Associate Professor of Art, Shin-hee Chin

Education

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

Professional Background

  • 2017 Fall Professor, Art and Design Department, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas
  • 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

Awards

  • 2016 April, Carolyn Lee Thrasher Vehslage Award, Art Quilt Elements, International Juried Show, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania
  • 2015 Oct, Catherine Hastedt Award, Quilts=Arts=Quilts, International Juried Show, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, New York
  • 2015 May, Honorable Mention, Fiber Directions 15, Juried Show, Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas
  • 2014 October, The Miriam Machel Award for Beauty, Quilt Visions 2014: The Sky’s The Limit, Visions Art Museum, San Diego, California
  • 2014 May, Kirtz/Van Nortwick Award, The Artist As Quiltmaker XVI, The Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin, Ohio
  • 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

Recognitions

  • 2017 Summer, Tallgrass Artist Residency, Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission (CAIC), Kansas Department of Commerce, Kansas
  • 2017 Spring, Visiting artist, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas
  • 2016 Spring , Dr. Richard G. Kyle Faculty lecture, Tabor College, Kansas
  • 2015-16, Artist Mentor for the Seeds, Ark City Arts Council, Ark City, Kansas
  • 2015 Spring, Hope Scholarship for the solo show, Tabor College, Kansas

Courses Taught

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

Publications

  • Chin, S. (2014) Mother Tongue and Motherhood, Carson Center for Global Education, Hillsboro, Kansas
  • Chin, S. (2012) War and Peace, Tabor College, Mennonite Press, Newton, Kansas
  • Chin, S. (2010) Human Family: In Celebration of Tabor’s Centennial, Tabor College, Hillsboro, Kansas
  • Chin, S. (1998) A Room of My Own, MA Thesis, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, California
  • Kang, S. (1984) A Study of Dragon Pattern, MFA Thesis, Hong-Ik University, Seoul, Korea

Presentations

Solo Exhibit

  • 2015 June, “War and People”, Uijeongbu Arts Center, Uijeongbu, Geonggido, South Korea
  • 2014 June, “Emergence”, The Gallery, The Gallery at Pioneer Bluff, Mattfield Green, Kansas
  • 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

Public Presentation

  • 2017 September, Tallgrass Artist Residency Symposium, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, Kansas
  • 2017 March, “Mother tongue, Motherhood, and Transculturation,” Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Manhattan, Kansas
  • 2016 August, Reflection, Artist Mentor for the Seeds, Ark City Arts Council, Ark City, Kansas
  • 2016 August, Konza Prairie Quilt guild in Manhattan, Kansas
  • 2016 June, “Transcultural Expression of Diaspora Artists,” Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas
  • 2016 Spring, “Faith and Fiber: A Slow Process,” Dr. Richard G. Kyle Faculty lecture, Tabor College, Kansas
  • 2015 June, “War and People,” Uijeongbu Arts Center, Uijeongbu, Geonggido, South Korea
  • 2015 Spring, Clay Center Quilters Guild, Clay Center, Kansas
  • 2014 September, “Blessed Are the Peacemakers,” Hesston College Chapel, Hesston, Kansas
  • 2014 May, “Reverberating Silence,” Kansas City Artist Coalition, Kansas City, Missouri

Selected International Juried and Invitational Show

  • 2016 October, Quilts=Arts=Quilts, International Juried Show, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, New York
  • 2016 June, 106 Painters Draw Ahn Jung-geun, Uijeongbu Arts Center, Uijeongbu, South Korea
  • 2016 May, The Artist As Quiltmaker XVII, The Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin, Ohio
  • 2016 April, Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora, The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum, Washington DC
  • 2016 March, Art Quilt Elements 2016, International Juried Show, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pennsylvania
  • 2015 May, Fiber Directions 15, The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas
  • 2015 March, Shine on: Nurses in Art, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio
  • 2015 January, Expression in Equality, Visions Art Museum, San Diego, California
  • 2014 October, Wearable Art: Inspiration In Thread, Chungyoungyang Embroidery Museum, SookMyung Women’s University Museum, Seoul, Korea

Service

  • 2014-present, Center for the Arts Building Committee, Tabor College, Kansas
  • 2015-16, Artist Mentor for the Seed Program, ArkCity Art Center, Arkcity, Kansas
  • Countryside Covenant Church- participating in the Worship Art Ministry

Featured Articles

  • 2018 January, Quilts and Health by Beth Donaldson, Marsha MacDowell and Clare Luz, Indiana, University Press, Indiana, IN
  • 2017 June,  Living with the Land, Kansas Commerce, Summer 2017, Kansas City, KS
  • 2017 March, PBS(KPTS Channel 8), “Woman’s Work”: A Fiber Artist Whose Work Gives Voice To Women (Originally produced and broadcasted as a part of Hatteberg’s Peopleby Larry Hatteberg KAKE (Channel 10)
  • 2017 March, Cover Story, Elevating the menial, exploring the universal by Cindy Grisdela, SAQA Journal, 2017: VOLUME 27, NUMBER 1, March, Storrs, CT
  • 2016 August, Clothed in Culture, American Craft, August/September 2016
  • 2016 April, Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora. The Textile Museum, Catalog from the Textile Museum. Washington, DC
  • 2015 Oct, Humanity and Fiber Art by Kyung Sun Yoon (In Korean), Quilt At Zine, Korean quilt school, Seoul, Korea
  • 2015 March, Art Quilts of the Midwest by Linzee Kull McCray, University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
  • 2014 October, Wearable Art: Inspiration In Thread, SookMyung Women’s University Museum Press, Seoul, Korea

Website

Visit Shin-hee Chin’s website, www.shinheechin.com