Education                                                                                                       

• Master in Fine Art in Printmaking and Drawing (2005 - 2008)

   The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX

• Student Artist Residency (2005)

   Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy

• Bachelor in Fine Art, 75 credit hours to supplement BA degree (2002 – 2005)

    The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX

• BA in Early childhood education and consumer theory (1998 – 2002)

   The University of Suwon, Suwon, Korea

 

Teaching Experience/ Employment                                                                    

• Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

            Lecturer (2016-present)

                         Basic Figure Drawing           Advanced Figure Drawing               Interior Design Basic

• The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX

            Lecturer II (2012 – present)

                        Drawing I & II                          Painting I                          2D foundation

                        Color Theory                          Printmaking

                        Drawing for Non Major         Painting for Non Major

• Southwest School of Art at San Antonio, TX

            Colored pencil workshop for SAISD high school art teachers (2014)

• The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX

            Teaching Assistant (2006 – 2007)

                        Drawing I for Major

                        Printmaking: Basic

 

Related Work Experience                                                                                          

• Graphic Artist (2014-2015)

            Whole Foods Market, San Antonio, TX

• Assistant Manager at Visual Resources Center (2005-2007)

            University of Texas at San Antonio, TX

• Committee member Satellite Space gallery (2006-2007)

            University of Texas at San Antonio, TX

• Illustrations for Printmaking Brochure, 2007

            McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

• Taddeo di Bartolo Reconstruction Project, 2007

            Reconstruction drawing of a medieval altarpiece from fragments and historical

            information for display

            McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

 

Research                                                                                                         

• Print Suite Exchange: The Univ. of Texas at San Antonio & Stephen F. Austin State Univ. 2015

            Coordinator

• Print Suite Exchange: The Univ. of Texas at San Antonio & Bringham Young Univ. 2008

            Coordinator

 

Publication Translation                                                                                    

• Translator

            Acrylic Mixing Directory, Book written by Ian Sidaway, 2006

• Translator

            Watercolour Mixing Directory, Book written by Moira Clinch, 2006

 

Additional Work Experience                                                                            

• Designer (2010-2011)

            Marketing, designing promotional aids, and etc. Phil’s Texas Diner, San Antonio, TX

• Assistant Designer (2001)

            Assisting the designer, graphic design duties using Adobe software Ad Basic, Seoul, Korea

 Administrative Assistant (2000)

            ING Life, Seoul, Korea

 

Scholarships and Grants                                                                                   

• Art and Art History Graduate Art Scholarship, Steve Reynolds Fund (2008)

            The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX

• Art and Art History Graduate Art Scholarship, Various Donors (2005-2007)

            The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX

• UTSA International Education Financial Aid Fund Scholarship for 07 Study Abroad, Germany (2006)

            The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX

• Texas Public Education Grant (2003-2005)

            The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX

• UTSA International Education Financial Aid Fund Scholarship for the Summer Program, Italy (2005)

            The University of Texas at San Antonio, TX

• Academic Excellence Scholarship (1998-2002)

            The University of SuwonSuwon, South Korea

 

Exhibitions/Awards                                                                                                            

2018

New works, Palmetto Arts Center (solo)

   San Antonio, TX

2017

Soomin Jung, Conduit Gallery (solo)

   Dallas, TX (May 2017)

Faculty Exhibition, Texas State University

   San Marcos, TX

Collection 492,  Stephen F. Austin University

   Nacogdoches, TX

Three Decades Plus: Printmaking at UTSA, UTSA Art Gallery

   San Antonio, TX (Jan 2017)

2016

Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series 2016, Art on 5th

   Austin, TX

   Semi-Finalist

Let There Be Light, St. Mary’s University

   San Antonio, TX

The Gala and After Party, Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa

   San Antonio, TX

Art in the Garden, The Southwest School of Art

   San Antonio, TX

New Texas Talent XXIII, Craighead Green Gallery

  Juror: Frank Hettig, Director of Modern and Contemporary Art Heritage Auction

  Dallas, TX

33rd Juried Exhibition, Visual Art Alliance at BLUEOrange Gallery

  Juror: Dan Allison, owner D.M. Allison Gallery

  Houston, TX

Party for the Arts, Brick Market Place

   San Antonio, TX

New art/Arte Nuevo, The University of Texas at San Antonio, Juror: Kimberly Arp

   San Antonio, TX

UTSA permanent Art Collection, The University of Texas at San Antonio

   Curator: Arturo Almeida and President Dr. Ricardo Romo

   San Antonio, TX

Group Hug 6!, The Museum of Human Achievement

   Austin, TX

Blue Star Red Dot, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum

   San Antonio, TX

Group Hug 6!, The Lullwood Group

   San Antonio, TX

Texas Draws IV, Southwest School of Art

   San Antonio, TX

Muse, UTSA gallery Downtown Campus (4 people)

   San Antonio, TX

2015

• Eyes Got It!, Austin Studio Tours

  Austin, TX

  Semi-Finalist

Public Art San Antonio @ the San Antonio City Hall

San Antonio, TX

• The Hunting Art Prize

Houston, TX

   Finalist

• 50/250, French and Michigan gallery

  San Antonio, TX

• XVII Biennial Art Faculty exhibition, University of Texas at San Antonio Main Gallery

  San Antonio, TX

• The Power of the Ten, McNay art Museum

  San Antonio, TX

• UTSA Silent Art Auction, Frost building

  San Antonio, TX

2014

• New art/Arte Nuevo, The University of Texas at San Antonio, Juror: Catherine Lee

San Antonio, TX

• The Power of the Ten, McNay art Museum (October)

  San Antonio, TX

• Art in the Garden, Southwest School of Art and Craft (September)

  San Antonio, TX

2013

• The Other Side, REM gallery

San Antonio, TX (Solo)

• Public Art San Antonio @ the San Antonio City Hall

San Antonio, TX (solo)

• 50/250, French and Michigan Gallery

  San Antonio, TX

• XVI Biennial Art Faculty exhibition, University of Texas at San Antonio Main Gallery

  San Antonio, TX

• Art in the Garden, Southwest School of Art and Craft

  San Antonio, TX

• The Power of the Ten, McNay art Museum

  San Antonio, TX

2011

• Inspire on Fire, Witte Museum

San Antonio, TX

  3rd Place

• UTSA Alumni Exhibition (Featured), Main Gallery at the University of Texas at San Antonio

  Texas Biennial 11

San Antonio, TX

2010

• A Girl in the Middle, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center

San Antonio, TX (Solo)

 Quiescent, REM Gallery

San Antonio, TX (Solo)

2009

• Texas National 2009, Stephen F Austin State University, Juror: Mel Chin

Nacogdoches, TX

  Honorable mention

• 32nd Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University,

   Juror: Lynwood Kreneck

Peoria, IL

• Coexistence, Three Walls

San Antonio, TX (Solo)

2008

• iNDA (International Drawing Annual), Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, 

   Cincinnati, OH (Catalogue)

  3rd place

 Rhythm, MFA Thesis, Satellite Space Gallery

San Antonio, TX

• The Dream of Red Chamber Masquerade Ball, White Box Gallery

New York, NY

• Luminaria: Arts night in San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

• Lagniappe (Traveling), Common Grand Gallery

Winsor Ontario, Canada (August)

• Lagniappe

Toronto Ontario, Canada

2007

• Dimension XXXV, Art Center of Corpus Christi, Juror: V. Michelle Bower Smythe, Milt Young,

   Corpus Christi, TX

  Merit Award Sculpture Category

• Lagniappe 5: Pixels and Prints National Print Exchange, Louisiana State University, 

   Juror: Beauvais Lyons,

Baton Rouge, LA

• 31st Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University,

   Juror: Judith K. Brodsky

Peoria, IL

• Mo + POMO, Satellite Space Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2006

• Salt City Dozen 2006 National Portfolio, Juror: Lisa Bulawsky

Syracuse, NY

• Coordinates, Santa Reparata International School of Art

Florence, Italy

• Dot, Dot and Something: 4 printmakers, Satellite Space Gallery

San Antonio, TX

• Wednesday People, Gallery E

San Antonio, TX

• The Dots Project, Gallery E

San Antonio, TX

• Green Eggs and Contemporary Art Month Awards in San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

• Print Exchange: The Univ. of Texas and Brigham Young Univ. Utah

• T-Shirt Show, Stella Haus Gallery, San Antonio, TX Contemporary Art Month

• Unlocked, Satellite Space Gallery

San Antonio, TX

• The Impression of Prints and Expression of Prints, Gallery Art SA

San Antonio, TX

2005

• The 27th Annual Paper in Particular National Exhibition, Juror: David Morrison

Columbia, MO

• National Juried Exhibition, Regional Artist Consortium, Juror: Charles Field

San Antonio, TX

2001

 National Avatar Character Design Competition, Daily Chosun

Seoul, Korea

 3rd Place

 

Artist Lecture & Talk                                                                              

2017

• En plein air watercolor workshop with San Antonio Museum of Art

San Antonio, TX

2016

• Texas Draws IV Rapid Image presentation @ Southwest School of Art

San Antonio, TX

• Seeing Art San Antonio @ Southwest School of Art

San Antonio, TX

2010

• Seeing Art San Antonio @ REM gallery

San Antonio, TX

  

Bibliography                                                                                                            

 • Silva, Elda, “Art opens windows to The Other Side” San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, TX (April 27th 2013), section D

• Bennett, Steve, “CAM offers smorgasbord of tasty cultural events” San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, TX (March 3rd 2013), J10

• 2010 February San Antonio Magazine p74

  San Antonio, TX

• Silva, Elda, “Ordinary is extra ordinary” San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, TX (February 7th 2010), 1G SA Life section

• Isenhart, Justin, “Art capades” San Antonio Current, San Antonio, TX (March 10th 2010)

• Fisch, Sarah, “Quiescent: Soomin Jung” San Antonio Current, San Antonio, TX (January 6th 2010) p25

• Seale, Emily, “Critic’s Pick: Soomin Jung: Coexistence” San Antonio Current, San Antonio, TX (June 24th 2009) CAM p11

• 2007 International Drawing Annual (ISBN 978-1-4276-3196-1), Cincinnati, OH, Manifest press, July, 2008, Front cover, featured winner

  • Manifest Vol.26: Projections and Selections, Cincinnati, OH, Manifest press, March, 2008