Ju Hyun Kang
June is a researcher, artist, and art therapist who facilitates clinical interventions using various forms of creative arts including literature, photography, films, and music in a humanistic therapeutic approach. June completed her Master's degree in Art Therapy at the School of Visual Arts. She has worked with various populations who presented with mental and/or biological health issues in community, school, and medical settings. After graduating with Bachelor's degrees in Language & Literature, and in Mass Communication in 2005, June went to Canada where she received a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Previously, June also worked as an IT project manager in Korea, and as a journalist, and an art director for newspaper companies in Canada & USA. Since 2010, she participated in several group exhibitions in Canada & New York City, including art therapy exhibition, workshops, and special projects. Currently June has continued her Doctorate degree in California.

PhD student in Art Therapy, Notre Dame de Namur University, CA
MPS in Art Therapy, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Fine Arts Foundation (nondegree, 18cd), Alberta College of Art & Design
BA in Psychology, Mount Royal University, Alberta, Canada
BA in English Language & Literature, BA in Mass Communication, Pukyong National University, Korea

2017-2018 Sheri Sobrato Brisson Scholarship at NDNU
2016 Paula Rhodes Memorial Award for Exceptional Achievement at SVA
2001-2005 Outstanding Achievement Scholarships at PKNU
2004 Digital Photography Contest Award at BEXCO, Korea

Selected Exhibitions
2018 Oct. Solo exhibit. Art, a Way of Knowing, Ssam Gallery, Busan
2017 Sep-Oct. Traversing Boundaries, Gallery Korea, NYC
Juried by Eric Shiner et al.
2017 Apr. Pi Exhibition, West Manhattan, NYC
2016 Feb-Mar. tie-in, Flatiron Gallery, Chelsea, NYC
2016 Feb-Mar. Multimedia Installation, Gramercy, NYC
2010 Nov. Illingworth Kerr Gallery (IKG), AB, Canada
2010 Feb. Marion Nicoll Gallery, AB, Canada

2016 Art Therapy with Older Adults Using Technology
2014 Ludlow Review, SVA, (1)4, p.12

Teaching/Talks and Research

2017-2018 RA in SEI(Emotional Intelligence) Lab at NDNU, CA
2017 Lectured Intro to Art Therapy: Digital media at NDNU, CA
2017 Dementia Screening during Japanese Dementia Seminar at HNMC, NJ
2016 Art Therapy seminar for Counselors at New Jersey Institute of Family Counseling
2016 Assistant at Workshop for Social Work Grad Students at Columbia University
2009-2012 Lab monitor in International Education dept at MRU
2010-2012 RA Language Development Lab in Psychology dept at MRU
2010 Peer Tutor in Learning Service Center at MRU
2010 TA at Reading Town Calgary, Canada
2001-2004 RA in English Language and Literature dept at Pukyong National University

Professional Experiences
Addictionology, small T trauma, Neurocognitive disorders,
Hospice & palliative care, Grief, loss, and bereavement issues,
Depression & anxiety, School counseling, Cultural/Social Transitions.
Cognitive Behavioral Art Therapy, Person-Centered Expressive Arts Therapy,
Multiculturalism, Digital Art Therapy

Art therapy Practices & Projects

2017 Mental Health Progam at Holy Name Medical Center, NJ
2015-2016 Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), NY
2015-2016 SVA Art Therapy Student Counseling Team, NY
2014-2015 Hudson Guild Early Childhood Education (ECE), NY
2012-2013 Willis Cognitive Science Center & Hospital, Korea

Special Projects: Short-term Art Therapy Group Service
(categorized by Populations)

Children & Adolescents
2017 Open Art Studio during Asian Mental Health Expo at HNMC, NJ
2017 Art Therapy Consultation in Children & Youth Health Expo at HNMC, NJ
2017 DoDream Counseling Service, Inc., NJ
2017 Camp Good Grief by East End Hospice, NY
2016 Boys Hope Girls Hope Exhibition project, NY
2015 Boys Hope Girls Hope Exhibition project, NY

2016 Arts Start, NY (Group Art Therapy project for young professional artists)
2015 Yoga & Art Therapy at SVA, NY
2015-2016 SVA Art Therapy Student Counseling Team, NY
2015 Bellevue Hospital Haven Unit, NY
2015 Lenox Hill Neighborhood Association, NY
2014 Mount-Sinai Beth Israel Chemical Dependency, NY

Older Adults
2017 Asian Cancer Support Group co-leader at HNMC, NJ
2016 Group Art therapy project at Hebrew Home & Hospital, NY
2016 Group Art therapy project at Stein Senior Center, NY
2015 Group Art therapy at Oxford Nursing Home, NY
2015-2016 Water & Stone, A Creative Arts Therapy, PLLC., NY


2017 NYC Mental Health First Aid by National Council for Behavioral Health
2016 NYC Emergency Response Management CERT
2014 New York State: Mandated Report Training
2013 Certificate of Art psychology counselor Lv.2
2012 Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Lv.C (including children & Babies)
2011 TCPS 2: CORE (Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans)
2008 Diploma in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
2006 JLPT(Japanse Language Proficiency Test) Lv.3
2005 Certificate of Information-processing Technician
2005 Certificate of Colorist (Color coordinator/designer)

Previous careers
2007-2013, 2016
Graphic Design, Advertising Design, Editorial Design, Webdesign
Writing, editing, translating news articles
2007-2008 Website development (3 projects)
2006-2007 IT project management at Cyber Imagination, Inc., Korea
KRX, Seoul Metro AD monitoring system, Seoul Welfare Foundation, Korean Literature Translation, etc.

Adobe: Flash, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Premier,
Apple: Garage Band, IMovie, Keynote, Page, Soundtrack Pro,
Microsoft: Outlook Express, Access, Visual Basic, Excel, Powerpoint, Word,
Dreamweaver, Goldwave, SPSS, Super Coder, R,
HTML/CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Wordpress.

Community/Social Service

2016 Volunteer for Writing conference at Expressive Therapies Summit, NYC
2016 Proctor in Attachment 911 & in Forensic art therapy, AATA
2016 Volunteer for open art studio workshop, AATA, Baltimore, MD
2015 ArchCare Senior Life Center PACE, NY (Population: Older adults)
2013 Families Matter Co-operative, Canada (Population: Children & Families)
2012 Calgary Seniors Resource Society (Population: Older adults)
2011 The Mustard Seed, Calgary (Population: Adult homelessness)
2011 Event Assistant at The City of Calgary (Population: Children & Adults)
2009 Exhibition Receptionist at Art Gallery of Calgary
2008 Venue usher at Calgary International Film Festival
2007 Event Assistant at Calgary Folk Music Festival
2007 Heritage Park Historical Village, Canada (Population: Children)
2002 Busan International Biennale Festival, Korea

Special workshops attended(just for my records)
2017 Art, Migration & Youth of Courage, SVA
2017 Education Conference - Refugee: The 21thC Challenge, United Nations, NY
2016 Understanding New Gender Theory, SVA
2016 Jungian & Archetypal approach and Arts in Healing Symposium, New School
2016 Bereavement and Grief, New York University
2015 Gender-related Violence Issue, SVA
2015 Survivors from Sewol Ferry, NYC
2015 Military Cultural Competence Training at Veterans Mental Health Coalition
2014 Self-care: focusing on Process, SVA
2014 Eating Disorder, SVA, NYC
2013 Korean Addictionology Psychotherapy Association, SKKU, Seoul

Contact I'm available for local/international projects as well as potential employment opportunities. Please direct your inquiries and comments or request my resume/cv to: kangjuhyun(at)hotmail.com