Skip to content
BYUNG HOON CHOI
afterimage of beginning 017-479, 2017 Basalt 30 x...
afterimage of beginning 017-479, 2017
Basalt
30 x 130 x 22 inches
75 x 330 x 55 cm
 

Byung Hoon Choi was born in Gangwon-do, Korea in 1952. In 1974, he graduated from the Hong-ik University with a degree in Applied Fine Arts. He later completed a Masters of Fine Art from Hong-ik in 1979. In 1977, he founded an association of young artists, 'The Society for the Creation of Decorative and Applied Arts' which had a profound effect on defining the future of applied arts in Korea. He travelled around the world during the 1970's soaking up inspiration from the Mayan, Incan, African and Indian cultures. He has exhibited his work throughout Korea and the world, while concurrently working as a professor at a number of schools. Choi has also developed extensive research in the field of furniture design and crafts, working as a research professor, throughout his career. He is currently a professor of woodworking and furniture design at Hong-ik University, in Seoul, Korea.

 

Visit Artist's Website

Download Artist's CV
BYUNG HOON CHOI - Artist
May 4 - June 10, 2017
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
BYUNG HOON CHOI - Artist
November 9 - December 17, 2016
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
BYUNG HOON CHOI - Artist
February 27 - March 29, 2014
Friedman Benda, New York, NY
Byung Hoon Choi: In One Stroke
A beautiful bridge of thought
A beautiful bridge of thought
Asia Times
December 6, 2016
Salt of the Earth
Salt of the Earth
Cultured
Winter 2016
interview with byung hoon choi on his 'water medit...
interview with byung hoon choi on his 'water meditation' at friedman benda
designboom
November 11, 2016
The Imaginary and the Mystical
The Imaginary and the Mystical
Asian Art News
October 2016
First came carbon fiber, then basalt
First came carbon fiber, then basalt...
Interior Design
October 2016
Korean Craftworks Spotlighted in Munich
Korean Craftworks Spotlighted in Munich
Korea.net
February 24, 2016
Paris Calling
Paris Calling
Morning Calm
November 2015
Byung Hoon Choi to exhibit cultural basalt benches...
Byung Hoon Choi to exhibit cultural basalt benches at Design
June 13, 2015.
Basalt benches by Byung Hoon Choi for Design Miami...
Basalt benches by Byung Hoon Choi for Design Miami/Basel 2015
June 12, 2015.
Byung Hoon Choi
Byung Hoon Choi
Daniella on Design
May 27, 2015
Onward and Upward
Onward and Upward
Interior Design
December 2014
Gallery Walk
Gallery Walk
Modern Magazine
Summer 2014
Byung Hoon Choi
Byung Hoon Choi
Art News
May 2014
Eye On: Byung Hoon Choi
Eye On: Byung Hoon Choi
Avant/Garde Diaries
March 18, 2014
First solo exhibition in the United States for Kor...
First solo exhibition in the United States for Korean artist Byung Hoon Choi opens at Friedman Benda
artdaily.org,
March 5, 2014
Everything You Need to Know This Week On New York’s Art Scene
Guest of a Guest
March 2014
byung hoon choi exhibits 11 basalt benches at frie...
byung hoon choi exhibits 11 basalt benches at friedman benda
designboom,
February 14, 2014
Between Art and Furniture
Between Art and Furniture
Beyond
February 2014
Designwire; A Fine Balance
Designwire; A Fine Balance
Interior Design,
January 2014
Byung Hoon Choi
Byung Hoon Choi
Whitewall Magazine
Summer 2014
Eclectic Avenue
Eclectic Avenue
Wall Street Journal,
October 11, 2013
Forging a New Craft Aesthetic: Ten Inspiring South...
Forging a New Craft Aesthetic: Ten Inspiring South Korean Designers
The Culture Trip,
August 1, 2013
Deyan Sudjic, Kengo Kuma in 5th Gwangju Design Bie...
Deyan Sudjic, Kengo Kuma in 5th Gwangju Design Biennale
ARTINFO,
May 8, 2013
East Meets West
East Meets West
Cultured,
Winter 2012
Beyond the kimchi jar
Beyond the kimchi jar
South China Morning Post,
July 23, 2010
Pushing Korean Design into the Future
Pushing Korean Design into the Future
The New York Times,
February 24, 2010
Byung Hoon Choi
Byung Hoon Choi
Designboom,
December 17, 2007
Byung Hoon Choi
Byung Hoon Choi
Ottagono,
November 2005
Site Index