EDUCATION

2022 MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA • Major: Film, Video, New Media, and Animation
2019 BFA, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea
• Major: Painting

PROJECT LIST

2021 푸른, (A Place in blue) 8min 40sec, 2D hand-drawn animation
2020 Perhaps by depravity he actually meant tenderness 4min, experimental animation
2019 A Story on the toilet 2min 11sec, experimental animation


EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS

2022 29th International Film Festival Etiuda & Anima, Kraków, Poland
2022 23th San Diego Asian Film Festival, San Diego, USA
2022 20th Tirana International Film Festival, Tirana, Albania
2022 6th Festival of Animation Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2022 25th Maine International Film Festival, Maine, USA
2022 2022 International Animated FIlm Festival Animator, Poznań, Poland 2022
2022 La Guarimba International Film Festival, Calabria, Italy
2022 2022 Gene Siskel Film Festival, Chicago, USA
2022 17th Athens Animfest, Athens, Greece
2022 11th American Documentary and Animation Film Festival, Palm Spring, USA
2021 Tokyo International Short Film Festival, Tokyo
2020 ExFest 2020, Chicago
2020 Indie-AniFest 2020, Seoul
2018 Pale Blue Dot, Graduation Exhibition of Painting Department, Hongik University, Seoul 2017 Open Studio, Junior Year Exhibition of Painting Department, Hongik University, Seoul


RESIDENCY

2023 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency,Virginia, USA
2022 Monson Arts Residency, Maine, USA
2022 NES Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland


AWARD

2023 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts 50th Anniversary Fellowship Award
2022 Monson Arts Residency Award
2022 Student Leadership Award, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2020-2022 New Artist Society Scholarship :  The scholarship includes full tuition-and-fee coverage throughout the years in the MFA program , School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2014-2018 University Distinguished Scholarship A : endowed to the first-ranked student of the College of Fine Arts in Hongik University at the college admission 2014 -2018 , Hongik University


COMMISSIONS

2019 Book cover illustrator for Introduction to Static Analysis, Xavier Rival and Kwangkeun Yi, MIT Press (2020), ISBN 9780262043410

2015 Illustration Works for Computational Civilizations (컴퓨터 과학이 여는 세계), Kwangkeun Yi (이광근), Insight Book (2015), ISBN 9788966261437


EXPERIENCE

2022 Graduate Talk Lecture, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2021- 2022 KGSC (Korean Graduate Student Community) group leader, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2022 Teaching Assistant in Writing/Direction for animation, School of the Art institute of Chicago
2021 Teaching Assistant in Puppet Animation, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2021 Teaching Assistant in Media Practice : The Moving Image, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2020 Teaching Assistant in Animation 1: Drawing for Animation, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2018 Committee member for 2018 Graduation Exhibition of Painting Department, Hongik University
2018 Winner, Contest for the Official Poster for <Pale Blue Dot>, the 2018 Graduation Exhibition of Painting Department, Hongik University
2018 Designer of the Official Poster for <BEINGS>, the English Drama Club of English Literature Department of Ewha Woman’s University
2018 Tutoring Activity, Hongik University