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Jae Ko

Biography
Born: 1961 Korea
 
Education 1998 MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1988 BFA, Wako University, Tokyo, Japan
1984 Toyo Art School, Tokyo, Japan
 
Fellowships 2013        DC Commission for the Arts
and 2012        Anonymous Was a Woman
Grants 2007        Maryland State Arts Council
2001        Pollock-Krasner Grant
2000        D. C. Commission for the Arts Grant
1998-99 Virginia Commission for the Arts
1996-98 Maryland Institute College of Art
 
Solo 2016 "Jae Ko:Force of Nature—Flow",  Contemporary Art Museum Houston, TX
Exhibitions 2015-16 Jae Ko: Selections, featuring "Force of Nature, Shiro",  Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey
2014 "Jae Ko: Recent Sculpture and Drawings",  Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
2013 Robischon Gallery, Denver CO
2012 "Jae Ko: Recent Sculpture",  Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
2011 Galerie Roger Katwijk, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Dick Graff Fine Art Honourable Silver Objects, Antwerp, Belgium
2010-11 "Force of Nature", installation, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
2010 "Jae Ko: Paper", Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA
"New Work / An Installation", Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
Walker Contemporary, Boston, MA
2009 Jae Ko: Recent Works, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
"Jae Ko", Lausberg Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
Dick Graff Fine Art Honourable Silver Objects, Antwerp, Belgium
Andrew Bae Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008 "Jae Ko (A Twelve Year Survey of the Artist's Work)", An Exhibition at The American University Museum,
Katzen Center, Washington, DC
2007 Galerie Lausberg, Dusseldorf Germany
Galerie De Rijk, Den Hague Netherlands
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
2006 "New Sculpture", Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
Galerie De Rijk, Dan Haag Netherlands
2005 Andrew Bae Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004 Gallery Krijger & Hatwijk, Amsterdam, Holland
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
2003 Ink and Paper, Second St. Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
2002 Jae Ko, New Sculpture: In Color, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2001 "Recent Sculpture", Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
Robischon Gallery, Denver CO
2000 "New Sculpture: Rolled Paper and Sumi Ink", Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
"Jae Ko", Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998 Maryland Institute College of Art
1988 Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan
1987 Gallery Sora, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan
1986 Gallery Konoha, Tokyo, Japan
 
Selected 2016 "CAPP@10: The Shape of Remembering", The Stamp Gallery, University of Maryland
Group 2015 "Intersections@5", Contemporary Art Projects, The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Exhibitions "Modern Vision: American Sculptors' Drawings from the Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan Collection", The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
2014-15 "Speculative Forms", A Selection of Sculptures from the permanent collection, Hirshhorn Museum
and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
2013 "Selected Works: Sam Gilliam, Jae Ko, Gene Davis", Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
Galerie Roger Katwijk, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Galerie Lausberg, Dusseldorf, Germany
Ulrike Hrobsky Vienna, Austria
2012 "Dimensions Variable", Waterhouse & Dodd Gallery, New York, NY
2011 "Drawing: LC Armstrong, Gene Davis, Christopher French, Jae Ko, Nathan Oliveira,
William T. Wiley, Nancy Wolf", Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
Galerie Bailly Contemporain Paris, France
Galerie Roger Katwijk, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Robischon Gallery, Denver CO
University of Maryland, Takoma Park, MD
2010 "Catalyst", Washington Project for the Arts, Katzen Art Center, Washington, DC
MK Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Roger Katwijk, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lausberg Contemporary, Toronto, Canada
Andrew Bae Gallery, Chicago, IL
Robischon Gallery, Denver CO
2009 Brenda Tayler Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Roger Katwijk, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Samuel Freeman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2008 "Cut Folded Dyed & Glued", Sculpture by Imi Hwangbo and Jae Ko, Brown University, Provincetown, RI
Art Museum of Western Virginia, Roanoke, VA
Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA
Walker Contemporary, Boston, MA
2007 "5 + 5", D.C. Jewish Community Center, Washington, DC
Galerie De Rijk, Dan Haag Netherlands
Galerie Lausberg, Toronto, Canada
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
Goldener Engl Galerie, Innsbruck/Hall, Austria
Galerie Lausberg, Dusseldorf, Germany
2006 Holland Papier Biennial, Museum Rijswijk and Museum Apeldoom, Netherlands
Goldener Engl Galerie, Innsbruck/Hall, Austria
Galerie Lausberg, Dusseldorf, Germany
2005 Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany
2004 Personal Structures, Galerie De Rijk, the Hague, Netherlands
"Concentrics", Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
2003 Peabody Essex Museum, Salem Massachusetts
2001 "Paper", The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
"Tara Donovan and Jae Ko: Transcending Time",
John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
1999 "Jae Ko, Sculpture: Lynn Schmidt, Paintings", Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC
"The Material Being", Gallery Korea, New York, NY
"Process, Concept, Solutions, Virginia Invitational 99", Longwood Center for the Art, Farmville, VA
"Chance & Necessity", (Power Boothe, Curator) Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD, traveling to:
   Boyden Gallery, St. Mary's College, MD; McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA; Columbia Festival
   of the Arts, Columbia, MD; the Kennedy Museum of Art, Ohio University, Athens, OH.
"Council Room", McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
"Painters Who Make Prints", The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, and Goya Girl Press, Baltimore, MD
1998 "Jolt", ( J.W. Mahoney, curator ), Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, DC
"WPA/Corcoran Benefit Exhibition", Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
"The Circle Game, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
"Sae Ba Ram ( New Wind )", Rockville Art Place, Rockville, MD, traveling to: Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.   In 1999, Goya Girl Press, Baltimore, MD
Reed Smith Shaw & McClay, Washington, DC
"Pure-View/ Crosscurrents 98",( Kristen HiIeman, Curator) The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Mayerhoff Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1987 Gallery Q, Tokyo, Japan
1986 Ueno Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1985 Central Museum, Tokyo, Japan
 
Selected Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Public Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Collections Agnes Scott College, Decatur, GA
Washington D.C. Convention Center, Wilson Building, Washington, DC
Stampe Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Arlington Cultural Affairs, Arlington, VA
 
Bibliography Amsterdam Financial Times, "Jae Ko at Roger Katwijk Galerie", October 22, 2011

Boothe, Power, catalogue essay, "Chance & Necessity", originating, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD

Byrd, Cathy, "Beauty by Chance", Atlanta Creative Loafing, May 27, 2000, vol. 29, no. 2

Capps, Kriston, "5 + 5", Washington City Paper, February 16, 2007, p. 72

Dawson, Jessica, "Re-Forming Nature, Piece by Piece", Arts, The Washington Post, February 22, 2001, C5.

Dawson, Jessica, "Starring Rolls", Galleries, The Washington Post, October 17, 2002, C5.

Dixon, Glenn "Cutting it close: The cream of the home-grown crop at ArtSites'98", Gallery listings, Arts & Music Feature, Off The Wall, Aug. 28,1998.

Fox, Catherine, "East Meets West in Dyed Paper Sculptures", The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 26, 2000, p. Q8

Hileman, Kristen "Pure-View", brochure essay for Crosscurrents'98, exhibition at the Art Gallery of the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Jacobson, Louis, "Concentrics", Galleries, Washington City Paper, June 25, 2004, p. 84.

Jenkins, Mark "Jae Ko: New Sculpture - Rolled Paper & Sumi Ink", Washington City Paper, Exhibits, February 11, 2000, p. 86.

Jenkins, Mark, Interview: On the Spot, Washington Post Express, after deadline, April 4, 2012

Klein, Paul, Art Letter, September 9, 2005

Leibel, Aaron, "5 + 5 equals eclectic", Washington Jewish Week, p. 26, February 15, 2007

Lieber, Katherine, "Jae Ko: Aggregation", www.artscope.net October 22, 2005.

Lodermeyer, Peter, "Jae Ko, My works are without why", Personal Structures, Works,
and Dialogues, Global Art Affairs Publishing, New York, NY, 2003, catalogue.

Mahoney, J.W.,"Jae Ko at Marsha Mateyka", Art in America, Galleries, July, 2000, p.

Merkling, Frank. "Katonah, Aldrich Shows Shine in Separate Ways", The New-Times Weekend, Friday, February 2, 2001, p. D1.

Norris, Doug, "Cut Folded Dyed & Glued", Art New England, June/July, p. 42.

O'Sullivan, Michael, "5 + 5: The Equation Works Only in Theory", On Exhibit, The Washington Post Weekend, March 23, 2007.

Princenthal, Nancy, "Paper. The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut" Museum & Gallery Reviews, Art On Paper, July - August 2001.

Protzman, Ferdinand, "Artsites 1998, Standing Out in a Crowd", Style Plus, The Washington Post, July 10, 1998, D4

Protzman, Ferdinand, "It All Adds Up, from Twenty Strong Works, One Strong Show", Galleries, The Washington Post, April 29, 1999, p. C5

Protzman, Ferdinand, "Jae Ko on a Roll. The Young Sculptor Adds to Her Reputation", Galleries, The Washington Post, Feb. 17, 2000, p. C5.

Review, New Art Examiner, April, 1999 p. 54

Ryan, Paul, Mid-Atlantic Reviews, Art Papers, Sept./Oct. 2003, p. 42.

Shaw-Eagle, Joanna, "alternative Space for Creativity", The Washington Times, Entertainment, May 2, 2007, p. 1.

Streitfeld, L.P., "transformations At The Aldrich", The Advocate & Greenwich Time, Sunday, Februaray 11, 2001.

Summers, Suzanne, "Artsites 98: High Definition", Articulate, October 1998.

Tanguy, Sarah, "Reading Paper, A Conversation with Jae Ko", Sculpture Magazine, September 2007, pp. 57-61.

Taylor, Christina, "Artsites' Offer Enjoyable Show at AAC", Sun Weekly, June 18, 1998, p. 11.

Tierney, Robin, "5 + 5 = Great", Examiner, March 5, 2007, p. 23.

Wennerstrom, Nord, "Jae Ko, Marsha Mateyka Gallery", Artforum, January 2007, p. 255.

Zimmer, William, "On Paper, a Show That Measures Up", The New York Times, Sunday, March 18, 2001.



     Jae Ko was one of the ten national recipients of the 2012 "Anonymous Was A Woman" awards.







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