YOUNHA JUNG

Houston, TX

younhajung.com

yjung1@kent.edu

 

Education

2012- 2015 Masters of Fine Art, Jewelry/Metals/Enameling, School of Art, Kent State University

2014 Workshop, Steel Fabrication with Lynn Batchhelder, Peters Valley Workshop, NJ

2013 Kent Summer Blossom Art Program, Travel Study to New York City-Visiting Artists: Biba Schutz and Jonathan Wahl, Kent State University, Kent, OH

2009-2010 English Language Studies, Boston University, Boston, MA

2007 Master of Fine Arts, Silla University, Busan, South Korea (Major: Metal Craft)

Thesis topic- Study of the Form Imaging of Yoga

2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Silla University, Busan, South Korea (Major: Metal Craft)

 

Professional Experience  

2016 Instructor, Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston

    2015 Adjunct Professor, Metal/Jewelry, Lone Star College, TX 

    2015~2016 Residency Artist, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

    2013-2015 Teaching Assistant, Instructor for Intro to Jewelry/Metals (4 semesters), Kent State University

    2014 Instructor, Workshop: Kinetic Jewelry, Society of Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA

    2009 Spring- Instructor: Basic Jewelry Design and Fashion Accessories, Jewelry Design Department,

    Silla University, Busan, South Korea

     

    Honors & Awards

    2014 Miniature! Juried Show, Arterie Fine Arts, Naperville, IL- *second prize

    2013 Best In Show, Kent State Jewelry Co-Op at Kent Masterpieces on Main Art and Wine Fest, Kent, OH

    2010 Gold Prize Award, 4th Korea Art and Crafts awards from the Mayor of Busan, Busan, South Korea

    2009 Teaching Award, Jewelry Design Department, Silla University

     

    Related Experience

    2007-2009, Administrative Assistant, Precious Metals and Jewelry Design Department, Silla University,

    South Korea

    2008 Presenter, ‘J Studio’ Jewelry workshop, South Korea

    2012-2013 Extended Hours Technician, Kent State University, Stark Campus

    2013-2015 Lab Technician (as part of Teaching Assistantship) Jewelry/Metals/Enameling,

    Kent State University

    2013 Attendee, SNAG ‘Meta-Mosaic’ Conference, Toronto, Canada (Conference Volunteer)

    2014 Attendee, SNAG 'From Grains to Gold' Conference, Minneapolis, MN (Conference Volunteer)

    2015 Attendee, SNAG 'Impact:looking back, forging forward', Boston,MA (Conference Volunteer)

    2015 Attendee, Winter Art holiday market, Winter street studios, Houston, TX

    2015 Attendee, Design craft market, Market square park, Houston, TX

     

    Exhibitions

    Solo Exhibitions

    2015 Window Installation Downtown Gallery of Kent State University, OH 

    2015 Under Construction, MFA Thesis Exhibition, School of Art Gallery, School of Art, Kent State University, Kent, OH (Scheduled for April 1, 2015)

    2014 Duality, MFA Candidacy Exhibition, Sculpture Gallery, School of Art, Kent State University, Kent, OH

    2009 Younha Jung, Metal Crafts Exhibition, Silla University, Busan, South Korea


    Group Exhibitions

    2016 In transit, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

    2016 [In]tangible, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

    2016 Typeset, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

    2015 Co:Operation Garnish, Baltimore Jewelry Center Gallery

    2015 AIR space project installation, Houston center for contemporary craft, Houston, TX

    2015 This is a Brooch Photo Booth, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston,MA

    2015 Tales From the Tool Box - Chapter Two, Crafthaus, (Online Exhibition)

    2015 MFA 2015: Graduate Student Biennial, Kent State University, Kent, OH

    2014 We Are SNAG: Identity, Exhibition at Society of North American Goldsmiths (Online Exhibition)

    2014 Form Forge Fabricate Exhibition, The University Museum, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

    2014 A Night of Glamor and Gold: Red Carpet Exhibition (Exhibition in Motion), SNAG Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN

    2014 Great Lakes Small Works Exhibition, Riverside Art Center, Ypsilanti, MI

    2014 Inspiration Within, Arterie Fine Arts, Naperville, IL

    2013 Graduate Student Exhibition, Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, Cleveland, OH

    2013 Beyond Boarders, SNAG Student Digital Exhibition, presented at the conference, Minneapolis, MN

    2013 MFA 2013: Graduate Student Biennial, Kent State University. Kent, OH

    2013 1st Annual KSU Student Art Exhibition, ASM World Headquarters, Materials Park, OH

    2010 Gae-chun Art Competition, Busan, South Korea

    2006 26th BUSAN Industrial Design Competition, Busan, South Korea

    2006 17th Contemporary Jewelry Exhibition, Busan, South Korea

    2005 16th Contemporary Jewelry Exhibition, Busan, South Korea