Seon-Tae Hwang is born in Sinan, Korea, 1972. He gained international recognition first during his graduate study at Burg Giebichenstein Art School in Germany through Opelvillen Glass Art Award, Lowenhof Art Forum Grand Prize and Merseburg Kunstpreis Grand Prize in 2005. After winning Grand Prize in Shinsegae Art Fair in 2008 in Korea, the year he came back to Korea, his works on glass continue to attract attention of collectors both domestically and internationally.
Founded in Haeundae, Busan, Korea in 2010, Gallery Lee & Bae is dedicated to exhibiting the work of ambitious contemporary artists at all levels of their careers and development. The Gallery represents a select group of emerging and established artists. It maintains a strong commitment to introducing cutting-edge art to Busan through Lee & Bae Young Artists program as well as representing artists of earlier generations whose work is particularly relevant to current trends and ideas. Fostering a continuum between the past and the present, the gallery’s curatorial program seeks to reveal the relation between art and the conditions that surround it.