About Mijoo Kim

Kim is a visual artist and art director. She received her Master of Fine Art emphasis in Studio Art from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her Bachelor of Fine art with an emphasis in photography from the School of Art Institute of Chicago, IL. 

She creates documentary and conceptual bodies of artwork, ‘The Mother of the Sea’, ‘Re-Figure’ and ‘Role-play’. Her works have been published nationally and internationally in the following online publications: Huffington Post, Business Insider, National Geographic NF, Indy 100 by The Independent News, Grazia Fashion Magazine South Africa, Lens Culture, Life Framer, SBS and so on.

Her works are included in the Permanent Collections of Center for Photography at Woodstock and has been exhibited nationally and internationally at Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Ackland Art Museum, Cameron Art Museum, Seoul Auction Center and so on.   

Mijoo Kim is available for photography workshops, editorial assignments and collaborations, please contact for booking information.

MIJOOKIMSTUDIO@GMAIL.COM

Curriculum Vitae 

Education Professional Affiliations

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Master of Fine Arts, 2015 Visiting Lecturer of Photography & Teaching

School of Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2009   Fellow, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

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Huffington Post (USA, Germany, Brazil, South Korea, Italy) American Way

Business Insider Korea National Maritime Museum

Life Buzz Koreana Magazine, Korea Cultural Foundation

India Today Korea Photo Review

Center for Photography at Woodstock (CPW) Grazia Fashion Magazine (South Africa)

SBS Australian Broadcasting Network OK Magazine

Sputnik France News Center for Global Initiatives Calendar

Edge of Humanity Magazine Advocate Magazine

Catch News

Bored Panda Artist Talk

Europa FM (Romania) The Center for Photography at Woodstock

Life Framer Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art

LensCulture Golden Belt, Durham, NC

Winston-Salem Journal

Selected Solo & Group Exhibitions Collections

2018       Plan B Entertainment

12x12: 12 Artist from the 12th State, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art The Center for Photography at Woodstock

2017   Hanes Art Center

Korea National Maritime Museum, Busan, South Korea Private Collection

POEMS4OCEANS Project 17, The Strand Gallery,  London

Korea Photo Review, Seoul, South Korea

FESTIPHOTO 2017 of Menthon-Saint-Bernard, Alpes, France

2016  

12x12: Mijoo Kim', Solo Show at Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, NC  

Made in Woodstock VIII, The Center for Photography at Woodstock,NY

2015                

Eureka! - Process series, John and June Alcott Gallery, NC

Graduate Cameras, Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, NC

Neo-Pre-Proto-Anti-Para-Ultra-Contra-Post Photography, Spectre, Durham, NC

Asian Contemporary Art Fair 2015, Hong Kong

‘Re-Figure’, John and June Alcott Gallery, NC

‘Part of Sum’, Ackland Museum, NC

2014                  

Between the Eyes, John and June Alcott Gallery, NC

State of the Art 2014, Cameron Art Museum,NC     

2009                 

SAIC Undergraduate Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

Bridge Art Fair, The Waterfront, New York, USA

2006                 

Undergraduate Show, The Seoul Art Center, Seoul, Korea

Awards : Artist-In-Residencies : Achievements

2016

The top 20 of Life Framer ' Human of the World' by judge Zed Nelson, Life Framer

2014                 

Artist Residency in The Center for Photography at Woodstock(CPW), Woodstock, NY  

Global Photography Competition, Center for Global Initiatives, Chapel Hill, NC

2009                  

29th Annual Spring Photography Contest, Finalist, Photographer’s FORUM

15th Annual Leadership Award - The School of Art Institute of Chicago                                   

2005

Korea Advertising Photographers Association (KAPA) – Korea