Born: Seoul Korea, 1971

Lives in New York City


1994 BFA Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, NYC

1994 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine

1993 Nova Scotia School of Art and Design, Canada

Guest Lecture

2015 Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2014 Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
2013 Riverdale Country School, Bronx, NY
2013 The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2012 Brooklyn Arts Council, NY

2011 Korea Society, NY

2011 Mahattanville College, Purchase, NY

2010 The Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, NY

2010 The Nightingale-Bramford School, NYC, NY

2010 Intrepid Museum, NYC, NY

2009 Museum of Modern Art, NY
2009 Cooper Union - Saturday Program, NYC, NY

Selected Performances

2015 “Korean Folktale Story Telling” Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
2015 “Korean Folktale Story Telling collaborated with Composer, Paul Yeon Lee” American Museum of Natural History, NYC
2014 “Korean Folktale Story Telling” American Museum of Natural History, NYC
2011 “Maria the Korean Bride Grand Finale” Times Square, NYC

2010 “Look Again: Korea Long Ago" Metropolitan Museum of Art, Family Program, NY 

2008 "Maria the Korean Bride Live" BETA Space, Arts in Bushwick, NY

2008 "Maria the Korean Bride Live" Recital Hall Theater, Abrons Art Center, NY

Selected Private Screenings / Premiere

2015 “Maria the Korean Bride", New York Screening in Collaboration with the Baang + Burne, Chelsea, NY
2015 “Maria the Korean Bride", FEMCINE Festival, Santiago, Chile
2014 “Maria the Korean Bride", South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM Premiere
2014 “Maria the Korean Bride", The Univeristy of Texas, Austin, TX
2013 “Maria the Korean Bride", Tribeca Performance Art Center, Tribeca, New York Premiere
2013 “Maria the Korean Bride", Atlanta Korean Film Festival, Altanta, GA
2013 “Maria the Korean Bride", Naperville Film Festival, Illinois Premiere
2013 “Maria the Korean Bride", Sarasota Film Festival, World Premiere
2010 “Maria the Korean Bride Live in Hawai'i", The Manifest, Honolulu, HI

2009 “Maria the Korean Bride Live in Alaska", MTS Gallery, Anchorage, AK

2009 “Maria the Korean Bride Live in California", ATA Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions/Screenings

2013 "Seductive Alchemy: Books by Artists" curated by Ruth Rogers, Texas Women's University, USA
2013 "Me Love You Long Time”, Mills Gallery: Boston Center for the Arts, Boston
2012 "Me Love You Long Time”, Aljira: A Center for Contemporary Art, NYC

2012 "줄넘기", Kyonggi University, Suwon, South Korea
2011 "5th Korean American Film Festival”, Short Documentary, NYC

2010 "Curate NYC", Rush Arts Gallery, NYC

2010 "33rd Asian American International Film Festival", Work in Progress, NYC

2010 "3 min: A Short Film Festival", Studio Art Gallery, Mishawaka, IN
2008 “Interplay: The Evolution of Artistic Process" - Henry Street Settlement, NYC

Selected Awards and Scholarships

2011, 2008, 2006 & 2000 New York City Dept. of Cultural Affairs - Manhattan Community Arts Fund Grant

  • 2009 New York State Arts Council, NYC

  • 2008 Asian Americans/Pacfic Islanders in Philanthropy (Asian Women Giving Circle) Fund

  • 2008 Franklin Furnace Fund

  • 2005 - 2011 Fiscal Sponsorship Granted by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

  • 2002 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, NYC
2002 New York Foundation for the Arts Recovery Fund, NYC

1999 Artist-In-Residence Workspace Program/Henry Street Settlement - Studio Program

  • 1994 Alex Katz Grant - Full Tuition for the Artist Residence Program in Skowhegan, Maine

Selected Publications and Reviews

Collectors / Institutions

Temple University, PA

University of Chicago, IL

Museum of Modern Art, NY

Wellesley College, MA

Haverford College, PA

Scripps College, CA

Smith College, MA

Otis College of Art and Design, CA

Private Collectors

Work Related:
 Museum Consultant
/CEO Private Museum Tours

Private Museum Tours, New York, NY 10013
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY 10028

Morgan Library and Museum, New York, NY 10016