Curriculum Vitae ​



2007-2010  Kookmin University, M.F.A., Metal Craft & Jewellery / Seoul, South Korea 

2008  Exchange Student program at Hochschule Pforzheim / Pforzheim, Germany 

2002-2007  Kookmin University, B.F.A., Metal Craft & Jewellery / Seoul, South Korea 

2005  Exchange Student program at Sheffield Hallam University / Sheffield, UK 



2013-2015  Curator of Creativeda/

2009-2010  Artist in Residency at Sono Factory

2009  Teaching assistant, Zero One Design Center. 

             : Worked as assistant to instructor during class times for beginning and intermediate level metal craft students. 

2007-2008  Graduate assistant, Kookmin University graduate program. 

             : Worked as a graduate assistant for various tasks in the Metalwork & Jewellery program,

                including as professor’s assistant during class times for beginning level students. 



( Solo Exhibitions )

 2013  Memories in drawer, THE BRIDGE Gallery, Seoul, Korea

 2012  Craft Trend Fair – Jimin Kim Art jewellery, COEX, Seoul, Korea

 2010  Recorded, SONO FACTORY, Seoul, Korea

( Group Exhibitions ) 

2016  Jewelry now _ Korea International Jewelry Fair 2016, COEX, Seoul Korea

           Korea now!, Bayerischen Nationalmuseum, Munich, Germany

           Made 人 Korea, DDP, Seoul, Korea

2015  SIERAAD Art Fair, Gashouder WesterGasterrein, Amsterdam, Netherlands

           Révélations, Grand Palais, Paris, France

           Korea now!, Musée des arts décoratifs, Paris, France

2014 Craft Trend Fair 2015-Invited Artist, COEX, Seoul, Korea

           Studio Jewelry, Gallery AWON, Seoul, Korea

2013  Flower of desire, Art LINK, Seoul, Korea

           Ornament and Illusion - Spectrum of contemporary jewelry, 

              National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea

           g-Seoul 13 art fair, Grand Hilton, Seoul, Korea

           Only One, Mok Gallery, London, UK

           Flora eats Fauna, Nymphenburg Palace, Munich, Germany

 2012  ANSTECKEND, Galerie fur Kunst & Design, Pforzheim, Germany

           50 Brooch ideas, Space duru, Seoul, Korea

           Private Label, Gallery AWON, Seoul, Korea

           Color is more, iii Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

           +one, Samshin Gallery, Seoul, Korea

           Wearable Fantasy, Gallery Baum, Heyri, Korea

           The Earth, THE BRIDGE, Seoul, Korea

           New York Art Fair SOFA _ repr. by Charon Kransen Arts, New York, USA

 2011  Between East and West, Studio GR.20, Padua, Italy

           Cominelli Foundation Award, Cisano di San Felice del Benac, Italy

           SIERAAD Art Fair, Gashouder WesterGasterrein, Amsterdam, Netherlands

           All about chains III, THE BRIDGE, Seoul, Korea

           Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2011-Invited Artist, Cheongju, Korea

           Studio Jewelry 2011, Craft Awon, Seoul, Korea

           Brooches Exhibition of May, Gallery Life, Seoul, Korea

           New York Art Fair SOFA _ repr. by Charon Kransen Arts, New York, USA

           Art Palm Beach _ repr. by Charon Kransen Arts, Florida, USA

 2010  FORUMS=Four+Forms, Iny Gallery, Seoul, Korea

           11 Senses Art Jewelry Show, Gallery MOA, Heyri, Korea

           Studio Jewelry 2010, Craft Awon, Seoul, Korea

           Annual Marzee Selection of Graduate Work Jewellery 2010, Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, Netherlands

           Contemporary ornament +10, Korea Craft Culture Promotion Foundation Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

           SOFA West _ repr. by Charon Kransen Arts, Santa Fe, USA

 2009  Masters’ thesis exhibition, Design Gallery, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea. 

           Many-Mini Gage, Mogin Gallery, Seoul, Korea. Group exhibition. 

 2008  Chicago Art Fair SOFA _ repr. by Charon Kransen Arts, Chicago, USA

           The International Art + Design Fair _ repr. by Charon Kransen Arts, New York, USA 

           Werk-schau, Hochschule Pforzheim / Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany

           New York Art Fair SOFA _ repr. by Charon Kransen Arts, New York, USA 

           Identity, Beatrice Lang Gallery, Bern, Switzerland 

           Triebe, GSG12 Gallery, Pforzheim, Germany

           Putting the Band Back Together, Fahm Hall, SCAD, USA 

           Refined : ABUNDANCE, The Art Center @ The Old Opera House, Texas, USA

           Graduate Metal X1, Adelaide Centre for The Arts, Adelaide , Australia 

 2007  ITAMI 2007, Museum of Arts & Crafts, Itami, Japan 

           Alchemists - May I have your order, Restaurant Jang, Seoul, South Korea

           Talente 2007, New Munich Trade Fair Center, Munich, Germany 

 2006  SOK : NAE, NOAM Gallery, Seoul, South Korea 

 2005  Fabricate , Psalter Lane Campus / Cupola Gallery, Sheffield, UK 

           Christmas Cracker, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, UK



2011  ‘Special Mentions’ by Cominelli Foundation 2011 Award / Italy

2010 ‘Excellent Achievement’ of M.F.A., Kookmin University / Korea

2007 Selected in Talente 2007 / Munich, Germany 

2007 Selected in International Craft Exhibition ITAMI / Japan

2007 ‘Special Citation’ by Cheongju International Craft Biennale 2007 / Korea 

2007 ‘AMC Award’ by Graduate Metal X1 / Australia

2007 Selected in Refined : ABUNDANCE / USA 

2007 Selected in Putting the Band Back Together / USA

2006 ‘BFA Degree Show _ Excellent Achievement’ by Dept. of Metalwork & Jewelry of Kookmin University / Korea



Paper Jewellery / Sarah Kelly / 2011

Art Jewelry Today 3 / Jeffrey B. Snyder / Schiffer Publiching Ltd. / 2011

500 NECKLACES / Marthe Le Van/ Lark Books/ 2006



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