HONGKU KWON LIVES AND WORKS IN COLOGNE (GERMANY) SINCE 1985 Born in Youngju, South Korea EDUCATION 1982 − ‘84 Chungang University, Seoul (South Korea) 1985 − ‘87 Fachhochschule Cologne, Germany (Professor Werner Schriefers) 1988 − ‘91 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany (Meisterschüler of Professor Erich Reusch) 1991 − ‘93 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (Professor Nan Hoover) 2006 − ‘07 Teaching position at the University of Cologne (Painting)   SOLO EXHIBITIONS SINCE 1990 (selection) 1995 Autoren Galerie Kostka, Cologne 1996 “To be or to have”, Gallery StreetVoice in Cologne 1997 Kumho Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea 1997 Hankook Museum in Yongin, South Korea 1998 Gallery Konrad Mönter in Meerbusch, Germany 2003 “more light more shadow!, Gallery Carla Stützer in Cologne 2005 “sweet bitter”, Gallery Carla Stützer in Cologne 2007 “Hommage ans Ich”, Gallery Carla Stützer in Cologne 2009 “Golden Emotions”, Gallery Carla Stützer in Cologne 2011 "Fall Rhapsody" in Pulheim, Germany 2013 “april snow”, Gallery Dagmar Schmidla in Cologne 2015 “silence”, Gallery Dagmar Schmidla in Cologne 2016 “Sehnsucht nach Nostalgie” Gallery Konrad Mönter in Meerbusch 2019 “Blue wind” Gallery Konrad Mönter in Meerbusch, Germany          2015-16 “KinderLeben einst und jetzt”, Städtische Galerie Lüdenscheid GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection) 1988 Gallery Müller-Brunert, Cologne 1993 “Blumfeld cologne-düsseldorf village gaze”, Anthology Film Archives in New York (U.S.A.):          with Gerhard Richter, Nam June Paik, Klaus vom Bruch, Nan Hoover etc. 1994 “Seoul NYmAX: A Celebration of Arts Without Borders", Anthology Film Archive, NYC:                with Nam June Paik, Alison Knowles, Susan Sontag etc. 1995 Artoll in Bedburg-Hau (Germany), in cooperation with Gallery Paszti-Bott in Cologne 1995 Donga Gallery in Seoul: with Nam June Paik, Jenny Holzer, Tony Oursler etc. 1995 "International Photo Scene", Cologne 1998 “Cologne Art 5”, Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle in Cologne 2005 “Cologne Art”, Kunststation Kleinsassen (Germany) 2002 − ‘10 Gallery Carla Stützer, Cologne 2015 Kunstforum Gummersbach 2018 Galley Konrad Mönter in Meerbusch