Meet Our Newest Resident, Heesoo Kwon

HEESOO KWON

Heesoo Kwon is a visual artist and anthropologist based in Berkeley, California. Kwon was born in 1990 in South Korea and received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Ewha Woman’s University, Seoul, South Korea in 2015. She has solo exhibitions at CICA Museum, South Korea, and Visual Space Gunmulsai, South Korea. She has had group exhibitions at CICA Museum; the Worth Ryder Art Gallery, UC Berkeley; Root Division, San Francisco; SOMArts, San Francisco; and Embark Gallery, San Francisco, among others. She received the Female Inventor of the Year Award from the Korean Intellectual Property Office & Korean Woman Inventors Association in 2012; the young Korean Artist Award from CICA Museum; is a recipient of the Cadogan Scholarship; and an awardee of Eisner Prize for Photos and Art Practice.

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