Won Choi Sculpture

WON CHOI

1719 Brill Street, Philadelphia, PA 19124
Phone: (267) 234-3872
wonchoisc@gmail.com
www.choisculpture.com

Born - Dae Ku, South Korea

EDUCATION

1990-95



1985

1972

1970

New York University, Fine Arts Department, Doctoral Program for Studio Art,

New York, NY

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, MFA, Metalsmithing & Sculpture

Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, MFA,. Metalsmithing

Hong Ik College, Seoul, Korea. BFA, Woodcraft and applied art

EXHIBITIONS (*SOLO)


2017

2017

2016-17

2016-17

2016-17

2016

2016

2015-16

2014-Ongoing

2014

2013-15

2013-14

2013-14

2013



2012-13

2007-09

2006-08

2005-07

2005-09



2004

2004

2002



2002

2001

2001

2000

1999

1999

1998

1998

1998

1997

1997

1997

1997

1996

1992

1989

1988

1987

1997

1987

1986

1986-87

"Teaching Artist Exhibition", Mainline Art Center, Haverford, PA

* "Heaven is the Limit",Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA

The 22nd Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Washburn University, Topeka, KS

Chicago Sculpture Exhibit, Chicago, IL

River City Sculptures Parade, Mason City, IA

"Reinterpreting Landscape and Nature", Stanek Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, Philadelphia, PA

Sculpture Walk, Sioux Falls, SD

Tyler State Park Sculpture Garden, Richboro, PA

RR Center, Sioux Falls, SD

University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD

Sculpture Tour, Eau Claire, WI

Sculpture Walk, Sioux Falls, SD

Cedarhurst Biennial Sculpture Competition and Maqette Exhibition

Cedarhurst Sculpture Park and Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst Center for the Art, Mt. Vernon, IL

Agora Gallery, New York, NY

The sculpture Mile at Madison, New Alliance Bank Courtyard, Madison, CT

The sculpture Mile at Madison, New Alliance Bank Courtyard, Madison, CT

The sculpture Mile at Madison, Wachovia bank, Madison, CT

Grounds for Healing at Robert Woods Johnson University Hospital

in Partnership with Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

* "Dance of Five Natural Elements", James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

2nd Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, New Hope, PA

Philadelphia Sculptors & Hungarian Sculptors Exchange Show

Janos Pannonios University Museum, Pecs, Hungary

Critic's Choice, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA, Juror: Gerrit Henry

Wayne Art Center, Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Gallery, Wayne, PA

* St. George United Methodist Church, Philadelphia, PA

Five Philadelphia Sculptors, Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, PA

Old World/New World Common Ground, Budapest Gallery, Budapest Hungary

Five Philadelphia Sculptors, DiLeonardo Siano Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

Diverse Origins, Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC

Five Philadelphia Sculptors, DiLeonardo Siano Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

* White Flint Center, North Bethesda, MD

Material/Sign/Object, Han Wan Art Museum, Seoul, Korea

Transferring Energy, Washington Square Show, Washington, DC

Metamorphosis, Constance Lindholm Fine Art, Milwaukee, WI

* St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, PA

Carspecken-Scott Gallery, Wilmington, DE

* Gianetta Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

* Pindar Gallery, New York, NY

Pindar Gallery, New York, NY

Trenton City Museum, Trenton, NJ

University of Maryland at College Park, Baltimore, MD

* Extension Gallery, Mercerville, NJ

Traveling Exhibition:

    Coconino Venter for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ

    National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis, TN

    Wichita Art Association, Wichita, KS

    Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL

AWARDS AND HONORS


2016

2016

2015

2013

2010

2003

2003

1999

1993



1983-84

Honorarium, Washburn University Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Topeka, KS

Honorarium: Chicago Sculpture Exhibit, Chicago, IL

Honorarium: Sculpture Walk, Sioux Falls, SD

Honorarium: Sculpture Walk, Sioux Falls, SD

Residency, Atelier Fourwinds, Aurielle, France

Honorarium: James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

Window of Opportunity Award, Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

Window of Opportunity Award, Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

Scholarship for doctoral sudies at New York University on the relationship

between spiritual and aesthetic experience, Episcopal Diocese of PA, Philadelphia, PA

Scholarship, MFA studies, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

PUBLIC APPEARANCES


2004

Slide Show Lecture for James A. Michener Art Museum Solo Outdoor Sculpture Show

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


2016

2015

1999

Park Towne Place, Philadelphia, PA

Park Towne Place, Philadelphia, PA

Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE

SELECTED PRIVATE COLLECTIONS


New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Syracuse, NY; West Orange, NJ Clementon, NJ

Seoul, Korea; Kennett Square, PA; Leichestershire, UK; Brooklyn, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY


"Through the Eyes of a Sculptor," Commonwealth Speakers 2004-2005, Pennsylvania Humanities Council.

"Critic's Choice," Art Matters, March 2002.

Zero One, Philadelphia Sculptors at Wayne Art Center, Philadelphia, PA 2001 (catalogue).

"Wayne Art Center exhibits local sculptors",Main Line Life, January 31, 2001.

R. B. Strauss, "An act of courage, An act of art," arcade, February 1, 2001.

Old World/New World Common Ground, Philadelphia Sculptors and Hungarian Sculpture Association,

      Budapest, 1999 (catalogue).

Grounds for Sculpture, Philadelphia Sculptors Exhibition, Johnson Atelier, Hamilton, NJ 1998 (catalogue).

Edward Sozanski, "Philadelphia Artists at Sculpture Park", Philadelphia Inquirer, August 1998.

Gerard Brown, "Uncommon Grounds", A & E, August 15, 1998.

Gall T. Boatman, "Park gives sculpture lovers grounds for celebration", "Outlook",

      Burlington County Times
, July 19. 1988

Burton Wasserman, "Philadelphia Sculptors shine at Grounds for Sculpture", Art Matters, July 1998.

Edward Sozanski, Philadelphia Inquirer, July 11, 1997.

MEMBERSHIPS


Philadelphia Sculptors Inc., Philadelphia, Pa

International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, NJ

InLiquid Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

Revised August 20, 2017

Copyright © 2014-2018 Won Choi.