YOUNHA JUNG

Houston, TX

younhajung.com

younha.metal@gmail.com

 

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 Craft Center, 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~             Metalsmith, Jill Reno Collection, Houston, TX

2016               Artist Presentation, Houston Metal Art Guild, Houston, TX

2016               Instructor, Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston, Houston, TX

2015               Adjunct Professor, Metal/Jewelry, Lone Start College, Houston, 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

2016            'Sprit and matter' Honorable Mention, Houston Metal Art Guild Juried Show, Jung Center, Houston, TX

2016            'CraftTexas2016' The Award of Merit Prize, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft , Houston,TX

2016            American Craft Council 'Hip pop' Emerging artist show, San Francisco, CA

2014             Second Prize, Miniature! Juried Show, Arterie Fine Arts, Naperville, IL

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

2010             Gae-chun Art Competition, Busan, South Korea

2009            Teaching Award, Jewelry Design Department, Silla University2006     26th BUSAN Industrial Design Competition, Busan,

                     South Korea

 

Related Experience

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Exhibitions

   Solo Exhibitions

2016     ‘Reproduction’, Lone Star College, Conroe, TX

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

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

2017     "In residence" Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

2016     'Sprit and Matter' 2016 Houston Metal Arts Guild Regional Juried Exhibition, Jung Center, Houston, TX

2016    CraftTexas 2016, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

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

2016     Typeset, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

2015     Co:Operation Garnish, Baltimore Jewelry Center Gallery, Baltimore, MD

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, 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

 

Gallery Representation

Asher Gallery, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX

 

Membership

Society of North American Goldsmiths

Houston Metal Art Guild

Crafthaus