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Resume

 

 

Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate in Animation Theory, Chung-Ang University, S.Korea
  • MFA in Experimental Animation, California Institute of the Arts, USA
  • BFA in Painting & Drawing, Film & Video, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA
  • BA in Law, Hanyang University, Seoul, S.Korea

 

Career

  • 2008-now Artist, the Downtown Art Center Gallery, LA
  • 2012-2015 Artist, French Bulldog Productions LLC. NYC
  • 2009-2012 Artist, ILLUMINATED METROPOLIS INC. NYC
  • 2006-2009 Artist, ABRI INC. NYC
  • 2007-now Programmer, Slamdance Film Festival
  • 2011-now Art Director, Early Bird Pictures INC.
  • 2017-now Adjunt Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Arts & Technology, Hanyang University
  • 2011-2016 Instructor, Korea National University of Arts, Konkuk University, Choogye University for the Arts, Kynghee University, Kyugil University, Hanyang Women's University

     

Solo Exhibition

2012

<Shon Kim: New Works>, May 10-Jun 8, the Downtown Art Center Gallery, LA

2006

<Shon Kim's Moving Painting>, Feb 22-27, Kyung-in Museum of Fine Art, Seoul

 

Group Exhibition & Screening

2016

2015

  • Experimental Film & Video Festival In Seoul 2015, Seoul
  • the Skopelos International Film Festival for Youth (SIFFY), Visitig Artist, July 29-Aug 4 2015, Greece
  • <4 Rights to Place>, the Downtown Art Center Gallery, LA, USA
  • <Carnival of e-creativity 2015>, North Western Hills University , INDIA

2014

  • Nemaf <Mapping Project>, Seoul
  • Seoul International NewMedia Festival 2014
  • Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival 2013
  • <Made in Korea>, Usine Utopik, France
  • <別★同行>, OCI Museum, Seoul
  • <A Virtual Memorial Jaffa 2014>, Italy
  • <A Virtual Memorial Milan 2014>, Italy

2013

2012

2011

  • <OFFdoci Table Station (OTS) Showcase>, Dec 10-23, Underground Art Channel
  • <Video + Cast>, Oct 5-30, Arko Art Center
  • <OFFdoci Table Station (OTS)>, Sept 2-19, Underground Art Channel
  • <Artist Mobile Communicator (AMC)>, Sept-Dec, Underground Art Channel
  • Media Art Play @KEETSA, 69 Mercer St. New York
  • Alternative Film Video Festival 2011
  • Juan Media Festival 2011
  • <The History of Korean Media Art>, Nemaf 2011
  • Underground Art Channel Special Screening, Nemaf 2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

  • <Art in Daegu 2007>, Oct 12-19, Screenings on 12 Electric Boards in Daegu City, S. Korea
  • <Fall of the New>, Oct 7, Barnesdall Art Park, LA
  • <Ongoing_OFF_1℃>, Aug 31-Sept 1, Seoul
  • <A Midsummer Night's Dream>, the 11th Suwon Hwaseong Fortress Theatre Festival, Aug 16-25, S.Korea
  • Projekt30, Aug
  • Artscape 2007, Jul 20-22, Baltimore
  • <Selected Slamdance Shorts>, Jul 11, The Hammer Museum, LA
  • Video/Film Fest, Balatonfured, Hungary 2007, The Hungarian Multicultural Center, Inc
  • SHORT ATTENTION SPAN CINEMA, Jun 30, IFC Center, NYC
  • Screening with feature film, May 9-15, IFC Center, NYC
  • Projekt30, May 2007
  • <Laugh, Cry, Be Poetic, Get Crazy>, The Venturous Vanguard Video Festival 2007, Contemporary MAP, LA - LA Mission College, Apr 28 / Echo Park Film Center, May 13 / California State University Northridge, May 17 / Standing Room Only, Altered Esthetics gallery, Minn, Oct 26 / Lancaster Museum of Art
  • ROK-US Invitational Exhibition by Leading Korean Master Painters, Apr 23-24, Seoul
  • <Spring Salon 2007>, Mar 29-Apr 8, Lennox Contemporary, Toronto
  • NABI SHOWCASE 2007, Jan 12-26, Art Center Nabi, Seoul
  • AURORA Festival 2007, UK
  • Renderyard Film Festival 2007, London
  • Encounters International Short Film Festival 2007, Bristol
  • Abstacta 2007, Rome
  • RAWSTOCK Short Film Festival 2007, Seattle
  • PORTOBELLO Film Festival 2007, London
  • Brainwash TV Show and Movie Festival 2007, CA
  • box[ur]shorts Film Festival 2007, LA, NYC, Basel, Hiroshima
  • Fort Lee Film Festival 2007, NJ
  • CyBorg Film Festival 2007, Italy
  • Maryland Film Festival 2007, MD
  • Trenton Film Festival 2007, NJ
  • Calgary Underground Film Festival 2007, Canada
  • DisOrient Film Festival 2007, OR
  • Arizona International Film Festival 2007, AZ
  • FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DU FILM SUR L'ART 2007, Montreal
  • FEST ~ I CULT 2.2, Alaska
  • Asian Pacific Filmmakers Experience in Park City 2007, UT
  • Slamdance Film Festival 2007, UT
  • Pan-African Film Festival of Cannes 2007, France 
  • Best of the First Annual Eugene Film Festival, DIVA Media Arts, OR

2006

  • <Cine+MA: Animation @ New Media Ar>t, Dec 5-20, space Mass, Seoul
  • <2006 Digital Film Show>, Dec 2, BLINDSOUND Media Hub, Seoul
  • <Tomorrowland>, Oct 5-8, REDCAT, LA
  • TARFEST, Oct 5-8, Miracle Mile District, LA
  • Video and Animation Exhibition, Sept 22-Nov 10, The Foundry Art Centre, MO
  • <MoMA's tribute to CalArts>, May 25-Aug 13, The Museum of Modern Art , NYC
  • Tour des Artistes, Jun 24, East Village Arts District, Long Beach
  • All-Media National Juried Exhibition, Jun 2-30, 621 Gallery, FL
  • <Emerging Filmmakers from CalArts>, May 13-14, Edgemar Center for the Arts, Santa Monica
  • <2-D-2>, Apr 20-Jun 20, Energy Gallery, Toronto
  • <Behind the Mask>, Mar 5-Apr 9, Caladan Gallery, MA
  • International Student Film and Video Festival of Beijing Film Academy 2006, Beijing
  • Sleepwalkers Student Film Festival 2006, Estonia
  • Miami Short Film Festival 2006, FL
  • Arkansas Black Film Festival 2006, Arkansas
  • KT & G Sang Sang Madang, Republic of Korea
  • Sopot Film Festival 2006, Poland
  • L'Alternativa Festival de Cinema Independent de Barcelona 2006, Spain
  • Visionfest 2006, NY
  • New England Film & Video Festival 2006, MA
  • FAIF International Film Festival 2006, Mann's Chinese Theatres, Hollywood
  • Oxnard Independent Film Festival 2006, CA
  • DigiFestival 2006, Italy
  • Imaginaria Film Festival 2006, Italy
  • Ankara Intercultural Amateur Film Festival 2006, Turkey
  • Antimatter Underground Film Festival 2006, Canada
  • Student Shorts Film Festival 2006, Toronto
  • SoCal Independent Film Festival 2006, CA
  • International short film festival Balchik 2006, Bulgaria
  • The Fourth and the Last Experimental International Film Festival, Sydney
  • Open Air Filmfest Weiterstadt 2006, Germany
  • San Francisco International Festival of Short Films 2006, SF
  • NextFrame 2006-2007, PA
  • Odense Film Festival 2006, Denmark
  • ANONIMUL International Independent Film Festival 2006, Romania
  • ANIMA MUNDI 2006, 14th International Animation Festival of Brazil
  • Global Art Film Festival 2006, Hollywood, NY, Sacramento, Rio De Janeiro, San Juan
  • International Film Festival ART FILM 2006, Slovak Republic
  • Review of the Experimental Films and Video Art 2006, Poland
  • Talent Circle Super Shorts Film Festival 2006, London & UK
  • Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival 2006, Republic of Korea
  • INDIEFEST 2006, Chicago
  • Slamdance Anarchy, July 2006
  • Roxbury Film Festival 2006, MA
  • Winnipeg International Film Festival 2006, Canada
  • FILMSTOCK 2006, UK
  • Busan Asian Short Film Festival 2006, Republic of Korea
  • Festival de Cinema e Video Jovem de Esphino 2006, Portugal
  • VC FILMFEST 2006, LA
  • Eugene Film Festival 2006, OR
  • Trenton Film Festival 2006, NJ
  • Ybor Festival of the Moving Image 2006, FL
  • Santa Cruz Film Festival 2006, CA
  • The End of the Pier International Film Festival 2006, UK
  • Mid Ulster Film Festival 2006, Northern Ireland
  • Next Festival 06, Lithuania
  • Indianapolis International Film Festival 2006, IN
  • Philadelphia Film Festival 2006, PA
  • The East Lansing Film Festival 2006, MI
  • San Francisco Independent Film Festival 2006, SF
  • Kino-Vision Cinematech, 2006, Kyoto
  • Chicago Motion Graphics Festival 2006, Chicago

2005

  • <Yonsei University Moving Images Anchorage>, Nov 24 2005, Seoul
  • <Screen Slam>, Nov 17 2005, The Orange County Museum of Art, CA
  • <Unfinished Works>, Dec 1-11 2005, The Orange County Contemporary Art Center, CA
  • 7th Abstraction International Online Juried Exhibition, Upstream People Gallery, NE
  • <ROK-US Invitational Exhibition by Leading Korean Master Painters>, May 26-29, US Forces Korea, Seoul
  • Queens International Film Festival 2005, NY
  • New Media Festival in Seoul 2005, Seoul
  • Juan Media Festival 2005, Republic of Korea
  • Avanto Festival 2005, Helsinki
  • Chicago Underground Film Festival 2005, Chicago
  • Alameda International Film Festival 2005, CA
  • Fantoche International Animation Film Festival 05, Switzerland
  • CalArts Showcase 2005, LA

2004

  • <ROK-US Invitational Exhibition by Leading Korean Master Painters>, May 26-29, US Forces Korea, Seoul
  • Chicago Underground Film Festival 2004, Chicago

2003

  • CalArts Showcase 2003, LA
  • Ottawa International Student Animation Festival 2003, Canada
 

Performance & Interdisciplinary Art

 

Awards

  • <International Video art Festival Madrid>, 2nd Prize
  • <Projections on Lake 2008>, Semi-Finalists, A City of Pasadena Public Art Program
  • <Animate Award>, Encounter Short Film Festival 2006
  • <New Jersey International Film Festival 2006>, Best Experimental Film / Video
  • <San Diego Asian Film Festival 2006>, Best Experimental Film
  • <World-wide HIV/AIDS Art Competitio>n, 1st prize, 2005, The Orange County Contemporary Art Center
  • <Experimental Film & Video Festival In Seoul 2005>, Fuji Film Eterna Award
  • <Brainwash TV Show and Movie Festival 2006>, 2nd Grand Prize
  • <Busan Video Festival 2005>, Excellence Award, Alternative Space Bandee
  • <All-Media National Juried Exhibition Award>, Top 4, 621 Gallery, FL
  • <52nd Columbus International Film & Video Festiva>l, The Bronze Plaque
  • <53rd Columbus International Film & Video Festiva>l, Honorable Mention
  • <Internationales filmfest Braunschweig 2006>, the Leo Award, Special Mention
  • <8th Contemporary Art International Online Juried Exhibition>, Special Recognition, Upstream People Gallery
  • <Solarte Exhibition>, Finalists, Solarte Contemporary Art Gallery, NM
  • <Boston Motion Picture Awards 2005-2006>, Semi Finalist
  • <Akira Kurosawa Memorial Short Film Competition 2006>, Preliminary List
  • <Kodak Grant 2004>
  • <CalArts Merit Scholarship>, 2001-2004
 

Artist in Residency

  • Otis College of Art and Design, Summer Residency 2017, LA, USA
  • OCI Museum, Seoul Studio, 2014-2015, S.KOREA
  • OCI Museum, Incheon Studio, 2012-2013, S.KOREA
  • Cheongju Art Studio, 2012, S.KOREA

 

Professional Activities

  • Art & Character Director, Feature Animation <Ulsik the Clumsy boy>, 2016
  • Art & Character Director, Feature Animation <Hello Jeonwoochi!>, 2015
  • Art Director, Mobile Game <Woodangtangtang Jeonwoochi>, Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival 2013
  • Videographer, The Ice Show <Cirque sur Glace>, Dec 15-16 2004, Valencia Ice Station, CA

 

Curatorial Activities

  • <British Fim and Video>, Assistant Curator, Dec 01-21, Studio 55 & Total Museum, Seoul
  • <Cinemasports> Coodinator and Jury, Oct 21-25 2016, Taiwan
  • <Cinemasports> Coodinator and Jury, Mar 26-30 2016, Taiwan
  • <Slamdance Film Festival> Programmer, 2007-Present
  • <CalArts Experimental Animation Showcase> Director, Jul 1-2 05, LA Korean Cultural Center

 

Visiting Artist

  • <Animation Workshop> @Lone Buffalo, Jan 29-31 2016, Lao
  • LA Koreatown Youth & Community Center, 2009
  • <Artist Talk> @ Art Center Nabi, Jan 16 2008 .

 

Lecture

  • The Korean National University of Arts
  • Konkuk University
  • Choogye University for the Arts
  • Kynghee University
  • Kyugil University
  • Hanyang Women's University

 

Forum

  • <Asian Animation Forum 2065> Discussant, Oct 25 2016, BIAF
  • <Japan-China-Korea Student Animation Festival 2016>, Jul 28-Aug 1 2016, Yokohama
  • <Asian Animation Forum 2015> Discussantl, Oct 25 2015, BIAF

 

Art Writting

 

Collection & Archive

 

Publications

 

Press

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