© 2019 by sang-ah choi

    Sang-ah Choi lives and works in Mountain View, California. She was originally from Seoul, Korea and earned a B.F.A. and M.F.A. from Ewha Women's University(Seoul Korea) received M.F.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her works have been featured in solo and group shows nationally and internationally, such as Doosan Gallery(NY), Sarubia Dabang(Seoul Korea), Arario Gallery(NY), Sandra Gering Gallery(NY), Portland Art Museum(Portland OR), Today Art Museum(Beijing CN), White Box(Portland OR), Art Gym( Portland OR), Schneider Museum of Art(Ashland OR). She received a Hallie Ford Fellowship in 2011. Her works have been included in a number of public collections including Museum of Modern Art(NY), Whitney Museum of American Art(NY), New York Public Library, Maier Museum of Art(Lynchburg, VA) and Portland Art Museum(Portland OR). 



    One-person Exhibition

    2019   Landscape: about space and time, North View Gallery, PCC Sylvania, Portland, Oregon

    2015   Humming in the ubiquitous beauty, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, Oregon

    2014   (in)Tangible Being, Fairbanks gallery, Corvallis, Oregon

    2013   Sang-ah Choi, Apex Series (essay by Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson), Portland Art Museum

    2012   American Beauty: Art in the Governor’s Office, Salem, Oregon

    2011   Fab:topia, Chambers @916 gallery, Portland, Oregon 

    2010    Insatiable Appetite (essay by Miriam Kienle), Doosan Gallery, New York

    2009   “Kyu”-Layering (curated by Shin-won Hwang), Seoul, Sarubia Dabang, Seoul

                Sang-ah Choi, Arario Gallery, New York 

    2005   Moremoremore,(essay by Buzz Spector) Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois 

    2004   Ultra Immortality, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York

    2003   Mutation-Immortality (essay by Tim van Laar), I Space, Chicago

               Blowing Bubbles (essay by Jonathan Fineberg), Sandra Gering Gallery, New York

    Selected Group Exhibition

    2018    Book Conversations: Part 1, LMAK Gallery/Books and Design, New York, New York

    2017    Hold on Tight (organized by Maria TD Inocencia), Nine Gallery, Portland 

    2014    Uncanny spaces, Usdan gallery, Bennington college, Vermont

    2013    We tells ourselves stories in order to live, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland

    2012    Art on Paper 2012: the 42nd Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina 

                Central Booking in Berlin, K-Salon, Berlin

                Future Pass, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts

                On Temporal Being, Edwin’s Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

                Portland 2012: A Biennial of Contemporary Art, White Box, Portland

    2011    Connecting, Chambers@916, Portland

                Future Pass, la Biennale di Venezia, Venice, traveled to Wereldmuseum, Rotterdam;Today Art Museum, Beijing.

                Perimeter: We live here now, Art Gym gallery, Portland

    2010    Four American Landscapes:Sang-ah Choi, Jeffrey Jones, Andrew Lenaghan and Joel Ross, Randolf College Museum, Virginia and Traveled to George Adams Gallery, New York

                Narrative Sequences, Center for the book art, New York

                Cut, Shuffle and Draw, Columbus state University, Columbus, Georgia

    2009    Animamix Biennial, MoCA, Shanghai, China 

                Anthropology, Central booking, Dumbo, NY   

                Lunar's Walking, Ewha Art Center, Seoul

    2008    Ithaca Collects, Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

                Ehwa Artists, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul

    2007    Meet Cute, Heskin Contemporary, New York

    2006    Young Seeks, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

                Behind the Image, Cais Gallery, Seoul 

    2005    Echo beyond time, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul 

    2004    Approaches, Gallery 555, Ann Arbor, Michigan

                Fiction.Love, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei

    2003    Painting!, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

    2002    Mixer 02, Monique Meloche, Chicago

                Luscious Too, Zolla/Lieberman, Chicago

                Ballpoint Inklings, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 

                Social Landscape, P.P.O.W, New York

                MFA Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois

                Nubo Wave Map (Space) Bubble, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

    2001    Right on the Wall, Wesleyan University, Bloomington

                Today in 8 Parts, I Space, Chicago

                College Art Association Regional MFA Exhibition, I Space, Chicago

    2000     Amuse, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois

                 MFA Annual 2000, New American Paintings

    Public Collections


    New York Public Library, New York

    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

    Museum of Modern Art, New York

    Portland Art Museum, Portland

    Progressive Corporation, Ohio

    The Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia

    Baylor University (Couch Library), Waco, Texas

    Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

    Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, Virginia

    UNEEC Culture and Education Foundation, Taipei

    Awards & Nominations:

    2013   Center for the Visual Arts' artist-in residency through Ford family foundation, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon

    2013   Visual arts @Temenggong residency program, Singapore

    2012   Contemporary Northwest Art Award Finalist, Portland Art Museum, Portland

    2012   VCCA residency fellowship (credit: Columbus School for Girls Endowment)

    2011   Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Art for 2011

    2001-2011 Elizabeth Foundation for the arts studio program