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KLOE S. KANG
Kapiolani Community College
4303 Diamond Head Road
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 734-9384/ kloe@hawaii.edu

EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (UHM)                              May 1997
Writers and Artists Residency, Vermont Studio Center                                   May-June 2007
Art History Survey: Museum Tour in Europe, Italy, France, England                  May-June 2003
Survey on the Contemporary Art, New York University, NY                             June-July 1997
French Civilization/History, Cité Universitaire, France                                   May-June 1995
Graduate Program, Textile Chemistry, Seoul National University, Korea          March-Dec. 1981

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Lecturer, Arts & Humanities, Kapi‘olani Community College, University of Hawai‘i  1999- present
Art Consultant, Hawaii State Foundation Culture & the Arts Acquisition Committee            2008
Academy Ambassador, Honolulu Academy of Arts                                              1999 - 2001
Exhibitions Assistant, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu                                  1998 - 1999

PUBLIC LECTURES and WORKSHOPS
First Friday Talk, The Contemporary Museum, First Hawaiian Center                             Jan., 2008
Portrait Drawing, Hawaii State Art Museum                                                                  2007
Portrait Drawing, The Contemporary Museum                                                                2007
Art Lunch Lecture series, Hawaii State Art Museum                                                        2007
Docents training at the Contemporary Museum                                                        2003, 2007
Summer Institute for Creativity at KCC (non credit workshop)                                    2004, 2005

SELECTED HONORS, GRANTS AND AWARDS
Resident Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT                                        2007   
Invited Artist, Commitment to Excellence, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce  2006
Servco Award of Excellence, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, HI              2005
Best Show, juried exhibition, “Rouge”, Indigo Contemporary, Norfolk, VA                2005
First Place, Commitment to Excellence, Japanese Chamber of Commerce Show.          2001
Award of the Year, Korean Artist Association of Hawai‘i Annual Exhibition               1999
Best of the show-Juror’s Award, Contemporary Show, Association of Hawai‘i Artists 1997
Study Abroad Grant, Geraldine Clark Foundation                                              1997

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (published articles on the work)
MAUI NEWS: “Art for FOUR SEASONS, Rick Chatenever, Feb 17, 2008
HONOLULU STAR BULLETIN: “Seasons of Art”, Nadine Kam, Feb 17, 2008
HONOLULU WEEKLY: Galleries, “Two is better than one”, Marcia Morse Jan 31-Feb 6, 2007
HONOLULU STAR BULLETIN: “Working Together”, Joleen Oshiro, January 28, 2007
SEATTLE POST INTELLIGENCER: “CONNECT/DISCONNECT”, Judy Wagonfeld, April 14, 2006
ART ACCESS: “ONLY CONNECT”, Molly Norris Curtis, April 20, 2006
HONOLULU STAR BULLETIN: “SEVEN UP”, Joleen Oshiro, March 26, 2006
HONOLULU ADVERTISER “Artists Find Strengths in Numbers” Marie Carvalho, March 19, 2006
KOREA DAILY CENTRAL-DC “Howard County Art Center” Mijin Kim, September 13, 2005
THE SUN IN HOWARD: “Dream Across the Pacific”, September 9, 2005
HONOLULU STAR BULLETIN: TODAY, “Shared Perspectives”, Keiko Ohnuma, September 11, 2005
HONOLULU ADVERTISER, “Koa Gallery Retrospective” David C Farmer, September 4, 2005
HONOLULU STAR BULLETIN: TODAY, “Portable Peace”, Joleen Oshiro July 3, 2005
HONOLULU STAR BULLETIN: "Servco Award of Excellence”, Nadine Kam,Aug 21, 2005
HONOLULU WEEKLY: Art, “Ladies Luck”, Marcia Morse September 1-7, 2004
HONOLULU ADVERTISER, “Seven Artists Luck”Victoria Gail-White, August 22 2004
KOREA DAILY CENTRAL-DC “Invitational at Korea Cultural Center” Mijin Kim, Aug.24, 2004
ART IN AMERICA: “Korean Crossing” Elenor Heartney, September 2004
ARTWEEK: Contemporary Museum, First Hawai‘ian Center, Marcia Morse, Dec, 2003/Jan 2004
KAPI‘O, “Art, the Poetry of Sight—Art Asked and Answered” Jesse Young, Nov. 4, 2003
HONOLULU ADVERTISER: “ Contemporary Korean American Artists” David Farmer, Oct 2003
THE MAUI NEWS: Currents, “Home Is Where the Art Is”, Paul Janes-Brown, Sep.14, 2003
CENTERPIECE Aug/Sep 2003, “No Place Like Home”, Art Review by Tom Stevens
Maui Arts & Cultural Center Seasons 2003-2004, “Exhibits”
HONOLULU ADVERTISER: “Aloha Ho‘omaluhia”, Victoria Gail-White May 18, 2003
HANKYOREH: Culture and Life in Honolulu, Kim Eun Hyung, February 12, 2003
HONOLULU ADVERTISER: Art Review, Victoria Gail-White Sunday October 13, 2002
HONOLULU ADVERTISER: “Soul Containers”, Victoria Gail-White Sunday March 31, 2002
HAWAII PACIFIC PRESS, “Hawai‘i Japanese Chamber of Commerce Exhibit” Sept. 20, 2001
HONOLULU WEEKLY: Art, “Birthmarks”, Marcia Morse May 19-25, 1999
HONOLULU STAR BULLETIN: MO’STUFFS, Thursday, September 9, 1999
THE KOREA DAILY OF HAWAII: Art, “Threshold” So Sang-bok, Wednesday, Sep. 23, 1998
                
    
 SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (image/writing contributions)
CROSSINGS 2003: Korea/Hawai‘i, (translation of Catalogue essays), 2004
PACIFIC READER: An Asian Pacific North American Review of Books,
The International Examiner (front cover art) Summer 2003
YOBO: Korean American Writing in Hawaii, (front cover/title pages) Bamboo Ridge Press, 2003
MANOA JOURNAL: The Century of the Tiger, UH Press (image contribution), Winter 2002
HONOLULU MAGAZINE: HONOLULU’S W5, (Front Cover Art), July 1998
THRESHOLD, Thesis Journal by Kloe Sookhee Kang, May 1998

COLLECTIONS
Hawaii State Foundation in Arts and Culture, HI
Kapi‘olani Community College Campus Collection, HI
Neiman Marcus at Ala Moana, HI
Servco Pacific, Inc., HI
First Hawaiian Bank, HI
Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, HI
Korean Care Home, HI           
Hambly Studio, CA                                                                             
Design Access, HI
Environmental Communication, HI
Nordstrom Ala Moana, HI

EXHIBITIONS

2007
   
ART NOW, Miami, FL             
The Space Between, Patricia Cameron Gallery, Seattle, WA 
The National Ass. Of Women Artists Exhibition, Hoboken, NJ
Larger Than Life: Portraits & Portrait Making, Mission House Museum, HI
Rendezvous: Hawaii & Washington, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Baltimore, WA
Commitment of Excellence, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, HI
KCC Faculty Biennial, Koa Gallery
Working Together, Honolulu Academy Linekona Art Center, HI
Aloha Ho‘omaluhia XXIII, Ho‘omaluhia Exhibition Gallery, HI
N.A.W.A. New Members’ Exhibition, New York, NY
2006   
Contemporary Art from the Pacific Rim
, City of Brea Art Gallery, CA 
Commitment of Excellence, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, HI
10 Years of Exhibition at The First Hawaiian Center, The Contemporary Museum, HI 
Artists of Hawaii 2006, Honolulu Academy of Arts, HI 
Great Impressions: Contemporary Prints of Hawaii, 1132 Bishop, Honolulu, HI
SEVEN: UP, Honolulu Academy of Arts, HI (March)
CONNECT/DISCONNECT, Patricia Cameron Gallery, Seattle, WA (March-April)
Aloha Ho‘omaluhia XXII, Ho‘omaluhia Exhibition Gallery, HI (May)
Schaefer Portrait Challenge, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, HI (Jan)
2005    
Commitment to Excellence, Hawaii Japanese Chamber of Commerce Show, HI
Korea Cultural Gallery, Korean Embassy Washington D.C. (October)
In Search of Dreams Across the Pacific, Howard County Center for Arts, Ellicott City, MD
The Critique Group-10 Years Later, Balcony Gallery, Honolulu (July-August)
The Muse: still life by Kloe Kang, Tea at 1024, Honolulu (July)
Wish You Were Here IV postcard project, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY (June-July)
48th Annual International Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute Museum of Living Artist, CA
Rouge, Indigo Contemporary Art, Norfolk, VA
Portable Art Portable Peace; Traveling International Exhibit
SEVEN:2, The Contemporary Museum Cafe, HI
Korean Artist Association of Hawai‘i, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Linekona, HI
2004   
Drawing Conclusion, Maryland Federation of Art City Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Good Things Small Packages, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, HI
KCC Faculty Biennial, Koa Gallery
Landscape of the sublime, Subzero, Honolulu
Commitment to Excellence, Japanese Chamber of Commerce Show, HI
Aloha Ho‘omaluhia XX, Ho‘omaluhia Exhibition Gallery, HI
Korean Artist Association of Hawaii Exhibition, Honolulu Hale City Hall Courtyard
SEVEN:LUCKY, Workspace, Honolulu 
UPAU Painters Invitational, Korea Cultural Gallery, Korean Embassy Washington D.C.
Kuilima K?kou Hawai‘i-Japan Joint Exhibition, Neal Blaisdel Center Exhibition Hall, HI      
Hawai‘i -Inchon Exchange Exhibition, Inchon Cultural Center, Korea                       
2003   
Contemporary Korean American Artists in Hawai‘i, FHC The Contemporary Museum, HI
Recent Works by Kloe Kang & Jinja Kim, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, HI
Nikakai Invitational; Hawai‘i Artists, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, Japan
Artists of Hawai‘i 2003, Honolulu Academy of Arts, HI 
Mixed Media Miniature Exhibition, Koa Gallery
KCC Faculty Exhibit, Lama Library
Chung-Jo Invitational, Inchon Cultural Center, Korea                        
Korean Artist Association of Hawai‘i member’s Exhibition, Honolulu Hale Courtyard
Ko-Hyang: Hometowns, Koa Gallery                                                  
Aloha Ho‘omaluhia XIX, Ho‘omaluhia Exhibition Gallery, HI           
Inchon-Hawaii Exchange Art Exhibit, Honolulu Academy of Arts, HI
2002   
Mixed Media Miniature Exhibition
, Koa Gallery
Commitment to Excellence, Japanese Chamber of Commerce Show
Containers of the Soul, Kloe Kang/ Karen Lucas two person Show, Koa Gallery
Response and Remembrance, Koa Gallery
2001   
Mixed Media Miniature Exhibition
, Koa Gallery
Commitment to Excellence, Japanese Chamber of Commerce Show
University of Hawai‘i Faculty Exhibition , University of Hawai‘i Art Gallery
Exhibit A, Arts at Mark’s Garage                                                                                
EAST is WEST in Hawaii
, 22 Contemporary Artists, Honolulu Academy of Arts
Aloha Ho‘omaluhia XVII, Ho‘omaluhia Exhibition Gallery
2000    
Mixed Media Miniature Exhibition, Koa Gallery
Korean Imin Centennial Commemorative Art Exhibition, Inchon Cultural Ctr, Korea
TRUE BLUE, Painting the color of Truth, Salon 5
KCC Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Koa Gallery
ConTempo-lampshade, 2000, The Contemporary Museum
Aloha Ho‘omaluhia XVI, Ho‘omaluhia Exhibition Gallery
Korean Artist Association of Hawai‘i member’s Exhibition, Honolulu Hale
1999    
Closing of the Door 1999, Mixed Media Miniature Exhibit, Koa Gallery
University of Hawai‘i Faculty Exhibition , University of Hawaii Art Gallery
Fiber Hawai‘i ’99, Academy Art Center Honolulu
Birthmarks, Queen Emma Gallery
Connective — 7 MFA women Artists show, Queen Emma Gallery
Heart of the Matter, Domestic Violence Benefit show, Pegge Hopper Gallery
Korean Artist Association of Hawai‘i  member’s Exhibition, Honolulu Hale
1998    
Commitment to Excellence
, Japanese Chamber of Commerce Show, AmFac Exhibit Hall
The First Annual Mixed Media Miniature Exhibit, Koa Gallery
Chinese Cultural Festival Exhibition, Pauahi Tower
Threshold II; Recent paintings by Kloe Sookhee Kang, Sisu Gallery
Contemporary Show, Association of Hawai‘i Artists
Korean Artist Association of Hawaii member’s Exhibition, Honolulu Hale
1997   
Selected Works by Kloe Kang
, Café Laufer, Honolulu
Contemporary Show, Association of Hawai‘i Artists
Threshold, Thesis Exhibition, Commons Gallery, UHM
Painting and Prints by Kloe Kang, Women’s Center, UHM
Korean Artist Association of Hawaii member’s Exhibition, Honolulu Hale
1996    
Commitment to Excellence, Japanese Chamber of Commerce Show, AmFac Exhibit Hall
Black & White Art Show, Alana Waikiki Exhibition Gallery, Honolulu
Women’s Month Art Exhibit, Women’s Center, UHM