Susan Lee-Chun


Born 1976 in Seoul, Korea; lives and works in Miami, FL


EDUCATION

2004
MA, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

1999
BFA, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
History of (In)curiosity
MDC Freedom Tower Museum

2014
MDC Museum of Art & Design, Miami, FL

2009
Everybody Suz-ercise!, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

2008
The Suz in da‚ House, Museo de Arte de El Salvador- MARTE, San Salvador, El Salvador
versus- When Sue met Sioux, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Amerika, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
Metabolic Bodies, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

2013
Image Search: Photography from the Collection, Perez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL
A Futurist Evening at Vizcaya, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Miami, FL
Permanent collection exhibition, MoCA North Miami, North Miami, FL

2011
Don't Get High On Your Own Supply, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
G-Spot (Public Art Project), Downtown Development Authority, Miami, FL
Artist-in-Residence exhibition, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC
Asian Film Festival Berlin, Germany
Sum of the Parts, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
All-Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL 

2010
Gallery Projects, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
Losing Yourself in the 21st Century, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
Chained to a Creature of a Different Kingdom, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

2009
No Other One is, Threewalls, Chicago, IL
Gallery Projects, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
With You I Want to Live, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, FL

2008
GEISAI Miami, juried by Bonnie Clearwater, Matthew Higgs, Shamim Momin, Joao Ribas, Soho Studios, Miami, FL
Troglodytes see better in the dark, David Castillo Annex, Miami, FL
Continuing Adventures of our Heroine, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
New American Talent, juried by Nato Thompson, Creative Time, Arthouse Texas, Austin, TX
Everyday Runway, C33 Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Unsure Gents, Flood Gallery, Asheville, NC

2007
Material World, Twenty Twenty Projects, Miami, FL
Miami Contemporary Artists Exhibition, curated by Gean Moreno, Miami, FL
Littlest Sister, curated by Claire Breukel & Anthony Spinello, Spinello Gallery, Miami, FL
Hurricane Projects I: Outbursts of Energy, The Moore Space, Miami, FL
Mod-11, curated by Jillian Hernandez, Bas-Fisher Invitational, Miami, FL
U Can't Touch Dis: The New Asian Art, curated by Eric Shiner, Zone Chelsea, NY
Body Double, Luckman Gallery- California State University, LA, CA
Optic Nerve IX, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
Confluence: A Collaboration, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
All-Media Juried Biennial, Art & Culture Center, Hollywood, FL
Uncertain States of America, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Hans Ulrich Obrist & Gunnar Kvaran,
Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark

2006
Banquet, curated by Chip Tom, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA
Vienna Biennale: Tour, curated by Claire Breukel, Galerie Hilger, Vienna, Austria
Alterage: A Collaborative Project, NABLAB, Chicago, IL
Housewarming: New Artists Exhibition, ArtCenter South Florida, Miami Beach, FL
Summer‚ 06: Project Room, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
Metro Pictures Part 2, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
Metro Pictures Part 1, The Moore Space, Miami, FL
The Tupperware Party, Red Dot Project, Miami, FL
Assemblage, curated by Gamaliel Herrera, Space Other, Boston, MA

2005
Erect, Art Loves Design-Majestic Properties, Miami, FL
Complement, ArtCenter South Florida, Miami Beach, FL
Incognito: An Installation & Performance, ArtCenter South Florida, Miami Beach, FL
More Than Words, Miami Beach City Hall, Miami Beach, FL
Unavoidable Influential Friends, Too, NAB Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004
Mind Mapping, NAB Gallery, Chicago, IL
Influenced by Proximity, NAB Gallery, Chicago, IL

RESIDENCIES

2012
McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC  

2009
Bemis Center, Omaha, NE 
Three Walls, Chicago, IL


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Francie Bishop Good & David Horvitz
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL 

GRANTS / AWARDS

Leo & Raye Chestler Visual Artist Grant, June 2008
State of Florida Artist Enhancement Grant, January 2008
Audience Choice - Runner-up, Optic Nerve IX, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
All-Media Juried Biennial, Art & Culture Center, Second Place, April 2007
State of Florida Artist Enhancement Grant, October 2006
Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs Tigertail Artist Access Grant, June 2006

VISITING ARTIST/ LECTURER

Women on the Rise Program, Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, August 2006
Emerging Artist Lecture, Miami Art Central, May 2006
Emergence Art Lecture Series, Miami International University, February 2006
Autobiography: Multi-media Project, Street-Level Youth Media, Chicago, IL 2004
The Production of Zines, Illinois Art Education Association Conference, 2003

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Gilsdorf, Bean. "Metabolic Bodies," The Miami Rail, May 2014.
Matos, Dennys. "Metabolic Bodies una reflexion en torno a practicas artisticas," El Nuevo Herald, May 3, 2014.
Artsy Editorial. "Hybrid Bodies and Charged Narratives at David Castillo Gallery," Artsy, Spring 2014.
Tracy, Liz, "Yummy ChunBuns: Sweet Treats Made by the Hands of an Artist," Miami New Times, April 25, 2011.
McCorquodale, Amanda, "100 Creatives: Susan Lee-Chun," Miami New Times, February 18, 2011.
Batet, Janet, "Arte, ilusion y otros delirios cotidianos," El Nuevo Herald, May 2010.
Dougher, Colleen, "Everybody Suz-ercise!", Metromix, November 10, 2009.
Thomason, Jonathan, “The Wild Bunch,” City Link, May 27, 2009.
Suarez de Jesus, Carlos, “Wynwood Wonder,” Miami New Times, May 27, 2009.
Female but maybe not Feminist, Biscayne Times, Victor Barrenechea, October 2008
Susan Lee-Chun|Artist Profile, Theme Magazine, May/June 2008
Miami Contemporary Artists, Clear Magazine, April/May 2008
Voices, NY Arts, February/March 2008
Asian Artists on Display in BMOCA Exhibits, Boulder Daily Camera, Jenny Bergen, February 22, 2008
Urban Art Access: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 2007
Art Basel Miami Beach Notebook: A Party for the Arty, Economist, Jessica Gallucci, December 2007
Miami Contemporary Artists Book, Julie Davidow & Paul Clemence, November 2007
Susan Lee-Chun, H Magazine (Spain), Pedro Paricio, November 2007
Hurricane Project I, El Nuevo Herald, Adriana Herrera, Sept. 30, 2007
Los grabados de Goya inician una interesante temporada, El Nuevo Herald, Adriana Herrera, Sept. 16, 2007
Eight make the cut, Miami Herald, Daniel Chang, September 15, 2007
To the Brink and Back, Miami New Times, Carlos Suarez de Jesus, September 13, 2007
Body Double: Through a lens starkly, LA Times, Holly Myers, September 12, 2007
Ever more galleries in Wynwood, Miami Herald, Brett Sokol, September 7, 2007
Optic Nerve IX: MOCA Review, Miami Art Guide, Michelle Weinberg, September/October issue No. 10
Visual Power, Miami Herald, Tom Austin, August 5, 2007
Snitzer show brings 59 Homegrown Artists together, Miami Herald, Elisa Turner, July 22, 2007
Wynwood Gallery Installations show the District‚ Artistic Heart, Miami Herald, Brett Sokol, July 13, 2007
Stop at X, Broward & Palm Beach New Times, Michael MIlls, April 26, 2007
Asian Style and Taste, LA Times, Scarlet Cheng, January 11, 2007
Banquet Art Exhibition at Pacific Asia Museum, The Epoch Times, Dan Sanchez, Dec. 10, 2006
Critic's Pick, Miami Herald, Elisa Turner, December 8, 2006
Almost Famous, Ocean Drive Magazine, October 2006
Young at Art, Miami Herald, Elisa Turner, September 10, 2006
Galleries & Museums, Chicago Reader, September 8, 2006
Home Groan, Miami New Times, Carlos Suarez De Jesus, August 16, 2006
Cuatro Artistas en Casa, El Nuevo Herald, Jose Antonio Evora, August 8, 2006
Urban Sprawl, Sun-Sentinel, Emma Trelles, July 30, 2006
Exploring Urban Life With Art‚ WLRN ArtStreet with Meredith Porte, July 2006
Around Town, Coral Gables Living Magazine, June/July 2006
Five Years and Going Strong, Design Miami Magazine (vol.1, No.2), Tiffany Chestler, May 2006
Metro-Pictures, Miami Herald, Elisa Turner, May 14, 2006.
Metro-Pictures, El Nuevo Herald, Jose Antonio Evora, May 14, 2006