1997 M.F.A. New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred, NY.
1988 B.F.A. Hong Ik University, Seoul, Korea.
TEACHING AND APPOINTMENT
2009-05 Associate Professor, University of Georgia, Athens GA
2009 Summer Faculty, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts Deer Isle ME
2008 Summer Faculty at UGA Abroad Program Cortona Italy
2006 Summer Faculty, Penland School of Crafts, Penland NC
2005-04 Associate Professor, Western Illinois University, Macomb IL
2004-00 Assistant Professor, Western Illinois University, Macomb IL
2004 Visiting Faculty, the Korea University of Art, Seoul, Korea
2002 Summer Faculty, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle ME
2000 Summer School Faculty, New York State University at Alfred NY
2000-97 Lecturer, California State University Long Beach CA
1997-95 Graduate Teaching Associate, Alfred University Alfred NY
AWARDS AND PRIZES
2008 University of Georgia Faculty Research Fellowship.
2007 M.G. Michael Research Award.
2005 The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant.
University of Georgia Faculty Research Grant.
2004 Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowship Award.
2002 Grand Prize: The 2nd World Ceramic Biennale International Competition,
The Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize.
Third place: The Virginia A. Groot Foundation.
2001 Bronze Award: World Ceramic Exposition Korea International
Competition, Icheon, Korea.
Grant “Onggi American Tour,” Korea Foundation, Seoul Korea.
2000 Western Illinois University Research Grant, Macomb, IL.
1995 Korean Alumni Award: Alfred University, Alfred, NY.
1995 Excellence Prize: Seoul Contemporary Ceramic Competition, Seoul, Korea