SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2014
Moran Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

 

2012
SoMa Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

 

2011
Lusso Gallery, Busan, Korea
The LAP Gallery,  New York, NY

 

2010
Seeing (through) Music
Korean Cultural Service New York

 

2009
27 pieces of recent sculptures and paintings
Yongdo Cultural Center; Busan, Korea

23 pieces of recent sculptures and paintings
IHN Gallery; Seoul, Korea

 

1987
Spears Thrown at Jupiter
Outdoor sculpture, sheet metal construction & 27 pieces of recent oil painting;
Ohio University Art Museum; Oxford, OH

 

1983
The Place Called One-Two-Three
Light and sound sculpture
Morning Dance & Performance Theater; Chicago, IL

 

1980 – 1981
Light Installation in Space
Environmental light sculpture integrating museum exterior with interior of Bergman Gallery;
Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, IL

 

1980
Sound and Light Sculpture Duluth
Tweed Museum; MN

Migrating Birds
Environmental sculpture;
ARC Gallery;  Chicago, IL

 

1979
Wall Spirit
Sculpture;
Richer Gallery, Barat College; Lake Forest, IL

 

1978
Paintings & Sculptures
Lawrence University; Appleton, WI

Line Space and Time
Environmental sculpture;
ARC Gallery; Chicago, IL

TWO PERSONS EXHIBITIONS


2011
Two Persons Exhibition with Mr. Author Sims, SUNY College at Old Westbury, Long Island, NY

 

1984
Migrating Birds 
Environmental sculpture with Steve Waldeck;
Minnesota Museum of Art; St. Paul, MN

 

1981
Fantastic Bridge
Light installations with Chuck Deerer;
Northern Illinois University; Dekalb, IL

COLLABORATIVE & GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2007
Nic-o-Demuse
Painting installation with sound; 12′ (height), 50′ x 35′;
Laciudad Museum; Madrid, Spain

Big Electric Cat
Dance and light integrated work with Jill Kelliner;
Moming Dance Performing Theater; Chicago, IL

 

1987
Entitled Mobile Sculpture
Painted steel;

Sarah Squeri Gallery; Cincinnati, OH

 

1984
My Own Patio
Mixed media sculpture; Alternative Space History in Chicago;
Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, IL

 

1983
Untitled Screen Type Sculpture
Painted Wood;
Marianne Deson Gallery; Chicago, IL

Untitled Mobile Sculpture
Chicago International Art Expo;
Navy Pier; Chicago IL

Volcano 82
One Mile Sculpture, Chicago International Art Expo:
Navy Pier; Chicago, IL

Outdoor lighting sculpture
Laumeier International Sculpture Park; St Louis, MO

Half Moon Lake
Drawings of Water Works; Artist’s Gardens & Parks;
Arlington Cultural Art Museum; Columbus, OH

Holden Arboretum; Cleveland, OH

Crosby Garden; Toledo, OH

Miami University; Oxford, OH

 

1981
McCormich Place-Donnelly Hall Convention Center
Project working model;
Lake View Museum of Art & Science; Peoria, IL

Proposal Drawings of Water Sculpture
Randolph Street Gallery; Chicago, IL

Light Abstract Expression Painting
Programmed light on actual painting frame;
Nancy Lurie Gallary; Chicago, IL

Half Moon Lake
Drawing of Water Works; Artist’s Gardens and Parks;
Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, IL

 

1980
Light Abstract Expression Painting
The Third Floor Gallery; Atlanta, GA

Electronic Fire Works
Light Sculpture;
Chicago Special Event;
Navy Pier; Chicago, IL

 

1979
Florescent Light Tube Sculpture
Nancy Lurie Gallery; Chicago, IL

My Own Patio
Mixed Media sculpture; ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL

GRANTS & AWARDS
 

1984 – 1985
Fulbright Awards, Aboard University Lecturing & Advanced Research

 

1982
Illinois Project Completion Grant

 

1974
Wiebolt Artist Contest, Gold Key Award
Scholastic National Drawing Contest, First Prize Award

 

LECTURES
 

1987
Sculpture
Miami University Art Museum; Oxford, OH

 

1986
Three Dimensional Art of the Future
Ehwa University Centennial Scholastic Symposium; Seoul, Korea

 

1982
Kinetic Art
School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, IL

Art in Public Place
Depaul University; Chicago, IL

Light Installation
Museum of Contemporary Art; Chicago, IL

 

1981
Different Ways of Approaching Art & It’s Appreciation based on Kinetic Art
Northern Illinois University; Dekalb, IL

 

1980
Race and Their Art
Virginia College; Virginia, MN

 

REVIEW


1987
Spears Thrown at Jupiter by Maureen Bloom Field
Hyong Nam Ahn; Sculpture Magazine, Miami University Art Museum

 

1983
Entitled Sculpture by Ira J. Bach and Mary Lackritz Gary
Living Lantern of Chicago: A Guide to Chicago’s Public Sculpture
Plaza of Donnelly Hall (McCormick Place Convention Center Annex)
Special Future Artist: Hyong Nam Ahn
Space (Art & Architecture Magazine); Seoul, Korea

 

1982
TV Channel 2, New Art by Jim Hatfield
U.S.A. – Korea Centennial (1882-1982) Hyong Nam Ahn by Yonhap News Agency
Seoul, Korea

 

1980
Migrating Birds at ARC Gallery by Joanna Frueh, Art in America

 

1979
Line, Space and Time at ARC Gallery by Harry Boras, WFMT Chicago FM Radio

 

1970
Line, Space and Time at Art Gallery by Mason Nye, New Art Examiner

 

EDUCATION & TEACHING EXPERIENCES
 

1980
MFA, Sculpture with Kinetics, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

1978
BFA, Painting & Experimental Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

 

1980 – 1981
Class: Sculpture, Drawing, & Three Dimensional Design
University of Minnesota; Duluth, MN

 

1979 – 1980
Class: Time Art
School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, IL

 

1978 – 1980
Teaching Assistant in Electronics
Sculpture Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, IL

COMMISSION WORKS AND COLLECTION
 

2014

Everlasting Love

Indoor sculpture with light

108″x 87″ and 65″x 63″

Hackensack Children’s Hospital, New Jersey

 

2010

Homesick 3
Busan Museum of Art; Busan, Korea

 

2009
Unconditional Love
Seoul Museum of Art; Seoul, Korea
Homesick 1
Ko-o-rong Corporation; Seoul, Korea

 

2008
Untitled
Outdoor sculpture, combined 3 pieces on 18 foot wide wall;
Korean United Presbyterian Church; Edmond, WA

 

1988
Untitled
Indoor wall hanging light sculpture; 16′ (length), 11′ (width), 4′ (height);
McDonald’s Corporation; Kirkland, Dallas, TX

 

1994
Homage to World Musician
Wind mobile sculpture; stainless steel and granite; 14′ (height), 8′(width);
Samick Music Center; Seoul, Korea

 

1988
Heaven in Child’s Mind
Outdoor sculpture; stainless steel and aluminum; 16′ (height), 5′ (base);
Keymong Cultural Center; Seoul, Korea

Half Moon Wind Mill II; ,
Wind mobile; outdoor sculpture; stainless steel and aluminum; 6′ (height) 10′ (length);
Junja Land; Seoul, Korea

Half Moon Wind Mill
Wind mobile; outdoor sculpture; stainless steel and Italian granite; 30′ in height, 5′ base

1987
Stars at Noon
Outdoor sculpture; 12′ (height), 16′ (long), 11′ (wide); Painted Steel;
National Museum of Contemporary Art; Seoul, Korea

1986-87
Main Stadium Torch Tower Design
Preliminary design; 1988 Seoul Olympic Games; Seoul, Korea

1982
Connemara Cube 83
Outdoor sculpture; wood construction; 14′ (height), 60′ (length)
The Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Art & Culture; Baltimore, MD

1981
Living Lantern of Chicago;
Steel construction with computer light control system insert;
53′ (height) on 7′ x 7′ Triangular Base

1980
Electronic Fire Works
Outdoor lighting sculpture; 4000 square feet, 50′ (height);
Chicago Special Event; Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
2009
Sculpture- Unconditional Love 2
Paintings-Love 1, Love 2
Mr. & Mrs. Tae Un Hwang; Busan, Korea

1998
Painting- Northwest Mist
Sam & Dian Spencer; Mill Creek, WA

1995
Paintings:
White water fall 1
White water fall 2
Earth 1
Earth 2
Earth 3
Rose of Sheron 1
Rose of Sheron 2
Mr. & Mrs. Paik; Aloha, OR

1986
Sculpture:
Untitled; Mr. & Mrs. Ken Chai, Woodway, WA

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