Bonnie Bohyeon Kim (They/Them)


Bonnie (Bohyeon) Kim is a scenic designer, sculptor, photographer, and printmaker based in Los Angeles and Seoul. They have been a contemporary artist, mostly sculpture and installation, and currently expanding their artistic interest in the Film/Theater industry as a BFA 2 student in Experience Design and Production program at California Institute of the Arts. They are majoring in scenic design, minoring in digital arts, and constantly explores interdisciplinary fields - contemporary and experimental arts, video, photography, and science. Their artistic experiments are not only confined to set design but encompass a range of designs and performances through her personal works. They have accomplished experiences through diverse extracurricular activities, which let their have opportunities to interact with other departments in art actively and practice cooperatively. They won multiple prizes for their artworks and sports, as well as had experience working as a Nike designer before they started their Bachelor’s degree.


Education


2022 ― Current
California Institute of the Arts

Major ― Experience Design and Production
Minor ― Digital Arts


Resume / CV



2024
CalArts ― Academic Resident Advisor

Production Designer & Art Director
     BFA 4 Thesis Film: Mujer Mar y Muerte


2023
CalArts ― Orientation Leader for New Students

CalArts ― CSSSA RA
          
California State Summer School for the Arts


Art Director & Scenic Designer
    Drag Ball 2023
    PS3 Show: Seven Hoshi 
    BFA 4 Film: Marlena and the Mantis Men

Teaching Assistant
   TFND-115L-01 Substitute Objects
2022 ― 23
CalArts ― Coffeehouse Theater Committe Member
   Elected by School of Theater Faculties
   Shows/Performances Management

TEA: Themed Entertainment Association, Member

2022
Assistant Director of Tsipekua
   Event at CalArts - The Day of the Dead

Art Director & Scenic Designer
  BFA 4 Thesis Film: Bitches Kill Bitches
  BFA 1 Film: ¿CUÁNTAS MÁS?
  MFA 1 Film: Minced Meat
2021
Nike Shoe Designer
 Designed 4 pairs of Nike shoes
 Displayed in ‘Nike Seoul’, Myeongdong, South Korea


2018 ― 21
Art Gallery Manager

Art Club Leader

Varsity Sports Team
  Volleyball
  Soccer

2018 ― 19
Tutoring International Students ― Kyunghee University, South Korea

2018
Street Wall Painting ― Incheon, South Korea



Awards / Contest 

* applied                                                             

2023
CalArts International Gallery Night Exhibition
Future Generation Art Prize* 
Plunge Beach Towel Design*

2022
CalArts ― Scholarship Award 
LewerMark International Contest*

2021
Excellence in Fine Arts

2018 ― 21
Student of Distinction ― Academic
Work Ethic

2019
Yearbook Cover Design
Secondary Speech Contest
Excellence in Athletics
Girls Volleyball Champion Team ― KISAA

2018 ― 19
MIP ― Varsity Volleyball Team

2018
Excellence in Fine Arts



Skills


Language
Korean
English

Sports
Swimming
Golf
Badminton
Volleyball
Skiing
Tennis
Track Running
Figure Skating
Soccer
Software
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Indesign
Sketchup
Fusion 360
Meshmixer
Auto CAD

Skills
Digital Fabrication
Laser Cutting
CNC