EDUCATION
2010 – 2012 MFA in Fine Art Media ,with Merit, Slade School of Fine Art UCL, London, UK
2007 – 2009 BFA in FineArt Photography, Chungang Univ, Seoul, Korea
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 When the wind blows, Pohang art museum, Pohang, Korea
2016 In search of the perfect horizon / undecided titles,Songeun art cube, Seoul, Korea
2015 ‘HYUNMIN RYU EXHIBITION’ show, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea 
2013 Invitation exhibition of young artists, Daegu Art Centre, Korea
2011 “Giggle” Nikon Salon, Osaka, Japan 
2010 “Giggle” Nikon Salon, Tokyo, Japan 
 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
upcoming InCadaques, Cadaques, Spain
upcoming Refamiliarization, U.C Berkeley University, Berkeley, US
2021 How to put elephant put in the fridge, Awool art centre, Daegu, Korea
2020 You have witchcraft in your lips, Daegu art museum, Daegu, korea
2019 With or without you, Space Gachang, Daegu, korea
2019 Yakdong museum, Daegu art museum, Daegu, Korea
2018 Another field – ‘I’ drawing, Bongsan Culture centre, Daegu, Korea 
2016 The moon, round like a little plate, Daegu, Korea
2016 Imperfect darkness, nowhere, Seoul, Korea
    2016 We work here, A.I Gallery, London, UK
2016 The first, Seoul art foundation, Seoul, Korea
2016 <Onewall Mayfest : BYOB>, Space Onewall, Seoul, Korea
2016 DELL’INFINGIMENTO, Lissone, museum, Milano, Italy
2015 Cascading, open eye gallery, Liverpool, UK
2015 Some ambiguous facts on love, Gachang art space, Daegu, Korea
2015 International photo project, Spazio Soderini, Milan, Italy
2015 The Manchester Contemporary,  Old Granada Studio, Manchester, UK
2015 Terra/Earthbound, A.I gallery,  London UK
2015 I’M TEN, IMT gallery, London, UK
2015 Among Images, Space291, Seoul, Korea
2015, In Barry Bonds / See the future, IMT gallery, London, UK
2015 North Sydney Art Prize, Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, Sydney, Australia
2015 AF screenings, KARST, Plymouth, UK
2014 Seoul Lunar Photo Fest, Space Boan, Seoul, Korea
2014 Art metro project, Daegu metro, Daegu, Korea
2014 Daegu photo biennale “Encounter”, Daegu art centre, Daegu, Korea
2014 Gangjung Daegu contemporary art fest, Daegu, Korea
2014 OWADO, Beomeo art street, Daegu, Korea
2013 Unexpected invitation, Daegu art centre, Korea
2013 Open Studio, Gachang artist in residency, Daegu, Korea
2013 Plz don’t ask why, Kunst Doc project space, Seoul, Korea
2013 Attachment, IMT gallery, London, UK
2013 Daegu art factory, Daegu, Korea
2013 “Stupid question and wise answer” Kunst Doc Gallery, Seoul,Korea
2012 Slade Degree show, Slade Building, London, UK
2012 MA &Other Post Graduates , Atkinson Gallery, UK
2010 Singapore International Photography Festival, 2902gallery, Singapore
2009, Photo fest, Ulsan art centre, Ulsan, Korea
2009 “RAW” Dukwon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2007 EPSON ASIA COLOR IMAGING CONTEST exhibition, Spiral Garden, Tokyo, Japan

SELECTED AWARDS & OPEN CALL
2007 1st Canon scholarship winner, Korea
2007 Epson Asia Color Imaging Contest, special award, Japan
2010 Singapore International Photography Festival, Exhibition artist open call, Singapore
2010 Nikon Salon, Juna21 exhibition artist open call, Tokyo, Japan
2012 Slade award, Slade school of fine art, UK
2012 Daegu Photo Biennale, Portfolio Review (encounter), Excellent portfolio, Korea
2013 Young Artist of this year, Daegu art centre, Korea
2014 Grant for Young Artist, Daegu art council
2015 Y- Artist, Daegu art museum, Daegu, Korea
2018 Zhang du-gun art prize, Pohang art museum, Pohang, Korea
2021, InCadaques, runners up, Cadaques, Spain
2021, Vonovia award, shortlist, Germany
2022, 2021 Gomma grant, first prize winner, London, UK

COLLECTIONS
Millfield school, UK
Daegu art museum
Fondo Malerbe Fotografia
Korea national art museum (art bank)
Seoul metropolitan government
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