BoJune Kwon is a freelance and fine-art photographer with a solid professional background in commercial photography. As an artist, he has been deeply involved in landscape photography. He was born and grew up in South Korea, majoring in photography at Kyung-Il University, and graduated from New York City’s School of Visual Arts with a Masters degree in digital photography. Kwon’s artistic photographs have received awards in several international photography contests, including the Sappi/Magno Intensity Photographic Competition, Epson International Photographic Awards and Photographer’s Forum Contest.

 

 EDUCATION                 

2010-11          Master of Professional Studies in Digital Photography, School of Visual Arts
                      New York, NY
2000-07       Bachelor of Arts in Photography & Imagery, Kyung-Il University
                      Kyungsan, Kyungsanbuk-do, South Korea


 HONORS & AWARDS

2015     Honorable Mention, Photo Annual Awards
2015     16th Artavita Online Art Competition
2012     ADAA Semifinalist, Adobe Design Achievement Awards
2011      One Life International Photography, 2011 Edition of One Life Photos Book
2011      Silver Award, International Loupe Awards 2011, Abstract/Illustrative
2011      Honorable Mention, Photographer’s Forum Magazine Contest
2011      Bronze Award, Epson International Photographic Pano Contest
2011      Master’s Thesis Scholarship, School of Visual Arts
2010     Runner-up, Sappi/Magno Intensity Photographic Competition
2007    Fashion Award, Korea Photo Contest


 EXHIBITION

 

2017      “Local Artists” Solo Exbition Hot Wood Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2016     “Urbanite” Solo Exbition KCC Gallery, Tenafly, NJ

2015     “Beyond the Surface”, Ouchi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015     “Moment”, KCC Gallery, Tenafly, NJ
2015       Photo Annual Awards, Teplice Spa Wall Gallery, Czech Republic
2014      “City by the Numbers”, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2013       City Streets / Country Roads, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury VT
2013       The Story of The Creative, New York, NY
2013       Silent Auction for SVA Digital Photo Scholarships, New York, NY
2012       BURSA Photofest Slide Shows, Turkey
2012      “The Fence at Photoville” Brooklyn Bridge Park, NY
2011       “17 Degrees” School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2011       “ Street Photography/Surveillance” Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY
2007     “Modern Market,” Kyung-Il University, Kyung-San, South Korea
2006     “Between the Imagination, Symbolism and Reality,”
                Glory Gallery, Busan, South Korea / Bong-Chun Art Gallery, Daegu, South Korea