CV

Education

Arts University Bournemouth, UK
Oct. 2011 – Sep. 2012
MA Illustration Pathway

Arts University Bournemouth, UK
Sep. 2010 – Jun. 2011
Study Abroad Program in BA Level 5 Illustration Course

Hongik University, Korea
Mar. 2001 – Feb. 2006
BFA Visual Communication Design

Employment

Korean Arts & Culture Education Service / Seoul, Korea
Mar. 2009 – Nov. 2009
Designer/ Researcher
KACES is an organisation under Korean Ministry of Culture. As a design researcher, I participated in development of an arts & culture education program for primary school students. I wrote 2 units out of 6 in the program, and executed a demonstration for trainee educators.

AGI / Seoul, Korea
Jan. 2008 – Dec. 2008
Designer/ Researcher
In AGI, I participated in developing a multi-disciplinary education program for children called “Designcook” in association with Korea Design Foundation. My role was to organise the basic structure of the program which was using design activities as learning tools as well as designing educational materials to be interesting for children. I also taught the unit about typography.

Gorae / Seoul, Korea
Sep. 2006 – Jan. 2008
Editorial Designer
Gorae is a monthly magazine for children published in Korea. As the designer leading the team, I was responsible of designing each issue from cover to cover as well as making promotional materials. I directed images used in the magazine including cartoons, illustrations and photographs and often generated them myself. To strengthen the design team, I organised an external design committee with the country’s leading design practitioners and built a strong network with illustrators’ associations.

AGI / Seoul, Korea
Jul. 2003 – Feb. 2006
Design Intern
AGI is one of the leading design agencies in Korea specialise in editorial and book design as well as brand design. During my internship years, I worked in a very busy and intense environment to extremely tight deadlines, learning basic design skills and time management.

Awards

The Macmillan Prize
Highly commended for The Blue Boy
2013

Exhibitions

“The Macmillan Prize 2013: Children’s Illustration Exhibition”
The Gallery at Foyles
May 2013

“Dust” MA Show 2012
The Gallery, AUCB
Sep. 2012

“Out Of Sight” Exhibition
Wilkinson’s Car Park, Winton, Bournemouth
Oct. 2011

“Parrot” Learning & Teaching Conference
AUCB, Reportage illustration for the event
11. Jul. 2011

“Bespoke – Love” Exhibition
Cafe Boscanova, Bournemouth
Feb. 2011

“Bespoke” Exhibition
In Cafe Boscanova, Bournemouth
Nov. 2010

“40 Years of Korean Visual Culture & Design” Exhibition
Participated as researcher/ coordinator
Supported by Korea Design Foundation
Sep. – Nov. 2008

“Ssgoremigi: Arts Interchange Of Korea And Japan” Exhibition
Hongik University + Tokyo Arts University
Aug. 2005

“Schoolbook*Design*Imagination” Exhibition
Atrium Gallery, Seoul, Korea
May 2005

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