EDUCATION

 

2018-Present      Cranbrook Academy of Art, MFA in Ceramics (Pending), Bloomfield Hills, MI 

2014-2017           Baylor University, BFA in Studio Art, Waco, TX 

2009                     University of the Nations, CERT, Discipleship Training School, Lake View Terrace, CA

2001-02               Akamonkai Japanese Language School, CERT, Japanese, Higashinippori, Tokyo

2000                     Uijeongbu High School, DIP, Uijeongbu, South Korea

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2019-Present      Frieze Magazine, London, UK, Photography Contributor

2019-Present      Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Department Assistant

2018-19              Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Student Assistant

2017-18              Wacoan Magazine, Waco, TX, Editorial Photographer

2015-18              Martin Museum of the Art, Waco, TX, Student Assistant

2012-13              JEI Learning Center HQ, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Inventory Manager & Media Associate

2012-13              Presbyterian Church of New Jersey, Palisades Park, NJ, Director at Media Department

2010-13              Teacup Story Studio, Ridgefield, NJ, Associate Videographer

2008-11              United States Army Reserve, Supply MOS, Private First Class

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS

 

2020                   London International Creative Competition, Installation Art Category, Honorable Mention

2019                   The International Photography Awards, 2019 International Photography Awards Fine Art Still-life Category, Honorable Mention

2019                   The International Photography Awards, Oneshot/Street Photo Contest, Honorable Mention

2017                   Photographer’s Forum, Best of College and High School Photography, Finalist 

2016                   Society of Photographic Education, South Central Regional Conference, Travel Assistance Award

2016                   Photographer’s Forum, Best of College and High School Photography, Finalist

2016                   24th Annual J. Harry and Anna Jeanes Academic Convocation, Outstanding Student of the Department of Art

2015-17              Adrienne J. Barna Memorial Endowed Fine Art Photography Scholarship 

2015-16              College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Academic Honor List

EXHIBITIONS

 

2020                   Cranbrook Academy of Art Graduate Degree Show, (Pending), Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2020                   Parallels, April 17-26, 1301 Broadway Gallery, Detroit, MI (COVID-19 Canceled)

2020                   Artlink Cup Show Invitational, Feb 27-Mar 29, Artlink Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN 

2020                   Mixed Media, Collage, or Digital Art 2020, Feb 6-29, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

2020                   Presence and Absence, Jan 31-Mar 8, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL

2019                   Object/Block, Nov 7-11, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2019                   MATERIAL OBJECT BELIEF, April 26-28, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2019                   Experiencing Perspectives, June 2019-April 2021, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Farmington Hills, MI

2019                   나울 Nŏul, Apr 20-May 4, 1301 Broadway, Detroit, MI

2019                   Tableworks, Mar 27-30, bswing, Minneapolis, MN

2019                   Sip: A Ceramic Cup Show, March 1-8, Whitefield Gallery, Savannah, GA

2019                   Kindred Neighbors: An Inhabitation of Cranbrook House, Cranbrook House and Gardens,

                           February 3-10, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2018                   Actual: Materiality, November 9-11, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2018                   Plenum: The International Student Show, November 3-4, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2018                   Intermixed: SAIC X CRANBROOK Ceramics Graduate Exchange Show, November 2-23, 

                           David Salkin Creative, Chicago, IL

2018                   Artscape Fine Art & Craft Fair 2018, April 27-29, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Dallas, TX

2018                   #tpsNewVisions: A Student Show, January 20-March 31, Tammy Cromer Gallery, Dallas, TX

2017                   Art as Worship 2017, November 4-December 28, St. Matthew Lutheran Church Art Gallery, Waco, TX

2017                   BFA Exhibition Spring 2017, November 16-21, Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX

2017                   2017 Baylor Art Student Exhibition, March 23-April 13, Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX, 

                           Juror: Allison Hearst, Assistant Curator at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

2017                   Teacher and Protégé Exhibit, February 10-March 18, Cultural Activity Center, Temple, TX,  

2015                   2015 Baylor Art Student Exhibition, March 25-April 14, Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX, 

                           Juror: Danville Cahdbourne, Sculptor

2015                   Art Showcase Presentation with Dean of Art and Science and Board of Advocates, April 18, 

                           Hippodrome Theatre, Waco, TX 

                       

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

2020                   Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Houston, TX,

                           Conference Staff/Conference Photographer

2019                   Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Cleveland, OH, Volunteer Staff

2017                   Society for Photographic Education Regional Conference, Waco, TX, Volunteer Staff

2017                   Waco Cultural Art Fest, Waco, TX, Wooden Sculpture booth staff

2017                   The Art on Elm, Monoprint Workshop with Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX, Workshop Staff

2017                   Valentine’s Day Woodblock Print Workshop, Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX, Workshop Staff

2016                   Halloween Photogram Workshop, Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX, Workshop Staff

2016                   Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Las Vegas, NV, Volunteer Staff

2016                   Society for Photographic Education Regional Conference, Hunt, TX,

                           Volunteer Staff/Conference Photographer

2016                   Valentine’s Day Woodblock Print Workshop, Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX, Workshop Staff

2016                   Waco Art Fair, Drypoint Print Making Workshop with Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX, Workshop Staff

2015                   Halloween Photogram Workshop, Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX, Workshop Staff

2015                   Society for Photographic Education Regional Conference, Oklahoma City, OK, Volunteer Staff

2015                   Valentine’s Day Woodblock Print Workshop, Martin Museum of Art, Waco, TX, Workshop Staff

Publication

 

Frieze Magazine, Glenn Adamson, “Bob&Hazel,” London, UK, Frieze No. 210, Apr. 2020, p16

ipa 19, int’l photography awards, Los Angeles, CA, p132

나울 Nŏul, Connected Fragment, p12-13

Wacoan Magazine, “Downtown Destination,” Waco TX, Oct. 2017. 110-121

Wacoan Magazine, “Best of Waco 2017 Food & Entertainment,” Waco, TX, Oct. 2017. p94-109

Wacoan Magazine, “Inspired to Teach,” Waco, TX, Aug. 2017. Cover, p86-93

Wacoan Magazine, “Nonprofit Neighborhood,” Waco, TX. Jul. 2017, p96, 98, 102

Wacoan Magazine, “Fulfilling the Dream,” Waco, TX, Jun. 2017. Cover, p82-85

Best of College and High School Photography 2017, No Turning Back, p156

Best of College and High School Photography 2016, Sorrow over the Window, p190

Phoenix Magazine, Emotions in New York City: Violet, Waterslide Transfer on Ceramics, p44

Website Publications

 

Jamie Derringer, "WantedDesign 2019 Launch Pad Furniture Winner: Seonhee Sunny Kim," Design Milk, June 4, 2019.

https://design-milk.com/wanteddesign-2019-launchpad-furniture-winner-sunny-kim/?fbclid=IwAR1JbmXbHeo5hTNF52aIlMuVpXlHc7jYPrCm69TFeSK6ga2ptn-1WOQbdA4

"Split Lip Magazine," Split Lip Magazine/Press, November 2017 Issue

"Flumes Literary Journal," The Haberdasher, Winter 2017 Issue

Print Media

 

Cassidy Pate, "Final art showcase presents artistic growth of senior art students," Baylor Lariat, Waco, TX, November 17, 2017. 5.

Radio/Television

 

2017                  Jamie Kennedy, Interview, KCENTV, Waco, TX, March 27, 2017

Collection

 

Maxine and Stuart Frankel Foundation, Bloomfield Hills, MI

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Student Member

Society of Photographic Education, National Member

Society of Photographic Education’s Multicultural Caucus, National Member

Society of Photographic Education South Central Region, National Member

Texas Photographic Society, General Member

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Cameras

Digital - Sony A7R II, Fujifilm X-T1, Leica X Typ 113, Leica X-E Typ 102, Leica V-Lux Typ 114

Film - Minolta α7, Leica R5, Canon EOS IX

Photographic Processes

Water-Slide Print

Glue-Transfer Print

Paper Lamination Process

Silver Processes - 35mm, Medium and Large format, Digital-Negative large scale B&W Print

Non-Silver Processes – Cyanotype, Van Dyke, Salt Print, and Gum Bichromate Print

Prime Lenses

Sony Zeiss 24mm F2 ZA, Canon EF 40mm F2.8, Konica AR 40mm F1.8, Minolta MD 45mm F2, Sony Zeiss Planar FE 50mm F1.4, Zeiss Planar 50mm F1.4 ZE, Nikon 50mm F1.4D, Konica AR 50mm F1.4, Leica Summicron R 50mm F2, Helios 44-2 58mm F2, Canon EF 100mm F2.8 Macro, Olympus OM 135mm F3.5, Konica AR 200mm F4

 

Zoom Lenses

Fuji XF 16-55mm F2.8, Canon 17-40mm F4 L, Fuji XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R, Sony Zeiss 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM, Canon EF 24-85mm F3.5-4.5 USM, Canon EF 28-105mm F3.5-4.5 II USM, Minolta AF 35-70mm F4, Konica AR 70-150mm F4, Minolta AF 70-210mm F4

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