Kiseok Kim

New York City
Artist Statement
Artist Bio

Kiseok Kim is a painter based in New York. He received his B.F.A. in painting from Dong-A University in Busan, Korea in 1999 and M.F.A. in Painting from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn in 2009. He moved to New York City in 2006, currently lives and works in New York. He has participated in solo and group exhibitions in and around New York City. His recent work is the portrait related to contemporary people in the media and he entitled this series “Plastic” connected with the idea of plasticity. The plastic series is featured in public and private collections throughout the United States and Korea.



2009  MFA in Painting, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

1999  BFA in Painting, Dong-A University, Busan, Korea


Solo Exhibitions:

2016 - Plastics, Olivia Park Gallery, New York, NY

2013 - Substitution, Hionas Gallery LES, New York, NY

2011 - Plastics, Hionas Gallery, New York, NY

2011 - Plastic Play, Spin New York, New York, NY

2009 - Artgate Gallery, New York, NY

2008 -  MFA Thesis Show, Steuben South Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY


Group Exhibitions:

2016 - Art Southampton, Art Southampton Pavilion, Bridgehampton, NY

2016 - Context New York, Pire94, New York, NY

2015 - The Writing on the Wall, The Painting Center, New York, NY

2015 - Art Wynwood, Miami, FL

2015 - Captain Planet, Kavachnina Contemporary, Miami, FL

2014 - Art Wynwood, Miami, FL

2013 - Houston Fine Art Fair, Reliant Center, Houston, TX

2013 - Art Aspen, Benefits Paepcke Gallery, Aspen, CO

2013 - Art Palm Beach, Palm Beach Convention Center, West Palm Beach, FL

2012 - Year One, Hionas Gallery, New York, NY

2011 - Casting Memories, Artgate Gallery, New York, NY

2011 - Unabashed, Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

2011 - 20 in 11, Woodward Gallery, New York. NY

2010 - Governors Island Art Fair, Governors Island, New York, NY

2009 - About Face, Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009 - Governors Island Art Fair, Governors Island, New York, NY

2009 - 20th International Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists Gallery, New York, NY

2009 - Investigations in Identity, The Be Hive, New York, NY

2009 - Virtual Pathway, Gallery Satori, New York, NY

2008 - Falling Away, Lana Santorelli Gallery, New York, NY

2008 - Reflection of the Memory, Artgate Gallery, New York, NY

Plastic, 2017, oil on canvas, 48″ x 48″