jeong@alfred.edu  


Education

2021 Master of Fine Arts with Honors, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at University of Michigan
2012 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cartoon and Animation at Sejong University, Seoul


Work Experience

2021~2024
Professor of Practice, Alfred University, New York State College of Ceramics, School of Art and Design + Performing Art Division
Foundation for Freshmen: MAKE class 
IDEA Generator (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), Alfred University
Program directing for the Arts at Alfred BIPOC Residency and IDEA Lab workshop.

2019~2021
Executive Committee NEKST 8th International Conference of NextGen Korean Studies Scholars:
Encountering Difference at the Nam Center Korean Studies, University of Michigan

2021
Graduate Student Instructor
: Engagement
Social Spaces: The Role of Artists, Designers, and Citizens, University of Michigan

2020
Graduate Student Instructor of Record Social Spaces: The Role of Artists, Designers, and Citizens, University of Michigan
This course explores the ways in which artists, designers, and citizens work within the public sphere. Students gain an understanding of socially engaged art and design practice while learning approaches and skills essential to community engagement work. In designing the curriculum, I created course projects in which we  partnered with Growing Hope, Brilliant Detroit and the Ginsberg Center, a civic engagement center with a mission to cultivate and steward equitable partnerships between communities and the university.

2019~2020
Graduate Student Research Assistant,
Radical Humility with Professor Rebekah Modrak 
Researched perspectives into humility for interdisciplinary-book project, University of Michigan

2019
Invited Jurist,
YpsiNow: Intersections, Riverside Arts Center, Ypsilanti, MI
YpsiNow is an annual exhibit showcasing Ypsilanti-based creatives.
Curator, Sponsored by and invited to 734 Brewing Co., Ypsilanti, MI
Curated a group show, Beneath the Surface, inviting emerging local artists including myself that reflect the local underground scene in Ypsilanti.

2011~2018
Design Instructor, Gunpo Public Youth Center, Gunpo, S. Korea
Designed and taught weekend classes for students from low-income families in Gunpo.

2013~2018
Art Instructor, Today Art Institution, Seoul, S. Korea
Taught pre-college students ranging from 8~12th grades about illustrations, anatomy and design.


Invited Solo Show

2021 Screaming Yellow, Heartened Surfaces, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Stamps Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

2018 Bad Seed, 734 Brewing, Funded by YpsiGlow Wonderfool Productions, Ypsilanti, MI

2016 Mystery of Everyday Life, Alternative Space THE COMMON, Taipei, Taiwan

2015 Four Islands, Gunsan Creative Cultural Space Yeoinsug, Gunsan, S. Korea


Invited Group Show

2021
Screaming Yellow x Horangis,
Public engagement show for a screening and presentation, MOCAD (Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit), Detroit, MI
Re-contextualizing “Princess Bari”,
Change of Address, Cohen Gallery, Alfred, NY
Water Correspondences, Dream is Not All Dream, Stamps Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
Collaboration with artist Ellie Schmidt, Funded by ArtsEngine

2020
News & Letter, Respond/ Resist/ Rethink, Stamps Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
Short films 2:50, 2:57, Funded by Nam Center Korean Studies at the University of Michigan

2019
No Name,
Glyph: The Diversity, Complexity and Aesthetics of Language, Riverside Arts Center, Ypsilanti, MI

2015
A Butcher's Shop You Can Believe In
, Gunsan Creative Cultural Space Yeoinsug, Gunsan, S. Korea
An Exhibition You Can Believe In, Gunsan Creative Cultural Space Yeoinsug, Gunsan, S. Korea


Artist/Panel Talk

2021
Cascade Voices x Parallax Conjunctures, Screening event and artist talk with Jane Jin Kaisen hosted by MOCAD (Museum of Contemporary Art Detorit) 
Social Practice in Arts Administration and Coursework, NCAA Arts Conference "Seeing Through the Noise: Change Inside Out, Ringling College of Art and Design
Screaming Yellow: Social Practice and Exploration of Color of Yellow, Speaker Series, Alfred University
Screaming Yellow and Mining Gold, NEKST 8th International Conference of NextGen Korean Studies Scholars: Encountering Difference, University of Michigan
Screaming Yellow, Artist Talks for Heartened Surfaces facilitated by Stamps Gallery

2020
Emergent Discontinuity, MFA Symposium, University of Michigan
Led ‘Kimchi Making Workshop’ with over 20 participants while watching and following the recipe of a famous YouTuber, Maangchi. Keynote speakers for the symposium: curator Taraneh Fazeli and art historian Kathryn Carney


Awards/Certificates

2021  
Bernstein Funds for Faculty Development, Alfred University
University of Michigan Jean Paul Slusser MFA Thesis Award (honorable mention), University of Michigan
Stamps Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Grant
, Collaboration project, Artist Database Project with Stamps lecturers, Erin Mckenna and Sally Clegg, Stamps School of Art and Design, University of Michigan
Finalist for Art & Design Competition for the James S. Jackson Distinguished Career Award for Diversity Scholarship, University of Michigan’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) and the National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) in cooperation with Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan
Arts Integrative Interdisciplinary Research (AiiR) Grant, ArtsEngine, University of Michigan
Smucker Wagstaff Creative Work and Research Grant, Stamps School of Art and Design, University of Michigan

2020
Certification, Machine Learning for Musicians and Artists, Goldsmiths at University of London, Taught by Rebecca Fiebrink, Estimated Effort 50 hours
Elsie Choy Lee‍ Scholar, CEW+ Scholarship Award, University of Michigan
Korean Studies Conference NEKST Committee Fellowship, Nam Center Korean Studies, University of Michigan
SeAh Haiam Arts and Sciences Scholarship
, Nam Center Award, University of Michigan
Beverly J. Waterman Scholarship, Services for Students with Disabilities, University of Michigan
ArtEngine Student Micro Grants, ArtsEngine, University of Michigan

2019
Smucker Wagstaff Creative Work and ResearchGrant, Stamps School of Art and Design, University of Michigan
Korean Studies Conference NEKST Committee Fellowship, Nam Center Korean Studies, University of Michigan
ArtEngine Student Micro Grants, ArtsEngine, University of Michigan
The Library Student Mini-Grants, M Library, University of Michigan  

2018 WonderFool Production Artist Grants, Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti, MI

2016 Research Project Grant, the Gyeonggi Foundation Cultural Agency, Gyeonggi, S. Korea

2015
Creative Cultural Space Yeoinsug 8 Month Residency, Invited Artist, Gunsan, S. Korea
Top Prize, The 33th Grand Art Exhibitio, n of Korea, Seoul, S. Korea

2008 High Academic Honors, Sejong University

2007
Highest Academic Honors, Sejong University
Animation Film Award with Medical Center, Seoul Independent Animation Film Award 

2006 Best Animation Film Award with Medical Center, Chungkang University, Seoul, S. Korea


Residency

2021
IEA (Institution for Electronic Arts) Residency, School of Art and Design, Alfred University
1 week residency program hosted and sponsored by the Institution for Electronic Arts.

2015
Gunsan Artist-in-Residency, 8 month long artist-in-residency, Gunsan Creative Cultural Space Yeoinsug, Funded by Arts Counsil Korea and Jeon-la Province, S. Korea


Service Work

2021
IDEA Lab Workshop: for Social Justice and Cultural Diversity, Funded by School of Art and Design, Alfred University
Organized regular bi-weekly workshops to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment. students, staff, faculty or community members of color/LGBTQ+ can lead sessions.
IDEA Lab is for the celebration of multiple layers of intersectionalities.

2015~2012
Journey To Get Happy, Funded by Gunpo province, Sponsored by Gunpo Youth Center of Gunpo province, S. Korea & Nepal
Directed a community engaged program between Gunpo Youth Center and Nepal Smile Orphanage. Volunteers and students raised funds to send 100kg of stationary to support Smile Orphanage.

2014~2012
Blanket to Blanket: Donating Blankets to Elderly Living Alone, Guryong village Elderly Care Center, Funded by Gunpo Youth Center, Seoul, S. Korea
Led the project with young artists, volunteers and students to support elderly people who live alone in slum areas on the outskirts of Seoul. We raised funds by selling hot beverages and donated 77 winter blankets to the elderly residents in Guryong village.