lives and works in Seoul
1961 born in Seoul
1980–1983 Korea University, Department of Sociology, Seoul
1986–1990 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena

Awards and Grants

2011 Excellent Book Select, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korea
1994 International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) Grant, New York
1993 International Studio and Curatorial Program (ISCP) Grant, New York
1990 San Marino League, Fine Art Association Scholarship Award, San Marino
1989 Pasadena Art Alliance, Fine Art Scholarship Award, Pasadena
1988 Art Center One Hundred Scholarship Award, Pasadena
1987 Hallmark Cards Inc. Minority Scholarship Award, Kansas City
Art Center One Hundred Scholarship Award, Pasadena

Solo Shows

2018 COUNTERBALANCE (with Lee Wan), Arko Art Center, Seoul
2017 Instant Satisfaction, Philipp von Rosen Galerie, Cologne
57th Venice Biennale, Korean Pavilion, Venice
Culture Cuts, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz
2016 Culture Cuts, Exhibition Halls in the Rectorate of the University of Malaga,
Malaga
Sala de Exposiciones “Moreno Villa”, Malaga
Color Painting (CHEESEKHWA): Frustration is Beautiful, PKM Gallery, Seoul
Cody Choi – Culture Cuts, MAC Musée d’Art Contemporain de Marseille,
Marseille
2015 CODY CHOI. Culture Cuts, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
2011 2nd Chapter of Post-colonialism, PKM Trinity Gallery, Seoul
2009 Luminous Future, Konkuk University, Seoul
2008 Cody Choi: Passage in Peking, PKM Gallery, Beijing
2006 Cody Choi: Passage, PKM Gallery, Seoul
2004 Corner / de-Corner: Bruce Nauman + Cody Choi, PKM Gallery, Seoul
2003 Multiplying Difference: Post-Ready Made, PKM Gallery, Seoul
2000 New Pictorialism, Data Base Painting – We are in Jungle, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
1998 The End of the 20th Century Soil Project, Kaywon University of Art and Design,
Uiwang
1996 The Thinker, Deitch Projects, New York
Not Conservative, in Conserve (Becoming a Gesture of the Real), Kukje Gallery,
Seoul
1993 Blow my Top, Mee Gun Gallery, Seoul
1992 Dip the Pink, Total Art Museum, Yangju
Cody Choi, Mee Gun Gallery, Seoul

Group Shows

2019 Art Theorema, Imago Mundi Museum, Italy
2018 ISCP Benefit Auction, New York, USA
Light in/as Image, Stuttgart-Möhringen, Germany
Collection Highlight, GMoMA, Korea
Between Power and Disease, CAN Foundation, Seoul, Korea
2016 Changwon Sculpture Biennale 2016 _ We Create Things, Things Create Us,
Changwon City Museum; Gyeongnam Museum; Sungsan Art Hall, Korea
Old & New, Kansong Art Museum, Seoul
As the Moon Waxes and Wanes (30 Years of MMCA Gwacheon), MMCA
Gwacheon, Gwacheon
Vitrines sur l’Art, MAC Musée d’Art Contemporain, Marseille
ZOO-MACHINE, MAC Musée d’Art Contemporain, Marseille
2014 Busan Biennale, Voyage to Biennale: 50 Years of Contemporary Korean Art in
Overseas Biennales, Busan Museum of Art; Busan Cultural Center, Busan
2012 A Tribute to Mike Kelley, MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
2011 The New Epicenter: Chapter 2 Post-Human, Woomin Art Center, Cheongju
2010 1st Media Art Festival, Digifest, Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Center, Gwangju
Oh! Masterpieces, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan
2008 6th Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Art, Busan
Meme Trackers, Song Zhuang Art Center, Beijing
2007 Art Beijing 2007, National Agricultural Exhibition Center, Beijing
2006 The 6th Shanghai Biennale, Hyper Design, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai
Papertainer, Papertainer Museum, Seoul Olympic Park, Seoul
Hybridism: Web Tree, COMA Gallery, Seoul
2004 Standing on a Bridge, Arario Gallery, Cheonan
Digital Sublime: New Masters of Universe, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei
2002 The 2nd Seoul International Media Art Biennale, Luna’s Flow: Media_City, Seoul
Museum of Art, Seoul
Snapshot, Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside
2001 Ghost World, CAIS Gallery, Seoul
Digital Dreams, Analogue Desires, Arko Art Center, Seoul
2000 Snapshot, The Contemporary, Baltimore
New York University Faculty Exhibition, 80 Washington Square East Gallery,
New York
Continental Shift-Aachen/Heerien/Liega/Maastricht, Ludwig Forum für
Internationale Kunst, Aachen; Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht; Musée d’Art
moderne et d’Art contemporain, Liége; Stadsgalerij Heerlen Museum, Heerlen
1999 Mug Shots: Performing Persona, Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut at
Storrs, Storrs
A Room with a View, Sixth@Prince Fine Art, New York
1998 Body in Painting, Hanlim Museum, Daejeon; Daelim Cultural Foundation, Seoul
Food Matters, Center Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg; Van Dam Gallery,
New York
The Space/Incoded, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
1997 First Look, A project of art knowledge and the downtown arts festival, New York
New York University Faculty Exhibition, 80WSE Gallery, New York
1996 Images of Self, Schick art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs
L’art au corps: le corps exposé de Man Ray à nos jours, Musée d’Art
Contemporain, Marseille; Musée de Marseille, Marseille
Imaginary Anatomy, Pasinger Fabrik, Munich
Mr. Edison’s Black Box, The World Wide Web, Phenix.com, Paris
Exhibition for New York Asian Woman’s Center Auction, New York Asian
Women’s Center, New York
Not a Metaphor, Art Projects International, New York
New York University Faculty Exhibition, APEX ART Gallery, New York
Fun House Exhibition Part One and Two, ES vandam Gallery, New York
I.S.P. Open Studio, International Studio Program, New York
Border Crawl, Kukje Gallery, Seoul
1994 I.S.P. Open Studio, International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York
Selected Group Exhibition, American Fine Arts, New York
Flesh and Ciphers, Here Art Foundation, New York
I.C. Editions, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York
1988 Organic Realism, Annex Gallery, Pasadena

Selected Institutional, Public and Private Collections

Daimler Contemporary
MAC Museum of Contemporary Art, Marseille
MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles