Born in Seoul, South Korea

EDUCATION

2008 - 2009    International Center of Photography, NY, USA

                        Certificate course in Photojournalism & Documentary

2006 - 2007   Tokyo Polytechnic University, Tokyo, Japan

                       Certificate course in Art (major in Photography)

1989 – 1993   Sungshin Women's University, Seoul, Korea

                        B.A. Majoring French Language & Literature

CAREER

2011 – 2016  Contract photographer of Seoul Media Group, NY, USA

2014   Project Curator of emerging artist supporting program 'White Space Project', NY, USA

2012   SBS CNBC Broadcasting Team Coordinator, NY, USA

2010   Teaching Assistant in International Center of Photography, NY, USA

2009   Assistant for Brian Young in “Phototechnica“(Custom Black & White Lab), NY, USA

AWARDS

2015   Finalist of Contemporary Film Photography Group FotoFilmic 15, Vancouver, Canada

2013   Finalist of Contemporary Film Photography Group FotoFilmic 13, Vancouver, Canada

2010   Finalist of Artistic Creation Program, Musee de quai Branly, France

RESIDENCY

Jun. 2016    Listhús Artist Residency Program  "Meeting in Iceland", Olafsfjordur, Iceland  

EXHIBITIONS

Mar. 2017   "2017 Foo Tak Building Open days" Group Exhibition - Art and Culture Outreach, Hong Kong   

Feb. 2017  "Island, similar but different" Solo Exhibition - Tao House, Jeju, Korea 

Jul.  2016    "Transition Index" Solo Exhibition - Listhus Gallery, Olafsfjordur, Iceland  

Feb. 2016   "Portrait Salon 2015" Travel Exhibition - Reminders Photography Stronghold, Tokyo, Japan

Nov. 2015   "Portrait Salon 2015" Group Exhibition - Embassy Tea Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Oct. 2011   “Budapest Photography Review 2011” Slideshow of New York 9/11, Budapest, Hungary

Jun. 2011   “PHOTOPLACE OPEN, 2011” Juried Exhibition - PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont, USA

Dec. 2010   “Places” 3 people Exhibition - Chelsea West Gallery, NY, USA    

Oct. 2010   “Nature Within” Group Exhibition - 25 CPW Gallery, NY, USA

Jun. 2009   “Pluperfect” Full-time student Exhibition

                    - Education Gallery in International Center of Photography, NY, USA

Mar. 2007   “Good morning, Night” Group Exhibition - Nikon Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Nov. 2005   “Dream slept in my heart” Group Exhibition

                     - Art & Culture Complex Gallery, Seoul, Korea

PUBLICATIONS

Jun. 2011   PhotoPlace Open 2011 (Collective Book, PhotoPlace Gallery)

Jun. 2009   SHIFT (Collective Book, International Center of Photography)

Aug. 2007    Keitai Tokyo (Photographic Essay, Daesupbaram Publishing)

COLLECTION

2014   Permanent Collection in FotoFilmic Printshop, Vancouver, Canada