Profile

RESUME

Born in Seoul, Korea in 1977

▪  Degrees

  • PHD. Metal and design, Honik unversity, Korea, 2016
  • MA, Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork & Jewellery, Royal college of Art, London, UK, 2006
  • BFA, Metal art & design, Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea, 2002

▪  Primary Career

  • Exhibiting 8th private shows
  • Participation in around 30th exhibitions
  • National Museum of modern and contemporary art work possession, 2014
  • Seoul university museum work possession, 2011
  • HERA magazine artist collaboration work, Amorepacific Corporation, no. 09, 2012
  • Introduction works in ‘Toys for girls_Tectum’, 2009
  • Patent of ‘Aurora’(lighting jewellery) product
  • Consecutive lecturers in Hongik, Kunkuk, Sangmyung, Dongduck, Kaywon art, Inha, Sinra university

 ▪ Awards 

  • Nicole Stöber Memorial Award, London, 2006
  • Conceptual prize, Theo Fennell Awards, London, 2006
  • The Thames & Hudson and RCA Society Art Book Prize, London, 2006
  • House of Fraser Award, London, 2006

▪ Solo exhibitions

  • ‘Wrapped skin’, Choijonga gallery, Seoul, 2015. 12
  • ‘Second language II’, A-1 gallery, Nagoya, Japan, 2015.
  • ‘Second skin into inside’, Korean craft design foundation 2F, Seoul, 2014.11
  • ‘Second Language’, Kimrea gallery, Seoul, 2014.4
  • ‘Second Surface_ second space by skin texture’, Gana art space 3F, Seoul 2012.8
  • ‘Re-connections of objects_ Tent London 2009’, Truman brewery, London 2009.9
  • ‘The mutated object_ Art Seoul 2009’, Hangaram Museum, Seoul5‘Jewellery as second skin’, Gana art space 3F, Seoul 2008.1

▪  Exhibitions

2016

  • ‘Neoneutral’, Space dru, 2016.11
  • ‘Make your movements: Korean contemporary objects, a new approach’,Korean cultural center & Ministry of culture, London & Hongkong, 2016. 7-10

2015

  • ‘Modern girl’, Gallery H, Seoul, 2015.10
  • ‘Making hands’, Coex A, Seoul, 2015.12
  • ‘Wrapped skin’, Choijonga gallery, Seoul, 2015. 12
  • ‘Look inside’, Itamy art and craft museum, Japan, 2015. 10
  • ‘Korea Now’, Paris ornament museum, Paris, 2015.9
  • ‘Second language II’, A-1 space gallery, Nagoya, Japan, 2015. 8

2014

  • ‘Second skin into inside’, Korean craft design foundation 2F, Seoul, 2014.11
  • ‘Second Language’, Kimrea gallery, Seoul, 2014.4

2013

  • Ornaments and illusion, Spectrum of contemporary jewelry_ National Museum of modern and contemporary art Gachun,, 2013.6-2014.2
  • ‘Ornaments end of eaves_Tatastata’_Ukum whadang museum, Seoul,, 2013.10.18-10.31
  • ‘FASHION MEETS JEWELRY_KUM AND HONG’, Hyundae department store H gallery, Seoul,, 2013.11.22-11.28

2012

  • Seoul design festival_designers lab, Coex, Seoul, 2012.12.12-16
  • Jewellery and fashion, Hyundae department store gallery, Seoul, 2012.12.1-13
  • Tatastata with iron, wespace, Seoul, 2012.11.20-26
  • 50 Brooch Ideas, space duru, Seoul, 2012.11.2-26
  • ‘Sprit of London’, Goldsilverplatin, German, 2012.10-26-11.24
  • ‘Second surface_ private show, Gana art space 3F, 2012.8.15-8.21
  • The new history of jewellery, The bridge gallery, 2012 6.20-7.21
  • The first edition_storyteller, Gana art center 1F, 2012.5.4-2012.6.3
  • HERA magazine artist collaboration work, Amorepacific Corporation, no. 09, 2012

2011

  • Seoul university museum work possession, 2011
  • The seven fiction for museum, Seoul national university museum, Seoul, Korea, 2011.10.6-30
  • Tent London 2011, Truman brewery, London, UK, 2011.9.22-25
  • Fashion meets jewelry, Homa museum, 2011,9.19-24
  • Asia top gallery hotel art fair Seoul 11, Grand hart seoul, 2011.8.19-21
  • Dream whisperers, Mok space, London, UK, 2011.7.28-8.11
  • Design Miami/ Basel, Basel, Swiss, 2011.6.14-18
  • Pulse London, Ears court, London, UK, 2011.6.5-7

2010

  • 100s of dross part III, The bridge gallery, 2010.12.10-1.8
  • International craft trend fair invited exhibition, Coex hall A, 2010.12.1,5-19
  • MASION & OBJECT, paris nord villepinte, France, Aug.2010
  • Free Style: A dialogue between art and design, Homa gallery, Korea, May.2010 International exhibition of fashion and jewelry, 3+3 gallery, China, 2010.3.26-4.7
  • ‘Only now’, The Design Museum of Holon, Holon, Israel, Jan. 2010

2009

  • ‘Storied bag’, Gana art space, Seoul, Korea, Oct. 2009
  • ‘Chungju International Craft Biennale’, Chungju, Korea, Sep. 2009
  • ‘Tent London 2009’, Truman brewery, London, UK, Sep. 2009
  • ‘8 Young artist’, gallery IANG, Seoul, Korea, Jun. 2009
  • ‘Art Seoul 2009’, Hangaram museum, Seoul, Korea, May. 2009
  • ‘Ready to wear’, The bridge gallery, Seoul, Korea May. 2009
  • ‘Korean design week’, Seoul history museum, Seoul, Korea, May. 2009
  • ‘Milan Salone Satellite’, Milan, Italia, Apr. 2009
  • ‘Re-life’, gallery re-life, Seoul, Korea, Mar. 2009
  • ‘The Sixth Sense: Contemporary Jewelry from Korea’, Fuller craft museum, Brockton, USA, Feb. 2009

2008

  • Metallic arts and crafts, gallery Kyo, Tokyo, Japan, Dec.2008
  • ‘100percent design Tokyo’, Tokyo, Japan, October 2008
  • ‘Food and crafts: another never-ending story’, Chiwoo Metal Craft Museum, Seoul, Korea, October 2008
  • ‘A room of one’s own’, space ham, London, UK, Sep 2008
  • London designers block, Covent garden No1, London, UK, Sep 2008
  • 48hour Inclusive design challenge, Hongkong, August. 2008
  • International Jewellery and Watch fair, Coex, Seoul, Korea, June 2008
  • ‘Jewellery as Second Skin’ private show, Gana art space, Seoul, Korea, January 2008

2007

  • Seoul design week 2007, Coex Indian hall, Seoul, Korea, December 2007
  • International Craft Trend Fair, Coex Atlantic hall, Seoul, Korea, December 2007
  • SoftExpo & DCF, ‘Wearable Computer Fashion show’ with KAIST Ubiquitous Fashionable Computer Lab., Coex, Seoul, Korea, November 2007
  • The 3th Tatastata ‘Breakfast at TIFFANY’S’, Gana Art Space, Seoul, Korea, November 2007
  • Pechakucha Night Vol.4 Presentation, Velvet Banana Club, Seoul, Korea, November 2007
  • ’Craft dream’, Chiwoo Metal Craft Museum, Seoul, Korea, October 2007
  • Royal College of Art GSM&J Invitation-Exhibition, MCC Gallery, Ichon, Korea, May 2007

2006

  • ‘Creative Currency’, Bank of America, London, UK, December 2006
  • Marzee International Graduation Show, Galerie Marzee, Netherland and Germany, August-October 2006
  • No Man Is An Island, The Empire, London, UK, July 2006
  • New designer show, Business Design Centre, London, UK, July 2006
  • The Show 2007, Royal College of Art, London, UK, May 2006