Shin-hee Chin, M.F.A.

Associate Professor of Art

Email: shinheec@tabor.edu
Phone: 620-947-3121, ext 1130
Department: Visual Art

Education

  • M.A June 1998, Fiber Arts, California State University, Long Beach
  • M.F.A February 1985, Fiber Arts, Hong-Ik University, Seoul Korea
  • B.F.A February 1982, Craft and Fiber Arts, Hong-Ik University, Seoul Korea

Professional Background

  • 2011 Spring-Present Associate Professor, Art and Design Department, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas
  • 2005 Fall-Present Assistant Professor, Art and Design Department, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas
  • 2004 Fall Instructor, Art and Design Department, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas

Recognitions & Awards

  • 2014 January, Publisher’s Award, Quilt Nihon, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2013 May, Most Innovative Use of the Medium Award, Quilt National 13,Dairy Barn Art Center, Athens, Ohio
  • 2011 January, Award of Excellence, Form Not Function, The Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, Indiana
  • 2007 September, Best of Show, Fiber Focus 2007, Art St. Louis gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

Courses Taught

  • Basic Design
  • Color Theory
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Watercolor
  • Printmaking
  • Mixed Media

Publications

  • 2014 summer Mother Tongue and Motherhood (will be published)
  • 2012 August War and Peace, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas
  • 2010 February Human Family: In Celebration of Tabor’s Centennial, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas
  • 1998 May A Room of My Own, MA Thesis, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, California
  • 1984 November A Study of Dragon Pattern, MFA Thesis, Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea

Presentations

  • 2014 May, “Reverberating Silence”, Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 2013 November, “Mother Tongue and Motherhood”, Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence, Kansas
  • 2012 August, “War and Peace”, Eisenhower Presidential Museum, Abilene, Kansas
  • [Selected International Juried Show]
  • 2014 April, Quilt Nihon, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2013 July, Quilt for Change, Solar Sister: Empowering Women through Clean Energy, International Juried show, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2013 May, Quilt National 13, International Juried show, Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio
  • 2012 September, Carrefour European Patchwork, International Juried Show, Kroeber Imlin, Alsace, France

Service

  • 2009-10 Artist Mentor for the Artists Exchange, Salina Art Center Salina, Kansas
  • VAAM Gallery, McPherson, KS-Curating and installing new work every two months
  • Countryside Covenant Church- participating in the Worship Art Ministry

Additional Info

  • A featured article on my art works and art world will be appeared in the Summer Edition of Surface Design, 2014. As part of the special edition on Korean and Korean American artists, this article written by Mary Dusenbury reviews my recent works displayed at the Dwight Eisenhower Presidential Museum and Lawrence Arts Center in Kansas.

Website

Visit Professor Chin’s website, www.shinheechin.com