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b. 1971. Gyeongju, Korea, live/work: New York  



2008 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

2006 School of Visual Arts, MFA, Fine Arts, New York, NY

Solo Show

2021 "Discoverer" curated by Seoul Foundation for Arts, Sori Gallery, Seoul City Hall, Seoul

2020 "Trumpet" catalog essay by Wonseok Koh (Seoul Museum of Art),  Choi & Lager Gallery, Seoul <catalog>

2019 "Drum" Kyung-In Museum of Fine Art, Seoul <catalog>

2017 “Piston” catalog essay by Tcheon-Nahm Park (Seongnam Art Center), Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul <catalog>

2009 “Discoverer” Defying Gravity catalog essay by Dan Cameron, Doosan Gallery New York <link>

2009 “Silkroad” CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

2009 “Diamond Life” two persons show, curated by Kurt Mueller, Unit B Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2000 “Monologue” Kyung-In Museum of Fine Art, Seoul  


Selected Group Show

2021 “I belong here” Korea Cultural Center, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in New York, NY

2021 “Properties of …” curated by Hitomi Iwasaki (Queens Museum), Ahl Foundation, New York, NY

2020 “Coherence and Context” curated by Soojung Hyun, AHL Foundation, New York, NY

2019 "Body Scandal" curated by Tcheon-Nahm Park, Seongnam Arts Center, Seongnam, Korea

2017 "Digital Profiling" curated by David Terry, Madeline Scholl, NY Media Center, NYC <video> 

2016 Amory Week EFA, Elizabeth Foundation, New York, NY

2016 Rema Hort Mann Foundation, CARA Gallery, New York, NY  

2016 Skowhegan.Watch, 

2014 "Occupy" Gallery Jungmiso, Seoul         

2014 "Hope from Art" Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul

2013 “Here There and Every Where” Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul

2013 “To deny our nothingness” curated by Carolina Fuente, Gallery Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2012 “Night Long” curated by Stefania Zuliani, Maria Giovanna Mancini, The Fondazione Filiberto Menna, Salerno, Naples, Italy 

2011 “Governors Island Alliance Annual Party” curated by Melissa Levin, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, NYC

2011 “Art OMI Video Exhibition” Art OMI, NY

2010 “Big Screen Project”, curated by Melissa Levin, LMCC, Eventi-A Kimpton Hotel, New York, NY

2010 “Floating World” curated by Erin Donnelly/ Melissa Levin, LMCC Art Center, Governors Island, NY

2009 “VECTOR Issue 2” Vector Production Inc, Max Protecht Gallery, New York, NY

2008 “CUE Benefit” CUE Art Foundation, New York, NY

2007, 2008 “Video Dumbo” curated by Caspar Stracke/ Gabriela Monroy, Galapagos Space, Brooklyn, NY

2007-8 “Counterpoint” curated by Yu Yeon Kim, Galeria U Jezuitow ul. Dominikanska 8, Poznan, Poland; 

           Bund18 Creative Center, Shanghai, China; Coreana Museum, Seoul

2006 “Fast Futures” curated by Johan Pijnappel/ Miwako Tezuka, Nation Centre for Performing Art, 

           Asia Society Mumbai Centre, Mumbai, India        

2006 “Photo New York” “Contingence of the real” by Renee Vara, Leo Kuelbs, Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC     

2006 “A Delicate Arrangement” curated by Dan Cameron, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY       

2006 “Asian Contemporary Art Week; Fast Futures” Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery/Asia Society Museum, 

           curated by Barbara London (MOMA), Melissa Chiu (Asia Society Museum), Yu Yeon Kim (DMZ)       

2006 “Dark Matter” 55Mercer Gallery, New York, NY        

2006 “Twenty Eyes” curated by Canada New York Gallery, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2005 “Abstraction” curated by Rachel Guggelberger, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY 


Residency / Fellowship / Grant

2021 Skowhegan 75 Alumni Residency, Skowhegan, ME

2021 Cultural Solidarity Fund, Astoria, NY

2020 AHL Foundation Artist Fellowship, New York, NY

2020 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fiscal Sponsorship, New York, NY

2020 Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Grant, New York, NY

2020 Korea Hydro Nuclear Power Company and Gyeongju Cultural Foundation, Grant, Gyeongju, Korea

2017 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist’s Fellowship Panelist, NYC

2015-16 Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

2014 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist’s Fellowship Panelist, NYC

2013-14 Seoul Foundation for the Art and Culture, Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul

2011-12 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Workspace Program, New York, NY

2011-12 Harvestworks New Media and Technology Lab, Visiting Artist, New York, NY

2010 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Work Space, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Governors Island, New York, NY

2010 Puffin Foundation, Grant, Teaneck, NJ

2009 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Artist’s Fellowship in Digital Electronic Art, NY

2009 Art OMI International Artists Residency, Ghent, NY

2009 Smack Mellon Hot Picks, Brooklyn, NY

2008-9 CUE Art Foundation, artist in residence, New York, NY

2008 Skowhegan School Fellowship, John Whitney Payson Fellowship, Skowhegan, ME  


2021 Jeon Jihyun, “Mookwon Han at Sori Gallery, Seoul City Hall”, Maeil Business Networks, Seoul

2020 Kang Jonghoon, “Trumpet Sound for the World We Can Fully Breathe”, Yonhap News, Seoul

2020 Jeon Seongmin, “Pure Sound for George Floyd, Mookwon Han’s Trumpet”, Aju Economy, Seoul

2020 Seo Hwadong, “Precious Air Awakened by Trumpet Sound”, Hankook Economy, Seoul

2020 Park Hyunju, “Mookwon Han Solo Show”, Newsis, Seoul

2020 Jeon Jihyun, “Hope to breathe without Masks”, Maeil Business Networks, Seoul

2020 Choi Jongmin, “Mookwon Han’s Trumpet at Choi&Lager Gallery”, Market News, Seoul

2020 Jeon Hye Won, “The Shape of Electricity” by Mookwon Han, Asia Today, Seoul 

2020 David Colosi, “Drum” Napping Wizard Podcast Season 3 episode 1, Bric Art Media, Brooklyn, NY

2019 Kim Min Hyuk, "Birth and extinction, Electricity in media art" KBS 1 TV NEWS, Seoul 

2019 Park Jung Hwan, "Calligraphy in modern art, Drum by Mookwon Han", NEWS 1, Seoul 

2019 Kim Kyung Gab, "Mookwon Han Show" Hankook Economy, Seoul
2019 Jeon Ji Hyun, "From lives, electricity to Drum art, Artist Mookwon Han" Maeil Business Networks, Seoul

2019 Sukie Park, "Discoverer, expedition as existentialism, poem writing with body", NY

2017 Kim Sang Ik, “Not Empty, Infinite Universe”, YTN TV

2017 Kim Kyeong Gab, “Letter painting, video captured by machine’s movement” Hankook Economy

2017 Kim Yeon Joo, “Orbit of Heavy Pistons, into Art” “Acoss the boundary of new media video and Painting” Maeil Bussiness Networks, Seoul

2017 Jeon Hye Won, “New Media Artist, Moo Kwon Han at Kumho Museum of Art” Asia Today 

2012 Sung, Wooje, “Fantasy world, Discovery through Video Expedition” Wolganmisul (Monthly Art), Sep 2012

2009 Doosan Gallery, “Discoverer”, Art In Culture, October, 2009; Seoul Art Guide (front cover), Wolganmisul (back cover), November, 2009

2006 Vara, Renee, “Contingence of the real”

2006 “Asian Contemporary Art Week, Fast Future” Asia Society Museum, New York, NY

2006 Perez, Magdalene “Schools “In” for Summer” ARTINFO, 2006, NYC

2006 “A Delicate Arrangement” ARTFORUM, (p.185) June, Summer/2006

2004 Kim, YunHee “Introduction of Young Artist in Korea”, Misulsegye (Monthly) 04/2000, Seoul



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