Education 

2004 M.F.A. State University of New York at Buffalo, NY, US 

1995 M.F.A. in Sculpture, University of Seoul, South Korea

1992 B.F.A. in Sculpture, University of Seoul, South Korea

 

Upcoming Events

2018 Somewhere down the line, there is a fine line between a deadline and the bottom line,  

        NARS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, US

2018 Contemporary Korean-Canadian Art Exhibition, ICAO (Place de la Cite Internationale), Montreal, Canada 

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Whanki Museum, Seoul, Korea

2015 Face, La Centrale Gallery Powerhouse, Montreal, QC, Canada

2014 Face, Latitude 53, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2013 Face, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY, US 

2011 Monology, The Print Studio, Hamilton, ON, Canada

2009 Drain, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), Toronto, ON, Canada

2007 Island, Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, NY, US  

2004 Breeding Season, Big Orbit Galley, Buffalo, NY, US  

1995 Kyungin Galley, Seoul, Korea

 

Artist Residency Program

2018 NARS (New York Art Residency and Studios) Foundation International  Artist Residency, Brooklyn, NY, US

2016 Vermont International Artist Residency, Vermont, US

2004 Gibraltar Point International Artist Residency Program (Toronto Artscape), Toronto Island, Ontario, Canada

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Twenty Minutes of Action, Centre[3], Hamilton, ON, Canada

2017 Urban Green Project, Sam Lawrence Park, Hamilton, ON, Canada 

2016 Public Banner Stand Intervention, Enraged, Inertia Ran off, Red Tree Collective, Hamilton, ON, Canada

2012 Unseen/SEEN 2/6, Studio 42, Toronto, ON, Canada

2010 We came in doves, A space Gallery, Toronto, ON, Canada

2008 Being Absent, Art Space & Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY, US

2008 Gender Alarm, LA CENTRALE Gallery Powerhouse, Montreal, QC, Canada 

2008 TH&B (funding from Ontario Arts Council Special Projects Grant), Imperial Cotton Centre, 

         Hamilton, ON, Canada                 

2007 State of Being (Three Persons Show), 621 Galley, Tallahassee, FL, US

2006 The Life and Death of I.D., McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, ON, Canada

2005 X Industria - CAFKA 05, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, ON, Canada

2005 SHOWCASE 05, Cambridge Gallery, Cambridge, ON, Canada

2005 BEYOND / IN WESTERN NEW YORK 2005, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, US

2004 Current Exchange, Zavits Gallery, Zavits Hall, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada

2004 DOWN THERE, Art Department Gallery, Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, NY, US

2004 18+, Formula Gallery, Buffalo, NY, US

2004 OPERATION, Art Department Gallery, Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, NY, US

2003 FORMULA: PROGRESS, Pierce Arrow Building, Buffalo, NY, US

2003 750 Lb. BUTTERCUP, Pierce Arrow Building, Buffalo, NY, US

2002 Shelf Life, Art Department Gallery, Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, NY, US

2000 The 11th Municipal Sculpture Exhibition of Seoul, Deokwon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1999 Invitational Exhibition of the Korean Registered Sculptors, Municipal Museum of Seoul, Korea   

1999 Exhibition of the Korean Sculptress Association, Arts Complex Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1998 Exhibition of 200 Korean Representative Sculptors, Sun Gallery, Seoul, Korea 

1998 The 8th Municipal Sculpture Exhibition of Seoul, Changhee Village, Bundang, Korea

1997 Exhibition of the National Sculptor Association, National Central Theater of Korea, Seoul, Korea

1997 The Group, Ungjeon Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1997 300 Spaces, Seonam Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1997 Sculpture in Performance, National Central Theater of Korea, Seoul, Korea

1996 The 7th Municipal Sculpture Exhibition of Seoul, Seokyung Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1996 1996 Message, Dansung Gallery, Seoul, Korea 

1994 Invitational Exhibition for Gallery Opening, Cosmos Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1994 COMPLEX, Fine-Tree Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1994 The 5th Municipal Sculpture Exhibition of Seoul, Seokyung Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1994 Direction of Korean Fine Arts, Kyungin Gallery, Seoul, Korea 

 

Reviews, Articles and Publications

2018 “Home and (Be)Longing” by Nicole Shea, EuropeNow, Columbia University

          https://www.europenowjournal.org/2018/01/31/visual-art-2/  

2012 “Faciality, Trauma and Ambivalence in Performance Art” by Alice Ming Wai Jim

2009 ”Crossovers” by Sally Frater, Border Crossings, Issue No. 113

2009 “Insoon Ha: Drain” Art Pulse. October - November 2009:79

2009 “Exhibition Detail-Insoon Ha: Drain” Art Slant, November

2009 “Get Out More: Gallery hopping” by Milech, Leanne, President: To Live With Culture

2009 “Finger-Lickin’ Good Performance Art” by Christopher Nones, To Live with Culture, November 11

2008 “Gender, alarmed” by Thom Large, The McGill Daily, Oct 06

2007 “Art Castaway” by Lucy Yau, Buffalo Art Voice, June 21

2006 “Identity Crisis” by Regina Haggo, THE HAMILTON SPECTATOR, October 31

2006 “Identity Theft” by Todd Westcott, The Silhouette, October 12

2005 “SHOW CASE”, THE RECORD, August 21

2005 “Where It’s at”, ECOH, September 1

2005 “Exhibit of regional art has big range” by Richard Huntington, The Buffalo News, May 9

2005 “Buffalo takes aim at Toronto’s art primacy” by Peter Goddard, Toronto Star, May 7

2004 “Insoon Ha: Pathos and Compassion” by Lucy Yau, Buffalo Art Voice, April 8

1995 “Artist Review & Interview: Insoon Ha”, Korean Art World, January 1995

1995 “A Study on the Object Realized in Modern Arts”, M.F.A. Thesis, University of Seoul

 

Grant, Scholarships and Awards

2018 Explore and Create Grant, Canada Council for the Arts 

2018 Visual Arts Project Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2018 Visual Artists Grant, Toronto Arts Council

2013 Visual Artists Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2013 Visual Artists Grant, Toronto Arts Council

2012 Career Development Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2011 Visual Artists Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2011 Visual Artists Grant, Toronto Arts Council

2010 Exhibition Assistant Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2009 Exhibition Assistant Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2009 Project Grants, Canada Council for the Arts

2003 Frances R. and Louis B. Morrison Memorial Scholarship, SUNY at Buffalo, NY, US

1999 Awarded from 19th Chungang Fine Arts Competition (Hoam Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

1998 Awarded from Korean Fine Arts Competition (National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea)

1997 Awarded from 17th Chungang Fine Arts Competition (Hoam Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

1995 Awarded form Gongsan Fine Arts Festival (Donga Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

1993~1995 Graduate Scholarship, University of Seoul, Korea

1992 Grand Prize from New Frontier Competition (Korean Arts World Magazine)

1991 Awarded from Mokwoo Competition (Municipal Museum of Seoul, Korea)

1990 Awarded from MBC Sculpture Competition (KOEX Building, Seoul, Korea)

1988 Awarded  1st Moran Arts Competition (Moran Gallery, Seoul, Korea)

1988 Awarded  National Art Competition for Korean College Student (National Museum of Contemporary

         Art, Seoul, Korea)

1991 Awarded Best All-Round Graduating Senior Student in College of Arts, University of Seoul, Korea

1988~1991 Undergraduate Tuition Scholarship, University of Seoul, Korea

 

Public Collections

1999 Monument for Kiheung-Youngduk Apt. Block Construction, Korean National Housing Corporation

1998 Monument for 4H 50-years Memorial, Korean Agricultural Science and Technology