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Mari Kim

Korean artist Mari Kim graduated in Melbourne, Australia, in Multimedia and Animation Studies. She features renowned women throughout history from around the world, such as the sexy icon Monroe, fashion icon Coco Chanel and film icon Audrey Hepburn, morph into Eyedolls - Mari's signature characters, maidens with huge eyes,
The artist invites us into her exotic virtual realm — an imaginative review of famous ladies bestowed with stereotypes fixed in our minds. Are you ready to travel the enchanting world?

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 

2014

 

Mari Kim's Famous Eyedolls, AP Contemporary, Hong Kong

 

2013

The Premiere U.S. solo exhibition of Korean artist Mari Kim, Art Aqua Art Miami, Miami

Famous Show, LCX, Hong Kong

2012

Famous Show, Opera Gallery, Dubai

Famous Show, Gana Art Gallery, Busan

Famous Show, Gana Art Gallery, Seoul

2011

Child Play, Television 12 Gallery, Seoul

Eyedoll, Gallery D Cube, Seoul

2010 A story about Anderson, Seo Kang University Mary Hall, Seoul

Big Head Show Dae Gu, The Omni show room, Dae Gu

2009

Eyedoll, LVS Gallery, Seoul

2008 Ssamzie Illu-pop Gallery, Seoul

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013

K- Surrogates, Amalgamated Gallery New York

K-Collective, Albemarle Gallery with Shine Artists, London

Sub Express 2013, Culture Station 284, Seoul

Gana 30TH Anniversary Celebration Exhibition, Gana Art, Seoul

2012

Festival O! Gwangju Media Art 2012

Just two of us, Gana Art Gallery, Seoul

Cartoon World, Soma Museum of Art, Seoul

My Funny Valentine, Kim Ree Aa Gallery, Seoul

Dragon in Room, Atelier Aki,Seoul

2011

A fantastic place, Pyo Gallery, Seoul

Skull Exhibition, Gallery Toast, Seoul

Clio Box, Insa Art Center, Seoul

Imagination Virus, Jeonnam Art Museum, Gokseong

Wonder Tunnel Show, Hotel Art Fair - Hyatt, Seoul

Black & White, Opera Gallery Seoul

Character Lounge, Jangheung Art Park, Gyeonggi-do

Fun & Toy, Art Gallery, Busan

2010

I Robot, Cho Sun Gallery, Seoul

Byul Collection Now Exhibition, Hyundai Gallery, Seoul

Pop Party Show, Jangheung Art Park, Gyeonggi-do

DECEM, Satisfaction, Gallery LEEBE, Busan

KIAF (Korean International Art Fair), Coex, Seoul

Korean Contemporary art, 3 Pop Art Exhibition, KimHea Art Center, Seoul

Korean 50 Contemporary Artists, Search Gallery, Suwon

Wow Funny Pop!, Gyeongnam Art Museum, Gyeongnam

Korean Neo Pop, Art Seasons Gallery, Singapore

2009

Hello Funnism, Shin Han Gallery, Seoul

Korean Neo Pop, Gangnam Media Pole, Seoul

Fun, K & Gallery, Seoul

Beauty rescues the world, Ssamzie Gallery, Seoul

Science meets the art, Kist Gallery, Seoul

Korean Cartoon 100 years, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

2008

Art Idol Show, Seo Ho Gallery, Seoul

Seoul Design Olympic Exhibition

Selected in Pusan International Video festival

2006

Pictoplasma Art Festival, Berlin, Germany

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2008

First book Eyedoll

WORK HELD IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Seoul Museum of Art
Gyeongnam Art Museum

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Kist)

SELECTED PUBLIC PROJECTS/COMMISSIONS

2011

Directed music video I Hate You for South Korean pop group 2NE1

Art directing and art work for 2NE1’s second mini album

2007

Directed the short film Religulous; selected in Mains d’Œuvres Festival, Saint-Ouen)