Education
2012-present  M.F.A., Candidate, Jewelry, Savannah College of Art and Design, GA, U.S.A
2010-2011  Exchange Student, Metals/ Jewelry/ CAD-CAM, Temple University, Philadelphia, U.S.A
2001-2004  M.F.A., Metalwork and Jewelry, Kookmin University, South Korea
1993-2000  B.F.A., Art and Craft, Konkuk University, South Korea
Awards
2016  1st Place, Future of Design, MJSA Vision Awards, U.S.A
2016  2nd Place, Educational Endowment Scholarships, SNAG, U.S.A
2016  1st Place, Silver Category, Saul Bell Awards, U.S.A
2016  3rd Place, Brooch Category, SJTA-Atlanta Jewelry Show, Atlanta, GA, U.S.A
2013  Final List, Niche Award, U.S.A
2013  2nd Place, Brooch Category, SJTA-Atlanta Jewelry Show, Atlanta, GA, U.S.A
2005  A Grand Prize, 2nd Swarovski ‘Small Object’ Festival, Seoul, Korea
2002  Honorable Mention, International Craft Exhibition, Itami, Japan
2000  Winner of Metal Category, Chungbuk Art Exhibition, Chungju, Korea
Honors
2016 Educational Endowment Scholarship, Society of North American Goldsmiths
2012~present  Artistic Honors Fellowship (Full Scholarship), Savannah College of Art and Design
1998  ‘Shin’ Scholarship, Konkuk University
Publication
2016  Saul Bell Design Award 2016, Book, Rio Grande,  May 2016
2016  Saul Bell Design Award 2016, Website, May 2016
2016  Metalsmith Magazine, page 68, Vol 36, 2016
2016  Loot 2016 Press Release, Museum of Arts and Design, February 2016
2016  SCAD Unveils Student-Designed Capsule Collection, WWD Website, February 2016
2016  SCADgoods, SCADgoods Website, February 2016
2015  SCAD SCRIPT BRACELET, ShopSCAD, 2015
2014  ‘SCADgoods’, News and Press, Savannah College of Art and Design, December 2014
2014  Ornament Magazine, Vol37.1 2014
2005  Yonhap News TV, August 8, 2005
2005  Cultural Times, Newspaper, July 28 2005, Page 7
2005  Design Jungle, Online magazine, July 2005
2005  Campus Newspaper and web news, Kookmin University, August 2005
Exhibition
2016 The 39th “Philadelphia Museum of Art CraftShow”, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, U.S.A
2016 SOFA, Sculpture Objects Functional Art and design, Festival Hall, Navy Pier, Chicago, USA
2016  JCK Las Vegas show, Las Vegas, U.S.A (by Saul Bell Design Awards)
2016 Saul Bell Design Award 2016, Albuquerque, U.S.A
2016  Loot 2016 show, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, U.S.A
2016  ‘SJAT-Atlanta Jewelry Show’, Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, U.S.A
2015  The 39th “Philadelphia Museum of Art CraftShow”, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, U.S.A
2015  Annual SCAD Jewelry Department Exhibition, Fahm Hall, Savannah, U.S.A
2014  The 38th “Philadelphia Museum of Art CraftShow”, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, U.S.A
2014  The 11th“ West Plam Beach Fine Craft Sow”, Palm Beach County Convention Center, Palm Beach, U.S.A
2014  Annual SCAD Jewelry Department Exhibition, Fahm Hall, Savannah, U.S.A
2013  The 37th “Philadelphia Museum of Art CraftShow”,  Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, U.S.A
2013  The 31st “Annual Smithsonian Craft Show ,The National Building Museum, WashingtonD.C., USA
2013  “SJAT – Atlanta Jewelry Show“, Cobb Galleria Centre, Atlanta, U.S.A
2013  Annual SCAD Jewelry Department Exhibition, Fahm Hall, Savannah, U.S.A
2013  Jewelry Graduate Student Show, Fahm Hall, Savannah, U.S.A
2011  Tyler Student Show, Tyler of Art School, Philadelphia, U.S.A
2007  The 18th “The 3rd Group of Metalsmith” Exhibition, Lock Museum, Seoul, Korea
2006  The 17th “The 3rd Group of Metalsmith” Exhibition, Chang Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2005  Swarovski ’Small Object Festival’ Award Exhibition, Coex Convention Center Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2002  ‘The Konkuk Group of Craft’ Exhibition, Dong-Duk Gallery, Korea
2002  ‘The ring – Seven hundreds of pledge -’ Special Exhibition, Gana Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2002  International Craft Exhibition Itami, Japan (by award)
2002  ‘Special of Magnifying Glasses’ Planning Selected Exhibition, Crafts House Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2000  ‘The Konkuk Group of Craft’ Exhibition, Korea Design Center, Seoul, Korea
M.F.A Thesis
‘Figurative Analysis on Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering’, Kookmin University, 2004, Korea
 Professional Experience
2016        Teaching Assistant, Savannah College of Art and Design, U.S.A
2014~2015  SCADgoods Designer (hired), Savannah College of Art and Design, U.S.A
2014        Instructor for Summer Seminar, Savannah College of Art and Design, U.S.A
2014        Teaching Assistant, Savannah College of Art and Design, U.S.A
2004~2010  SJ Paik Studio, owner, Seoul, Korea
2007~2010  Instructor, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea
2006~2008  Instructor, Konkuk University, Chungju, Korea
2006~2007  Instructor, Hyupsung University, Suwon, Korea
2003        Computer Lab Assistant, College of Design, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea
2000~2001  Administrative Assistant, Konkuk University, Chungju, Korea

 

Collection
2005  “for Harmony, to Harmonize”, Swarovski Korea, Seoul, Korea (by award)
Public Sculpture
2009  Public Sculpture in Shindong-A Apt., Yungin, Korea
2008  Public Sculputre in Konkuk University, Chungju, Korea
2006  Public Sculpture in Deaduck Plaz, Bungang, Korea
2006  Bell-tower in Chungkang College, Icheon, Korea
2005  Public Sculpture in Hyundai Hometown Apt., Seoul, Korea
2004  Public Sculputure in Samsung Raemin Apt., Seoul, Korea
Activities
2015~Present  Member, The Society of North American Goldsmiths, U.S.A
2006~Present  Member, The 3rd Group of Metalsmith, Korea
2000~Present  Member, The Konkuk Group of Craft, Korea