CV




Jeongin Kim is a photographer whose work focuses on relationships and communication between living beings. She first explored commercial photography and graphic design fields for four years since receiving a degree in visual communication design. Following that, she began a career at Datz Press, a publishing house based in Seoul, South Korea. There, Kim devoted seven years to publishing art books, where she enhanced her focus and keen interest in fine art photography. With all that accumulated knowledge and strong aspirations, she held her first solo show in April 2018, which was accompanied by a photobook featuring the exhibited work spanning five years. Kim currently resides and works in Seoul, South Korea.



Solo Exhibition

2020 
Life Signal @Gallery Seoi, Seoul

2018  
Silent Prayer, @D’Front Space, Seoul


Group Exhibition

2021
CoA Project @Seoripul Gallery,  Seoul

2019
Country of Green and Gold  @Sejong Museum of Art, Seoul

2018
Emerging Artist Group Exhibition @Gallery Life, Seoul

2018
Portrait @Black Box Gallery,  Portland, US

2013
Art on Paper @Datz Museum of Art

Publication

2020
vol.23 100 Photographers 100 Photos by Vostok Press

2020
Life Signal by Ohha Room

2018  
Silent Prayer by Datz Press


Collection

National Library of Korea
New York Public Library

Stock list

Seoul: Irasun, Your-mind, D’Ark Room, Photobookshop Gorae

NY: Printed Matter, Inc.

London: The Photographer's Gallery Bookshop,

Bradford: Impressions Gallery Bookshop


Education

2008  BA / Visual Communication Design, School of Arts, Hong-Ik University, Seoul


Presentations, Workshops

2018  Photobook Publishing, Jungjin Lee: ECHO - Exhibition Program, @MMCA, Seoul

2018  FNL#12 Book Talk, Silent Prayer - Exhibition Program, @D’ARKROOM, Seoul

2018  Independent Publishing for Photographers, @KT&G Academy, Seoul





Awards, Patronage

2018  
Seoul Foundation of Arts and Culture / First Art Support (Visual Art)

2008  
Output Project, Germany / Special Distinction, Graduation Catalog, Photography

2006  
Fuji Japan Photo Contest / Special Prize

2005  
Kodak Japan Professional Photo Contest / Special Prize


Interviews

2011
Culture &Design Magazine, g-colon / Artist Interview


Work Experiences

2011-18
Datz Press / Project Manager
Seoul, Korea

2010-2011
L. Y. Investment Company / Designer, Photographer
Tulsa, Oklahoma

2006-2007
Shufunotomo Studio / Studio staff
Tokyo, Japan

Photographs © Jeongin Kim All rights Reserved.