Nampyo Kim (1970-)
Nam-Pyo Kim was born in Seoul, Korea, and studied Western Art in undergraduate and graduate school of Seoul Naꠓtional University. He has held 18 solo exhibitions internationally and domestically, and was invited to over 100 duo, group, and project exhibitions. Also, the artist has attended over 50 international and domestic art fairs including KIAF (COEX in Seoul), TEFAF (Netherlands), Abu Dhabi Art (Arab Emirates), Taipei Art Fair (Taiwan), ARCO Art Fair (Madrid), Asia Contemporary Art Fair (New York, USA), etc.
On the other hand, through his activities at “Group Mak (2000-2005)” Kim’s attempt to expand his way of expression at the National Theater of Korea, the Seoul Arts Center’s Towol Theater, and Anyang Stone & Water Gallery has created the current working format that is not tied to a fixed framework. Kim has been awarded as the Selected Artist in the field of Exhibition Plan at Korea Arts & Culture Education Services Contest, won Grand Prize at National University Art Competition, Gold Medal at Creative Arts Association Contest, etc. His works are collected by various organizations including Seoul Museum of Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seongnam Cultural Foundation and Suwon I-Park Museum of Art. Since 2008 to 2021, Kim worked as an Artist-in-Residence at Jangheung Gana Atelier.