1994   Majored in Photography at Chung-Ang University, Korea

Awards, Honor and Residency

2014 May  Gangwon Cultural Foundation, Samtan Art Residency, Gangwon-do, Korea

         Apr  The New York Times-Lens 2nd Anuual NY Portfolio Review, NYC, USA

         Jan  “Hot Shot: New Photography" Collection on Saatchi Art

2013 Dec "Best of 2013" Collection on Saatchi Art

         Aug "The 2013 Grand Prix Juror Award of Merit winners"

                  Grand Prix de Découverte: International Fine Art Photography Award, France

         Apr  Coohaus Art Residency, NYC, USA

2012 Oct  AHL Foundation Visual Arts Awards, NY, USA  

Solo Exhibition                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

2012   Nov   “Circle II” 312 Gallery, NYC, USA

2004   Jun    “Circle” Fusion in NYC, USA

Group Exhibition

2016  Jul  "The 22nd Juried Show, Peter Urban Legacy Exhibition", The Griffin Museum of Photography 

                 in Winchester, Massachusetts, USA (Upcoming)

          Jun “The New Portrait Part II”, Stieglitz 19 Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium 

          Fab  “Cross-Cultural Dialogue: Sino-American Artists Exhibition”, “Fantastic Art China

                  2016: New York International Creative Festival”, Jacob Javit Center, NYC, USA

2015  May "Face to Place" Deutsche Bank Foundation Gallery, NYC, USA

           Apr “Weaving Time: Exhibition from the Archive of Korean American Artists”, 

                   Gallery Korea of the Korean Cultural Service New York, NYC, USA

           Feb “Face to Place”, New York Foundation for the Art, Brooklyn, USA

                  “The Artists: Epilogue”, SIA NY   Gallery, NYC, USA  

2014  Dec  Daegu Photo Biennale 2014 Circulating Exhibition Full Moon: A Story of Sky and Earth”    

                     Jayeon-Sarang Photography Museum, Jeju Island, Korea

                  “Gangwon Art & culture Foundation, Samtan Arts Residency Outcome Exhibition”, Samtan

                      Art Mine Museum, Kangwon-do, Korea

            Nov "Confessions" Belskie Museum of Art & Science, New Jersey, USA 

            Sep  Daegu Photo Biennale 2014, "Full Moon: A Story of Sky and Earth", Daegu, Korea 

            Aug “The 3rd AWPS Obscura Festival 2014”,  Penang, Malaysia 

            Apr "Photography NOW 2014" The Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY, USA 

            Jan "35th Annual Juried Exhibition" Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ, USA

 2013  Dec  “Coohaus Residency Artists Show” Coohaus Art, NYC, USA

                  “PhotoNOLA 2013 Festival Finale Slideshow”: L’Entrepot Gallery,

                    New Orleans, USA

           Oct “Animamus Art Salon: A Living Gallery”, Apiary Studio”, London, UK

           Aug “Imago Mundi: Luciano Benetton CollectIon” Foundazione Querini Stampalia,  

                  Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition of the Venice

                  Biennale, Venice, Italy  

                  "Animamus Art Salon: A Living Gallery" Coohaus Art, NYC, USA

            Jul  "Variation on the Canon" Coohaus Art, NYC, USA

                  "For Which It Stands" The Lodge Gallery, NYC, USA

           Jun  "14th DMZ International Arts Festival 2013" Seokjangri Art Museum      

                    & Hakgokri Warehouse Gallery, Korea

                   "Animamus Art Salon: A Living Gallery" La Luz, Brooklyn, NY, USA

           May  “The Color Wheel” HERE Arts Center, NYC, USA       

           Mar  “Animamus Art Salon: A Living Gallery, Rivington Design House Gallery, NYC, USA 

    Fab-Mar “Take Old Road New Way” Gallery Korea of the Korean Cultural Service New York,

                      NYC, USA  

    Fab-Mar “Animamus Art Salon: A Living Gallery” Culture Fix, NYC, USA

           Feb  “The Focal Point” Circle Gallery, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, Maryland,


  2012  Nov  “Ahl Stars 2012” Dean Project, NYC, USA

            Nov  “Hope & Wish” Trinity Episcopal Church in New Jersey, USA         

            Sep  “OverWrap” Muii Gallery, NYC, USA

            Aug  “Unspoken Messages” Elga Wimmer PCC, NYC, USA                                                                                  

            Aug  “Let’s Play” Space Radio M, Seoul, Korea

              Jul  “Fill The Space” Space Womb Gallery, Long Island City, NY, USA

             Mar  “Fountain Art Fair 2012” Fine Art International, NYC, USA 

  2011  Dec  “Winter Salon Show 2011” Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

            Nov  “POINTfeed Project” Boda Gallery, Seoul, Korea

            Sep  “First Fall Salon Show 2011”Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

  2000  Nov  “Figures Et Paysages” Korean Cultural Center, Paris, France           

            Sep  “The Current Artistic Scene in Asia” Hanlim Musemum, Daejeon, Korea                                           

             Jul  “The Sun Rise in the East” Arles Photo Festival, Arles, France                                                     

            Mar  “Man Beings & Gender” The Special Exhibition of Kwangju Biennale 2000, Kwangju,


   1999 Sep  “The Photograph Looks At Us” 99 Seoul Grand Exhibition, Seoul Metropolitan Museum,    

                      Seoul, Korea

            May  “Works on Body” Doul Art Center, Seoul, Korea                                                                                                                   

            Mar  “Breaking the Silent” Boda Gallery, Seoul, Korea

 1998   Nov  “City & Sex” Workshop 9, Seoul, Korea  

 1995   Aug  “Bone” Instant Gallery, Seoul, Korea                                                                                                                     

            Mar  “Body & Sex” Nun gallery, Seoul, Korea  

Publishing Book

  2013  Zine Collection No. 10 “Circle“ published by Editions Bessard


 The Center for Photography at Woodstock, New York, USA

 Fonds National d’Art Contemporian (FNAC), France

 Daelim Museum in Seoul, Korea

 Luciano Benetton Collection, Italy

 Samtan Art Mine Museum, Gangwon-do, Korea



'Northern Valley Press' Nov 24, 2014, Belskie Museum present to ‘Confessions’, New Jersey

‘Art & Discourse’ Nov 13, 2014, ‘Daegu Photo Biennale 2014’, Korea

‘The Eye of Photography’ April 8, 2014, ‘New York Times Portfolio Review: The Photographers’, USA

‘The Boutique life’ Dec 6, 2013 ‘Investing Art’,UK

‘The New York Ilbo’ Feb 21, 2013, New York, USA, “In-depth Understanding of Korean     Traditional Art Characteristics by 7 Artists ‘Take Old Road New Way’, USA

Anna Fine Foer, ‘bmore <art>’ Baltimore Contemporary Art Authority, Feb 14, 2013, Maryland, USA ' Focal Point: Fine Art and Creative Photography at the MFA Gallery', USA

Vivian Van Dijk,  ‘Eyes In’, Fab 10, 2013, New York, USA, “Focal Point: Fine Art   Photography”, USA

‘Maryland Federation Art’, Jan 25, 2013, Maryland, USA, “Focal Point @Maryland Federation of Art-Artists’ statements about their work”, USA

‘NY Culture Beat’, Nov 17, 2012, New York, USA, “Opening Reception at Dean Project for AHL Foundation Artists 2012”, USA

Jin-hye Kim, ‘The Korea Times NY’, Nov 16, 2012, New York, USA “’Ahl Stars’ Exhibition for AHL Foundation Artists 2012”, USA

Jin-hye Kim, ‘The Korea Times NY’, Sep 29, 2012, New York, USA, “Exhibition ‘OverWrap’  by 6 Artists  at  Muii Gallery”, USA

Frank Hoffmann, ‘Sisa Press’, Apr 13, 2000, Seoul, Korea, “ an Art Historian Frank Hoffmann’s Review for Kwangju Biennale 2000”, Korea


Art Related Activity

2012   2012 FotoFest Biennial International Meeting Place Portfolio Review in Houston

2011   NYFA (New York Foundation for the Art) Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists