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        48-37, Heyrimaeul-gil, Tanhyeon-myeon, Paju-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea/  +82 31 949 3272 / 경기도 파주시 탄현면 헤이리 마을길 48-37  

                     T. 031-949-3272 /

WoolGa Choi 

(Korean, b.1956)

Born in 1956, Busan, Korea.

Lives in Seoul and works in New York and Paris.


1993   Ecole Boulle, National Decorative Art School (Paris, France)

1994   Ecole des Beaux Arts de Versailles (France)



Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014     Gallery Kita, Nara

2013     Gallery Absainthe, Seoul

              Gallery HO, New York

              Gallery 101, Seoul

2012     Yace Gallery, New York

2011     Crossing art gallery, New York

2009     Gallery Shirota, Tokyo

2005     Gallery Jean Art Center Exhibition, Seoul

2004     “Lines Found in Cave Wall Paintings”, Gallery Kita, Nara

2001     Gallery 220, New York

              “Primitivism Which Should Be Explored with Lines”, Gallery Kita, Nara

1999     Invited by New York Modern Art Gallery, New York

1998     Museum Kameke, Berlin        

              Invitation Exhibition at Reu_Dex Gallery, Kyoto      

              Invitation Exhibition at Kirin Plaza Art Museum, Osaka

1997     Invitation Exhibition Asahi Broadcasting & ABC Gallery, Osaka

1996     Invitation Exhibition at Gallery Saint Charles Rose, Paris

1993     Gallery ‘Espace Keller, Paris



Selected Group Exhibitions

2011     “Six sens”, New York

2010     “Spontaneous”, Space Womb Gallery, New York

              “If You See Nothing, Say Something”, the Invisible Dog art center, New York

              “Six Senses”, the space gallery, New York

               Collage of Memories_ Korean Contemporary Art, Soka Art Center, Bajing

2008      Gallery Fernando Alcolea, Barcelona

2007      “Seoul Three Boxes”, UNC gallery, Seoul

2005      New Collection, National Modern Art Museum, Gwachun

2004      Boxes, Wadakuchi Museum, Kyoto

               “The Boxes”, Star Poets Gallery,Tokyo

2000       “Limit of Primitive Expression”, gallery Modern Art, New York

1998      “A clock”, Kobe Comtemporary Museum, Kobe

               “Good artist”,  Kyoto City Museum, Kyoto

1995       collective exhibition D, automne pour le tableautin (Paris)

                Association vill de Fresnes salon de nobember (Paris)

1993       annual exhibition chene D,antin (Paris)

                collective exhibition art croissy (Paris)

                collective exhibition Beaux-Art (Paris)

1992        “A Sense of Africa”, gallery ever, Paris

                “A Primitive Sense”, gallery espace keller25, Paris

                "Wall Winter", gallery everart, Paris

                "art plus art", gallery naslte, Paris

1991        3 Person, gallery akie aricci, Paris



Art Fairs

2014       Busan Art Show, Busan

2013       KIAF, Seoul

2011       KIAF, Seoul

                Dae Gu Art Fair

2010       KIAF, Seoul

2009       KIAF, Seoul

2008       Art Export, New York 

                Taiwan Art Fair, Taipei

2007       Miami International Art Fair, Miami

                Art Export, New York 

                Shanghai International Art Fair. Shanghai

                Taiwan Art Fair, Taipei

2006       Shanghai International Art Fair, Shanghai

2003-2009   KIAF, (seoul)

2001       Koln Art Fair, Koln 

1997       Art fair Fiac & Saga, Paris




1994       “First Pictorial”

2000       “Painting Diary”

2005       Second pictorial "nouvau sauvage"  

2004       "Choi Woolga Is Not A Crying Boy," written by Kim Yun-bae

2008       “Le sauvase”

2013       "Black & white"


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