Born in Seoul, Australian landscape painter Min-Woo Bang attended the South Korean National Art High School before immigrating to NSW.
Nature, mist, aura and atmosphere are key elements in Min-Woo Bang's works.
"I am interested in capturing nature's transitional moods in breathtaking Australian landscapes, engaging my senses with the emotional and aesthetic qualities of the land and sky that echo human moods.
A dramatic interplay between light and dark directing the focus to gigantic moving clouds or gusts of wind as sky and land create worldly energies.
With the idea of passing time and memory through nature, the physical elements and forces of nature are interdependent in an atmospheric landscape and the experience of nature’s transformation is balanced by a deep, physical connection to place." Min-Woo Bang 2018.
A finalist in several awards including The Wynne (2010), the NSW Parliament Plein Air painting prize (2012), the Tattersall's Art Prize (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), Gold Coast Art Prize (2015), Sunshine Coast Art Prize (2016). In 2016 Min-Woo received a commendation award in the Mosman Prize (NSW).
Min-Woo Bang is currently a director of the Croydon Art Studio in Sydney where he runs art classes for children and adults.