Amy “Yeminne” Kim

Curriculum Vitae (2024)

  
Depree Art Center & Gallery                                                                                            

Hope College                                                                                     kima@hope.edu

160 E. 12th Street                                                                            yeminne@gmail.com

Holland, MI 49423                                                            





EDUCATION

MFA               Photography, School of Art, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 2018

MFA               Arts Administration, School of Theatre and Dance, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 2009  

BA                   French, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), Seoul, Republic of Korea, 2000

                                                                          

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2023-               Assistant Professor of Photography, Hope College, Holland, MI

2019-2023       Lecturer (full-time), University of Texas Permian Basin, Odessa, TX         

2012-2015      Electronic Media Coordinator, Texas Tech University Libraries, Lubbock, TX

2009               Extras Casting, True Grit, Paramount Pictures, Dir. Joel and Ethan Coen, Austin, TX



AWARDS/GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

2023                Highly Commended, Belfast Photo Festival International Open Submission, Belfast, North Ireland, U.K.

2023               Honorable Mention, Joyce Elaine Grant Awards (Juror: Shana Lopes, PhD

Assistant Curator of Photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art)

2022                National Photography Award, Texas Photographic Society, Curator: Kevin Chua, PhD. (Associate Professor of Art History, Texas Tech Univ.) Juror: Marni Shindelman (Associate Professor of Photography, Univ. Georgia, Athens)

2022                Innovate Artist Grant ($550)

2022                UT Permian Basin, Office of Research and Sponsored Projects ($3,000)

2015               Travel Award Society for Photographic Education South Central (SPESC)

Regional Conference. Norman, OK

2015-2017       Helen Devitt Jones Scholarship, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX ($1000)



TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2023-          Assistant Professor of Photography, Hope College, Holland, MI

2019-2023 Lecturer (full-time), University of Texas Permian Basin, Odessa, TX

2015-2018 Instructor of record, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX



SELECT EXHIBITIONS



Solo Exhibitions

2023                Wolfcamp Catalogue, Dallas College Brookhaven, Dallas, TX

2022                2022 Houston Fotofest Biennale, Wolfcamp Catalogue, Sawyer Yards Studio Houston TX. Curated and curatorial essay written by Kevin Chua PhD., (Associate Professor of Art History, Texas Tech Univ.)

2022                Suspension of Disbelief, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX

2022                Wolfcamp Catalogue, Solo Exhibition, Annual Geoscience Symposium, UT Permian Basin, Odessa, TX Curated and curatorial essay written by Kevin Chua PhD., (Assistant Professor of Art History, Texas Tech Univ.)

2019                Photo Expo, Nancy Fyfe Cardozier Gallery, UT Permian Basin, Odessa, TX



Juried Group Exhibitions

2023                Honorable Mention, Joyce Elaine Grant Awards (Juror: Shana Lopes, PhD

Assistant Curator of Photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art),   Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX

2021                Embracing Change, Society for Photographic Education South Central (SPESC) Member Juried Exhibition, SP/N Gallery, University of Texas at Dallas                            (Juror: Christopher Blay, former editor, Glasstire.com)

2021                7thInternational Exhibition and Publication on New Media Art,

                        CICA Museum, Kimpo, South Korea

2018               #tpsNewVisions, Texas Photographic Society, Tammy Cromer Gallery, Dallas, TX, First Place Award, (Juror: Kenda North, Professor, University of North Texas, Dallas, TX)

2017                Lenscratch, Sleight of Hand, lenscratch.com, (Juror: Grant Gill, Editor of Lenscratch)

2016                Indian Photofest, Breaking Boundaries VI, Hyderabad, India.

2016               Auckland Festival of Photography, Breaking Boundaries VI, Auckland, New Zealand

2016                West. Far. West., Texas Tech School of Art at Chinati Weekend, Marfa, TX   

2015                Ping Yao International Photography Festival, Breaking Boundaries VI, Pingyao, China (Juror: Susan Dooley, Chair, Nassau Community College, SUNY, NY)



AUTHORED PUBLICATIONS

Forthcoming (artwork review) “Placing Displacement: Stacking Collapsing, and Staking by Yuna Kim” Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas. Volume 9.1-2.

Forthcoming (book chapter)  “The CarbBasin Recipe Cards,” Nourish and Resist: Food and Transatlantic Feminisms in Contemporary Global Caribbean Art, Editors: Leslie Wolff (Assistant Professor of Art History, Florida State Univ.) Hannah Ryan (Assistant Professor of Art History, St. Olaf College), Yale University Press

2022                Cataloguing the Wolfcamp” New Media Art 2022, CICA Press.

2021                “Photographic Arts and Fake News.” Fake News: Lesson Plans for Different   Disciplines and Audiences. Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).


CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

Papers

2023                “Cataloguing the Wolfcamp”National Conference, Society of Photographic Educators, Denver, CO, March 16-18

2022               “Taming Taste: The CaribBasin Recipe Cards.” Nourish and Resist: Food an Feminisms in Global Contemporary Art of the Caribbean, Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS), Santiago, Chile, Dec 4-8

2022                “From Rooftop to Laptop: Photographic Art(ifice)” Fake News: Lesson Plans for   Different Disciplines and Audiences, National Conference, Society of Photographic Educators, Virtual, Jan 22



SELECT EXHIBITIONS CURATED

 
2019-2023      Director, Nancy Fyfe Cardozier Gallery, UT Permian Basin Odessa, TX

                                   

2023                Seldom Seen by Everything Is Collective

2022                Common Occurrences: Four Korean Artists Living in the U.S, Artists: Sangmi Yoo (Professor, Texas Tech Univ.), Mizin Shin (Assistant Professor, Univ. of Rochester), Ray Im, Yuna Kim

2022                Water Works, collaborative exhibition with Ellen Noel Art Museum Artists:

2021                From the Inside Out Katie Hargrave (Associate Professor of Art Univ. of Tennessee Chattanooga), Meredith Laura Lynn (Assistant Curator, Florida State Univ. Tallahassee)

2021                On Island, solo exhibition by Philippine-based artist Lui Medina, interviewed by guest scholar Kevin Chua(PhD), (Associate Professor of Art History, Texas Tech Univ.)

2020                Balas y Jaulas, solo exhibition by Angel Cabrales (Associate Professor of Sculpture, Univ. Texas El Paso)

2020                Ground Truth, solo exhibition by art collective Julie Anand (Professor of Photography, Arizona State) and Damon Sauer



MEDIA APPEARANCES



2023 Story of Art in America (Season 3), Dir. Christelle Bois, as featured artist, Amazon Prime Video Streaming