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Dong Lak Lim

4203 Buld, 102 the # Adeles 1436-1, Woo-dong, Haeundae-gu
Busan, 612820, South Korea
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∙Born in 1953
∙Professor of College of Fine-Arts(Dept. of Sculpture), Dong-A University
∙Board Member of Busan Biennale corporation
∙Consultant of PIFF (Pusan International Film Festival)
∙Advisor of Korean Modern Sculpture association
∙Member of Maison des Artistes (France)
BFA, Department of Fine Arts, Sculpture at Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea
MFA, Department of Fine Arts, Sculpture at Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea
Solo Exhibition
2013.5.5.- 6.23   Invited solo Exhibition -Geometry of Light- Galerieverein Leonberg e.V. Germany
2012.8.30-10.30    Invited Special solo Exhibition in OPEN 15<International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations>, Venice, Italy
2007.4.29-8.30     Invited outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
Baden-Baden, Leopold Square, Germany
2006.6.7-9.4       La defence “Invited Sculpture Exhibition of Lim, Dong-Lak”
La defence Square & Grande Arche Art Center, France
2005.4.5-4.16      13th Invited Solo Exhibition, Galerie Gana Beaubourg, Paris, France
2003.8.24-10.24    12th Invited Exhibition of Environmental Sculptures
Chosun Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2001.9.26-10.8     11th Invited Solo Exhibition, Insa Art Center, Seoul, Korea
1999.8.1-8.14      10th Invited Solo Exhibition, FOX Art Center, Colorado, U.S.A
1997.5.23-5.28     9th Invited Solo Exhibition at Seoul Art Fair Kongkan Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1996.7.5-7.11      8th Invited Solo Exhibition at Seoul Art Fair Yewon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1996.6.11-7.11     7th Internet Solo Exhibition (
1996.6.11-6.21     6th Invited Solo Exhibition, Kongkan Gallery, Busan, Korea
1994.5.30-6.4      4th Solo Exhibition, Muramatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1994.9.20-9.25     5th Invited Solo Exhibition, BENY Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
1988.9                    2nd Invited Solo Exhibition at Seoul Art Fair Yewon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1989.11.11-11.20   3rd Invited Solo Exhibition of Environmental Sculptures
Gana Gallery and Hotel Shilla, Seoul, Korea
1984.11.20-11.26  1st Invited Solo Exhibition, Gana Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2012.1        Art stage Singapore 2012, Singapore
6         Busan Art Show;Galerie Pierre-Alain Challier (Paris). Busan, Korea
2011.4        Seoul International Sculpture Festa, Seoul Art center, Seoul, Korea
2010.6        Sculpture 2010, Triennale di Milano, Incheon Special Museum.
2009.8        MNIMAL MAXIMUM ,Sejong Center,Seoul
9         Korea International Art Fair, COEX, Seoul
2008.3        Karlsruhe Art Fair, Germany
3         80 Years of Busan Art, Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
11        Street Sculpture Exhibition, Chungdam-dong Art Street. Seoul
2007.5.8-5.13      Korea International Art Fair, COEX, Seoul
2006.3.16-3.20     Art Paris, Grand Palais, Paris, France
5.26-5.30      Korea International Art Fair, COEX, Seoul
2005.3.31-4.3      Art Paris Musee du Louvre-Carrousel, Paris, France
5.24-5.29      Korea International Art Fair ,COEX, Seoul
10.6-12       Invited Exhibition of Angers Art Center Angers, France
10.27-11.1    Cologne International Art Fair ,Cologne, Germany
2004.4.21-4.26    Beijing International Art Fair, Beijing, China
6.21-6.27     Korea International Arts Fair, Coex, Seoul
10.22-10.25   Art Paris Musee du Louvre-Carrousel, Paris, France
11.17-11.21   Shanghai International Art Fai, Shanghai, China
2000.3.29-6.7     3rd Special section of Gwangju Biennale“Forest of Painting
, Forest of Human”
9.26-10.25    Gyungnam International Sculpture Symposium
1999.1.7-1.12     Miami Art Fair ,Miami, United States
3.10-3.15     Palm Beach Art Fair ,Palm Beach, United States
1998.10.1-11.30   Busan International Art Festival, Busan Museum of Art, Busan
1997.6.24        Special Invited Exhibition "Triangle des Arts" ,Nice, France
9.1-11.27    2nd Gwangju Biennale "Public Art Project"
9.5-10.12    Nishiharima International Sculpture Symposium ,Kobe, Japan
1995.10.15-10.28  '95 Kanazawa Contemporary Sculpture Exhibition, Kanazawa, Japan
1994            Keihanna Festival for Commemoration of the 1200th Anniverary of
Heian, Kyoto, Osake, Nara, Japan
The 600th Anniversary of Seoul Metropolis
National Contemporary Art Museum, Kwacheon, Korea
1992.6          Invited Exhibition of Contemporary Art
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
1991.3          Invited Exhibition of Environmental Plastic Arts in City
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
1988.10         The 3rd Annual International Exhibition of Miniature Art Toronto, Canada
1984.2.27-3.7    Section of Korean Contemporary Sculpture, Tokyo, Japan
1984.5          Monte-Carlo International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Monte-Carlo, Monaco
1984.7          '84 International Art Competition, Los Angeles, United States
In addition, around 200 other international exhibitions and 250 group shows.
∙National Contemporary Art Museum, Kwa-Chun, Korea
∙Hoam Art Museum, Yong-In, Korea
∙Kobe, Japan
∙City of Kanazawa, Japan
∙La defence Square, France
∙Seoul Museum of Art, Korea
∙Taejon Municipal Museum of Art, Taejon, Korea
∙Busan Museum of Art, Korea
∙Mockdong Hyperion, Korea
∙Hong-Ik University Museum, Seoul, Korea
∙MokPo Sculpture Park, MokPo, Korea
∙Je-Ju Sculpture Park, Korea
∙Hotel Lotte, Seoul, Korea
∙Hotel Shilla, Seoul, Korea
∙Swiss Grand Hotel, Seoul, Korea.
∙Capital Hotel, Seoul, Korea
∙Hayatt Regency Hotel in Busan, Korea
∙Nong-Shim Co., Busan, Korea
∙Paradise Beach Hotel, Busan, Korea
∙Dong-A University, Busan, Korea
∙Bae-Jae University, DaeJeon, Korea
∙Soong-Jeon University, Seoul, Korea
∙Metropolitan of Busan, Korea
∙Department Store of Crystal, Seoul, Korea
∙Department Store of HyunDai, Busan, Korea
∙Department Store of SamPoong, Seoul, Korea
∙Hansol Paper-Manufacturing Co. Jeon Ju, Korea
∙Korean Import & Export Bank, Seoul, Korea
∙Han-Il Bank (Main office), Seoul, Korea
∙TaeYoung Construction Co. Seoul, Korea
∙SamSung Group, Seoul, Korea
∙KookMin Bank, Busan, Korea
∙HyunDai Group, Seoul, Korea
∙LG Group, Seoul, Korea
∙Korean Mobile Telecommunication in Busan, Korea
∙Korean Electricity and Communication Co. DaeJeon, Korea
∙Wolsung nuclear power plant, Korea
∙New SamIk Construction Co. Seoul, Korea
∙Public Corporation of Pension of Public Service Personal Management, Busan, Korea
∙SSang-Young Group (Main office), Korea
∙Daesung Construction co, Korea
∙Hanil synthetic fiber co, Korea
∙Central Livestock Cooperative Association, Seoul, Korea
∙Kyungnam provincial government building ,Korea
∙AECL, Canada AECL
∙Busan medical center, Korea
∙Busan farmers' market, Korea
∙Daewoo Construction co, Korea
∙Busan Railroad supply base co, Korea
∙Korean electronic communication center
∙Young-do District office, Korea
∙Carrefour, Korea
∙Dongnam Inst. of Radiological & Medical Sciences. Korea
∙KTX KyungJu Station, Korea
∙Department store of Shinsaegae ,Korea
Professional Experiences
<Theory / Special Lectures>
∙Theory of “CHAIM GROSS” (Graduate School of Hong-IK University)
∙“Study of Space and Environment of Sculpture” (Dong-A University)
∙“Signification of Environmental Sculpture in Modern Society” (Institute of Educator in Busan)
∙Proposal on “Research of the Development of Korean-Style City Park. (Monthly Magazine, Environment and Landscape)
1996.8       “Research of Cultural Development of Busan the Marine City” (New Idea Forum)
“View for 21st Century Culture” (Busan Local Public Servant Education Center)
1994         “The Works of Lim, Dong-Lak” Illust bank (108p)
1996.6       “Lim, Dong-Lak's Sculpture World” CD.ROM (Ji-Gu Record)
2005.4.11     Lecture at Paris 8 Uiversity (MFA course for science of arts)
2005.4.13     Lecture at Sorbonne Uiversity (Ph.D course for aesthetics / Science of arts)
Subject: “The World of Sculptor, Lim,Dong-Lak”
Subtitle: “Focusing on Sculptures Using Computer Generators”
Professional Activities
∙Advisory Commissioner of Ministry of Culture and Sports.
∙Organizer of Gwangju Biennale.
∙Jury for the Temporary Exhibition of National Museum of Contemporary Art.
∙President of judges in Sculpture section of Korean Arts Contest.
∙President of judges of Public art commission for Korea Sound Culture Hall
∙Chairperson of Busan International Arts Festival.
∙Chairperson of Busan International Sea Arts Festival.
∙Chairperson of Busan International Open-air Sculpture Symposium.
∙Chairperson of Korean Modern Sculpture association.
1984.2        The Representative of the Federation of Artistic Organizations of Korea
1987.4        Jury of the 1st Chang-Won Grand Prize of Art Exhibition
1988.9.23     Consultant of the Committee of the Architecture in Busan
10.2      The 24th Seoul Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies personnel
11.1      Art Counselor of Nong-Shim Co.,
11.19     Commissioner and Jury of the 19th Art Exhibition of Universities of
Korea, Dept. of Sculpture
12.27     Jury of Installation of Art Works for the Busan Culture Center
1990.9.29     Jury of Busan Miss Tourism
12.10    Representative of Korean Art Association
1991.2.5      Commissioner of the 11th Busan Art Festival
1992.2        Jury of the Busan Young Artist Prize
4.24     Jury of the '92 Grand Art Concours by Busan-Ilbo Press
5.3      Jury and Commissioner of Kaya Grand Art Concours
5.26     Instructor of Busan Kyowon Training Institute
6.5      President of the 6th Pusan International Sea Environment Art Festival
6.22     Jury of 18th Busan Grand Art Concours, Dept. of Sculpture
9.25     Chairman in Management of 93' International high technology Art Exhibition
1993-1994      President of the International Symposium of the Open air Sculpture in Busan
12.1    Commissioner of Busan Open-Air Sculpture competition
1994.12.16-1995.1.14      Seoul International Contemporary Art Festival
(600th Anniversary of Seoul, capital of Korea)
6.9      Jury of the 20th Busan Fine Arts Association Art Concours (Sculpture Exhibition)
11       Former Advisory Commissioner of Ministry of Culture and Sports
12       Former Organizer of the Kwang-Ju Biennale
(subject: Managing international Biennale)
1995.1.21      Judge for the Temporary Exhibition of the National Museum of Contemporary Art
1.23      Organizer of Gwangju Biennale
6.21      Chairman of Busan Gwangan Beach Sculpture Garden Committee
12.21-1997.12.20 Jury of Busan Architecture Committee
12.21      Judge of the Artworks Decorations for the Metropolitan city of Busan
1996 1.1-1997.7.1      Jury of Public Art for Busan
3.1-1998.6.1      Advisory Committee of the Pusan International Film Festival
7.29             Jury of Busan Art Committee
9.2              Jury of The 19th Gyeongnam Province Art Concours
1                Expert Advisor of Busan Architecture Committee
1997-1998            Manager of Modeling laboratory of Dong-A University
-2000.2.28            Commissioner of New-Idea Forum
5.29            Vice president of Jury for the 7th Grand Art Concours of PusanIlbo Press
6.1-1999.2.30    President of the ’98 1st Busan International Contemporary Art Festival
6.1-1998.6.1     Advisory Committee of the Busan Cultural Park Commission
6.1-1998.6.1     Project Member of Busan Museum of Art
6.1-1998.6.5     Advisory Committee of the Busan Metropolitan Museum
6.12            Jury of 23rd Busan Art Festival (sculpture section)
8.13            Jury of Busan International Art Festival Symbolic Statue / Arch contest
10.22            Advisory Committee of Hotel Paradise
1998.1.1-2000.12.31  Chairman of International Committee of Busan Fine Arts Associations
7.8             Executive Advisory Committee of Pusan International Film Festival
8.17            Member of Busan Art Committee
1999.1.1-2000.5.1     Member of Busan Presidential Commission for the New Millennium
1.1             Committee of the Arts for the Metropolitan city of Busan
Member of Busan Presidential Commission for the New Millennium
10.1            Commissioners of Gimhae Sculpture Park Commission
2000.5.9             Jury of Busan Fine Arts Associations Art Concours(Sculpture Section)
2001.3.24            Sculpture Jury of Sori Arts Center of Jeollabukdo (Jeollabukdo, Korea)
12.21            Jury of public art for Millak raw-fish town (Busan, Korea)
2002.12              Jury of the Korean Young Artist Prize (Korea Modern Sculpture
association, Seoul)
2003.12          Jury of the Korean Young Artist Prize (Korea Modern Sculpture association, Seoul)
2005.10.5        Jury of “Geumsan Ginseng Yakryeong Open Market Symbolic
Sculpture”(Geumsan, Korea)
2007.1           Jury of Gimhae Artwork(Gimhae, Korea)
2008.3           Manager of Bomun Art Contest (Daejeon, Korea)
4            Executive of Busan Biennale
11           Sponsor of Establishing of Busan Foundation Cultural Center (Busan City Hall)
2009.3.5         Jury of Busan Dong-gu office Symbolic Sculpture.
3           Advisor of Building a statue of Choi Yundeok (Changwon, Korea)
10.7         Jury of Ulsan Design Cultural City Environmental Sculpture(Ulsan City Hall)
2010.4.27        Jury of BoHai 1300 Commemorative Sculpture (Tongyeong City, Korea)
5           Jury of Busan jin-gu Sculpture for Specific Street (Busan jin-gu, Korea)
9           Jury of Busan Culture Awards (Dept. of Visual Art) (Busan City Hall, Korea)
10          Jury of Korean Land and Housing Corporation Sculpture Contest
(Gyeongnam Province, Korea)
12          Jury and Advisory Committee of the Busan Culture Foundation
(Busan City Hall, Korea)
2011.2           Art Advisor of Korea Institute of Maritime and Fisheries Technology
6           Jury of International Residency Program, Busan Culture Foundation
6           2nd jury of the Arts for Busan Cinema Center
Present(2012)     Executive of Busan Biennale
Consultant of Pusan Internation Film Festival
Advisory Committee of the Busan Culture Foundation
Advisor of Korean Contemporary Sculpture Association
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