The Hill School will feature an exhibit by photographer Jungjin Lee P'14 in the Boyer Gallery Friday, September 14 through Friday, October 19. An opening reception will be held September 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. The Boyer Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Jungjin Lee (born in 1961, raised in Seoul) taught herself photography in the 1980s and later earned a master of arts in photography from New York University in 1992. Her works have been exhibited extensively in galleries (Aperture Gallery in NYC, Bellas Artes Gallery in Santa Fe, Andrew Bae Gallery in Chicago, Pace MacGill Gallery in NYC, etc.) and museums throughout the United States, Europe, and Korea.
She has published several books, including Junjin Lee: Beyond Photography , On Road/Ocean , Thing , Jungjin Lee , and Wind . Her work is included in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art, both in New York; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe; and various prestigious institutions in Korea.
She currently lives and works in New York City and has participated in Israel project: Portrait of Work in Progress, with 12 selected international photographers (2010-11). In 2011, she was recipient of an 'Anonymous Was A Woman Award New York'. Jungjin is the mother of Hill fifth former, Sang Ha Jung.
This exhibit will run from Sept. 14 through Oct. 19.