Kyunghwa Shon Resume

(773) 441-2725 | shonkyunghwa@gmail.com | kshon@saic.edu

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts, SAIC, Painting and Drawing 2009-Present

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea 2008

– Excellent Honors Scholarship Recipient 2007

– Painting Department Scholarship Recipient 2007

– Special Scholarships and Awards Recipient for Ecole Nationale Supe’rieure Des Beaux – Arts de Paris 2006

– Excellent Honors/Full scholarship Recipient  2006

– Excellent Honors/Full scholarship Recipient  2005

– Excellent Honors Scholarship Recipient  2003

Ecole Nationale Supe’rieure Des Beaux-Arts de Paris, France Oct 2006~ Feb 2007

– Special Exchange Student Scholarships Recipient for Ecole Nationale Supe’rieure Des Beaux – Arts de Paris

(Embassy of France in Korea)

EXPERIENCE

Teaching Experience

– Teaching Assistant, SAIC, Chicago, IL – 2010

Course: Perceptual –Painting and Drawing

. Assist students in the studio with oil paint

. Lead group and individual critique sessions in advanced Painting courses

-Taught Mental Patients, Seoul Municipal Koyang Mental Hospital, Korea 2007~May 2009

-Taught 2nd and 3rd grade high school students, Moohan Art Institute, Seoul, Korea 2002~2003

. How to paint and draw still life, landscape, and figures on paper and canvas using water color, Acrylic, gauche,    charcoal, conte, pencil etc.

-Taught Canadian kindergarten students, Canada 200

-Taught 6th grade Elementary school students, Canada 2004~2005

-Taught college art club (Seo Hwa) students, Korea University, Seoul, Korea 2003

Student Representative of Department of Painting of the 58th Graduation Exhibition, Hongik University, Korea 2007

Working in Painting Department, Hongik University, Korea 2007

– Assisted Administer Director / Organized camera and video stuff

VOLUNTEER WORK

-Arrangement committee for 34th Group Exhibition for Mentally disabled, Seoul Municipal Koyang Mental Hospital, Korea

-Arrangement committee for 33rd Group Exhibition for Mentally disabled, Seoul Municipal Koyang Mental Hospital, Korea

-Arrangement committee for 32nd Group Exhibition for Mentally disabled, Seoul Municipal Koyang Mental Hospital, Korea

-Arrangement committee for 31st Group Exhibition for Mentally disabled, Seoul Municipal Koyang Mental Hospital, Korea

-Arrangement committee for 30th Group Exhibition for Mentally disabled, Seoul Municipal Koyang Mental Hospital, Korea

-Take care of children and drawing wall painting, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa

EXHIBITIONS

Seoul Municipal Koyang Mental Hospital Gallery, Seoul Municipal Koyang Mental Hospital, Korea 2008

. Solo exhibition: “ Garden of Eden”

Seoul Municipal Koyang Mental Hospital Gallery, Seoul Municipal Koyang Mental Hospital, Korea 2008

. 34th Mentally Disabled Group Exhibition

Hanhwa Gallery, Hanhwa Company, Seoul, Korea 2008.

. Group exhibition Project: “Euljiro Yeonga 345” Sponsored by Hanhwa, Korea

Hyundae Museum, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea 2007

. BFA exhibition: “New Arrivals”

– Dukwon Gallery, Seoul, Korea 2007

. Group exhibition Project: “Exhibitionist”

Ecole Nationale Supe’rieure Des Beaux-Arts de Paris Gallery, Paris, France, 2007

. Solo exhibition: “Soul, Find, Space”

Noon Gallery, Seoul, Korea 2006

. Group exhibition Project: “K1, Pride and Living alone”

Hongik University gallery, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea 2005

Hongik University gallery, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea 2003

Hongik University gallery, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea 2002

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