Kwon Hyewon graduated from the School of Film, TV and Multimedia, Korea National University of Arts, before studying media art at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL in London, UK.
She was selected for the Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2011, and received the Excellence Prize (Ususang) at the 34th Joong-Ang Fine Arts Prize (Excellence Prize). Kwon worked as the artist-in-residence at the SeMA Nanji Residency in 2016, and the Goyang Residency in 2017.
Recently, she has participated in such events as Common Front, Affectively held at the Nam June Paik Art Center and The Arrival of New Women at the Deoksugung Gallery of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art.
Naver Cultural Foundation