Artist Portfolios > Taehoon Kim

“Tree in Blue”
Fired Clay and Glaze
12.5”x 6.3”x 6.5”
“How to Make a Baby Rainbow Float”
(Left sculpture)
Fired Clay and Glaze, Wood, Wire
5.7”x 4.8”x 9.5”

Taehoon Kim was born in Korea. He earned Master of Fine Arts degrees from SAIC (School of the Art Institute in Chicago) and Hongik University in Seoul. His work has been exhibited internationally and was acquired as part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Arts and Sciences in GA.

His work evokes a place between the metamorphosis and the evolution of substance. The exhibition of his work attempts to reveal to develop persuasive reflection on the essence of subconscious and its connection with objects or creatures. He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois.

MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Ceramics, Chicago, IL 2015
MFA Graduate School of Arts in Ceramics, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea 2006
BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics & Glass, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea 2004

Selected One Person Exhibitions
2018 Visiting Artist Gallery, Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL
2016 Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2015 Demo Project Gallery, Springfield, IL
Chicago Urban Art Society, Chicago, IL
Brincka Gallery, Lubeznik Art Center, Michigan City, IN
North Riverside Park Mall, North Riverside, IL

2014 KC Art Gallery, Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL
Robert F DeCaprio Art Gallery, Moraine Valley College, Palos Hills, IL
2011 Sindang Creative Arcade, Seoul, Korea
2008 Max L. Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2007 Merlino Gallery, Long Beach, CA
Werby Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2006 California State University, Long Beach, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions (Only 2018-2013)

2018 The Incongruous Body, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA (Upcoming)

Wonderfully Weird Wonders, Curly Tale Fine Art Gallery, Chicago, IL (Upcoming)

Spring Exhibition, Artpie Gallery, Waukegan, IL

Mental Lapse, Faux Pas Gallery, Rochelle, IL

2017 Heads Up, ARC Contemporary Fine Art, Cottonwood, AZ

2016 About and In-between, Prack-sis Gallery, Chicago, IL

Designed+Crafted, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

The Little Things, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL

2015 Outlook, Gallery 19, Chicago, IL

SAIC MFA Show, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL

Wavelengths, Giant Robot 2, Los Angeles, CA

Hungry Like the Wolf, LeRoy Neiman Center, Chicago, IL

Nature & Meaning of Utopias (Team Lion VS Gorilla), Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, IL