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About Kyung-Hee Choi : Dr. Kyung-Hee Choi is an associate professor in the school of Global Fashion Business at Hansung University in South Korea. She earned a BHE from Ewha Woman's University, a MA from London College of Fashion and both a Ph.D and a MHE from Seoul National University and worked as a visiting scholar at both Cornell University and Kent State University. She is a fashion designer and fashion illustrator for a number of fashion exhibitions, and also the author of articles and books about fashion culture, fashion criticism, fashion design education. Her recent interest focuses on sustainable fashion and digital technology.
STATEMENT OF ART:
To pursue for a fashion design, which combines a creative concept or an innovative technique with commercial feels.

ORGANIZATION:
Hansung University

EDUCATION:
2006, Ph. D. of Human Ecology, Aesthetics in Dress, dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Seoul National University, Korea.
2005, Master of Arts, Fashion Design & Technology, London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, UK.
2000, Master of Human Ecology, Aesthetics in Dress, dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Seoul National University, Korea.
Professional Certificate
2004, 2008, 2011, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, University of the Arts London, UK.
1996, Bachelor of Home Economics, Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Ewha Woman's University, Korea.

EXPERIENCE:
2010-present, Hansung University - Associate Professor, College of Arts, School of Global Fashion Business, Seoul, Korea
2018, Kent State University - Visiting Scholar, School of Fashion Design & Merchandising, College of Arts
2014, Cornell University - Visiting Faculty, Dept. of Fiber Science & Apparel Design, College of Human Ecology
2007-2010, Daegu University - Assistant Professor, Dept. of Fashion Design, College of Art and Design, Daegu, Korea.
2001~2003, Shilla University - Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Fashion Design, College of IT Design, Busan, Korea
2001 – 2007, Seoul National University, Kunguk University, Myongji University, Suwon University, Woosong University, Seoul Arts College, Gangseo Polytechnic College, Jeonju University, Chongju University, Shilla University, Korea - Instructor.
2012-present, Sassysally, Fashion Director, Individual fashion brand, Seoul, Korea.
2000-2001, Aquascutum Golf, Fashion Designer.
1997-1998, Benetton Underwear, Fashion Merchandiser.

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
2018, 11th Solo Exhibition, "Lenticular Modules", YOON Gallery, Seoul.
2017, 10th Solo Exhibition, "Psychedelia", K&P Gallery, Chelsea, New York City.
2016, 9th Solo Exhibition, "Crease Clothes", Gallery Hwan, Seoul.
2016, 8th Solo Exhibition, "Patterns in Motion", Seoul Art Center Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul.
2014, 7th Solo Exhibition, "New Dressing", KEPCO Gallery, Seoul.
2013, 6th Solo Exhibition, "Out of the Frame", Gallery TOPIC, Seoul.
2013, 5th Solo Exhibition, "2D to 3D", Gallery Gaia, Seoul.
2012, 4th Solo Exhibition, "Sassysally", Gallery Iang, Seoul.
2009, 3rd Solo Exhibition, "Wear artists’ clothing", Sejong Center Exhibition Hall, Seoul.
2008, 2nd Solo Exhibition, "Origami", EXCO, Daegu.
2006, 1st Solo Exhibition, "Swirls in Motion", Gasan Gallery, Seoul.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
About 100 Group Exhibitions, including
2018, FCA (The Korea Fashion & Culture Association) International Fashion Art Biennale in Seoul with KIA, BEAT360, Seoul.
2018, KOFIA (Korea Fashion Illustration Association) Korea Fashion Illustration Exhibition with MCM, MCM HAUS FLAGSHIP Gallery, Seoul.
2018, The 28th International Costume Congress, National Library of Public Information, Taiwan.
2017, KOSCO International Costume Exhibition, Cultural Goods, Fashion Art, Seoul Baekje Museum.
2016, KSBDA London International invitational Exhibition, University of Reading.
2016, KOFIA International Fashion Illustration Exhibition, Seoul Art Center Hangaram Art Museum.
2014, ITAA Faculty / Professional Mounted Design Exhibit, 2 works, South Carolina Hall, Hilton Hotel, Charlotte, New Jersey.
2013, SFTI International Invited Fashion Exhibition, Korean Cultural Center, Berlin.
2010, FCA International Fashion Art Biennale, Seoul Art Center Hangaram Art Museum.

EVENTS:
2010 S/S Hong Kong Fashion Week with A Brand, FADO.
FCA International Fashion Art Biennale in Seoul
ITAA Faculty Professional Mounted Design Exhibit
KOFIA (Korea Fashion Illustration Association) Korea Fashion Illustration Exhibition
KOSCO International Costume Exhibition
KSBDA International invitational Exhibition.

AWARDS:
2018, Bronze, IDA (International Design Award) - Apparel Category-Apparel Projects.
2018, ESRAP Best Paper Award, International Textiles and Apparel Association.
2017, Best Researcher Award of Hansung University.
2017, Advisor Award, Korean Shoes Design Competition.
2017, Outstanding Paper Award, The Korean Society of Fashion Design.
2009, Finalist, The 1st Korean Representative Artist Award, Art and Criticism.
2009, Outstanding Paper Award, The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles.
2007, Outstanding Paper Award, The Korean Society of Costume.
2006, Outstanding Paper Award, The Korean Society of Costume.
2004, Incentive prize (UK winner), Concours international des Jeunes Createurs de mode in Paris, France.
2004, Finalist, Fashion Futures, UK.
1998, Incentive prize, FMVA(Fashion Marketing Vision Award) held by Tex Herald, Inc., Korea.
1998, Finalist, Fashion design contest held by Elle(Korea), Inc., Korea.

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2015, EBS Interview, Human and Fashion
2011-2012, NHN Inc. Navercast/ Fashion Library, Articles about 20th Fashion Designers
2009, Korean Film Archive, Article about Look, Korean Cinema Fashion.

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
About 25 journals, including
2018, "Eco-Tech Fashion Project", International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education.
2017, "An Inclusive System for Fashion Criticism", International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 10(1).
2016, "Fashion Criticism in Museology", Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, 40(3).
2016, "Practice-led origami-inspired fashion design",International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 9(3).
2015, "Fashion Design Development Process Using Transparency of Superimposition, Focusing on Fashion Illustration and Fashion Design Works", Journal of The Korean Society of Fashion Design, 15(3).

BOOKS:
2016, "Digital Fashion Expression", Seoul, KNOU Press.
2014, "Fashion Designer & Fashion Icon", Seoul, Kyomunsa Press, .
2013, trans, Joanne Entwistle, "The Fashioned Body", Seoul, Hansung University Press.
2009, "Sexuality in Fashion", Seoul, Korean Studies Information Press.

ACCOLADES:
ACADEMIC BOARDS of DIRECTORS
The Korean Society of Fashion Design, Korea Society of Basic Design & Art, The Korea Fashion & Culture Association, and Korea Fashion Illustration Association.
ACADEMIC ASSOCIATIONS
International Textiles and Apparel Association, The Korea Fashion & Culture Association, Korean Society of Fashion Design, The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, The Korean Society of Costume, The Society of Fashion Textile Industry, and Korea Society of Basic Design & Art, Korea Fashion Illustration Association, and The Korean Society of Knit Design, The Fashion Group of Seoul Nat’l Univ., EWHA Fashion Culture & Art.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English/Advanced

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Photoshop, Illustrator, Texpro, Advanced

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
Undergraduate Level
- Fashion Design Area
Fashion Design Collection, Fashion Collection, Fashion Design R&D, Fashion Design Process, Apparel Design, Costume Design, Stage Costume.
- Fashion Illustration/CAD Area
Fashion Illustration, Fashion Croquis, Fashion Drawing Practice, Digital Fashion Graphic, Digital Fashion Design, Digital Fashion Expression, Digital Fashion Studio I,II, Fashion CAD, Beauty Computer Graphics.
- Fashion Theory Area
Fashion Design, Beauty Design, Modern Life and Fashion, Fashion and Information, History of Dress, History of Dress in 20thC, Clothing Social Psychology.
Graduate Level
- Fashion Design & Theory Areas
Fashion & Art, Aesthetics in Dress, Advanced Women’s Wear Design, Advanced Fashion Design, Master’s Thesis Supervision, Supervisory Committees for Master’s Theses and Doctorate Dissertations, Fashion Direction for an International Fashion Fair.

SYMPOSIUMS AND ACADEMIC CONFERENCES::
About 25 conferences, including
2018, “Re-design” Fashion Project based on the Eco-Tech Concept: Using a Problem-Based Learning Approach”, Paper presented in Special Session, ITAA, Hilton Cleveland Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio/ USA.
2015, "Inclusive Fashion Criticism", Oral presentation, Popular Culture Association American Culture Association, New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans/U.S.
2014, "A Study on the Development of Fashion Design Using Origami", Paper presented in ITAA-KSCT Joint Symposium, International Textiles and Apparel Association, South Carolina Hall, Hilton Hotel, Charlotte, New Jersey/U.S..

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
PEER REVIEWER of JOURNALS
International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, Korean Society of Fashion Design, The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, The Korean Society of Costume, The Society of Fashion Textile Industry, and Korea Society of Basic Design & Art.
MEMBER of ACADEMIC BOARD of DIRECTORS
The Korean Society of Fashion Design, Korea Society of Basic Design & Art, Korea Fashion Illustration Association, and The Korean Society of Knit Design.
MEMBER of ACADEMIC ASSOCIATIONS
International Textiles and Apparel Association, The Korea Fashion & Culture Association, Korean Society of Fashion Design, The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, The Korean Society of Costume, The Society of Fashion Textile Industry, and Korea Society of Basic Design & Art, Korea Fashion Illustration Association, and The Korean Society of Knit Design, FOS(The Fashion Group of Seoul Nat’l Univ., EFCA(EWHA Fashion Culture & Art).

COLLECTIONS:
My works have been presented in lots of local and international galleries with solo and group exhibitions temporarily, not permanently.

HOBBIES:
paintings, travels, movies

CLIENTELE:
Clients who like haute-couture looks. I have worked for them since 2005.

WEB SITE:
http//:samchi28.wixsite.com/mysite/

PORTFOLIO URL:
https://samchi28.wixsite.com/mysite/projects

RSS URL:
https://samchi28.wixsite.com/mysite/resume

REGISTRATION DATE:
2018-07-06 03:23:54

COUNTRY:
Republic of Korea

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Academic

Awards received by Kyung-Hee Choi


A Lenticular Mini-Dress Garment

A' Design Award Winner for Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design Category in 2018
Kyung-Hee Choi for Sassysally

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