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           HyunRyoung was born in Korea and immigrated to Canada in 2001. She studied Fine Arts at Sheridan College, her works has been featured and awarded in exhibitions across Ontario including XIT-RM exhibition at AGM and Marty Awards. Internationally, she has been recognized as “One to Watch” by Saatchi Art in 2013. Since then, Saatchi Art has been representing her works world widely. 
              She seeks to create works that express the genuine herself, the world, and its spiritual presence. In her belief, art was what drew her nearer to the world, yet helped her see it from a different eye. 
              Her ideology is to express the world’s spiritual presence through introspection and contemplation. The creating progress is based on spontaneity, resistance, unintentional, and simplification as well. In this manner, She continuously develop a relationship between colors, shapes, portions, lines and mediums and make bold manifestation on the canvas in a large, gestural, abstract form which opens up to the infinite possibilities of connection through exploration of the world surrounding and within us. The classification of her abstract style can be observed as all kind of relationships.




    Solo Exhibition  



    2023 FOCUS London 2023, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

    2020 Living Art Centre, Mississauga, Canada

    2016 ARTIST PROJECT 2016, Better Living Art Centre, Toronto    

    2014 XIT-RM: Relatioal Space selected exhibition, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Canada

    2010 Solo Exhibition, Visual Art Mississauga, Canada




    Selected Group Exhibition  



    2024  Salon 18, Propeller Gallery, Toronto

             ArtWorks Oakville 23th AJS, QEPCC Gallery, Oakville, Canada

    2023  Off the Wall, Propeller gallery, Toronto

             Salon 17, Propeller gallery, Toronto

             You Are Here, Visual Arts Mississauga, curated by Fausta Facciponte

             SCA 2023 Open International Online Juried Exhibition, Society of Canadian Artists

             Unframed, Propeller gallery, Toronto

             Painting 2022/2023, John B. Aird gallery, Toronto

    2022  And All Of A Sudden, Propeller Gallery, Toronto

             35th Anniversary of AGM Benefit Auction, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Canada

             ArtWorks Oakville 22th AJS, QEPCCC Gallery, Oakville, Canada

    2021 Mistletoe Magic, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

            Off the Wall, Propeller gallery, Toronto

            Florals 2021, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

            ArtWorks Oakville 21th AJS, QEPCCC gallery, Oakville, Canada

            Salon 15, Propeller Gallery, Toronto

    2020 SCA International  Online Juried Exhibition

             Living Art Centre, Mississauga             

             AGM Benefit Art Auction, Art Gallery of Mississauga

    2019 "Off the wall", Propeller gallery, Toronto

             Art Gallery of Mississauga 15th Annual Fine Art Auction, Canada

             "BLUE l BLEU IMPULSE", Propeller Gallery, Toronto

    2018 "Northern Tendencies", Propeller Gallery, Toronto

             "A Showcase of Abstraction", SCA Elected member's exhibition

             Intersection: My World- My Community, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

             50th International Open Juried Exhibition, Papermill Gallery, Todmorden Mills Museum, Toronto

             Art Gallery of Mississauga Benefit Art Auction, Canada

             SCA 2018 Open National Juried Exhibition

    2017  Art Gallery of Mississauga 14th Annual Fine Art Auction, Canada 

            'Live longer, Piss pff Your Heirs/ curated by Olga Korper+Taiga Lipson, Propeller Gallery, Toronto

             AGM 39th Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga

    2016  SCA 48th NOJE, EtobicokeCivicCentre Art Gallery,Toronto

             ArtWorks Oakville 17th AJS, QEPCCC Gallery, Oakville

             SCA 2016 Open National Online Juried Exhibition

    2015  NEXT! The Arts & Letters Club of Toronto,Ontario

             SCA Elected Member's Exhibition, Flato Markham Theatre, Ontario

             ArtWorks Oakville 16th AJS, QEPCCC Gallery, Oakville, ON

             The 8th Annual BAB OJ A&PS, Beaux-Arts Brampton,Brampton ON,Canada

             OSA 142nd OJE "Order in Disorder", John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto

             SCA 2015 National Open Juried Online Exhibition

             AGM 37th Annual Juried show of fine arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga

     2014  IMPACT 2014 22th Annual Juried Exhibition, NPCC

             SCA Elected Members Exhibition, Etobicoke Art Gallery

             VAM 36th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Canada

     2013 IMPACT 2013: NPCC's 21st Annual Juried Art Exhibition, NeilsonParkCreativeCentre, Etobicoke

             The Joseph D, Carrier Gallery, Columbus Centre, SCA Elected Members Exhibition, Toronto

             ArtWorksOakville 14th Annual Juried Show, QEPCCC Gallery, Oakville                                   

             In Living Colour showdown 30finalists, Saatchi online gallery

             The Winner's Circle, invitation-only exhibition for award winning artists, NeilsonParkCreativeCentre, Etobicoke

             VisualartsMississauga 35th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga


     2012  Elected member of Society of Canadian Artists

              ArtWorks Oakville 13th Annual Juried Show 

              BAB Juried Show 2012, Beaux-Art Brampton, Canada

              VisualArtsMississauga 34th Annual Juried Show of fine arts, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada


     2011  Impact2011, NeilsonParkCreativeCentre 19th  Annual Juried  Exhibition 

             Group Exhibition, Mississauga Art Council, Toronto

             ArtWorks Oakville 12th Annual Juried Show 

             ArtParis ShowDown Finalist 2011, Saatchi Online Gallery, Le Grande Palas, Paris, France

             SCOPE ART Fair in NewYork finalist, Saatchi Online Gallery







    2015 OSA 142nd OJE "Order in Disorder", John B. Aird Gallery, Wyndham Award

    2012 MARTY Award EMERGING Artist Honorable mention, Mississaga Arts Council

    2012 ArtWorks Oakville 13th Annual Juried Show, Juror's choice

    2011 ArtWorks Oakville 12th Annual Juried Show, Honorable mention

    2011 IMPACT, NeilsonParkCreativeCentre 19th Annual Juried Exhibition, Second Prize







    Different Strokes, Contemporary Paintings, Saatchi Art

    New Abstract Expressionism Collection, Inspired by Hans Hofmann, Saatchi Art                          

    Collections by Saatchi Art ( Broad Brush: New Gestural Paintings, Yves Klein Blue, Inspired by Miro, In Abstract

    collection, Black, White, and dash of Red collection, and many New This Week collections)


     Private and corporate collectors over the world





    2009  Fine Arts (High Honors), Sheridan College Institute of 

              Technology and Advanced Learning, Oakville, Ontario

    1987  Bachelor of Business Administration, National University

             of Kangwon, South Korea 



    Publications & Selected Media& Bibliography          



    The Creators "HyunRyoung Kim's Gestural Abstractions", Canvas blog by Saatchi Art, Feb. 2019

    Art Gallery of Mississauga BENEFIT Art Auction catalogue LOT 9, 2018

    "Let Art Tell Your Story" Catalog 2017, Limited By Saatchi Art

    Fall 2017 Catalog, Limited by Saatchi Art

    Art Gallery of Mississauga 14th Annual Fine Art Auction Catalogue LOT 19, 2017

    Don Thompson, "The Orange Balloon Dog",Douglas&McIntyre Ltd.,2017,p.154

    Collector Favorites: January, ed.2, Art News, Saatchi Art, 2017

    "Choses a` Savoir Art" French podcast, interviewed by Louis Guillaume, March 31, 2016 

    A Day in the Life, Saatchi Art Blog, Feb 16, 2016

    HYUNRYOUNG KIM:Relational Space, XIT-RM exhibition catalog, AGM, akimbo connection  with this week, March 3rd, 2014

    Artnews, Discover Art You Love by SaatchiOnline, August 26 2013

    Artnews, Discover Art You Love, by SaatchiOnline, August 17,2013

    One To Watch, Saatchi Online Magazine, August 5,2013 

    Summer 2013 Limited Edition, licenced by PICreativeArt, Toronto  

    VAM 35 Artists Profile, ART Gallery of Mississauga, Feb,15, 2013

    "And the Oscar gose to...Art inspired by global cinema", Saatchi magazine by Saatchi online, Feb.25,2013   

    SCA news, winter 2013, Society of Canadian Artists

    Mississauga arts council spring magazine'12

    SNAP North Mississauga, July, 2012

    MACTIVITIES, newsletter July 25,2011

    Saatchi Online News: ARTPARIS Showdown Top16-March 23, 2011

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