Keunho Peter Park


Studio Address: 20 East Herman Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144
Phone: +1 (814) 777 3342
Email: spong33@gmail.com
Website: www.studiospong.com

Education
2013 MFA Woodworking and Furniture Design, Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY, USA)
2008 Woodcraft, Korea Traditional Crafts Architecture School (Seoul, South Korea)
2007 BFA Fine Arts in Painting, Kookmin University (Seoul, South Korea)


Solo Exhibitions

2018 Human Figure Furniture, HUB-Robeson Galleries, Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA, USA)


Group Exhibitions

2019 Grains & Planes, Arts & Innovation Center of Cumberland County College (Millville, NJ, USA)
2017 Small Favors: Think inside the Box, Center for Art in Wood (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
2016 Unique Chairs, etc., Allens Lane Art Center (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
2016 On the Edge of Your Seat, Center for Art in Wood (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
2015 Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festivalʼs Juried Visual Art Exhibition (Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
2013 RIT MFA Degree Show, Bevier Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY, USA)
2006 Table Talks, Kookmin University Gallery (Seoul, South Korea)
2006 Payback Talks, Kookmin University Art Building (Seoul, South Korea)
2005 Link ll Part: Link with Architecture, Kookmin University Gallery (Seoul, South Korea)
2003 Link I Part: Self Portrait, Kookmin University Gallery (Seoul, South Korea)


Craft Fairs
2015 - 2018 Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
2015 Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show (Philadelphia, PA, USA)


Projects & Showcases
2019 (Upcoming) Airport’s Exhibition Program, Terminal A-West Case, Philadelphia International Airport (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
2014 Studio Spong, Common Place Coffee House (Indiana, PA, USA)
2014 Studio Spong 12cm Furniture, Sprowls Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, PA, USA)


Awards

2017 LEAP Award - Finalist, Society of Contemporary Craft
2015 Wharton Esherick Prize - Excellence in wood, Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show
2015 Emerging Artist Winner, Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show
2014 Niche Award - Furniture: Student Winner (with Body Chair)
2014 Niche Award - Wood: Student Finalist (with Creature)
2012 Niche Award - Wood: Student Winner (with Hendrix and Clapton)
2012 Niche Award - Furniture: Student Finalist (with Walking Bench)
2011 Chung-Ju International Craft Biennale - Honorable mention (with Night Table)


Residencies

2015 Fellowship Artist, Peters Valley School of Craft
2013 - 2015 Artist in Resident - Emerging Artist, Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Teaching
2016 - Present Adjunct Professor - Wood & Furniture, University of the Arts
2016 - 2018 Adjunct Professor - Sculpture, Rowan University
2019 Workshop co-Instructor - Stringed Instrument Making, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
2018 Workshop co-Instructor - Stringed Instrument making, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship
2017/ 2019 Workshop Instructor - Segmented Wood Carving, Peters Valley School of Craft
2016/ 2018 Workshop co-Instructor - Stringed Instrument Making, Peters Valley School of Craft
2016 Workshop Instructor - Carving Vessels and Utensils, Peters Valley School of Craft
2015 Workshop co-Instructor - Guitar Making with Found Object, Peters Valley School of Craft
2015 Workshop Instructor - Hand Carving, Society of Contemporary Craft
2014 Teaching Assistant, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
2011 - 2013 Teaching Assistant, Rochester Institute of Technology