JUNGJIN LEE


Born in 1961
Lives and works in New York



Education
1991 MA, New York University, Major in Photography, New York, NY, USA
1984 BFA, Hongik University, Major in Ceramics, Seoul, Korea



Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018
“Echo,” The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

2017
“Retrospective “Echo”,” Musée des Beaux-Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland
“Unnamed Road,” Special Exhibition at Paris Photo, Grand Palace, Paris, France
“Everglades/Opening,” Andrew Bae Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
“Retrospective “Echo”,” Stadtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

2016
“Retrospective “Echo”,” Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
“Everglades,” Stephan Witschi Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
“Everglades,” Camera Obscura Gallery, Paris, France

2015
“Works from Everglades and Unnamed Road,” Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY, USA
“Unnamed Road,” Stephan Witschi Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
“Unnamed Road,” Camera Obscura Gallery, Paris, France
“Unnamed Road,” Andrew Bae Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

2014
MIA - Milan Image Art Fair, Milan, Italy
“Untitled,” Fridman Gallery, New York, NY, USA
“Thing,” Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2013
“Thing/Wind,” Dong Gang Museum of Photography, Yeongwol, Korea
“Thing,” Andrea Robbi Museum, St. Moritz, Switzerland

2012
“Wind/Thing,” Camera Obscura Gallery, Paris, France
“Thing & Wind,” Stephan Witschi Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
“Pagodas/Wind,” Boyer Gallery, The Hill School, Pottstwon, PA, USA

2011
“Wind by Jungjin Lee,” Aperture Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2010
Philip Feldman Gallery+ Project Space, PNCA, Portland, OR, USA

2008
“Road to the Wind,” Goeun Museum of Photography, Busan, Korea
"WIND," Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, USA
"WIND," Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, USA

2007
"Wind, Road and Buddha," Andrew Bae Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

2005
"Beyond Photography," Andrew Bae Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
"THING," Pyo Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2004
"THINGS," Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, CA, USA

2003
"On Road/Ocean," Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, USA

2002
"Buddha," The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea
"Desert," Sepia International Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"Beyond Photography," Bellas Artes Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, USA

2001
Tatar Alexander Gallery, Toronto, Canada
"On Road/Ocean," Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
"On Road/Ocean," Sepia International Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"Beyond Photography," Kumho Museum of Fine Art, Seoul, Korea

1999
"Pagodas," Pace Wildenstein MacGill Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1997
Pace Wildenstein MacGill Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Wasteland," Art Space Seoul Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1996
"Dissolving Landscapes,” Mansfield Freeman Center for East Asian Studies Gallery,
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, USA

1995
"Self Portrait,” PaceMacGill Gallery New York, NY, USA
"American Scenes,” Fuel Gallery Seattle, WA, USA

1994
Decouvert Artfair, Paris, France
Sonia Zannettacci Galerie, Geneva, Switzerland

1993
Photo's Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
"American Desert,” Seam-Tae Gallery Seoul, Korea

1992
Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR, USA

1991
"Looking,” Past Rays Gallery, Yokohama, Japan

1990
Gensler Architects, San Francisco, CA, USA
Tartt Gallery, Washington D.C., USA

1989
"A Lonely Cabin in a Far Away Island," Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, USA

1988
"A Lonely Cabin in a Far Away Island", Paik-Song Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1984
"Europe", French Cultural Center, Seoul, Korea



Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
“New Territory – Landscape Photography Today,” Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA
“Summer Show,” Stephan Witschi Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
“This Place,” University at Albany Art Museum, Albany, NY, USA

2017
Deuxième Biennale des photographes du monde arabe contemporain, Paris, France

2016
“As Moon Waxes and Wanes,” The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art,
Gwacheon, Korea
“Public to Private,” The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
“This place,” Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2015
“This place,” Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
“Land Lines,” Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY, USA
“Imaging Eden: Everglades,” Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
“This Place,” Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
“White Echoes: Poetics of Hanji and Contemporary Art”, Museum SAN, Wonju, Korea

2014
“This Place”, DOX Centre For Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic
“Rectangular Squares,” Sepia EYE, New York, NY, USA

2013
Paris Photo by Camera Obscura Gallery, Paris, France

2012
“Moments Measured,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2011
“Dirty Pictures,” Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA
“Stone and Wind/ Two person show with Han YoungJin,” Andrew Bae Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

2010
“Case Studies from the Bureau of Contemporary Art,” Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Hongik University Museum, Seoul, Korea
“Jungjin Lee / Hyunmi Yoo,” Trunk Gallery, Seoul, Korea
“Chaotic Harmony,” Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

2009
Contemporary Korean Photographs, Gyeongnam, Korea
Korean Contemporary Photo Now, Seoul, Korea
“Surface Tension,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
“Contemporary Korean Photography, CHAOTIC HARMONY”, Houston Museum of Art, Houston, TX, USA
GanaArt NY, New York, NY, USA
“Odyssey 2009,” Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea

2008
"Korean Contemporary Photography1948~2008", The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
"Treasures Within,” Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
"Mindful Garden,” Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2007
"Korean Contemporary Art,” Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
"From the Fire,” Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA
Miki Wick Kim Contemporary Art, Zurich, Switzerland

2006
“Contemporary Photographs of the Desert”, Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for Visual Arts,
University of Texas, El Paso, TX, USA

2004
"Korean Landscape- The spritual world within the Scenery,” Noviy Manezh, Organized by
Seoul Museum of Art, Moscow, Russia

2004
"Art in Photography,” Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea
"Water", Foto Fest 2004, Houston, TX, USA

2003
"Crossing 2003: Korea/Hawaii,” The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI, USA
"Leaning Forward, Looking Back,” Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA

2002
"IDEA Photographic after Modernism,” Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM, USA
"Korean Contemporary Photography,” La Gallerie Photo, Montpellier, France

2001
"The Century of Korean photography,” International Fotoage Herten, Herten, Germany
Toronto International Art Fair, Tatar Alexander Gallery, Toronto, Canada
"Summer 2001,” Sepia international New York, NY, USA
"Current in Korean Contemporary Art,” Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong
"Current in Korean Contemporary Art,” Tai Pei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

2000
"Figures and Paysages,” Korean Culture Center, Paris, France
"Slowness,” Odense Foto Triennale, Odense, Denmark
"Paper Cuts", Rena Brenstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
"Exchange and Interchange,” Arles Photography Festival Arles, France
"The Sun Rises in the East,” Hanlim Museum, Daejeon, Korea
"Korean Photography,” FotoFest International, Houston, TX, USA
"New Collection,” The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea

1999
FNAC Collections, Paris, France

1998
"The Visual Exhibition of Photography Image,” The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
"Asiatiska Fotografer,” The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
"Body & Photography,” Hanlim Museum, Daejeon, Korea

1997
"Monochrome,” Gallery Artbeam, Seoul, Korea

1996
Walkerhill Art Center, Seoul, Korea
"Perpetual Mirage: Photography Narratives of the Desert West", Whitney Museum of American Art,
New York, NY, USA

1995
Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeongju, Korea
"Passing Photography, Today Moments, Memory Trace & Light Images", The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, USA

1994
"New York from the Collections,” L.A. County Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"1945-1990, Historical Prospect,” Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1993
"Bridging the Differences,” Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles, CA, USA
Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1992
Turner Krull Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Zelda Cheatle Gallery, London, UK

1986
Battangol Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Donsung-dong Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

1985
Paris Museum of Modern Art, Paris, France



Awards

2018
Winner in the AIGA Book Competition for “Desert”, New York, NY, USA
Nomination for Filaf Award in the category “Photography” for the book “Desert”, Perpignan, France

2016
Nomination for Infinity Awards 2016 in the “Art” Category for “Everglades”, ICP, New York, NY, USA

2013
Dong Gang Photography Award, Yeongwol, Korea

2011
Anonymous Was A Woman Awards, New York, NY, USA

1990
Photography Award, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY, USA



Commissioned Works

2014-15
The Everglades Project “Imaging Eden”

2010-11
The Israel Project, “This Place”




Publications

2017
“Desert,” Radius Books, NM, USA
“Opening,” Nazraeli Press, CA, USA

2016
“Everglades,” Nazraeli Press, CA, USA
“Echo,” Fotomuseum Winterthur/Spector Books, Switzerland

2014
“Unnamed Road,” MACK Publications, UK
“Thing,” Shinsegae Gallery, Korea

2009
“WIND,” Aperture, NY, USA

2006
“Jungjin Lee,” Yelwha-Dang Art Publication, Korea

2005
“Thing,” Minseogak Publication, Korea

2002
“Desert/Jungjin Lee,” Sepia International Inc. New York, USA

2001
“On Road/Ocean,” Sepia International Inc. New York/Kukje Gallery, Korea

2000
“Jungjin Lee: Beyond Photography,” Shigak Publications, Korea

1997
“Wasteland,” Art Space Seoul, Korea

1996
“Dissolving Landscapes,” Wesleyan University, CT, USA

1993
“The American Desert,” Shigak Publications, Korea

1988
“A Lonely Cabin in a Far Away Island,” Yelwha-Dang Art Publications, Korea




Selected Collections

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
L.A. County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, USA
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH, USA
J.P. Morgan, New York, NY, USA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, USA
FNAC, Paris, France
Sprint Corporation, Kansas, USA
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA
FotoFest, Houston, TX, USA
Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art, Gyeongju, Korea
The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea
Daelim Museum, Daejeon, Korea
Kumho Museum of Fine Art, Seoul, Korea
Chosun Hotel, Seoul, Korea
Korea Development Bank, Seoul, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA
Gyeonggido Museum of Art, Ansan, Korea
Shinsegae, Seoul, Korea