BIO

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Artist Statement

I love to see the world through my camera lens. When I go to a new place, I am an explorer, searching for the things that attract my eyes. Sometimes landscapes excite me or a little pattern in an object becomes a treasure to me. I sigh in front of the beauty impossible to express solely with words. 

 

This world is surely full of beauties;

Things which exclaim awaken from the darkness;

Stories of the ancient times ting from the eternal tree;

Joyful songs of living things flutter amongst the sunlight.

 

I am thrilled to capture these unique moments with my camera, moments that will never be repeated again. It is my privilege to be present in these encounters. My photos are born from memories of the past and also carry my passion for the present. Increasingly, they also show my future dreams and fantasies. The act of releasing the shutter is so quick and fades away, becoming a part of the past, and yet the moment recorded eternally. 

 

When I look at the photos later, I recollect each moment in time-people I encountered, landscapes, wind, light and even the smell of the breeze...

 

It is a marvelous thing that all the memories remain there intact. My mission is to capture the unique beauty and make it eternal.

Exhibitions

Group Exhibition at New York One Art Space Gallery, New York, NY, United States

2022

 

Solo Exhibition at Shatto Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, United States


2019

Group Exhibition "Korea: Land of the Morning Calm," USC, Los Angeles, USA 


2016

Group Exhibition "International Salon of Photography," Tsuhima, Japan


2014

Group Exhibition "Riches of the Land," Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles


2011- 2015

Group Exhibition "Landscape: East Meets West", the BID Art Space, Italy

 

2019

Solo Exhibition at Gallery Dooin, Seoul, South Korea

 

2017

Group Exhibition "La Belleza de Corea y su Naturaleza," Mexico City, Mexico

 

2015

Group Exhibition "International Salon of Photography," Qindao, China


2013

Group Exhibition at the Los Angeles City Hall Bridge Gallery, Los Angeles


2011-2014

Publications

Sue Park Photography (Buy Online)


2019

MONOVISION

2021

Published photos in the Asian Pacific Heritage Calendar and Guide by the City of Los Angeles, CA, USA


2013-2022

Awards

1st place award from International Photography Award(IPA) for the category of Book, 2021

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Awarded as a Discovery of the Year from Lucie Foundation, 2021

Gold Prize from  Budapest Photo Award(BIFA) for the categofy of Book, 2021

1st Place award from International Photography Award (IPA) for the category of Book, 2019

Awarded 1st Place from  Moscow foto Award(MIFA), 2020

 

Awarded 1st Place from the International Photography Awards (IPA) "Harmony",2017

Appreciation Plaque from the South Korean Government

 

2015

The President's Volunteer Service Award from President of the USA


2013-2014

Contact Me

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E- ss7070@hotmail.com

T- 213- 277-1960