Michael Joo Sculpture
B.A., Washington University, St. Louis; M.F.A., Yale University School of Art; studied biology at Wesleyan University. Solo exhibitions include: Samsung Museum of Art (Rodin Gallery), Seoul (2006); Bohen Foundation, New York (2005); Asia Society, New York (2005); MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge (2003); 49th Venice Biennale, South Korean Pavilion (2001); Anton Kern Gallery, New York; White Cube, London; Curti/Gambuzzi & Co., Milan; Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris. Group shows include: Serpentine Gallery, London (1994, 2006); Gwangju Biennial, Korea (1995, 2006); Studio Museum in Harlem (2003); Whitney Biennial (2000); Johannesburg Biennial (1997); New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (1993). Works in the collections of and exhibited at: Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Denver Art Museum, UCLA Hammer Museum, Samsung Museum, Walker Art Center, Israel Museum, Moderna Museet. Grants, fellowships, and awards from: United States Artists, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Joan Mitchell Foundation, LEF Foundation, U.S. Information Agency, Rockefeller Foundation, and 6th Gwangju Biennale 2006 (Grand Prize recipient, ex aequo).