thekimsoohyun@gmail.com

 

Education

2015     MFA in Photography, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 

2013     Prior Degree of BFA, Photography Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

2010     MFA in Photographic Design, Hongik University, Seoul, South Korea

2005     BS in Clothing and Textiles, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

 

Teaching 

2015-2016   Instructor, Saint Xavier University, Chicago, IL

2014-2015   Instructor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Selected Exhibitions

2018    Solo Exhibition, Guryong Village in Seoul, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh, PA

             Living Architecture, 6018North, Chicago, IL

            (upcoming) Photography Now 2018, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY​

2017    Front & Center, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL 

2016    Exile Inside Out, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL 

             Stovetop H/earth, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, IL

             Pieces: Art, Identity, & Dialogue, Ward Gallery, Chicago, IL

2015    ArtPrize Seven, Grand Rapids Community College Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

             9th Annual Master Pieces, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

             Shadowboxing the Axis, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

2014    Proximity of Consciousness, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL

             Plural Visions, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL

             Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, Richard J. Daley Branch, Chicago, IL

             Leftovers, Great Space, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

             Room with a View, Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL

             Portrait: A Picture Show, Black Box Gallery, On-Line Annex, http://www.blackboxgallery.com

             F-Stop Magazine, Issue #65, July, http://www.fstopmagazine.com/groupexhibition.html

2013    Tracing Affinities, Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL

             MOPLA + Smashbox Group Show, Smashbox Studios, West Hollywood, CA

             On Permanent Movement, Photographic Museum, http://www.photographicmuseum.com

             Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, Clearing Branch, Chicago, IL

2012    Photo Review 2012 Competition Prize Winners, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2010    Solo Exhibition, Hide, Pause, and Breathe, Gallery NUDA, Daejeon, South Korea

2010    Oopx, Gallery NUDA, Daejeon, South Korea

2009    Solo Exhibition, Festival, Gana Art Space, Seoul, South Korea

2008    Sentiment and Gaze, Gallery Now, Seoul, South Korea

             Post Photo, Gallery Topohaus, Seoul, South Korea

2007   Interpretation of the City, Gallery Topohaus, Seoul, South Korea

2005   The Past and Present of Korean Photography, Sejong Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

 

Awards/Fellowship

2017   Fellowship 18, International Award, Silver Eye Center for Photography, PA

            (Juror: Lucy Gallun, Assistant Curator in the Department of Photography at MOMA)

2016   CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Photography, Honorable Mention, Duke University, NC

            The Print Center’s 90th Annual International Competition, Semifinalist

            PX3 Competition, Honorable Mention, Paris, France

2015   ArtPrize Seven, 2-D Category shortlist, Grand Rapids, MI

            Society for Photographic Education Award for Innovations in Imaging, Winner

            Interdisciplinary Collaboration in the Arts and Humanities Award, University of Illinois at Chicago

            (Collaboration with Dr. Scott McFarland)

             Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring Award, Honorable Mention, University of Illinois at Chicago

2014   Dean’s Scholar Award Nominee, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 

            Provost’s Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 

            Chancellor’s Student Service Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 

            Board of Trustees Tuition Waiver, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (Spring 2014)

2013   12 12 Gallery Portrait Photography Exhibition Award, Winner, 4th place

              (Juror: Stephen Perloff, Founder and Editor of the Photo Review)

2012    The Photo Review Competition, Winner, 2nd Prize 

              (Juror: Peter Barberie, Curator of Photographs at Philadelphia Museum of Art)

             International Photography Awards, Country’s Pick, 3rd Place, Los Angeles, CA

             Selected for Review Santa Fe, Center, Santa Fe, NM

2010    Shooting Hidden Spot, Korea International Art Fair’s Artist Support Program, Seoul, South Korea