C.V.

Academic History


2019
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

2014 
Rhode Island School of Design| Master of Fine Art / Ceramics, Providence, RI, U.S.
  * Title: Clay Structures and Psychological Space: A History

2011
California College of the Arts| Bachelor of Fine Art / Ceramics, Oakland, CA, U.S.
  * Title: Abstract Diary

『 selected Residencies 』

2019.      Fieldstation by S L A M – Ifö Center | Bromölla, Sweden.

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


2019.11         Artist talk_ University of Hertfordshire / London, U.K.

2019.10-2020.04         Artist Access to Art College (AA2A) : October, 2019 to April, 2020 , Hosted by School of Creative Arts, University of Hertfordshire and supported by Arts Council England.

2019.09          Speaker, The Self as a Reference for Mixed Cultured Persons / Joint East Asia Studies Conference, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, U.K.

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.

2017.08        Temporary Home 2016 for ForumArts artists of 2016 / The Royal British Society of Sculpture, 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


2019.              

  • Memories of a New Home / The North-Western Branch of the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA) – State Museum And Exhibition Center Rosizo, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
  • 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 Home’ 2016 / Riverhill, Kent, U.K. (2016-2019)

2018.

  • 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)

2017.  

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

2016.              

  • 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.
  • Oxford International Art Fair (solo booth)/ Oxford Town Hall & Museum, Oxford, U.K.

2015.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Personal Space / The Green Gallery at T.F. Green Airport, Warwick, RI, 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.   
  • 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 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.
  • Of Earth/ 2015 NCECA listing show, Anchor Gallery, Providence, RI, U.S.
  • The Art of a Community 2015/ Art Benicia, Benicia, CA, U.S.

2014.               

  • 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.

2013.              

  • 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

2011.    

  • Abstract Diary(solo show) / Isabel Percy West Gallery, Oakland, CA, U.S.
  • B.A.M / Proposals for Berkeley Art Museum Group Show and Exhibition, Berkeley, 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.

Publication/Reviews


2019.           Earthly Bodies : A Decade with Clay and Form, Slade Press, London, U.K.

2019. POST HUMAN NEW MEDIA ART 2020’, CICA Museum, Korea/U.S. p.92-95

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.

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

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.           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

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

Awards


2019.         

  • Special Award, 25th Gwangju Art Award, Gwanju, Korea.
  • Jean Spencer Memorial & Malcolm Hughes Research Bursary, Slade School of Fine Art, London, U.K.

2018.          

  • Recognized by HEA as an Associate Fellow, Teaching and Leaning in Higher Education, U.K.
  • 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.

2016.          

  • Half-grant for selected residency artist/ Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Denmark

2015.          

  • 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,

2014.          

  • Artist/ Writer Grant/ Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 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.
  • Ceramics Winter session Residency Award/ Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, U.S.

2013.

  • 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.

2012.    

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

2011.

  • 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