Education

MFA    School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Ceramics, Chicago, IL                            2015

MFA    Graduate School of Arts in Ceramics, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea              2006

BFA     Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics & Glass, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea     2004

 

Selected One Person Exhibitions

2016    Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2015    Demo Project Gallery, Springfield, IL

            Chicago Urban Art Society, Chicago, IL

            Brincka Gallery, Lubeznik Art Center, Michigan City, IN        

North Riverside Park Mall, North Riverside, IL

2014    KC Art Gallery, Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL

            Robert F DeCaprio Art Gallery, Moraine Valley College, Palos Hills, IL

2011     Sindang Creative Arcade, Seoul, Korea

2008   Max L. Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2007   Merlino Gallery, Long Beach, CA

Werby Gallery, Long Beach, CA

2006   California State University, Long Beach, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions (Only 2016-2013)

2016    About and In-between, Prak-sis Gallery, Chicago, IL

           Designed+Crafted, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

            The Little Things, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL

2015    Outlook, Gallery 19, Chicago, IL

SAIC MFA Show, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL

Wavelengths, Giant Robot 2, Los Angeles, CA

            Hungry Like the Wolf, LeRoy Neiman Center, Chicago, IL

            Nature & Meaning of Utopias (Team Lion VS Gorilla), Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, IL

2014    Apocalypse Salon, Kane Country Chronicle Gallery, Batavia, IL

Recent Works, Robert T. Wright Gallery, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL

Inspired Art, Jackson Junge Gallery, IL

2014 EMA Exhibitions / Best of Show, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL

Gravity, FLATS Studio Gallery, Chicago , IL

Animal Instincts, Studio 659 Gallery, Whiting, IN

Shapes of Influence l Contemporary Ceramics,

Springfield Art Association, M.G. Nelson Family Gallery, Springfield, IL

22nd Evanston + Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

Art Gathering: Sculptors Connect,

Visual Arts Gallery, Governors State University, University Park, IL

Mixed Media Exhibition, Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, IL

Art and the Urban Garden, Lillstreet Gallery, Chicago, IL

American Craft Exhibition, Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN

Contemporary Ceramics International Biannual-Clay and Context,

Halcyon Art Gallery, Terre Haute, IN

Minute Musings, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL

Earth Day Artifacts Show, Culture Stock, Aurora, IL

Emerging Artist Exhibition, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL

Art 2 Go, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago , IL

Pierogi Festival, Whiting, IN

Right Brain Project, Providing a visual/ aural counterpoint of the

production of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost, RBP Theatre Gallery, Chicago. IL

2013    Selected Georgia Artists Show, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA  

Anything Goes Art Exhibition, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL

Annual Oliver Brown Art Show, Cornerstone Art Gallery, Whiting, IN

The Emerging Artists Exhibition, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA

Cumming FUMC Festival of Arts, Cumming First United Methodist Church, Cumming, GA

Southwork 18th Annual National Juried Art Exhibition,

Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville, GA

 

Selective Projects


            2016    Arts Moves Des Plaines Pop-Up Gallery,

                        Des Plaines Arts Council and the City of Des Plaines, Des Plaines, IL

                        Hambridge Art Auction and Field Experiment Gala, Goat Farm Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

            2014    Art 2 Go, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago , IL

                        Pierogi Festival, Whiting, IN

                        Right Brain Project, Providing a visual/ aural counterpoint of the

                        Production of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost, RBP Theatre Gallery, Chicago. IL

 

Selective Lecture and Rrsidency (Only 2016-2010)

2014    Artist Talk,  KC Art Gallery, Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL

Artist Talk,  Moraine Valley College, Palos Hills, IL

Lecture,  17th Korean Graduate Student Community, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2012    Workshop Instructor / Lecture,  Artist in CSULB Summer Intensive Workshop

California State University, Long Beach, CA

2011     Residency, Sindang Creative Arcade, Seoul, Korea  

2010    Workshop Instructor / Lecture,  Artist in CSULB Summer Intensive Workshop

California State University, Long Beach, CA

 

Selected Honors (Only 2016-2013)

2015    James Nelson Raymond Fellowship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2014    Award of Merit, Recent Works, Robert T. Wright Gallery

College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL

Second Place, American Craft Exhibition, Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN

2013    First Place Award, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL

The Best in Show Three Dimensional Award, FUMC Festival of Arts, Cumming, GA

 

Selected Press And Media

2014    Thames & Hudson, “CERAMIC GLAZES” By Brian Taylor & Kate Doody (p.204-205)

                        Interview Russia “Travelers “ By Sasha Burkhanova

           2011      Culture+Seoul(Seoul Cultural Foundation), March 2011(p.70~71), “Emotion from Clay”

           2008    MBN News “Sculpture by using clay” 

                        Lark Books, “500 Ceramic Sculptures” (p.86)

                        Lark Books, “Hand Building” (p.67)

           2007    Daily Forty-Niner, Issue 111(p.3), “Behind the Scenes” by Barbara

                        Giant Robot, Issue 49 (p.76-78), “Figurative Language” by Eric Nakamura

 

Selected Teaching Exerpiences

2015    Teaching Assistant,  Spring Session of Contemporary Practice, SAIC, Chicago, IL

Teaching Assistant,  Spring Session of Ceramics, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2014    Teaching Assistant,  Fall Session of Contemporary Practice, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2013    Instructor,  Spring Session of Intro Ceramics, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2012    Instructor,  Fall Session of Intro Ceramics, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Teaching Assistant,  Spring Session of Ceramics, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2011     Ceramic Studio Technician,  Fall Session, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA

2006-04  Ceramic Department Administrator and Professor Assistant, Hong-ik University, Seoul, Korea

2003-01 Instructor,  Water Painting, Eternal Smile Art Institution, Ilsan, Korea

2000   Instructor,  Water Painting and Pencil Drawing, Eternal Smile Art Institution, Seoul, Korea

 

Public Collections

Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA