramer of Seoul, Shinsegae Gallery of Daegu, lotte gallery of Seoul, etc.
KIAF SEOUL 11,19,21,22 Korea Galleries Art Fair 14,15,16,17,19,20,22 ArtBusan 2013, BAMA 12, 22 Daegu Art Fair 07,08,09,11,2021 HK Contemporary Art Fair, SOAF 2008~2010, Salon de Arts Seoul 09, etc.
Prizes and media
2005 Artworks with essay in news papers (Kyunghyang, Sport-Khan) 2005 A selected Artist : 'Record paintings of Historical figures of The Central Regions Culture' "The symbol of village of Central, Central tower" 2009 SOAF"Seoul Open Art Fair"-SOAF Young Artists 2018 Book : Living With Anxiety , by I-eon Min 2020 Artworks in the House : TV Chosun Home Derella Live Together House (0607) 2020 Advertising Clip : YouTube Public Advertising, DTRO Daegu Metropolitan Transit Corporation 'Brilliant Plain' takes a deeper look at the shining and phenomenal moment of life and captures the sparkling and shining moment on the canvas.
Kwak Yun-jung's artworks, which is painted with impressionistic colors using Western materials such as oil paints on canvas, aims Korean sentiment on the contrary. The combination of plum blossoms, Korean trees, the style composition of the including east and west, and the beauty of blank space is so mysterious.
The artist's unique soft but rough matière and subtle blue colors are still intact, but the backgrounds that show signs of agonizing over the beauty of oriental blank space beauty in Western painting are so impressive. On the background in canvas, the sky is full of fluffy and smooth clouds posterior expression of disappearing far away. It will be an opportunity to think about the nature of human beings living with nature, feeling the whisper of flowers blooming with vitality under the light and trees.
Artist Kwak sees the most brilliant moments in the everyday scenes and captures them in her works.
For her, everything surrounding her is a shining moment of memory.
She imaines the moment when she looks at memories with her beloved pet, a cozy sunny forest, the beautifully fluttering flower breeze, and the plum blossoms that bloom beautifully overcomes difficulties and cold during winter.
Visitors can enjoy artworks of vivid beautiful scenery such as the alleys of scattering the flowers through the wind and the delightfully contrasting views of the lights and shadows.
Especially she is good at composing her painting as many art critics said. and she can paint realism style, figurative, still-life, landscape and portrait paintings freely.
And at last, she found her own art style - an realistic impressionism with her soft emotion.
※ Impressionism is a style of painting developed in France between 1870 and 1900 which concentrated on showing the effects of light on things rather than on clear and exact detail.
Gallerist thought that we can find soft, comfortable and peaceful feeling in her artwork becaouse of her innocent soul and soft personailty.
As you can see, she asks us 'What's your brilliant memories in your life '.
And If you can see this her artwork series, what's make you happy and peaceful emotion?
She wants to give the soul of all those who enjoy paintings a break from their tight daily lives.
Artist Kwak was graduated from St. Petersburg State Repin Academy of Fine Arts in Russia and samgmyeong Univ in Seoul, Korea.
She loves drawing when she was young, and decided to study realism painting in Russia. At that time, she spend the lovely and romantic snowing times in Russia. Eventhogh it was very cold days, she spent good memoriable time with friends who studied together.
Artist wrote her signature in bottom right side of the front and the title,size,name in korean on the back side of canvas. She always consider the color of the signature for the harmony of the colors of the artwork. If you can see her works in detail, you can find it. It sometimes mint, blue or white color.
We hope your days will be peaceful with happiness.
곽윤정 KWAK YUN JUNG
상명대학교 미술학과 졸업
상트페테르부르그 국립미술대학 석사 졸업 ('Saint-Petersburg Repin State Academic Institute of Painting Sculpture and Architecture)
2021 작은 까망이의 여행, 갤러리소헌&소헌컨템포러리, 대구
2020 Brilliant Plane, 갤러리소헌&소헌컨템포러리, 대구
2017 Green life, 갤러리소헌&소헌컨템포러리, 대구
2015 Green life, 갤러리소헌&소헌컨템포러리, 대구
2013 Green life,선화랑, 서울
Green life, 갤러리소헌&소헌컨템포러리, 대구
갤러리 서린 스페이스, 부산
2012 수성 아트피아 호반갤러리, 대구
컬러스퀘어 아트홀, 대구
2008 Colorful Life, 소헌컨템포러리, 대구
2007 아트스타 100인전 코엑스 인도양홀, 서울
2006 1부 동아갤러리/ 2부 동아미술관 초대전, 대구
2005 코엑스몰 문화페스티벌 아트페어 초대전, 서울
2022 화랑미술제 (COEX, 서울)
BAMA 부산국제화랑아트페어 (BEXCO,부산)
2021 뿌쉬낀하우스 20년 한러수교 30주년 기념 한국대표작가 21인전, (갤러리 라메르, 서울)
KIAF SEOUL, (COEX, 서울)
대구아트페어 S (신세계갤러리 대구)
대구아트페어 (EXCO, 대구)
2018 꽃의왈츠전 , (비디갤러리 서울)
동상이몽전 (DGB갤러리, 대구은행본점사옥, 대구)
2017 호텔아트페어 인 대구 (노보텔, 대구)
화랑미술제 (코엑스, 서울)
YOLO-My Life 행복찾기 (화성파크드림갤러리, 대구)
2016 호텔아트페어 인 대구 (호텔라온제나, 대구)
화랑미술제 (코엑스 전시홀 3층 : 서울)
2015 Dreaming in Life 부유하는 삶 (양산시립박물관 기획전시실 : 양산)
2015화랑미술제 (코엑스 전시홀 3층 : 서울)
2014 2014화랑미술제 (코엑스 전시홀 3층 : 서울)
2012 홍콩 컨템포러리 (The Park Lane Hong Kong Hotel : 홍콩)
Hong Kong Contemporary Overview
2011 컨템포러리 아티스트파일 2011 (갤러리 소헌 : 대구)
[새로움의 반전] “Reversal of newness" (갤러리 소헌 : 대구)
서울옥션과의 온라인 경매 기획전 "컨템포러리아트 인 대구" 대구유망작가 選
신미술회 대작전 (이형아트센타 : 서울)
2010 Art Road 77 아트페어 2th - With Art, With Artist!
“Journey to separate ways" 소헌컨템포러리
2009 ARTIST FILE 2009, Only One (갤러리 소헌 : 대구)
Temptation 유혹에 빠지다 (갤러리 소헌 : 대구)
"Thank you so much, For collectors 2009"
Happiness Unlimited 展 (갤러리 소헌 : 대구)
2009 Salon des Arts Seoul (aT Center 1층 전관 : 서울)
2008 제2회 대한민국 미술인의 날 기념展 (인사아트프라자 A&S 갤러리 : 서울)
Contemporary Neo_Metaphor (인사아트센터 1층 : 서울)
2007 라이프TV방송개국기념전 (이형아트센타 : 서울)
제3회 근.현대 미술품 전시경매 (D옥션 엠포리아 아트타워 : 서울)
창과 빛展 (인사아트센타 : 서울)
제1회 대한민국 미술인의 날 기념展 (인사아트프라자 A&S 갤러리 : 서울)
2007대구화랑협회展 (대구문화예술회관 : 대구)
제1회 근.현대 미술품 전시경매 (D옥션 엠포리아 아트타워 : 서울)
존재-그 실체展 (서울갤러리 : 서울)
부부작가 초대展 (동아미술관 : 대구)
2006 가족의 얼굴 기획展 (동아갤러리 : 대구)
2006대구-상트․페테르부르크 미술교류展 (대구문화예술회관 : 대구)
책사랑 그림사랑展 (서울갤러리:서울 /롯데화랑:부산 /교보문고(강남,대구점)
사실의 힘展 (TOPOHAUS : 서울)
포스트모던시대의 인물표정展 (갤러리상 : 서울)
2005 중원문화역사인물기록화 제작 참여
中心 고을의 象徵, 中央塔 300호 제작
수상 및 기고
2009 SOAF"Seoul Open Art Fair"-SOAF Young Artists 선정