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"They Don't Always Show on the Outside V", 1st Place, The Darkeness category, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards
"Thats the Way Some Days Go", Honorable Mention, Digital Fine Art, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards
"Split Decision Girl", Honorable Mention, Digital Fine Art, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards
"Dress Appropriately for the Game… Read More
"They Don't Always Show on the Outside V", 1st Place, The Darkeness category, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards
"Thats the Way Some Days Go", Honorable Mention, Digital Fine Art, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards
"Split Decision Girl", Honorable Mention, Digital Fine Art, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards
"Dress Appropriately for the Game", Honorable Mention, Digital Fine Art, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards
"The Housewife I," Honorable Mention, Self-Portraits, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards
"Duck-Face Girl", Honorable Mention, Digital Fine Art, 2015 Mobile Photo Awards
(2) Hawaii State Recognition Purchase Awards; Art in Public Places Program, 37th HJCC Annual Commitment to Excellence, Honolulu Musuem of Art, Hawaii, August 2015
Top 10, PhotoArt, MDAC Summit, Palo Alto, CA August 2015
Florence International Photo Awards New Era Museum Most Wanted Visionaries Selection
"Diana Nicholette Jeon/Self-Exposures" Lens Culture Editor's Pick, April 2015
"The Girls Visit Cape Cod", Honorable Mention, Digital Fine Art, 2014 Mobile Photo Awards
"Even When She Dressed Up and Looked Pretty", Honorable Mention, Digital Fine Art, 2014 Mobile Photo Awards
"Help! It's Getting Crowded in Here," Honorable Mention, Self-Portraits, 2014 Mobile Photo Awards
"It Doesn't Always Show on the Outside I", Honorable Mention, Beyond the Conflict, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy
"that the world is round has already been proven" (16mm handmade film transferred to digital video), Second Place, Lightstruck! 2004*, Senator Theater, Baltimore, MD (2004)
"innocence in the time of the red sky nights", Emerging Artist Award, Digitally Charged Entities 2003, StudioOne Gallery, Honolulu HI Read Less
  • Artist/Owner
    Diana Nicholette Jeon Fine Arts/J Studio — Honolulu, HI, USA
  • Lecturer, New Media Arts
    Kapi'olani Community College — Honolulu, HI, USA
  • Lecturer
    University Of Hawai'i At Manoa — Honolulu, HI, USA
  • MFA Student/Instructor of Record-Introduction to Non-Toxic Printmaking and Photo-Digital Processes in Printmaking
    University Of Maryland Baltimore County — Baltimore, MD, USA
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Statement:
Every warrior has a weapon; my art is mine.

Bio:
Diana Nicholette Jeon is a contemporary artist who lives and works in Honolulu. She received her BA in Studio Art at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa in 2003, and was awarded her MFA in Imaging and Digital Art by the University of Maryland Baltimore C… Read More
Statement:
Every warrior has a weapon; my art is mine.

Bio:
Diana Nicholette Jeon is a contemporary artist who lives and works in Honolulu. She received her BA in Studio Art at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa in 2003, and was awarded her MFA in Imaging and Digital Art by the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 2006.

From 2004 until 2013, Jeon worked as a college instructor. She taught Introductory Digital Art, Digital Imaging, Motion Graphics and Digital Multimedia in the New Media Arts program at Kapi‘olani Community College; "Expanded Arts 201" in the Electronic Arts track in the Art Department at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa; and Introduction to Non-Toxic Printmaking and Photo-Digital Processes in Printmaking in the Non-Toxic Printmaking program at the University of Maryland at Baltimore County.

Jeon's award-winning work has been exhibited extensively internationally since 1998. Most recently, she was one of 20 recipients of the New Era Museum's Most Wanted Visionary awards, with the work of the honored recipients scheduled for exhibition at the Tethys Gallery in Florence, Italy during June 2015. Other recent honors include having her series, Self-Explorations, named as an Editor’s Pick” at Lens Culture, receiving three honorable mentions (one in Self-Portraiture and two in Digital Fine Art) in the fourth annual Mobile Photo Awards (2015), and an Honorable Mention in the Oltre il Conflitto exhibition at the Museo di arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto.

Jeon’s work has been featured numerous times in such varied sources as the The Huffington Post, The App Whisperer, Life in LoFi, iPhoneograhy Central, Lens Culture, Art of the Mob, several curated collections at Saatchi Art, Flickr Explorer, Pixels at an Exhibition Pic of the Day, Bienfang Space Art/Culture Magazine, Corriere della Sera, Art of MOB, GRRYO, L’arena, The Honolulu Weekly, the Honolulu Advertiser, and the Honolulu Star-Bulletin.

Her work is held in the collections of the Banca di Credito Cooperativo di Cambiano (Italy), the Galerie Mobile Camera Club (Paris), WaggaWagga Regional Gallery (NSW, AU), Honolulu Printmakers, California Printmakers and the Albert O. Kuhn Library Special Collections Department at UMBC (Baltimore, MD), as well as numerous private collections nationally and internationally.

Her work is available for purchase at Saatchi Art Online:http://www.saatchiart.com/diananicholettejeon.
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2016
Photolucida’s The Elevated Selfie, Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA (July-Sept) and Lightbox Gallery, Astoria OR (May-June)*

Gallerie MCC's Génies Climatique, Maison des Metallos, Paris FR

Plastic Fantastic, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR*

2001-2014, 2016 Aloha Ho’omaluhia, Ho’omaluhia Botanical Gardens, K… Read More
2016
Photolucida’s The Elevated Selfie, Griffin Museum, Winchester, MA (July-Sept) and Lightbox Gallery, Astoria OR (May-June)*

Gallerie MCC's Génies Climatique, Maison des Metallos, Paris FR

Plastic Fantastic, Lightbox Gallery, Astoria, OR*

2001-2014, 2016 Aloha Ho’omaluhia, Ho’omaluhia Botanical Gardens, Kaneohe, HI

Mira Mobile Prize exhibition, Mira Forum, Porto, Portugal

Intervals: Photography in Flux, SoMa, Vancouver, CN

Intersections, San Diego City College, SD, CA*

iMotif, Cassandra Sohn Gallery, Lennox, MA*

Cell Phone IV, Texas Photo Society, Dallas, TX*

2015
Seities and Selves, DarkRoom Gallery, Essex Junction, VT*

2007-2015 Mixed Media Miniature Show, Koa Gallery, Honolulu, HI

FIPA New Era Museum Most Wanted Visionaries, 4 Leoni, Florence, IT

Iluminations, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO*

Alternative Cameras: Pinhole to Plastic, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, VT*

The Hot New Picture Show, Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS*

The Self(ie) and The Other: Portraiture, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary*

Photo Art, Mobile Digital Art and Creativity Summit, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA*

2007-2011, 2013-2015 HJCC Annual Commitment to Excellence, Honolulu Museum of Art
Honolulu, HI*

Bodies in Motion: Waikiki, Gallery on the Pali, Honolulu, HI (SOLO)

Avatars #Autoportraits, Mobile Camera Club Gallery/MK2 Bibiloteque, Paris, France

New Era Museum Most Wanted Visionaries, Florence International Photo Awards, Tethys Gallery, Florence, Italy

Back to Nature, Mobile Camera Club Gallery, Paris, France

2014

The Mixed Media Miniature Show, Koa Gallery, Honolulu, HI

Beyond the Conflict, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovererto, Italy*

1997-1999; 2001-2003; 2007-2011, 2013-2014 Annual Honolulu Printmakers Exhibition*, Honolulu Museum of Art

2007, 2010, 2012 KCC Faculty Biennial, Koa Gallery, Honolulu, HI

2011
Anything Goes*, The MMS Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Waters Edge, FrameMasters, Honolulu, HI and Studio One Gallery, Oakland, CA

The Relenteless Eye, Bryn Mawr College, PA

2010
Hexchange, My House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA and Hexagon Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Dot Dot DASH 2010, Gallery on the Pali, Honolulu, HI

2009
The Relentless Eye*, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe VT

Darkness*, Koa Gallery, Honolulu, HI

2008
LE 60: 1st Annual 1-Minute Film Fest*, Parker Street, Cambridge, MA

2007
Venturous Vanguard Traveling Video Festival*, Echo Park Film Center Los Angeles; Los Angeles Misson College; State University at Northridge; Altered Aesthetics Minneapolis

2006
Dualities, The Art Institute of San Diego, San Diego, CA

Nature!, Wagga Wagga Regional Gallery, New South Wales, AU

2004
Transgressed Boundaries and Potent Fusions (Jeon, Mitts and Newton), Hawaii Pacific University, Kaneohe, HI

Lightstruck! 2004*, Senator Theater, Baltimore, MD

2003
inscrutable equations for growth, Gallery on the Pali, Honolulu, HI (SOLO)

The Digital Art Guild, Avalon Gallery, San Diego, CA

Digital Art 2003*, Butler Museum of Art, Youngstown, OH

Digitally Charged Entities 2003*, StudioOne Gallery, Honolulu HI

2002
Work, Kapiolani Community College, Honolulu, HI (SOLO)

StudioOne Gallery Innaugural Exhibition, Honolulu, HI

Cinema Paradise Film Festival, Wallace Cinema, Honolulu, HI

Breaking New Ground: Explorations in Digital Printmaking, Koa Gallery, Honolulu, HI

Contemporary International 2002*, Period Gallery, Omaha, NE

Current Work National 2002*, Rosenthal Gallery, Fayetteville, NC

9-11: Response and Remembrance*, Koa Gallery, Honolulu, HI

2001
Artists of Hawai‘i*, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI Read Less
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