LIM Choong Sup 임충섭 (Korea, b. 1941)
1941 Born in Jincheon, Korea
1960 B.F.A Fine Art, Seoul National University, Seoul
1973 The Brooklyn Museum Art School, New York, U.S.
1993 M.F.A New York University, New York, U.S.
Currently Lives and works in New York
2012 Choong Sup Lim: Luna, and her Thousand Reflections, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
2011 Spider, Dichotomy, and Thread, Shinsegae Gallery, Busan, Korea
2010 Wall In Chun Gang, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul
2009 Chang Art, Beijing
2008 Atelier 705, Seoul
2006 Vanishing-Scape-Fan, Asian American Arts Centre, New York, U.S.
Habitual Habitat, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
2005 Habitual Habitat, Sabina Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.
2000 Light Hunting, Rodin Gallery, Seoul
1999 Fixing with Thread and Soil, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
1997 Fossilscape, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, U.S.
1995 Kukje Gallery, Seoul
1994 Chu-ma, Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts, New York, U.S.
1993 Other Visions, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York, U.S.
Well-Ant Hill, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.
1992 Reversed Tent, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, U.S.
1991 Human Habitat, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
1989 Hylozoism-Painting and Wooden Assemblages, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, U.S.
1986 Won Gallery, Seoul
1981 United States International Communications Agency, American Embassy Exhibition Hall, Seoul
O.K. Harris Gallery, New York, U.S.
2011 Reopen at Hannam, Gallery Skape, Seoul
Tell Me Tell Me; Australian and Korean Art 1976 – 2011, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
2008 Shoes or No Shoes Museum, Kruishoutem, Belgium
2005 The Points of Compass, Fundacion Ludwig de Cuba, Havana, Cuba
The Points of Compass, Sala de Arte Publico Siqueiros, Mexico
Beyond Acculturation, Tenri Cultural Institute, Korean Cultural Service, New York, U.S.
2003 Perspectives on Asian Contemporary Art, Gallery API, New York, U.S.
2002 Below Canal September, 11 2002, Asian American Arts Center, New York, U.S.
Dreams and Reality: Korean American Contemporary Art Exhibit to Celebrate 100 years of Korean Immigration to the US, Smithsonian International Gallery, Washington DC
Marking: Drawings by Contemporary Artists from Korea, Gallery API, New York, U.S.
At the Crossroads: Celebrating the Centennial of Korean Immigration, The 2002 Space World Gallery, New York, U.S.
2000 Artists to Artists, ACE Gallery, Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, New York, NY, U.S.
A Passage for a New Millennium, Korean Artists of Overseas Exhibitions 1990-99, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
1999 Gurim Village Project I, the 1st Earth Festival, Young-am, Korea 1997 Seoul in Media’ 99 Lumia of Century, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul
The Hirshhorn Collection: Recent Acquisitions 1992-96, Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC
Eye of the Tiger, Exit Art, New York, U.S.
1996 Queens Artists: Highlights of the 20th Century, Queens Museum, New York, U.S.
1995 Passion and Compassion, Asian American Arts Center, New York, U.S.
Contemporary Art of Korea ’95, Gallery Comelius-Hertz, Bremen, Germany
1994 Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York, U.S.
Museo Civico di Taverna, Italy
1993 Multiple Parts, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, U.S.
Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, U.S.
Semblances, ISE Art foundation, New York, U.S.
Musee Whanki, Seoul
1992 Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Nella natura I’origine dell’arte, Museo Civico Taverna, Italy
A World Together: Korean Art from Seoul, Paris and New York, Museum of the City of New York, U.S.
1991 The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, New York, U.S.
Art Contemporanea de Corea, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico
Korean Contemporary Art, Art Sonje Museumt, Gyeongju, Korea
Selections from the Slide File, O.I.A. City Gallery, New York, U.S.
Nel Piu’ Ampio Cerchio, Centro Museografico, Taverna, Italy
Simmonson Gallery, Los Angeles, U.S.
Ho Am Art Museum, Seoul
Inauguration of the Space Program, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, New York, U.S.
1990 The Bare Bones, Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition (BWAC), Brooklyn, U.S.
1988 Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, U.S.
1987 International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Hawaii, U.S.
1986 Foundation Whanki des Arts Plastiques-Centre National, Paris
1985 Korea/New York ’86, Thorpe Intermedia Gallery, New Jersey, U.S.
1983 Not just Black and White, O.I.A. City Gallery, New York, U.S.
Annual Juried Exhibition ’83, Queens Museum, Queens, U.S.
The Exchange Exhibition of Korean & Japanese Contemporary Art, traveling exhibition, 5 major cities, Japan
1982 Power Gallery of Contemporary Acquisition, Power Institute of Fine Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
The Works of Korean Artists Abroad, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
1981 The First Annual Invitational: Current Korean-American Sensibilities, Korean Cultural Service, New York, U.S.
International Art Exhibition, Equitable Gallery, New York, U.S.
1980 Korean Drawing Now, Brooklyn Museum, New York, U.S.
Korean Drawing Now, Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC
Annual Juried Exhibition ’80, Queens Museum, Queens, U.S.
1978 The 4th Annual Small Works Competition, Grey Gallery, New York University, New York, U.S.
Whanki et leunes, Whanki Foundation Gallery, Paris
O.I.A. Group Show, Bologna, Italy/P.S.1, Long Island, U.S.
1968 The Korea News Grand Prize Exhibition, Seoul
1967 Engagement, Group Annual, Seoul
Korean Fine Arts Association Member Show, Seoul
Grants and Prizes
2010 The 24th Kim, Sechoong Sculpture Award
2007 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation
1998 Woo-Kyung Foundation of Art Award
1994 Fund from the NYS Council on the Arts
1991 Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, “Space Program” Grant
National Gallery of Australia, Australia
Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Korea
Shoes or not Shoes Museum, Belgium
Metropolitan Museum of Art, USA
Hirshhorn Museum: The Smithsonian Institution, USA
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Korea
Sandra Gering Gallery, USA
Kukje Gallery, Korea
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Henie Onstad Museum, Norway
Power Institute of Fine Arts, University of Sydney, Australia
Prudential Insurance Co., USA
Whanki Foundation, USA/France
Musee Whanki, Korea
Won Gallery, Korea
Centro Museografico, Department Arti Visive, Italy
Art Sonje Museum, Korea
Ho Am Gallery, Korea
Ilshin Spinning Co., Korea
Space World Gallery, USA
Asian American Arts Center, USA
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Marks, USA
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Solon, USA
Mr. and Mrs. Miles Stuchin, USA
Dr. and Mrs. David Rabinowitz, USA
Mr. Nam June Paik, USA