• Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Master of Fine Arts, Department of Metalsmithing

  • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Sculpture,Four-Year Merit Scholarship

Graduated with High Honor, Dean’s List

  • MontgomeryCollege, Rockville, Maryland

Major in Jewelry & Metalsmithing, Graduatedwith Honor, Phi Theta Kappa


  • 2003-Present Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, Maryland

Teaching Jewelry and Metalsmithing, and Craftsclass which concludes Weaving, Basket making, Mask making, Paper making, Bookmaking, Jewelry making, and Enameling.

Exhibitions and Awards

  • 2010 Pleiades Jewelry Show, Bethesda, Maryland
  • 2009 Moon Festival Towson University Invited ArtistsExhibition, Towson University, Maryland
  • 2008 Special Exhibition, Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Washington DC

*ReceivedConsul-General Kwon Tae Myun's Special Recognition

  • 2008 Another Beginning, Korea Monitor Art Gallery, Annandale, Virginia
  • 2007 The Space Between (two-person exhibitions), Maryland Hall Center for the Arts,Annapolis, Maryland
  • 2007 San Diego Art Institute 49th International Awards Exhibition,

SanDiego Art Institute, Balboa Park, California

*Received Media Services Advertising Merit Award

  • 2007 ANew Beginning, Blackrock Center for the Arts, Germantown, Maryland
  • 2007 Small Works, Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • 2006 CraftsForms 12th Annual Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Arts

WayneArt Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania

  • 2006 Five-Year Restorative, Daimler Chrysler Financial Services, Farmington Hills,Michigan
  • 2006 REMIX East West, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia
  • 2006 Reinterpreting the Vessel, Perimeter Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
  • 2005 Little Prince Exhibition, JoongAng Daily Press, Vienna, Virginia
  • 2004 Pratt The Best of the best, The Hammerstein Ballroom, The Manhattan Center, NewYork, New York

*Received The Winner of the Department of Exhibition


  • 2004 FourteenInvited Artists Exhibition, Korean Embassy Cultural Center, Washington DC
  • 2003 Juried Small Works Exhibition, Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • 2003 Small Works, Soho20 Chelsea Gallery, New York, New York
  • 2003 LaPetite XI, Alder Gallery, Coburg, Oregon
  • 2003 Post-MC, Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland
  • 2003 Contemporary Korean Metalwork, National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis,Tennessee
  • 2002 Degree Show, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

*Received Red Sock Award

  • 2002 Animal / Vegetable / Mineral Show, The University of Michigan-Dearborn,Dearborn, Michigan
  • 2002 Metals 2002, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2001 D’arcy-Detroit Exhibition, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2001 Michigan Annual XXIX Annual, The Art Center, Mount Clements, Michigan

*Received Michigan XXIX Annual Show Trustee’sAward

  • 2000 Jewelry & Object Michigan Silversmiths Guild Exhibition, Ann Arbor ArtCenter, Michigan

*Received Armstrong Tool & Supply Award

  • 2000 Niche Award Show, Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

*Received Niche Student Award

  • 2000 Three Rivers Arts Festival, Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

*Received Three Rivers Arts Festival 3-D Award

  • 1999 Washington Guild of Goldsmiths Show, Target Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia

Solo Exhibition

  • 2012 “Extinction and Rejuvenescence”, Only Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  • 2011 “TheTenth Fading Away Treasures in Korea”, SungBo Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  • 2010 “Treasures”, Hana Art Galley, Seoul, Korea
  • 2008 "Encore Fading Away Treasures", SungBo Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  • 2007 “Fading Away Treasures”, Baum Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  • 2003 “The First”, Washington Korean Art Center, Virginia


  • 2001 Pratt Presidential Merit Scholarship
  • 2000 Pratt Grant
  • 1998 TopperArt Fund Scholarship
  • 1997 Lesterand Behrer Metalsmithing Scholarship
  • 1996 Lesterand Behrer Jewelry Scholarship


  • 2007-2008 President of Korean American Artists Association
  • 2004-2006 Executor of Washington Korean American Artist Group
  • 2000-2002 Member of Michigan Silversmiths Guild
  • 1996- PresentMember of Washington Guild of Goldsmiths
  • 1996- PresentMember of Society of Northern American Goldsmith
  • 1996-1998 Treasure of Korean American Artist Group

Language Skills

Native Korean Speaker

Fluentin English, Japanese, and Chinese

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