biography

PAULINE CHOI
paulineschoi@gmail.com

www.paulinechoi.com

Currently living and working in Paris
BA Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Canada 1974-1978
O.C.A.D. graduate study in New York off Campus Program, NYC 1978-1979

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 Into the Light – UM gallery, Seoul, Korea
2013    Pools of Light – B’One gallery, Seoul, Korea
2009    Lightboxes – 59Rivoli, Paris, France
2009    Paris – Egg Gallery, Beijing, China
2007    Jardin Imaginaire – 7 Parnasien, Paris, France
2007    Jardin Imaginaire – DyanMarieProjects, Toronto, Canada
2005    Treescapes – The American Library in Paris, France
2001    Pools of Light – Centre Culturel Canadien, Paris, France
1999    La Vie en Rose – Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1998    Paintings & Light Boxes – Parsons School of Art, Paris, France
1997    The Ocean Within – Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1993    Mixed Media Painting – Gallery Han Kuk, Seoul, Korea
1987    Pleasures – Canadian Cultural Center, Rome, Italy
…………Pleasures – Canadian Cultural Center, Paris, France
1986    Isla Mujeres -Gallery San Nom, Muncton, Canada
1985    Recent Paintings – The Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Canada
1984    Willful Gesture – Artcultural Center, Toronto, Canada
…………Paintings & Drawings – Gallery Power House, Montreal, Canada
…………Wall Paintings and Other – Gailoch Gallery, Oakville, Canada
1981    Meta-Paint as Bond – Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada
…………Les Chaises Situation – Scarborough College, Toronto, Canada
1979    Wall Paintings – YYZ Outlet, Toronto, Canada

Group Exhibitions

2015    Art Space Qualia, Seoul – Korea
2014    K.I.A.F. – Seoul, Korea
2013    Drawing, SeMA – Seoul, Korea
2011    This is Paradise – Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada
2005    Glo – Archive Inc., Toronto, Canada
2004    La Nuit Blanche –  37bis rue de Montreuil, Paris, France
1998    Stuff – Lonsdale Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1996    Académie Diplomatique Internationale – Paris, France
1994    Woman – The Difference and The Power – Han Kuk Museum, Seoul, Korea
1993    UFPS Salon Contemporain – Grand Palais, Paris,
…………FranceLatitudes Nord – Château Sainte Barbe – Fontenay-aux- Roses, France
1992    Art Contemporain du Canada – Paris, France
1987    Petit Format – Espace Bateau Lavoir – Paris, France
…………Cité Internationale des Arts – Paris, France
…………Paintings – Bridgestone Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1986    Riot, Calm and Luxury – Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, Canada
…………Bather -Cameron Public House, Toronto, Canada
1995    Interiors / Tableaux – Burlington & Art Gallery of Winsor, Canada
…………Chromazone Living – Chromazone Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1983    10 Years – Evelyn Amis Gallery, Toronto, Canada
…………Critic’s Choice Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
1982    YYZ monumenta – Chromazone Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1979    Imaginary – Factory 77 Gallery, Toronto, Canada
…………New Faces – Glendon Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
…………Drawings & Sculptures – Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Teaching and other experiences

Assistant to Dennis Oppenheim and Mia Westerlund, NYC 1979-1980
Whitney Museum Program, NYC 1979-1980
Teaching, Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Canada 1984-1987
Teaching, Parsons School of Design, Paris, France 1989-1996
Nanji Artist Residency program with the Seoul  Museum, 2013, Korea

Awards

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
Canada Council Grants
Ontario Arts Council Grants
Ontario College of Art Graduate Medal
George A Reid Scholarship
Nora E Vaughan Scholarship

Selected Bibliographies

Hsieh, Catherine Y. – Lightboxes, New York Art Magazine, fall issue, NYC 2009
Cremin, Ann – Artist of the floating world, The Eye, n°15,  Paris 1998
MaKay, Gillian – Making a list, Globe & Mail, Toronto 1998
Lloyd, Jill – The Ocean Within, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul 1997
Guest, Robert – Soda Bottles, a Turtle Ship and Minjung, Art News, Feb. issue, NYC 1994
Davis, Christine – Extruding Light, Gallery Han Kuk, Seoul 1993
Kim, Hong Hee – Painter’s Painter, Gallery Han Kuk, Seoul 1993
Girling, Oliver – Riot, Calm & Luxury, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto 1986
Elder, Alan – Interiors / Tableaux, Burlington Cultural Centre, Burlington 1986
Wood, William – Recent Paintings, The Gallery Stratford, Stratford 1985
Fabo, Andy – Nationalism / Internationalism / Regionalism, C Magazine, Toronto 1984
Hume, Christopher – Artist sees, Toronto Star, Toronto 1984
Oille, Jennifer – New Year, Vangard Art 1983
Hume, Christopher – Group Show, Toronto Star, Toronto 1983
University of Toronto – Les Chaise situation, Scarborough Art gallery, Toronto 1981
Tiley, Jim – Imaginary, Artist Review – vol.3 n°2, Toronto 1982
Clarkson, David – Wall Paintings, Artist Review – vol.2 n°6, Toronto 1979

Collections

Hôtel Jeanne D’Arc, Paris
Spring Restaurant, Paris
Air Canada, Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris
American Library in Paris
Daelim Art Museum, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA)
Cameron Public House, Toronto,