Jin A. Seo


Art and Design

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Art and Design
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • 2016 MFA in Metal, University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign, Ill.
  • 2012 BFA in Metalwork & Jewelry Design, Kookmin University, Seoul, S. Korea


  • ART 223 Beginning Metals and Jewelry
  • ART 322 Intermediate Metals: casting and raising
  • ART 323 Intermediate Metals: enameling
  • ART 324 Advanced Metals
  • ART 399 Individual Instruction

Research and professional interests

  • Craft (metal and fiber)
  • Wearable objects

Selected exhibitions

  • “Under the Layers,” Solo Exhibition, Sediment Gallery, Richmond, Va., 2017
  • “The Room of Desires,” Raumwerk, Munich Jewelry Week, Munich, Germany, 2017
  • “Duality of Presence,” super+CENTERCOURT, Munich Jewelry Week, Munich, Germany, 2017
  • “UNEXPECTED,” Craft Council of British Columbia Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, 2016
  • “A Dark Spark of Light,” Alliages, Lille, France, 2015
  • “METALLOphone: Personally,” (AV17) Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2014

Awards and honors

  • SNAG Connects Council Leader – West Central region, 2017
  • SNAG Emerging Artist 2016, SOFA Chicago, Chicago, Ill., 2016
  • Fountainhead Fellowship in Craft and Material Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va., 2016
  • Teaching Excellence Award, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ill., 2016
  • Shirayuki Itami Morohaku Award (Gold Award), ITAMI International Craft Exhibition, Itami, Japan, 2010

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