matthewj (WooHyeok Jang) is a Seoul–based visual artist who investigates the essence of substances
that have been changed, hybridized,manipulated, distorted, transformed, covered-up,
or concealed by personal experiences, the environment, cultures, media, and stereotypes.


Solo Exhibitions

- 2018 “Symphony of Destruction.” Jangsaengpo Artstay Gallery [Ulsan, Gyeongsnabook-do, Republic of Korea] 29 Aug.–16 Sept. 2018
- 2018 “Chasing Light.” Art Vibes Gallery [Bangbae, Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 5–29 June. 2018.


Group Exhibitions

- 2019 “Drawing on paper” Art Space Seoro [Yeonshinae, Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 21–29 Dec. 2019.
- 2019 “4 Ways of Meditation.” Art Vibes Gallery [Bangbae, Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 8–21 Mar. 2019.

- 2018 “No Roof Museum.” Shinhwa Town [Ulsan, Republic of Korea]. 15–22 Sept. 2018
- 2018 “She was Pretty.” Art Vibes Gallery [Bangbae, Seoul, Republic of Korea] 8 – 26, May. 2018.
- 2018 “100 Artist 100 Works.” Hyundai Department Store Gallery via Art & Company International [Mia, Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 21–24 May. 2018.
- 2018 “100 Artist 100 Works.” Hyundai Department Store Gallery via Art & Company International [Mokdong, Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 23–26 Apr. 2018.

- 2017 “Body Expression, & Brush Movement.” Yegee Art Theater [Mapo, Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 29 Sept. 2017.
- 2017 “7th Type.” Indie Art-Hall GONG [Yeongdeungpo, Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 18–27 Aug. 2017.
- 2017 “Commonsensical Paradise.” Chanty Voile [Noryangjin, Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 11–18 Feb. 2017.

- 2016 “#007644.” Nature and Healing Resort Gallery [Hoengseong, Gangwon, Republic of Korea]. 20 Oct.–30 Nov. 2016.
- 2016 “Small World.” Tap House F64 Gallery [Seongbuk, Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 1–16 Oct. 2016.


Art Residencies

- 2018 Jangsaengpo Shin-jin Inn Artstay by Ulsan Namgu Cultural Center [Ulsan, Republic of Korea]. 1 Aug.–30 Sept. 2018.
- 2016 Nature and Healing Resort [Hoengseong, Gangwon, Republic of Korea]. 1 Oct.–30 Nov. 2016.


Publications

- 2014 “Healthcare Marketing Insight” Enzaim Health [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 1 Apr. 2014.


Press

- 2019 “살롱드어메즈, 김보근·김정우·장우혁·정성철 작가 4인의 '사색' 展 개최.” ARTINFO [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 11 Mar. 2019.

- 2018 “울산지역 주말 볼만한 공연 전시(2018년 8월 31일–) 세소래 '흔들린다' 등” 울산매일 [Ulsan, Republic of Korea]. 30 Aug. 2018.
- 2018 “‘아트스테이 입주작가 <매튜제이> 장생포를 이야기하다 - Symphony of Destruction 展”, 삶이주는 선물 (Blog) [Ulsan, Republic of Korea] 30 Aug. 2018.
- 2018 “장생포 고래 이야기, 설치 작품으로 꽃피다” 울산신문 [Ulsan, Republic of Korea] 29 Aug. 2018.
- 2018 “매튜제이, 장생포에 있는 아트스테이서 개인전” 뉴스웍스 [Ulsan, Republic of Korea] 27 Aug. 2018.
- 2018 “블랙라이트와 형광 안료의 조화, 매튜제이의 개인전 'Symphony of Destruction’” 내외뉴스통신 [Ulsan, Republic of Korea] 27 Aug. 2018.
- 2018 “장생포에서 보고 들은 이야기 설치미술로, 매튜제이 개인전 29일 개막” 경상일보 [Ulsan, Republic of Korea]. 26 Aug. 2018.
- 2018“[투데이갤러리]매튜제이의 ‘Chasing Light’” 아시아투데이 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 11 June 2018.
- 2018 “[미술전시]더 그레잇 커미션·아트딜라이트 개관전外” 뉴시스 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 8 June 2018.
- 2018 “살롱드어메즈, 매튜제이(MatthewJ) 'Chasing Light'展 개최” 문화뉴스 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 6 June 2018.
- 2018 “우리가 쫓는 빛에 대해 Chasing Light 展” 디자인정글 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 4 June 2018.
- 2018 “우리가 쫓는 빛에 대해, 메뜌제이 개인전 '체이싱 라이트(Chasing Light)’展” 내외뉴스통신 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 4 June 2018.
- 2018 “복합문화공간 '살롱드어메즈' 매튜제이 'Chasing light'展 개최” ARTINFO [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 30 May 2018.

- 2017 “크리에이티브 빌리지 '상식적 파라다이스' 전시” 현대HCN 뉴스와이드 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 16 Feb. 2017.
- 2017 “상식의 지배를 벗어난 상식적 파라다이스” 브레인미디어 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 9 Feb. 2017.

- 2016 “[오늘의 미술, 10.5] 머스태시 프로젝트 '스몰 월드’” 문화뉴스 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 5 Oct. 2016.
- 2016 “두 명의 작가가 꿈꾸는 더 큰 세상 '스몰 월드’” 국제뉴스 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 27 Sept. 2016.
- 2016 “가장 작은 곳에서 시작되는 의미있는 세상 ‘스몰 월드’2인전 열어” 페어뉴스 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 27 Sept. 2016.
- 2016 “두 명의 작가가 꿈꾸는 더 큰 세상 '스몰 월드’” 스페셜경제 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 26 Sept. 2016.
- 2016 “아티스트 그룹 머스태시 프로젝트, 2인전 개최”, F.Found [Seoul, Republic of Korea] 26 Sept. 2016.
- 2016 “가장 작은 곳에서 시작되는 가장 의미 있는 세상 두 명의 작가가 꿈꾸는 더 큰 세상 '스몰 월드’” 브레인미디어 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 26 Sept. 2016.
- 2016 “[전시] 가장 작은 곳에서 시작되는 가장 의미있는 세상 ‘SMALL WORLD’” 뉴스코리아 [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 25 Sept. 2016.


Licenses

- 2017 Color Coaching. [Japan Color Light Therapy Association, Japan].
- 2016 Art Therapy Counselor. [Hanyang University, Republic of Korea].


Affiliations

- 2019 Marketing Division Head. Enzaim Health [Seoul, Republic of Korea]. 2019–present.
- 2019 Adjunct Professor. Dept. of College of Communication. Hanyang University [Ansan, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea]. 2016–2019.
- 2019 Founder & Creator, matthewj Studio [Specialized in Brand Management, Commercial Film, Graphic Design, Advertising, Promotion, Art Therapy Workshop]. 2015–2019.
- 2018 Adjunct Professor. College of Humanities. Ajou University [Suwon, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea]. 2017–2018.
- 2015 CEO. Mattress. Artist Group. Exhibition Director for Cartoonist ‘Youngman Hur.’
- 2015 Creative Division Head. Enzaim Health [Specialized in Brand Management, Commercial Film, Graphic Design, Advertising, Public Relations, Promotion]. 2010–2015.
- 2010 Associate PR Campaign Manager, Blizzard Entertainment [Corporate & CSR]. 2010.
- 2010 Senior Consultant, Ogilvy Korea [Marketing & Communication Consulting]. 2009–2010.
- 2004 Consultant, KPR & Inc. [Public Relations & Communication Consulting]. 2004–2007.
- 2003 Copywriter, BBUL Communications [Advertising]


Education

- 2011 M.S. in Technology Management. Stony Brook University [Stony Brook, NY, United States]. 18 Aug. 2011.
- 2004 B.A. in Advertising & Public Relations. Hanyang University [Ansan, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea]. 20 Feb. 2004.