Dasol Hong

Dasol Hong(b. Seoul) is a visual artist based in New York.

The sculptures and installations of Dasol Hong reflect female embodiment and body concern through a cultural lens. Utilizing personal experiences with pregnancy, claustrophobia, and relationships. Dasol explores kinetic sculpture as a source of energy to bring out movement into still objects through the lens of women. 

Education 

2020

MFA Fine Arts, Pratt Institute. Brooklyn, NY (Merit-based scholarship)

2013

AAS Fine Arts, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY

2012

BA Fashion Design, Seoul Women’s University. Seoul, Korea

Exhibitions 

2020

“The Rockefeller Center Flag Project” The Rockefeller Center, New York, NY

  • Public Installation "Hold(2020)" 

2020

 “Inheritance” Super Dutchess Gallery, New York, NY

  • Series of work “Baby: Personal Protective Equipment(PPE)”

2020

“Let’s Face it” Museum of Craft and Design(MCD), San Francisco, CA

  • Series of work “Baby: Personal Protective Equipment(PPE)”

  • Awarded ‘Most unique design’ Jurors Marcel Wilson and JoAnn Edwards

2020

“ABC: Abject Body Concern” Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

  • Kinetic sculpture installation

2020

“Kinetic Mechanism in Plastic” Machinery Pratt Gallery, 3rd Floor, Brooklyn, NY

  • Kinetic sculpture installation, Limitation of gear theory 

2019

“de(re)construction” Dekalb Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

  •  Performance piece ‘Human flow'

2019

“Welcome back Show” Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. 

  • Sculpture piece installation, ‘W 127th St, New York, NY’

2019

“de(re)construction” Dekalb Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

  •  Performance piece ‘Human flow'

2019

“Welcome back Show” Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. 

  • Sculpture piece installation, ‘W 127th St, New York, NY’

2019

“Antepartum: Womb, unborn Home and abdomen ” Pfizer Studio, Brooklyn, NY. 

  • Sculpture piece installation, ‘Antepartum’

2018

“Welcome back Show” Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. 

  • Sculpture piece installation, ‘N and Chill’

2018

“Installation Theory” Pratt Institute, South Hall, Brooklyn, NY. 

  • Sound and video piece installation, ‘Claustrophobia’

2018

“Open” Pfizer Studio, Brooklyn, NY. 

  • Sculpture piece installation, ‘Hanging Garden of Heterotopia’

2017

“Welcome back Show” Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. 

  • Sculpture piece installation, ‘N and Chill’

2017

“NASTY WOMEN: Global Art Exhibitions and Activism”, Knockdown Center, Flushing, NY.

  • Photography, Pelvic Series; ‘You are beautiful as is’

2017

“Women”, Berkshire Museum, Colonial Theatre, Berkshire, MA.

  • Photography, Pelvic Series; ‘You are beautiful as is’

Honors and Awards:

2020

“Let’s Face it” Museum of Craft and Design(MCD) international mask design competition

Awarded ‘Most unique design’ Jurors Marcel Wilson and JoAnn Edwards

2019-2020

Recipient of Thayer Endowed Scholarship

Recipient of Barrett Endowed Scholarship 

Recipient of Pratt Art Alumni Scholarship

2017

NASTY WOMEN Private Collection, Berkshire, MA.

2016

Screenprint showdown, Knight Foundation, Winning a 1st Prize, San Jose, CA

 © 2020 by Dasol Hong.

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