Minjee Hwang Kim

Minjee Hwang Kim

b. 1991, Seoul / working and living in Helsinki

Upcoming

  • Woikka Contemporary, Kouvola, FINLAND

  • Rauma Triennale 2025, Rauma, FINLAND

Studies

  • 2018-2019

    Painting, Master of Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Arts of Uniarts Helsinki

  • 2010-2015

    Fine Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Korea National University of Arts

  • 2019

    Painting, Erasmus program, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2024

    We Them Girls, tm⋅galleria, Helsinki

  • 2022

    Mood Ring, MAA-Tila Project Space, Helsinki

  • 2019

    Ill Will, Project Room, Helsinki

  • 2016

    Prosaic, Project Space 264, Seoul
    Of Teabags and Napkins and Colors and Patterns, Basement Gallery, Kokkola

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2024

    HAIHATUS25, Art Center Haihatus, Joutsa

  • 2023

    By the bend, Together Again festival with Kairos Collective, Frame, Helsinki
    Searching for a Utopian City, Culture House Laikku, Tampere
    Shall we sleep on this, Yö Galleria, Helsinki
    Solar Noon, Taattisten Tila, Naantali
    Their room washed with hot light, Vuorikatu 8b, Turku
    For Something to be Filled, P1tted Dates, Helsinki
    Ars Nartae: Whose Landscape, Galleria Kellokas, Ylläs

  • 2022

    Charmed, Haunted 69a, Bergen
    Years that Repeat their Days, The Kirpilä Art Collection, Helsinki
    When I was Done Dying, duo show with Shia Conlon, Titanik, Turku

  • 2021

    Fishing in a Flat Scene: Reading Sessions with NO NIIN, Urban Apa, Ateneum, Helsinki
    First International Festival of Manuports, Kohta, Helsinki
    1 to 100, Katugalleria Mutteri, Helsinki
    Summer of the Arts, (organized by KULTA ry), Helsinki
    What's the Use of Intersectionality? Stoa Cultural Center, Helsinki / Online
    Kosminen Salon: Spring Sales Exhibition, Kosminen, Helsinki

  • 2020

    Goblin Doors, Online
    Here Be Dragons, Project Room, Helsinki
    Kosminen Salon: Summery Sales Exhibition, Kosminen, Helsinki
    The Faint Mirror Formed When It's Night Outside The Window, The Pole Gallery, Online

  • 2019

    Kuvan Kevät, Exhibition Laboratory, Helsinki

  • 2017

    Mythical, K&P Gallery, New York

  • 2014

    Don’t Freeze. Don’t Die. Rise Again, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul

Grants

  • 2024

    Public Display Grant, Art Promotion Centre Finland (Taike)
    Project Grant, Art Promotion Centre Finland (Taike)

  • 2023

    Project Grant, Paulo Foundation

  • 2022

    Corona Grant, Art Promotion Centre Finland (Taike)
    6-month Working Grant, Finnish Cultural Foundation (SKR)

  • 2021

    Young Artist Grant, Finnish Art Society
    Project Grant, Grafia (Association of Visual Communication Designers in Finland)
    Corona Grant, Art Promotion Centre Finland (Taike)

  • 2020

    Corona Grant, Art Promotion Centre Finland (Taike)

  • 2019

    Young Artist Grant, Anita Snellman Foundation

Residencies

Writing & Publication

  • 2021

    The Three-Headed Monster, risograph zine with Venom Zine Library and Obra Press, Copenhagen
    What do I call you?, an essay in NO NIIN magazine (3rd Issue), Helsinki

Published Writings

  • Aino Frilander, "Neljä näyttelyä, jotka kannattaa nähdä tänä viikonloppuna" Helsingin Sanomat, 9.2.2024

  • Sini Mononen, "Minjee Hwang Kim piirtää omakuvia, joissa arkinen valuu kohti taianomaisuutta" Helsingin Sanomat, 8.2.2024

  • Sandra Broborn, "Som ett eget vardagsrum – Konsthemmet Kirpilä i Tölö har queerguidade turer året om" Hufvudstadbladet 16.12.2023

My works have been acquired by

  • Helsinki Art Museum

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

  • The Kirpilä Art Collection (Taidekoti Kirpilä)

  • Finnish Art Society-Art Lottery

  • Finnish Office for the European Union, Brussels