b. 1989, Seoul, South Korea. Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
Minku Kim is a painter who lives and works in New York City. He was recently the subject of a solo exhibition, ‘Foundation’ at Alexander Berggruen Gallery in Upper East Side, New York, and ’Straight Edge Painting’ at Helen J Gallery in Hollywood, CA. His solo shows include exhibitions at Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA and his paintings have been exhibited in international art fairs such as Art Basel Miami, Park Avenue Armory in New York, and FOG Art and Design in San Francisco, Dallas Art Fair in Texas. Kim’s work has been collected by numerous prestigious private collections in New York, San Francisco, London, Amsterdam, Brussel, and around the world. Currently, Kim is working on his first publication of ‘Straight Edge Paintings (2016-2020)’ He earned his MFA in Sculpture from New York Studio School in 2017 and BFA in Painting from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2012. He attended the Cooper Union Outreach Program, the Marie Walsh Sharpe Summer Seminar, and the New York School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture.