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Born in Busan, Korea in 1973, Jena H. Kim lives and works in New York. Jena H. Kim received her BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art and Science, and her MFA from the Yale School Art. She has had solo shows at Next Door Gallery, Seoul, South Korea and Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Awards Kim received are KAFA, Han Yongjin Art Award, and Annual Korean Cultural Center Juried Art Exhibition. Kim finished her residency at the Smack Mellon Artist Studio Program in Brooklyn in 2007 and has been a member at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts since 2009 through December 1st, 2012.

 

Education

 
2000     Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT MFA 
1998     Cooper Union School of Art and Science, New York, NY BFA 
 
Exhibitions

 
2012     Infinity of Stories, Gallery Ho, New York, NY 
2011     The Last Stage, Next Door Gallery, Seoul, Korea 
2010     Illusive Dimensions, Tenri Gallery, New York, NY 
            Winter Special:Oddinary Days, PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea 
2009     Three Persons Exhibition, Paik Hae Young Gallery, Seoul, Korea 
            Notion of Framing, Void Gallery Initiative, Seoul, Korea 
            New York 9 + one, Cais Gallery, Seoul, Korea 
            For Excellence: The 11 KAFA Awarded Artists, Seoul National University, Korea 
2008     Flight of the Mechanical Bumble Bee, WCO Center, NY, NY 
2007     Winter 0708, Art Gate Gallery, NY, NY 2006 
            Starting at the Edge, Mushroom Arts, NY, NY 2005 
            Riddle of Style-Young Overseas Artist Exhibition, Seoul Arts Center, Korea 
2005     Boxes, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA 
2004     Hung Jury–15 Contemporary Artists Make Their Mark Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles,CA 
            1st Han Yongjin Award Four Persons Exhibition, Space World, NY, NY 
2003     Weight as Real, The Queens Council on the Arts, LIC, NY 
2002     Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY 
 
Awards

 
2004     8th KAFA Award 
            1st Han Yongjin Art Award 2004 
            12th Annual Korean Cultural Center Juried Art Exhibition 2004 
 
Bibliography

 
2005     Space Artist 19 Jena H. Kim pp. 112-117 
2008     NY Arts January 600 Best Websites pp.150 
2009     Monthly Art Magazine 296 9 Korean Women Artists in New York pp. 106-113 Residency/Studio Programs 
            Paik Hae Young Gallery 
            The Elizabeth Foundation of the Arts 
2007     Studio Program, Smack Mellon

 

Jena H. Kim 

 

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