Diana Nicholette Jeon

Diana Nicholette Jeon

Honolulu, HI, United States

About Diana Nicholette Jeon

Complete information, artist statements, and full catalog of work at: http://diananicholettejeon.com

Diana Nicholette Jeon is an award-winning artist who lives and works in Honolulu.

Jeon's work has been exhibited extensively in Hawai‘i, nationally and internationally; venues have included the Honolulu Musuem of Art, Center for Fine Art Photography in Colorado, Tethys Gallery in Florence, Italy, MK2 Biblioteque in Paris, France, and the Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovererto, Italy. Her imagery is held in private and public collections nationally and internationally including The Hawai'i State Foundation for Arts and Culture Art in Public Places collection, Albert O. Kuhn Library Special Collections Department at University of Maryland Baltimore County, the Banca di Credito Cooperativo di Cambiano, Florence, Italy, and the Magill Library, Collection of Art and Artifacts, Haverford College, Haverford, PA.

Jeon worked from 2004 until 2013 as a college-level instructor of New Media Arts. She taught Introductory Digital Art, Digital Imaging, Motion Graphics and Digital Multimedia in the New Media Arts program at Kapi‘olani Community College; Expanded Arts at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa; and Introduction to Non-Toxic Printmaking and Photo-Digital Processes in Printmaking in the Non-Toxic Printmaking program at the University of Maryland at Baltimore County.

Education

MFA in Imaging and Digital Art, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, 2006

BA Studio Art, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2003

Events

2018
Rfoto Folio 2018 Selection-3d Photography

Overall Winner, 11th Julia Margaret Cameron Award

Critical Mass Top 200 Finalist

Work featured/interview Shots magazine Summer 2018

Work featured in Diffusion, Vol IX

Work featured in OD Review 3.3

Work featured in Femme Fotale, V5

2017
Critical Mass Top 200 Finalist

9th Contemporary Photography in Hawai‘i Exhibition/Halekulani Corporation Award

9th Contemporary Photography in Hawai‘i Hawaii Camera Award/

10th Annual Julia Maragaret Campbell Awards
Finalist, Cell Phone Series/I, Orfeo series

Brown Bag Lunch Artist Talk, Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu, HI.

Work featured in issue 17 of The Hand magazine

Work featured in issue 16 of The Hand magazine

Artist Residency, PLAYA, Summerlake, OR

Artist Residency, Double Dog Dare Studios, Koloa, HI

2016
International Photography Awards; Honorable Mention/Swim series

9th Annual Pollux Awards; Finalist, Fine Art; Finalist, Cell Phone/I, Orfeo series

Work featured in issue 14 of The Hand magazine

Awarded a one month, fully-funded Artist Residency at PLAYA in Summerlake, OR for March, 2017.

Hawaii Foundation for the Arts and Culture Art in Public Places State Recognition Purchase Award/Socially Speaking: Hat

38th Annual Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Commitment to Excellence; First Place, 2-D

The Hawaii Photography Show 2016; Second Place

Featured Artist: Squarespace and See Me's The Creator's Project http://www.see.me/creators//diana-nicholette-jeon

Featured Artist: Diana Nicholette Jeon/Self Exposure in In the In-Between Journal of Digital Imaging http://www.inthein-between.com

Second Place for "Stroke" at The Hawaii Photography Show

Featured artist: LIGHT ON: Diana Nicholette Jeon | the PhotoPhore (www.thephotophore.com/diana-nicholette-jeon)

Work featured in issue 12 of The Hand magazine, a print magazine of Photography and Printmaking.

April 2, 2016-Artist Talk, 2 pm, South Main Gallery, Vancouver, CN.

Feb. 2016: 5th Annual Mobile Photo Awards:
---1st Place, The Darkness, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards for "They Don't Always Show on the Outside V"
---Honorable Mention, Digital Fine Art, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards for "Thats the Way Some Days Go"
---Honorable Mention, Digital Fine Art, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards for "Split Decision Girl"
---Honorable Mention, Digital Fine Art, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards for "Dress Appropriately for the Game"
---Honorable Mention, Self-Portraits, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards for "The Houswife I"
---Honorable Mention, Self Portraits, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards for "Duck-Face Girl"

Work featured in issue 10 of The Hand magazine, a print magazine of Photography and Printmaking.

Artist Interview by Bobbi McMurry of The App Whisperer 10/15/15 http://bit.ly/1LnEIBr

August 2015: Awarded two Hawaii State Recognition Purchase Awards for the works "Yellow Girl" and "They Don't Always Show on the Outside 5."

mDAC Summit exhibition, Top 10-PhotoArt for "Fo'Reals?"

May 2015: Nature Girl selected by a curatorial team from Tethys Gallery and the New Era Museum as one of 20 images to represent the Most Wanted Visionaries exhibition at the Florence International Photo Awards.

March 2015: Editor's Pick; LensCulture - Contemporary Photography
https://www.lensculture.com/editors_pick

Jan. 2015: Honorable Mention/Finalist - Digital Fine Art category, 2014 Mobile Photography Awards
2 images: "The Girls Visit Cape Cod" and "Suzie Felt Invisible to Them..."
http://mobilephotoawards.com/digital-fine-art-2014-mpa-results/

Oct. 2014: Honorable Mention
It Doesn't Always Show on the Outside, L’arte è Mobile – Festival FuturoPresente 2014, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy.

Exhibitions

2018
Diana Nicholette Jeon: Altered Visions, Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI (solo)

The Photographic Performance 2018: Diana Nicholette Jeon – Self Exposure, A Smith Gallery, Johnsonville, TX (solo)

1st Annual Members Exhibition, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

TPS 27, Texas Photo Society traveling exhib

Dreams, Myths and Legends, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT

Diana Nicholette Jeon: I, Orfeo,Truth and Beauty Digital, Vancouver, BC (solo)

Tree Talk, Griffin Museum at Lafayette City Center, Boston, MA

2017
The Creative Portrait, Los Angeles Center for Photography

Fairy Tales and Nuclear Bombs, LightBox Photographic Gallery, Astoria, OR

Self-Exposures, Kirsch Gallery, Honolulu, HI (solo)

Sommerville Toy Camera Festival, Sommerville, MA*

13th Alternative Processes Competition*, Soho Photo Gallery, NYC, NY*

Commitment to Excellence, Honolulu Museum of Art*

Nights as Inexorable as the Sea (solo), The Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA

Spectrum, bG Gallery, Sta Monica, CA

Recollection, PhotoNola, New Orleans, LA

A Surreal Vision, Loosen Art, Rome, IT*

Mug Shots, Verum Ultimum, Portland, OR*

Light Sensitive 2017, Art Intersection, Gilbert AZ*

elsewhere, A Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX*

The Color of Light, Photo Place Gallery, Middlebury, VT*

Memory, Bone and Myth, UND, ND


2016
ArthouseNYC@Superfine Miami Art Fair, Spectrum Miami, Miami, FL*

A Generous Kingdom, Verum Ultimum, Portland, OR*

Portraiture, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary*

Mixed Media Miniature Show, Koa Gallery, Honolulu, HI (2007-2016)

Portraits, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary*

Water, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO*

Masks, SE Center for Photography, SC*

5th Annual Mobile Photo Awards Exhibition, Sixteen Mile Gallery, Milton, ON, CA*

Annual Juried Exhibition*, Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY

Accession: Recent Acquisitions from the Art in Public Places Collection, HI State Art Museum, HNL, HI

Hawaii National Parks 2016 Centennial Exhibition*, Schaefer International Gallery, Maui, HI*

2007-2011, 2013-2016 HJCC Annual Commitment to Excellence*, Honolulu Museum of Art

Hawaii Photography 2016*, EHCC/HMoCA, Hilo, HI* (July)

Photolucida's The Elevated Selfie*, (Traveling Exhibition) Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA;

Gallerie MCC's Génies Climatique, Maison des Metallos, Paris, FR

Plastic Fantastic*, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR*

Photolucida's The Elevated Selfie*, (Traveling Exhibition) Griffin Museum, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria OR

Aloha Ho’omaluhia, Ho’omaluhia Botanical Gardens, Kaneohe, HI (2001-14, 2016-17)

Mira Mobile Prize Exhibition*, Mira Forum, Porto, Portugal

Intervals: Photography in Flux, SoMa, Vancouver, CN

Intersections, San Diego City College, SD, CA*

iMotif, Cassandra Sohn Gallery, Lennox, MA*

Cell Phone IV*, Texas Photo Society, Dallas, TX*

Seities and Selves, DarkRoom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT*

2015
Bodies in Motion: Waikiki, Gallery on the Pali, Honolulu, HI (SOLO)

2007-2015 Mixed Media Miniature Show, Koa Gallery, Honolulu, HI

FIPA New Era Museum Most Wanted Visionaries, 4 Leoni, Florence, IT

Iluminations, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO*

Alternative Cameras: Pinhole to Plastic, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT*

The Hot New Picture Show, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS*

The Self(ie) and The Other: Portraiture, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary*

Photo Art, Mobile Digital Art and Creativity Summit, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA*

Bodies in Motion: Waikiki, Gallery on the Pali, Honolulu, HI (SOLO)

Avatars #Autoportraits, Mobile Camera Club Gallery/MK2 Bibiloteque, Paris, France

New Era Museum Most Wanted Visionaries, Florence International Photo Awards, Tethys Gallery, Florence, Italy

Back to Nature, Mobile Camera Club Gallery, Paris, France

2014
Beyond the Conflict, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovererto, Italy*

Full Exhibition History from 1997- present is available for online viewing and download at:
http://diananicholettejeon.com/exhibition-history