Education

2003

MFA

Rhode Island School of Design, Jewelry and Metalsmithing with Honor
Providence, Rhode Island

2003

CER

Brown University Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning Program
Providence, Rhode Island

2000

CER

Bournemouth Business School, Bournemouth, Dorset, The United Kingdom

1999

BFA

Kon-Kuk University, Art and Crafts, Korea

aDDITIONAL Education - TRAINING

2015

 

Grasshopper - Algorithmic Modeling for Rhino, Savannah, GA

2015

 

Gemvision – Matrix, Savannah, GA

2011

 

Rhino Level 1 and Level 2 Certification Course, Savannah, GA
Authorized Rhino Trainer by McNeel  

2011

 

SOLIDWORKS Level 1 Certification Course, Savannah, GA

TeACHING Experience

2011~

Professor

Savannah College of Art and Design, GA

2006

Instructor for Elective Class

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2004

Instructor for Senior Class

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

2003

Instructor for Elective Class

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

additional teaching Experience - lectures and workshops

2015

Lecture

Public Art Endowment of Greensboro, NC

2012

Lecture

Kon-Kuk University, Korea

2012

Workshop

Summer Seminar for high school students,
Savannah College of Art and Design, GA???

2011

Lecture

Seoul National University, Korea

2011

Lecture

Wonkwang University, Korea

2011

Lecture

Duksung Wonmen’s University, Korea

2011

Lecture

Hanyang University, Korea

2011

Lecture

Kon-Kuk University, Korea

2010

Workshop

Savannah College of Art and Design, GA

2009

Workshop

Penland School of Craft, Penland, NC

Jewelry desinger experience

2004 - 2005

Jewelry Designer

Robert Corio Design, Johnston, RI

2003 - 2004

Jewelry Designer

C&J Jewelry Co, Providence, RI

residency and fellowship

2008

Artist in Residence

McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2001 - 2003

Fellowship

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

public sculpture

2015

To Reach, Complementary Geometry

Piedmont Triad International Airport, Greensboro, NC (moved 2014 from New York)

2013

Fish Lantern Project

Parkland Real Estate, Shenzhen, China

2008

To Reach, Complementary Geometry

Vilcek Foundation, New York, NY

awards

2015

Silver Award

Telfair Museum Art Fair, Savannah, GA

2007

Award of Excellence in the Metal

Bellevue Museum Art Fair, Bellevue, WA

2007

Best of Show Award

Craft Boston Show, Boston, MA

2006

Honorable Mention Award

American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL

2006

Award of Excellence

American Craft Council San Francisco Craft Show, CA

2006

Award of Excellence for Display

American Craft Council San Francisco Craft Show, CA

2006

Collectors’ Award of Excellence

West Palm Beach Craft Show, FL

2006

Award of Excellence

American Craft Council Baltimore Craft Show, MD

2006

Curator Recognition Award

The Palm Beach International
Sculpture Biennale, Wellington, FL

2005

New Face/New Works Award

Craft at the Castle, Boston, MA

2005

Excellence in Metal

American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL

2004

Award of Achievement

American Craft Council Baltimore Craft Show, MD

2004

Selected

International Craft Exhibition, Itami, Japan

2003

Selected

Society of North American Goldsmiths
Juried Student Exhibition

2001-2003

Fellowship

Rhode Island School of Design, RI

Publications - reviews and cited works

2014

Metropolis Magazine

April/2014

2009

RISD Views

Spring/2009

2009

Jewelry Artist Magazine

April/2009

2008

AsianWeek

October/22/2008

2008

SOFA Chicago Catalog

Aaron Faber Gallery, April/2009

2008

Ornament Magazine

Volume 31. NO 4.

2008

500 Pendants & Lockets

Lark Books

2004

American Craft Magazine

Aug/Sept, 2004

2004

Chicago Tribune

Auguest/22/2004

2003

Providence Journal

May/29/2003

interviews

2010

Craft & Design South

Aug/27/2010

2005

Voice of America, Radio Broadcasting

May/29/2005

Solo Exhibitions

2010

Hyart Gallery, Madison, WI
Movement + Geometry :
A collection of inspired Jewelry by Hongsock Lee

2010

Works Galleries, Philadelphia, PA
Solo Show

2008

Christa Faut Gallery, Cornelius, NC
Hongsock Lee Solo Exhibition

2003

Arcade Gallery, Providence, RI
Solo Exhibition - Form Unfolding


JURIED CRAFT SHOWS

2015

Telfair Museum Art Fair, Savannah, GA

2005 - 2008. 2011

Smithsonian Museum Craft Show, Washington DC

2005 - 2007. 2010

Philadelphia Museum Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA

2004 - 2007. 2009. 2010. 2014

American Craft Exposition Show, Evanston, IL

2004 - 2011

American Craft Council Baltimore Craft Show, MD

2007. 2010. 2011 American Craft Council Atlanta Craft Show, GA

2005 - 2007

American Craft Council San Francisco Show,CA

2005 - 2010

Washington Craft Show, Washington DC

2005 - 2007. 2010. 2011

West Palm Beach Craft Show, FL

2005 - 2006

Craft at the Castle Craft Show, Boston, MA

2005 - 2006

Westchester Craft Show, White Plains, NY

2007

Bellevue Museum Art Fair, Bellevue, WA

2007 - 2008. 2010

Craft Boston Show, MA

2007

Salon Show in New York, NY

invited Exhibitions

2015

Greenhill, Greensboro, NC
     InFocus Gallery

2004. 2007. 2008. 2009. 2010

SOFA Chicago
Aaron Faber Gallery, Mobilia Gallery, YAW Gallery

2002. 2004. 2009

SOFA New York
Gainro Gallery, Snyderman/Works Gallery, Aaron Faber Gallery

2009 McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC
Decade : Alumni Artists from the McColl Center's First 10 Years

2009

Fuller Craft Museum, Brockto, MA
The Sixth Sense : Contemporary Jewelry from Korea Exhibition

2009 Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
Jewelry at Large Exhibition

2007. 2008. 2009

Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, NY
Process : Documented, Sweet Suites Exhibition , Contemporary Silversmithing

2007. 2009

Christa Faut Gallery, Cornelius, NC
All Things Bright Exhibition,
The Perfect Holiday Gift in Gold & Silver by Six National Metalsmith

2004. 2010. 2011

Sam Shaw Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME
Fresh Air From Korea Show, Korean Jewelers Show, Methematic Purity

2009

Objects of Desire Gallery, Louisville, KY
The Color of Winter

2008

Quirk Gallery, Richmond, VA
Sparkle Plenty 4

2007

The Signature Shop&Gallery, Atlanta, GA
NECKpiece Exhibition

2006. 2007

Obsidian Gallery, Tucson, AZ
A Midsummer Night's Dream Exhibition

2006

The Palm Beach International Sculpture Biennale
Wellington, FL

2006

Tong-In Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Rhode Island School of Design Exhibition in Korea

2005

Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Fresh Air from Korea Show

2005

Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, NC
Metal : concrete / glass / diamonds Exhibition

2004. 2005

John Michael Kohler Art Center
One & Only : Gifts Made By Hand

2004

Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA
The Blue Show, The Connection Show

2004

Sculpture to Wear Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Fresh Air from Korea Show

2004

Sam Shaw Gallery, Northeast Harbor, ME
Fresh Air from Korea Show

2004

The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Fresh Air from Korea Show

2004

Kanaz Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan
2003 International Craft Exhibition

2004

Andora Gallery, Carefree, AZ
Fresh Air from Korea Show

2003

Osaka Municipal Craft Park, Osaka, Japan
2003 International Craft Exhibition

2003

Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
Rhode Island School of Design
Jewelry & Metalsmithing Department Exhibition

2003

The Museum of Arts Crafts, Itami, Japan
2003 International Craft Exhibition

2003

Arcade Gallery, Providence, RI
Form Unfolding solo Exhibition

2003

In-Sa Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Kon-Kuk Crafts Annual Exhibition

2003

RISD Museum of Art, Providence, Rhode Island
Rhode Island School of Design Graduate Exhibition

2003

Craft & Cultural Arts Gallery, Oakland, California
Society of North American Goldsmiths
Juried Student Exhibition

2003

Mason Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
Rhode Island School of Design
Korean Society Association annual exhibition

2002

Baek-Sang Gallery, Seoul, Korea.
Rhode Island School of Design;
Jewelry Exhibition in Korea

1999

Kon-Kuk University Gallery, Korea
BFA Exhibition