Isolina Minjeong 
Lives and works in NYC

EDUCATION!
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
Bachelors of Fine Arts, Ceramics, Baltimore, MD

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES!
2022
Summer Artist in Residence
Bklyn Clay; Brooklyn, NY
2021
Summer Residency Session with The Color Network Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts; Newcastle, Maine.
2020
Long-Term Artist in Residence
Summer Artist in Residence
Baltimore Clayworks; Baltimore, MD
2019
MICA University Fellow
Arrowmont School of Arts & Craft, Gatlinsburg, TN

EMPLOYMENT!
2022
Hand-building/Wheel Throwing Instructor
Gasworks NYC, Brooklyn, NY
Studio Technician
Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY
2018-2021 
Youth and Adult Ceramic Instructor
Baltimore Clayworks
Summer Camp Instructor
Teach themed week long intensives on
handbuilding for children in grades K-8

Children’s & Adult Ceramic Instructor
Clay After School, Family Potters Wheel, B. Willow Small Succulent Vessels, Pottery Birthday Parties.
Weekend Gallery Associate Maintain gallery space and artwork, sign people up for classes, artwork sales & shipping, respond to emails, aid all events.
Baltimore Clayworks; Baltimore, MD

PROFESSIONAL  EXPERIENCE!
2022
Artist Lecturer/Demonstrator 
Women in Clay 6: Gasworks NYC Zoom Workshop Series
2021

Community Mural Site-Leader in Collaboration with Art Access & Morrell Park Elementary 
Virtual instructor and site leader for online family centered ceramic classes. 
2020
Virtual Research Assistant Assist in researching ceramicists, opportunities, and resources with visibility of equity as the driving force behind selected artists.
Ayumi Horie (Potter); Portland, ME

September Studio Intern
Assist with glaze mixing, application, and large scale slab building
Cristina Cordova (Ceramicist); Penland, NC

Short-Term Glaze Intern
Assist with classroom maintenance and glaze mixing
Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Costume Design Assistant
Assist Mack with costume maintenance
Strawberry Mansion Directed by Albert Birney
Mack Reyes (Costume Designer); Baltimore, MD

Graphic Designer
Designer of “Bad Head” Look Book, to aid in the feature script for his upcoming movie.
Jimmy Joe Roche (Film Maker); Baltimore, MD

2019
Teaching Assistant
Intro to Handbuilding, Victoria Jang; MICA Assist students on technique by giving demonstrations on shop equipment + building methods, encouraging meaningful critiques and discussions.
Studio Assistant
Assist Victoria in surfacing artworks for upcoming exhibition, load & fire electric kiln, create invoices. Victoria Jang (Ceramicist); Baltimore, MD
Mosaic Installation Contractor
Work with students & project leader to install ceramic doves alongside the school's entrance.
Western High School: The Dove Project; Arts Every Day; Baltimore MD

Creative Director & Set Photographer
Miki Montebello’s music video, Post-Op feat Dallas James Photograph set and promotional content, fabricate bust for music video narrative.
Directed by Alonzo Hellerbach, Brooklyn, NY

2018
Production Assistant & Set Photographer  
Butch Dawson’s music video, Ridin’ Round Talent & behind the scene photographer
Directed by Felix Abeson; Baltimore, MD
Education Intern
Help children handbuild & underglaze work, supervise them on breaks, maintain studio
Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD

Assistant Creative Director & Set Photographer
JPEG MAFIA’s music video, 1539 N.Calvert St.
Assist Mack in gathering props, fabricate furnituring, and and set design
Directed by Audrey Gatewood; Baltimore, MD 

Art handler
Chasing the Light, Paintings of Raoul Middleman
Directed by Madeline Becker; Baltimore, MD

Entrance Designer & Fabricator
Fabricate and paint wooden birds
and heads with RISD alum, Jiho Sohn
The 40th Annual Korean Festival
Korean Society of Maryland, Catonsville, MD

Studio Assistant
Stretch canvases, document work, upload documentation to catalogue raisonné, maintain studio
Raoul Middleman (Painter), Baltimore, MD

SOLO EXHIBITIONS!
2020
“Pink Mountain”
Curated by Mary Cloonan, Baltimore Clayworks, MD

GROUP EXHIBITIONS!
2022
“Half Baked”
Tchotchke Gallery, New York City, NY
“LUNAR: A New Year”
Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
Curated by Adam Chau 
2021
“70 Hester St”
Strada Gallery, New York City, NY
“WE ARE CLAY”
Curated by Mary Cloonan, Baltimore Clayworks, MD
2020
“NCECA Juried Student Exhibition
Curated by Virginia Scotchie & Salvador Jiménez-Flores; Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA

INVITED LECTURES/PRESS
2021
Lecture, MICA, Korean Art History, Professor Mina Cheon
Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Clayworks Resident Artist Talk
Baltimore, MD
2020 
MICA “Ceramics 2020” Catalog
Foreword by David East + Mat Karras
Nominated Guest Essayist: Andrew Liang

“NCECA Juried Student Exhibition” Catalog
Curated by Virginia Scotchie & Salvador
2019
July Artist Spotlight
Interviewed by Sarah Morales Morgan
Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, MD


SKILLS!
Ceramic Fabrication Handbuilding, Hollow Building the Figure, Slab Rolling, Wheel Throwing, Plaster Mold Making, Slip Casting, Studio Maintenance and Cleaning, Clay and Glaze Mixing, Extruding, Electric Kiln Loading and Firing
Sculptural Fabrication Table Saw, Bandsaw, Chop Saw Trained, Intermediate Joinery, Carving, Steam Bending, Bent Lamination, Concrete Fabrication, Plaster Mold Making
Proficient in
Microsoft: WordPowerpoint/Excel
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,

Other
Web Design, Digital Illustration, Art Handling, Gallery Maintenance, Sales