• 1997-1999 M.F.A. program in graphic design,Radford University, Radford, Virginia
  • 1993-1996 M.A. in Illustration, California State University of Fullerton, California
  • 1989-1991 M.A. in Design, Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1983-1988 B.F.A. in Painting, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea



  • Graduate solo-exhibition "Series of Children's Book Illustrations" West Gallery at CSUF, California, 1997
  • Illustration Interchange Show with Japan "3+2" Korean Cultural Center Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 1991
  • Oriental Painting exhibition "IL-GI" Kwan-hun gallery, Seoul, Korea, 1988



Silver Prize in the National Art Competition of Universities, Seoul, Korea, 1988


Radford University Art Society scholarship 1998

Work Experience

  • New River Community College - Instructor, 2002 - Present
  • 2000 Graphic Designer (part time) NewCity Media, Blacksburg,Virginia
  • 1989 Graphic Designer (part time) Dai-Ichi Advertising Co. Tokyo, Japan
  • 1989-1990 Korean Language Instructor, regular hostess on the bi-weekly television program
    NHK (Japanese National Broadcasting Company)
  • 1989-1990 Design Assistant SHIBANAGA design Studio Tokyo, Japan
  • 1988 Graphic Designer (full time) Daehong Advertising Co. Seoul, Korea


Children's picture book " Christmas Counting Book "
Mongdangyonpil Publishing, Korea, 2001


Voluntary Work Experience

Fall1997-1999 Art Computer Studio monitor, Radford University

1996 created sacred painting for Samsong Korean Methodist Church, California


Education Related Employment Experience

Fall1997-1999 Graduate Assistantship Assist in video production
Radford University Telecommunications and Post Production


1991 "The Cultural Character of Color Use in Korea"
Art School of Color, Tokyo, Japan


Painting, Drawing, Graphic design

Highly proficient with software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator,

Quark Express, Macromedia Director, Adobe PageMill

Illustration techniques including watercolor, pastel, acrylic, oil painting and Sumi-e painting

References available upon request