curriculum vitae

 

1979

Born in Seoul, South Korea

 

Education

2008 

Master of Design, Jewellery & Silversmithing, Edinburgh College of Art, United Kingdom

 

2003 

Bachelor of Fine Art, Precious Metal Design, Hanyang University, South Korea

 

Exhibitions and  Shows

2019 

The Best of British Jewellery (Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, UK)

Goldsmiths' Fair (Goldsmiths' Hall, London, UK)

Collect (Saatchi Gallery, London, UK, presented by craftscotland)

 

2018 

Elements (Lyon & Turnbull's showrooms, Edinburgh, UK)

Goldsmiths’ Fair (Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, UK)         

Korean Connection (Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, UK)

Pearl (Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, UK)

Making a Statement (Coburg House Gallery, Edinburgh, UK)

 

2017 

[email protected] (Oxo Tower Wharf, London, UK)

MADE showcase (Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield, UK)

Element 3 (Lyon & Turnbull's showrooms, Edinburgh, UK)

[email protected] (Dovecot Studio, Edinburgh, UK)

Beyound the Blue (Gill Wing Gallery, London, UK)

175 Years of Art (Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, UK)

SITselect showcase  : Jessica Turrell and Misun Won (New Brewery Arts, Cirencester, UK)

American Craft Council (ACC) Baltimore show presented by Craft Scotland (Baltimore, USA)

 

2016 

[email protected] (Oxo Tower Wharf, London, UK)

Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition (&Collective, Bridge of Allan, UK)

[email protected] (Dovecot Studio, Edinburgh, UK)

Elements 2 (Lyon & Turnbull's showrooms, Edinburgh, UK)

 

2015 

Selected at Dovecot (Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, UK)

Elements (Lyon & Turnbull's showrooms, Edinburgh, UK)

Goldsmiths’ Fair (Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, UK)       

MADE showcase (Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield)

Journey Through Time (Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA, USA)

Inhorgnta Munich (Messe München, Munich, Germany

 

2014 

Selected at Dovecot (Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, UK)

Contemporary Korean Silversmithing and Jewellery (Korean Cultural Centre, London, UK)

SOFA Chicago ART & DESIGN (Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, Chicago, US presented by craftscotland)

SIERAAD International Jewellery Art Fair (Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

LOOT: MAD about Jewelry (Museum of Art and Design, New York, US)

Goldsmiths’ Fair (Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, UK)

Catching the Light (Dorothy Wightman, Lancashire, UK)

Inhorgnta Munich (Messe München, Munich, Germany)

 

2013 

SIERAAD International Jewellery Art Fair (Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Make it Slow touring exhibitions (part of Art Unpacked) created by Chrysalis Arts (North Yorkshire, UK, November 2013- October 2014)    

MADE LONDON the Design and Craft Fair (One Marylebone, London, UK, presented by Designer Jewellers Group)

Goldsmiths’ Fair (Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, UK)        

Transparenz (Cebra Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany)

Growing (The National Centre for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire, UK)

Growing Talent (Goldsmiths’ Hall, London)

Visual Arts Scotland Annual Open Exhibition (The Royal Scottish Academy Upper Galleries, Edinburgh)

 

2012 

SIERAAD International Jewellery Art Fair (WesterGasfabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Goldsmiths' Fair (Goldsmiths' Hall, London, UK)

Color is More (iii-gallery, Brussels, Begium)

SOFA New York (Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA, presented by Ornamentum Gallery)

La appariencia solida, de la materis vacía/ The solid appearance of the empty field (Galeria Dtreea, Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain)

Solo Exhibition (Beyond Fashin, Antwerp, Belgium)

Visual Arts Scotland Annual Open Exhibition (The Royal Scottish Academy Upper Galleries, Edinburgh)

 

2011 

Christmas Cracker 2011 (Byard Art Gallery, Cambridge, UK)

Dazzle (Royal National Theatre, London, UK)

SIERAAD International Jewellery Art Fair (WesterGasfabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

JOYA Barcelona Contemporary Jewellery Week (FAD Placa dels Angels, Barcelona, Spain)

Dazzle (Assembly George Square Theatre, Edinburgh, UK)

Designer Jeweller Group Summer Exhibition (Barbican Centre, London, UK)

Lades Night-Jewellery Event (Byard Art Gallery, Cambridge, UK)

Similar Threads (Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, UK)

Collect (Saatchi Gallery, London, UK, presented by craftscotland)

Dazzle (Merchant Square, Glasgow, UK)   

Showcase (The Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA)

 

2010 

Dazzle (Royal National Theatre, London, UK)

SIERAAD International Jewellery Art Fair (WesterGasfabriek, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

SOFA CHICAGO (Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, Chicago, USA, presented by Ornamentum Gallery)

Goldsmiths’ Fair (Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, UK)

Dazzle (Traverse Theatre Atrium, Edinburgh, UK)

Summer Showcase (Platform Gallery, London, UK)

Designer Jeweller Group Summer Exhibition (Barbican Centre, London, UK)

Collect (Saatchi Gallery, London, UK, presented by craftscotland)

Jewellery of Misun Won & Ulrike Hamm (Expo Arte, Oslo, Norway)

Silver Schools (The Gallery of Art in Legnica, Poland, part of the Legnica Festival SILVER 2010)

SOFA New York (Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA, presented by Ornamentum Gallery)

Dazzle (Merchant Square, Glasgow, UK)

Spring (Galerie Sofie Lachaert, Tielrode, Belgium)

Coburg Jewellery (Audalde Gallery, Edinburgh, UK)

Black & Gold (Platform Gallery, Lancashire, UK)          

Coburg House Jewellers Showcase (The Harley Gallery, Nottinghamshire, UK)

 

2009

Designer Jewellers Group Christmas Exhibition (Barbican Centre, London, UK)

Gifted (National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK)

Alchemy 10 (The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds, UK)

SOFA CHICAGO (Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, Chicago, USA, presented by Ornamentum Gallery)

Lustre (Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham, UK)

Origin (Somerset House, London, UK)

Goldsmiths’ Fair (Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, UK)

Dazzle (Traverse Theatre Atrium, Edinburgh, UK)

The Ring Theory (Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK)

Showcase (The gallery tal20, Munich, Germany)

Barbican summer exhibition/Coutts London Jewellery Week (Barbican Centre, London, UK)         

Blütenzauber- “Floral Magic” (the Handwerksform Hannover, Hannover, Germany)

Emboss (RBSA gallery, Birmingham, UK)

Reclaimed (Galanthus Gallery, Hereford, UK)

SOFA NEW YORK (Park Avenue Armory, New York, USA, presented by Ornamentum Gallery)

Inhorgenta Europe, Special Show “Brand New-New Brand” (New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Munich, Germany)

New Beginning 09 (SDC Gallery, London, UK)                                                                                         

Jewellery Showcase (Open Eye Gallery/Eye Two, Edinburgh, UK)

 

2008 

Designer Jewellers Group Christmas Exhibition (Barbican Centre, London, UK)

‘1001’ Christmas Exhibition (Bute Space Gallery and Studios, Cardiff Bay, UK)

Lustre (Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham, UK)

The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair (The Manchester Grammar School, Manchester, UK)

Origin (Somerset House, London, UK)

International Jewellery London Trade Fair

(presented by Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Award, Earl’s Court, London, UK)

New Designers (Business Design Centre, London, UK)

The Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Award (Goldsmiths’ Hall, London, UK)

Design for Science (The Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester /The Nobel Museum, Stockholm, Sweden)

 

2007 

ECA Centenary Masters of Design (Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK)

Design for Science (Sunderland Museum & Winter Garden, Sunderland, UK)

Precious ‘Fresh and New’ (Edinburgh, UK)

 

Awards

2018 

Open project funding, Creative Scotland

 

2017 

Open project funding, Creative Scotland

 

2014 

Award of Funding from the Talent Development – International Programme, Creative Scotland

 

2011 

A finalist in professional category, Contemporary Jewelry Awards Enjoia’t 2011, FAD, Barcelona

 

2009 

Craft Maker Awards: Edinburgh, The City of Edinburgh Council

Commended in Fine Jewellery, Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Award

Stephen Mayer Memorial Awards, Designer Jewellers Group

 

2008 

Professional Development Grant, Scottish Arts Council

Gold Award in Fashion Production Jewellery, Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Award

Commended Award in Fine Jewellery, IJL special award, Goldsmiths’ Craftsmanship & Design Award

 

2007 

1st Prize in Jewellery Category, Design for Science

3rd Prize, Marcia Lanyon Ltd Stone Competition

Highly Commended, Gem-A Scottish Branch Jewellery Design Competition

 

2006 

International Student Scholarship (Edinburgh College of Art)

 

Work Experience

2014.04.05  Visiting Lecturer, Scottish Goldsmiths Trust Symposium, Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

2008-2009   Visiting lecturer, Artist in Residency, Edinburgh College of Art

2008, 2009  Summer School Assistance, Edinburgh College of Art