Resume

Lives and works in Los Angeles.

 

EDUCATION

1999    M.F.A.  Pratt Institute, New York

1993    B.A., Art,  University of California, Los Angeles

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016  Days of Life, Braun Falco Galerie, Munich

2015     Here and Now, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York

2012     BEING, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul

2011     The Eye of Perception, Santa Monica College Pete and Susan Barrett Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2010     The Eye of Perception, The Cat Street Contemporary Space, Hong Kong

2010   The Eye of Perception, Mbf-kunstprojekte, Munich

2010   The Eye of Perception, Trunk Gallery, Seoul

2009   Hybrid Graces, LA Contemporary, Los Angeles

2007   DEBBIE HAN, Galeria Punto, Valencia, Spain

2006    Visions of Beauty, Freddie Fong Gallery, San Francisco

2006    DEBBIEHAN, Gallery Sun Contemporary, Seoul

2004    Idealistic Oddity, Brain Factory Gallery, Seoul

2002    Condom Series, Gallery 825, Los Angeles

1999   Sweet World, Steuben East Gallery, New York

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

KENPOKU ART 2016, Ibaraki, Japan

Changwon Sculpture Biennale, Changwon, Korea

SHE: Deconstructing Female Identity, ArtsWestchester Art Center, New York

2015

The Second Nanjing International Art Festival, Nanjing, China

The 70th Independence Contemporary Group Show, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

Ladies’ Knight: A Female Perspective on Chess, World Chess Hall of Fame, Saint Louis, Missouri

Ultimate Contemporary, Curated exhibition/auction, Phillips de Pury, London

2014

Shades of Time, Queens Museum, New York

The Armory Show, New York

Private Assembly: A Contemporary Collection, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Center, Murwillumbah, Austrailia

Time for a Change, Braun Falco Galerie, Munich

Sculpture Installation, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, New York

2013

30X: Three Decades, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego

Wonder Works, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

Keep Our Planet Alive, Sanskruti Bhavan, Goa, India

The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, Chicago

2012

Korean Eye: Energy and Matter, The Saatchi Gallery, London

The Young Masters Art Prize Shortlist Exhibition, Sphinx Gallery, London

Britweek T4C Award Exhibition, Farmers and Merchant Bank, Los Angeles/ The Arch Gallery, London

Thoughts on Body, Seoul Olympic Museum of Art, Seoul

The Moment We Live In, Pin Gallery, Beijing

The International Photography Festival, Jaffa Port, Tel Aviv

2011

Elegance and Grace, Ewha Women’s University Museum, Seoul

New Acquisition, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwachun, Korea

Farrango 2011, mbf-kunstprojekte, Munich

Scope Basel, Basel

2010

Everyday Realities, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara

Forming a Language of Art, The Sotheby’s, Tel Aviv

The Lamp of the East, Lalit Kala Academi, Mumbai

Remind, Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Korea

The Sovereign Asian Art Prize Finalists Exhibition, The Rotunda Gallery, Hong Kong

2009

Moon Generation, Saatchi Gallery, London

Cluster, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston

Dissonant Visions, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

New Digital Age, Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Novosibirsk, Russia

The Body Speaks, TouchART Gallery, Heiri Art Valley

2008

Daegu Photo Biennale: Memories of the Future, Daegu

The Border of Virtuality, Hanjiyun Contemporary Space, Beijing

Todd Williamson/ Debbie Han, LA Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Of Origin and Future, I-MY Project, London

Stands Off 08, Galleria Punto, Valencia, Spain

2007

Reality Crossings, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Gegen den Strich, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

To the Furthest Verge, I – MYU Projects, London

ARCUS Project Open Studio Exhibition, Ibaraki, Japan

Reconstructing Masterpieces, Savina Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

In Touch of the Present, Wada Fine Arts, Tokyo

ARCO, Madrid

2006

Media City Special Exhibition: Mertz’s Room, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

Made in Korea, Gallerie Martine et Thibault de la Chartre, Paris

Hybrid Trend, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul

Urban Legend: Blurring Spaces, Sasmzie space, Seoul

2005

Reinventing Heritage, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul

Media in ‘F”, Ewha Arts Center, Seoul

Gourmet, Cais Gallery, Seoul

2004

Composition and Center, Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul

2003

Pillars, Leband Art Gallery, Los Angeles

2002

Santa Monica College Faculty Exhibition, Madison Gallery, Santa Monica

Juried Alumni Exhibition, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York

L.A. Portraits, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, California

Winter Group Show, BGH Gallery, Santa Monica

Relative Objects, Post Gallery, Los Angeles

2001

KAFA Award for Visual Arts Exhibition, Korean Cultural Center Gallery, Los Angeles

Pulp, Gallery 825, Los Angeles

$99 SHOW, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvin

2000

ART2000: Applauding Revolutionary Talent, Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, California

Contemporary Art 2000, Korean Cultural Center Gallery, Los Angeles

1999

Apocalypse 1999, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, New York

New Art ’99, Kingston Gallery, Boston

National Juried Exhibition, Cinque Gallery, New York

1997

Spirituality in Art, Freddie Fong Contemporary Art Gallery, San Francisco

1994

Downtown Lives, Downtown Arts Development Association, Los Angeles

Indigenous People, T. Heritage Gallery, Los Angeles

 

AWARDS

2012    Britweek T4C Art Award, Los Angeles

2009    The Sovereign Foundation Asian Art Prize, Hong Kong

2007    The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York

1991-1993  The UCLA Lilian Levinson Art Fellowship, Los Angeles

 

RESIDENCIES

2013    Tellus Art International Artist Residency, Goa, India

2009    Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Gyeonggi Creation Center International Residency, Korea

2007  ARCUS Project, Artist-in-Residence, Ibaraki, Japan

2006    Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Artist-in-Residence, Omaha, Nebraska

2006    Schinkel Progressive Residency, Artist-in-Residence, Berlin

2004    Ssamzie Space, Artist-in-Residence, Seoul

2003    Youngeun Museum of Contemporary Art, International Artist Residency, Gwangju, Korea

2001    Vermont Studio Center, Full Fellowship Award, Artist-in-Residence, Vermont

 

COLLECTIONS

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California

Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwachun, Korea

Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, Spain

Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul

Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Gyeonggi Province, Korea

The Museum of Photography, Seoul

The Sovereign Art Foundation Collection, Hong Kong

Borusan Holding Foundation, Istanbul

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska

Standard Charter Bank, London