Academic History ————————————————-


Slade School of Fine Art_ UCL (University College London) | Ph.D. / Fine Art Research, London, U.K.

          Title: How Clay Can be Used as a Tool to Investigate Feelings of Cultural Displacement


Rhode Island School of Design| Master of Fine Art / Ceramics, Providence, RI, U.S.

          Title: Clay Structures and Psychological Space: A History


California College of the Arts| Bachelor of Fine Art / Ceramics, Oakland, CA, U.S.

          Title: Abstract Diary

<Selected Residencies>

2019.      The North-Western Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts – State Museum And Exhibition  Center Rosizo | Kronstadt, St. Peterburg, Russia

2018.      Slade Summer School Art Education Residency | London, U.K.

2017.      ZK/U_ Center For Art And Urbanistics | Berlin, Germany

2016.      Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center | Denmark

2016.      Sculpture Sympositum 2016 | ForumArts | Kent, U.K.

2015.~2016. Art Center/ South Florida Studio Residency | Miami Beach, FL, U.S.

2015.      The League Residency/ VYT | New York, NY, U.S.

2015.      Masion des Artist Residency | Griffin Art Center/ New London, CT, U.S.

2015.      Vermont Art Center| Sculpture | Vermont, VT, U.S.

2015.     Rhode Island School of Design| Winter Session Ceramics Residency/ Providence, RI, U.S.

2013. 09.  Haystack Mountain School of Crafts | 2013 Art Schools Collaborative (represent RISD)/Deer Isle, ME, U.S

2013. 08.  Haystack Mountain School of Crafts | Doug Jeck’s “Clay: Forensic Portraiture” /Deer Isle, ME, U.S.  

Work Experience————————————————-

2019.               Committee member of Sharing Borders, funded by LAHP / London, U.K.

2019. 01.             Presenter, Clay with Cultural Displacement, Art Teleported Brooklyn NY 2019, Conference/ New York, U.S.

2018. 09. – 2019. 05.  Tutor, Drawing Methodologies/ Slade School of Fine Art_ UCL, London, U.K.

2018. 09.           Artist Talk_ K-ART NOW: Monthly forum presented by 4482 / Han Collection, London, U.K.

2018. 08.           Artist Talk / Slade School of Fine Art_ UCL, London, U.K.

2018. 08.           Instructor, Life Underground/ organised by Compost Mentis with support from the Goldsmith  Innovation Award /Phytology meadow, London, U.K.

2018. 08.           Instructor, Mundane Pagoda workshops/ Slade School of Fine Art_ UCL, London, U.K.

2018. 07.           Speaker, Clay as a Performative Tool/ Performance Studies international (PSi) 24thDeagu Conference_ Performance as Network: Art, City, Culture., Deagu, South Korea.

2017. 09. – 2018. 05.  Tutor, Drawing Methodologies/ Slade School of Fine Art_ UCL, London, U.K.

2017. 11.           Speaker, Clay and Glazes_Lunch Time Lecture Series/ Slade School of Fine Art_ UCL,  London, U.K.

2017.09.           Speaker, Interactive Art/ The First Conference of Korean PhD Students and Researchers in the U.K. (KRUK), London, U.K.

2017.              Portfolio /Interview Assistant / Slade School of Fine Art_ UCL, London, U.K.

2017. 01.           Instructor, Surface workshop/ Slade School of Fine Art_ UCL, London, U.K.

2016. 12.           Instructor, Formworkshop / Slade School of Fine Art_ UCL, London, U.K.

2016. 08.           Artist talk / Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Denmark

2016. 07.           Speaker / Symposium: Research Practice Practice Research, National Association for Fine Art  Education, The University of Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Lancaster, U.K.

2016. 07.           Artist talk / Sculpture Sympositum 2016, Kent, U.K.

2016. 01.           Artist talk, Bodies and Marks,Art Center / South Florida Studio, FL, U.S.

2015. 07.            Artist talk / The League Residency/ VYT, New York, U.S.  

2015. 02.            Artist talk / Vermont Art Center| Sculpture, Vermont, VT, U.S

2015. 01.           Visiting lecturer, Ceramic Sculpture by Soe Yu Nwe: Ritual_ Clay Structures and Psychological  Space, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, U.S.

2014. 03            Presentation Artist_ Porcelain / Working in Process, RISD Museum, Providence, RI, US.

2014. 01. – 2014. 02.  Instructor, Ceramics Form & Surface, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, US.

2013. 09. – 2014. 05.  Visiting Artist coordinator, Rhode Island School of Design Ceramics department, Providence,  RI, U.S.

2013. 08.            Technical Assistant for Doug Jeck, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Clay: Forensic Portraiture, Deer Isle, ME, U.S.        

2013. 06. – 2013. 07.  Teacher Assistant for Hosseinali Saheb Ekhtiari, Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education, Ceramics: Tiles, Providence, RI, U.S.

2013. 05 – 2013. 07.   Technical Assistant for Corbin Rodriques, Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education, Claymania!,Providence, RI, U.S.

2013. 02. – 2013. 05.   Teacher Assistant for Katy Schimert and Eduardo Duarte, Rhode Island School of Design, Ceramics in Interior Architecture, Providence, RI

2010. 09. – 2010. 11.   Teacher Assistant, Claremont School, Art in the Public Interest, Oakland, CA, U.S.

Exhibition ————————————————-


  • A Dance of Scale: focusing on the small to make sense of the ungraspable / Assembly Point, London, U.K.
  • Beyond Boundaries / KCCNY, Gallery Korea, New York City, NY, U.S.
  • The Nomenclature of Colours(the part of the Colour & Poetry: A Symposium) / Slade Research Centre, London, U.K.
  • Sharing Borders/ Slade Research Centre, London, U.K.       
  • Performance: ‘Controlled Border’ during the Art Teleported Brooklyn NY 2019/ Bogart,  Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • 2ndForumArts international sculpture Symposium_Temporary Home2016 / Riverhill, Kent, U.K. (2016-2019)


  • PAF 2018 in Paris: Exposition des visages des 5 continents/ Bastille Design Center, Paris, France.
  • Bodies x Borders / Paul Webley Atruium, SOAS, London, U.K.
  • Slade Degree Show 2018 / Slade School of Fine Art _ UCL, London, U.K.
  • Butterfly Effect_ 2018 Voices of Korean Contemporary Artists/ OXO Tower, London, U.K.
  • Widening the Gaze conference / Slade Research Centre, London, U.K.
  • Out in The Cold/ Warwick University and Warwick arts Centre, U.K.
  • Exploration of Clay (solo) / Science Library, DMS Watson Building, London, U.K. (2017-2018)


  • 5years In Berlin Art Week/ ZK/U_ Center For Art And Urbanistics, Berlin, Germany
  • OPENHAUS / ZK/U_ Center For Art And Urbanistics, Berlin, Germany
  • Small Press Project Exhibition_’Copy’ / London, U.K.
  • The Intercontinental/ Roaming Room, London, U.K.
  • MEMEMEME/ Crypt Gallery, London, U.K.


  • Casa Ocupada/ Dona Laura’s House, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Shanghai Art Fair 2016/ Shanghai, China
  • 2016 Milano Korea Night/ Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo Da Vinci, Milan, Italy
  • 2016 Art Sensation (2016 Fukuoka)/ Fukuoka Asia Art Museum, Fukuoka City, Japan
  • 2ndshow_Korean Wunderkammer / IL Rivellino Leonardo da Vinci Art Gallery, Locarno, Switzerland
  • Korean Wunderkammer/ Fondazione Luciana Matalon, Milano, Italy


  • Perspectives of the Figurative/ 5thBase Gallery, London, U.K.
  • Future Relics_Four artists group show / Chelsea Waterside ArtSpace, London, U.K.
  • [___ Blank]/ CCAKAA 4thgroup show, Kyung-in Museum of Fine Art Ltd., Seoul, Korea.
  • The Small Press Project/ North Lodge_UCLmain gate, London, U.K.
  • Oxford International Art Fair (solo booth)/ Oxford Town Hall & Museum, Oxford, U.K.


  • Help Hope Nepal Mural/Contemporary Art Projects USA, Spectrum Art Miami_ Basel Week, Miami Beach, FL, U.S.
  • Loop, Landscape Encounters and Transformations_ Against Delivery_ European Artistic Research Network / Slade Research Centre, Woburn Sq. London, U.K.
  •   …et le partage/ Bell Gallery inside Korean Friendship Bell, San Pedro, CA, U.S.
  • Habitats for Strangers(Solo show) / George Billis Gallery, New York City, NY, U.S.
  • 2015 New Members Show_ Cambridge Art Association/ Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, CT, U.S. 
  • The 10thAnnual Crossing the Bridge Juried Exhibition/ Hygienic Art, New London, CT, U.S.   
  • Personal Space/ The Green Gallery at T.F. Green Airport, Warwick, RI, U.S.
  • The III. International Triennial of Ceramics UNICUM2015/ at the National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Cultural Conversation_The 21stJuried Art Exhibition Contemporary Art/ Korean Cultural  Center, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
  • 2015 RISD Alumni +Student Spring Art Sale/ Providence, RI, U.S.
  • 2015 Member’s Exhibition/ Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA, U.S.
  • Five Senses/CCAKAA 3rdgroup show, Korea Arts &Culture Education Service Blog, Seoul,  Korea.
  • Expo 34 / b.j.spoke gallery, NY, U.S.
  • RISKY/ 2015 NCECA listing show, Metcalf galleries, Providence, RI, U.S.
  • 4thBiannualSnow Foot/ Four Points Contemporary (online gallery)
  • Of Earth/ 2015 NCECA listing show, Anchor Gallery, Providence, RI, U.S.
  • The Art of a Community 2015/ Art Benicia, Benicia, CA, U.S.
  • Annual Open Community Exhibit: A Salon Style / IMAGO foundation for the Arts (IFA).Warren, RI, U.S.


  • The New Paradigm/ The Art Gallery at University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL, U.S.
  • Unbreakable_The CCA Ceramic Alumni of the New Millennium Exhibition / Art Benicia, Benicia, CA, U.S.
  • Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Exhibition/ The Clay studio, Philadelphia, PA, U.S. 
  • Playing with Colors: In Our Own Manners / CCAKAA 2ndgroup show, Gallery Sijac, Seoul, Korea
  • 2014 Annual Graduate Thesis Exhibition_ Rhode Island School of Design/ Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, RI, U.S.
  • Small Art Work Exhibition/ The National Association of Women Artists Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.
  • Just Kiln Me/Ceramics Graduate Student Exhibition/ Sol Koffler gallery, Providence, RI, U.S.
  • The Arizona Aqueous XVIII Exhibition/ Tubac Center of the Art, Tubac, AZ, U.S.


  • RISD Ceramics Triennial/ Woods-Gerry gallery, Providence, RI, U.S.
  • Arc of Alchemy/ Sol Koffler gallery, Providence, RI, U.S.
  • They Used to Work Here: Art by Haystack’s Summer Assistants/ Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, U.S.
  • Playing with Toys–CCAKAA 1stgroup show / Gana art space, Seoul, Korea


  • Abstract Diary(solo show) / Isabel Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA, U.S.
  • Super Flat/ Café at CCA, Oakland, CA, U.S.
  • Ceramic Guild Show/ Isabel Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA, U.S.
  • CCACA Show/ Davis, CA, U.S. (in 2010 & 2011)
  • Death Mail / Post Office Gallery, Oakland, CA, U.S.


2018.           Mundane Pagoda / London, U.K.

2018.           Soft Violence / London, U.K.

2018.           Widening The Gaze / Slade Press, London, U.K. p.51-54 &126

2017.           ForumArts / London, U.K.

2017.           Components in Clay / UCL, London, U.K.

2017.           RISD Portfolios Gallery / Featured works_ Plates Out of Clay

2016.           SAVEGE _Issue Four: Free Speech/ Press in London, U.K., p14,15

2016.           Crafts / Featured works_ Celadon

2016.           Bodies and Marks /UCL, London, U.K.

2015.           Watch This Space, NPT Mercury Article by Alexander Castro

2015.           RISD blog_ Far From Home/ article about T.F. Green Airport show and winter session residency

2015.           UNICUM 2015, Ceramics Today, III. International Triennial of Ceramics UNICUM2015, Slovenia

2015.           ISMOLOGY magazine / P.7.8

2015. 01.        RISD Portfolio Gallery / Featured works_ Untitled

2015.           Issue 005: Bones/ P.17, 18, 49, 50, 66 / East Coast Ink

2014. 12.        Selected artwork on the poster for Artaxis’ 9thanniversary/ artaxis.org

2014.           Art Buzz / P. 108, 109_ 2014 collection, U.S.

2014.           2014 RISD Grad Book/ RGB

2014. 08.        Graduate student test the limits of ceramics at The Clay Studio / Knight Arts

2014. 05.        RISD Grad Exhibition Shows off a Range of Talents / Providence Journal

2014. 05.        RISD’s 2014 Annual Gradate Thesis Exhibition / Art & Education

2014. 04.        Korean Graduates from prestigious design school CCA group exhibition / AJU Business Daily

2014. 01.        RISD Portfolios Gallery / Featured works_ Language

2013. 11.        RISD Portfolios Gallery / Featured works_ Monthly Diary

2013.           The Tulane Review/ Gallery II |Art, P.48, 57, 58_ 2013 fall collection, U.S.

2013. 11.        Art Served Gallery_ Fine Art / Featured works_ Monthly Diary

2013. 10.        RISD Portfolios Gallery / Featured works_ Column

2013. 10.        RISD Portfolios Gallery / Featured works_ Encounter-Colors

2012.          “Cocoon”- Performance for creating a cocoon shaped refuge at RISD, Providence, RI, U.S.

2012. 09.       “ Interface/ Interplay” (:Enfolded) –Performance with Mimi Cabell at Brown University, Providence, RI, U.S.

2011 04        “Lunch in Hayes Valley Farm” Harvest Vegetable and Making Food with it, Also Making Lunch Cart and offer Lunch in the Town, San Francisco, CA, U.S.

2011. 04.       “Repeat after me” – Published a book and make cover and edit all, San Francisco, CA, U.S.

2010. 04.       “Domestication for Non Domestic”- Video Performance with Exhibition and also published flyer regarding our exhibition booth, Oakland, CA, U.S. 

Awards ————————————————-


  • Jean Spencer Memorial & Malcolm Hughes Research Bursary, Slade School of Fine Art, London, U.K.


  • Recognized by HEA as an Associate Fellow, Teaching and Leaning in Higher Education, U.K.
  • Shortlisted artist for Kostka Gallery project 2019, Meet Factory, Czech.
  •  Julia Wood Prize, Slade School of Fine Art, London, U.K.
  •  Jean Spencer Memorial & Malcolm Hughes Research Bursary, Slade School of Fine Art, London, U.K.
  • Nominated for the Max Werner Drawing Prize 2018, London, U.K.


  • Half-grant for selected residency artist/ Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Denmark
  • Honorarium ForumArts for selected artist2016 /ForumArts international sculpture Symposium, 
  • Riverhill, Kent, U.K.
  • Shortlisted artist for March 2016 Award / The Annex Collection, U.K.


  • Selected artist of 21stJuried Art Exhibition Contemporary Art_ Cash Award, Los Angeles, CA, U.S.
  • Ruth Katzman Scholarship/ The League Residency at VYT, Sparkill, NY,
  • Award of Merit_ Snow Foot/ Four Points Contemporary_4thBiannual 


  • Artist/ Writer Grant/ Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, U.S.
  • Maison des Artistes for 2015/ The Griffis Art Center. New London, CT, U.S.
  • Arts Benicia artist member/ Arts Benicia Gallery, Benicia, CA, U.S.
  • Special Merit Award/ Light Space & Time (online gallery)
  • Cambridge Art Association member/ 25R Lowell street, Cambridge, MA, U.S.
  • Artist for Green space gallery at T.F. Green Airport/ RISCA, RI, U.S.
  • Artist member at Gallery 263/ Gallery 263, Cambridge, MA, U.S.
  • Nominated from the Ceramics’ Department for the Toby Devan Lewis Award/ Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, U.S.
  • 2ndPlace, Art Buzz,3D Mixed Media, U.S.
  • Art Served Work featured on the online gallery, U.S.


  • Selected to represent RISD_2013 Art Schools Collaborative/ Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Deer Isle, ME, U.S.
  • The Mary B. Bishop and Francis S. Merritt Scholarship/ Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, U.S

2012. – 2014.   

  • RISD Fellowship Award/ Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, U.S.
  • RISD Assistantship Award/ Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, U.S.


  • Certificate of Honors Prize / California College of the Arts, CA, U.S. 


  • All College Honors Award (Charles Fiske Scholarship)/ California College of the Arts (Scholarship for Fall 2011), CA, U.S. 

Permanent Collection ———————————————-

The National Museum of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Denmark