Jae Hyun Kim is a photographer from Suwon, South Korea who presently resides in Chicago, IL. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in photography at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in 2018. He is a recipient of the Honors Scholarship in his years at SAIC. His photographic work has been exhibited both in the Chicago and South Korea, most recently at Sullivan Gallery. He describes his work as "alluding human presence without including any actual figures." He is interested in formal relationship between conscience and unconsciousness, exploration and concealment, leaving the viewer and himself questioning the legitimacy of the image and the futility of the photograph. 

 

Education 

School of Visual Arts | New York City, New York 

Masters in Fine Arts, emphasis in Photography | 2018-

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Chicago, Illinois 

Bachelor in Fine Arts, emphasis in Photography | May 2018

Selected Exhibitions

2018: SAIC BFA Presentation | Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL

2017:  Group Exhibition | Cornelia Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois

2013:  Group Exhibition | Seoul, South Korea

Selected Bibliography

2018:  Wild Wild West, The Artling (online art gallery)

          Obsession: DNA, Body, and Identity, Damdaa Gallery (online)

2017:  Photography Department Catalog, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

          The School of the Art Institute of Chicago undergraduate gallery feature (online) 

Awards and Recognition

Honors Scholarship Recipient | The School of the Art Institute of Chicago | 2014-2018

Daum Junior Photography Award Nominee | 2013