Gregory Bae
Biography

1986 Born in Salt Lake City, U.S.A.
Lives and works in Chicago, U.S.A.

Resumé
Gregory Bae received his MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2012, and BFA at the Rhode Island School of Design in 2007. He was in residencies in South Carolina at Hub-Bub; in South Korea at the Seoul Museum of Art Nanji Residency Program and at the Cheungju Art Studio. He has had exhibitions in Chicago, New York City, St. Paul, Salt Lake City, Spartanburg, Rome, Seoul, Busan, and Cheungju. He is the recipient of grants from The Foundation for Contemporary Arts in New York, the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events IAP, and, recently, The Pollock-Krasner Foundation in New York. He lives and works in Chicago.

Education
2012 MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Painting and Drawing
2007 BFA Rhode Island School of Design, Painting

Solo Exhibitions
2019 MPSTN, Fox River Grove, IL (forthcoming)2019 Black Hole of Love, table, Chicago, IL
2018 New Instincts, 4WPS, Chicago, IL2017 Spinning Backflip, The Mission Projects, Chicago, IL
2017 45° 28’ 0” N, 9° 11’ 0” E, curated by Rossella Farinotti, FL Gallery, Milan, Italy
2015 Orients, curated by JGV/WAR, Chicago Urban Art Society, Chicago; 더이상수줍지않은고픔, Opsis Art, Seoul, South Korea; 크게하거나집에가거나, Cheongju Art Studios, Cheongju, South Korea
2013 threeXVIII13-III31thirteen, Chandelier Room, Chicago, IL

Group Exhibitions
2020 65 Grand, Chicago, IL (forthcoming, curated by Apparatus Projects)
2019 Discipline, curated by John Neff, Iceberg Projects, Chicago, IL (forthcoming)2018 Living Architecture, 6018North, Chicago, IL
2017 Cut Outs, Usable Space, Milwaukee, WI; Dull Magic, UNISEX Salon, Brooklyn, NY; DOOR, Triumph, Chicago, IL
2015 Take a Joke, and Enjoy a Drink, curated by Tony Lewis, organized by Bellwether; Cleveland Museum of Art/MOCA Cleveland, Cleveland, OH; Out There, Miboo Art Center, Busan, South Korea
2014 Circular Hands, Centripetal Eyes, Seoul Museum of Art Nanji Exhibition Halls, Seoul, South Korea
2013 Emerging Artists Exhibition, Korean Cultural Center of Chicago, Wheeling, IL
2012 Go To Pieces, Monya Rowe Gallery, curated by Philip Vanderhyden, New York, NY
2007 Colorful Friday, Fardom, Queens, NY

Awards
2019 Chicago Artists Coalition SPARK Microgrant, Chicago, IL
2015 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY2014 City of Chicago DCASE Individual Artist Program Grant, Chicago, IL
2014 Emergency Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York, NY
2012 Thomas J. Dee Scholarship, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2010 – 11 SAIC Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2007 – 03 RISD Grant, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Residencies
2017 The Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL
2014 Cheongju Art Studio, Cheongju, South Korea; Seoul Museum of Art Nanji Residency, Seoul, South Korea
2009 Hub-Bub, Spartanburg, SC

Teaching Experience
2019 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Painting and Drawing Department, Lecturer, Multi-level Drawing, Chicago, IL (forthcoming, fall term lead instructor)2019 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Painting and Drawing Department, Lecturer, Painting Practices, Chicago, IL (forthcoming, fall term lead instructor)
2012-2014 Marwen, Teaching Artist, Drawing, Chicago, IL
2012-2014 Hyde Park Art Center, Painting, Chicago, IL
2008 Fred Dolan Art Academy, Bronx, NY

Lectures and Talks
2018 Guest Critic for Kyle Johanson, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2018 Guest Critic for Devin Mays, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL
2017 Guest Critic for Josh Dihle, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2017 Guest Critic for Nate Young, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL
2015 Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
2014 Black Sheep Lectures, RAT School of Art, Seoul, South Korea

Curating and Facilitating
2019 – Founder and co-director of Bills Auto, Chicago, IL