Korean born and world famous original painter of [The Sea Captain]
From the book “Famous Korean People”-
Yoo Choong Yeul | South Korea
Yoo Choong Yeul was born July 23rd 1960 in the Kyung-Gi Province Kwang Ju City.
He entered art in 1981 and for 35 years he has been recognized as one of the top Korean painters.
His work is mostly based on realism and best known for classic portraits.
From the start of his career he dreamt of being one of the most recognized painters in the world and in the year 1985 he painted “Sea Captain” and his work was given the honor of being featured in the famous “Decor” magazine in 1988.
In 2010 his work was featured as the cover page of England’s artbook “Art in Vogue”. And in 2012 his work was also featured as the cover page for publications from America’s Morningside Publishing, Ekidsland Publishing, LLC.
His has 57 paintings listed for copy right in America and a number of his work is also listed in Korea’s Patent office for design work as well.
And in Italy his work was featured in Art Book “EFFETTO ARTE” and was exhibited on a number of occasions. Also in 2016 he was awarded the best artist of 2016 from Costanza Foundation.
His international exhibits include Portugal, Netherlands, Turkey, Iran, Macedonia, Germany and in 2015 and 2016 he was the leading figure in arranging a massive international exhibit with “Haegeum Taema Museum” in Geuje inviting 110 parinters from 25 countries.
In 2016 his designed a Hollywood Movie poster “I Am Someone”
-Profile (Yoo Choon Yeul) -
- Munich Germany’s “Art Nations” Associate member
- Netherlands International Art Foundation “GAPI” member
- Movie Poster Arts Director( I AM SOMEONE)/2016
- Inchon Korea Art Festival Featured painter and Honorary Director
- Kukmin Art Association’s Featured painter and Honorary Director
- 2016 Leonardo Da Vinci International Painter Award/Italy
- 2016 International Prize Tiepolo International Painter/Italy
- 2016 Painter of the year /Italy
- 2016 Shakespeare Art Award/Italy
- 2015 Michelangelo International Painter Award/Italy
- 2015 Marco Polo International Painter Award/Italy
- 2015 Prize International Rome Imperial International Painter Award /Italy
- 2015 Prize at the Castle Artist /Italy
- 2015 ARTIST FOR UNICEF/Italy
- 2015. Prize Sandro Botticelli / Italy
- 2012 Sports Dong A 2012 CSI & Brand/ Korea
- 2012 Dong A Ilbo Global Leader/Korea
- 2012 Sports Seoul, 2012 Innovation Brand (Art) /Korea
- 2013 Gwang Ju City Art /Korea
- 2013 Chung Ro Art /Korea
-ART BOOK (Magazine)-
- The original Sea Captain is included in Decor, The world-famous public art magazine, in Feb 86, Feb 88/USA
- Morningside Publishing, Ekidsland Publishing, LLC publishers Cover Artist, 2012 /USA
- a world art book Important World Artists included,2013/USA
- The copyright of the first Sea captain was registered on copyright association of the United States / Dec 10, 2007
- The copyright of Sea Captain (total 57 pieces) was registered on copyright association of the united states / Aug 07, 2008
- Britain's "World 123 artists have recorded" The Global Art Book (Art in Vogue) cover artist /2012
- Included in [Creative GENIUS], The world-class british art magazine / Sep 2010
- Included in [ART IN VOGUE], British art magazine / Sep 2010
- 2014 Art Book "EFFETTO ARTE" “The New Heirs of Rembrandt” / Italy
- 2014 Art Book " THE BEST Modern and Contemporary ARTISTS"(2014,15,16)
Listed along with “Picasso, Andy Warhol, Modigliani, Salvadore, Dali, Matisse, Jackson Pollack” /Italy
In Korea -
- Modern Korean 33 People, in publication
- 2015 August/ Sisa NEWS TIME = ART &PEOPLE
- 2015 July / CNA NEWS – KBS Health 365
- 2012/ Sisa Economic Magazine (Economym)
- Exhibition -
2016 Classical Portraits (ArtNations E.V )/Germany
2016 International Exhibit/Turkey
- 2016 International Exhibit/Macedonia
- 2016/ International Exhibit "Talking about environment" 25countries 110 artists/ Haegeum Taema Museum/Korea
- 2016/ International Exhibit People &Eastern Art /Iran
- 2015/ International Exhibit 'MAIL ART' RESİM SERGİSİNE DAVET" /Turkey
- 2015/ International Exhibit "East meets West" 19countries 105artists Haegeum Taema Museum/Korea
- 2015/ "My Face Pencil Portrait" /Netherland
- 2015/ "Minha Fukushima" /Portugal
- 2014/ "Minha Fukushima" / Portugal