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Donghwan Ko

Born 1982, Daejeon, South Korea

Based in London and Daejeon


2017       Professional Doctorate in Fine Art, University of East London, UK


2014       MFA Fine Art, Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts London, UK


2009       BA Fine Art, Hannam University, Daejeon, South Korea 

Solo Exhibition

2019        Home 집 Home, Mythtakemuseum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea


                Moveable Feast, No.12 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

2018        Home Fragile Home, Gallery DOS, Seoul, South Korea 

2016        The moment in which I am speaking is already far from me. The Container Space, London, UK

Group Exhibition

2020      Preview, Temi Residency, Daejeon, South Korea

              Protocol Relation, Chungmuro Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2019      Joyful 2019, Gallery Yian, Daejeon, South Korea


               On The Road, Navi Gallery, Daejeon, South Korea


               Daejeon Art Plus, Daejeon Artist House, Daejeon, South Korea


               Get back to primitive, Factory of Contemporary of Arts in Palbok, Jeonju, South Korea


               View Points 2019, Studio Montclair Gallery, New Jersey, US 

                Micro, AIR Gallery, Altrincham, UK

                Cityscape 2019, CICA Museum, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

2018        Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, Trinity Buoy Wharf Gallery, London, UK

                The London Summer Intensive WIP Show, Camden Art Centre, London, UK        

​                The Door to Open the Future, Chi-You Gallery, Seoul, South Korea


                PASS 7 - Build It Here, Rua Do Passadiço 7, Lisbon, Portugal                

                Something Lost, Tapir Gallery, Berlin, Germany  

                RA Summer Exhibition 2018, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK 

                Open Contemporary Young Artist Award. The Biscuit Factory Gallery, Newcastle, UK

                I. Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield, UK 

2017        Chorm Art Winter Show. 348 Old Street-Penthouse, London, UK

                Platform for Emerging Arts 16. Leyden Gallery, London, UK


                #TRIBE17 International Art Festival. OXO Tower, London, UK


                Korean Eye: Perceptual Trace. Saatchi Gallery, London, UK


                As it stands: Unrefined, muted, abandoned. Hundred Years Gallery, London, UK


                Fine Art Professional Doctorate Degree Show. AVA Gallery, UEL, London, UK


                Wrapping the Clouds. The Square Gallery, London, UK

2016       1982. Toon Gallery, Chuncheon, South Korea

                Fine Art Professional Doctorate Showcase. UEL, London, UK

2015        Unit Show. New Malden Unit Management, Surrey, UK 


                Fine Art Professional Doctorate Showcase. AVA Gallery, UEL, London, UK


2014        Now in Reverse. Hundred Years Gallery, London, UK


                Disrupted. Crypt Gallery, St Pancras Church, Euston, London, UK 


                4482 : Synposium. OXO Tower, London, UK

2013        Threads. The Rag Factory Gallery, Brick Lane, London, UK

               Chain Re: Action. Manier Gallery. London, UK

2012        Wimbledon Show, Wimbledon Gallery, London, UK

2008        ASYAAF, Seoul Station, Seoul, South Korea


Finalist, Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize


Finalist, Summer Exhibition 2018, Royal Academy of Arts


Merit Award, International Art Competition “OPEN”, Art Room Gallery


Prize Winner, As it Stands: Unrefined, muted, abandoned, Hundred Years Gallery



Feb-Dec 2020  Temi Residency, Daejeon, South Korea

August, 2018  The London Summer Intensive Residency (led by UCL and Camden Art Centre), London, UK 

June, 2018     HANGAR - Centro de Investigação Artística, Lisbon, Portugal

April, 2018   TAKT KUNSTPROJEKTRAUM, Berlin, Germany


Freind of the artist Magazine Volume 9 (2019)

Reciprocal Art Magazine Issue 4 (2019)

Aesthetica Magazine August/September 2018

Wotisart Art Magazine: February 2018 Edition 


Al-Tiba9 Art Magazine First Edition 2018 / +44 7447 429 141, 010 9973 2010

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