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College of Fine Arts and Communication
School of Art and Design


BORIM SONG

OFFICE ADDRESS:
School of Art and Design: Art Education
Jenkins Fine Arts Center Office # Room 1314
East Carolina University Mail Stop 502
Greenville, NC 27858
Tel.# (252)328-1319; fax # (252)328-6441
E-mail: songb@ecu.edu

CURRENT
Assistant Professor of Art Education, School of Art and Design
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

EDUCATION
Ed.D. in Art and Art Education, Department of Arts and Humanities
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
February, 2008
Dissertation Defense Date: December 4, 2007
Dissertation Title: Changing Conceptions of Cultural Identities: Critical Inquiry through Digital Art Practices within Higher Education
Advisor: Dr. Graeme Sullivan
Reading Committee: Dr. Judith M. Burton, Dr. John Baldacchino, and Dr. Robert McClintock

Master of Education in Art and Art Education
Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
May, 2002

Master of Fine Arts in Fine Art (New Forms)
Seoul Women’s University, Seoul, Korea
February, 1999

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Art
Seoul Women’s University, Seoul, Korea
February, 1997
Summa Cum Laude

HONORS AND AWARDS
Betty Fairfax Fund, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2007
The Korean Arts and Cultural Promotion Fund, Arts Council Korea, 2006
International Professional Development Grant, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2005
International Scholarship, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2002
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund, International Chapter P.E.O. Sisterhood, 2001-2003
AT&T Leadership Award, AT&T Communications, 2000
The Special Prize, the Seventh New Frontier Art Competition, Korea, 1997

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Assistant Professor of Art Education, School of Art and Design, Summer 2008 – present
•    Supervise pre-service art teachers’ early clinical experience by coordinating and teaching “ART2123: Early Experiences for Prospective Teachers”   
•    Teach both an online and on-campus course of “ART3850: Art in the Elementary School” designed for non-art major undergraduate students, usually two sections per semester with about 22 students per class
•    Create art demonstration video clips and other media files for online courses mainly operated with the use of BlackBoard
•    Teach design concepts undergraduate students through “ART1001: Color and Design”
•    Advise 12 undergraduate students and work as a committee member for graduate students’ thesis projects
•    Co-organize the university’s Asian Faculty Interest Group’s monthly meetings, in which faculty members present their research and teaching practices related to Asia
•    Work as a committee member of the School of Art and Design’s Assessment Committee, Media Center Advisory Committee, and Computer Advisory Committee

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Co-Instructor, Art and Art Education Program, Spring 2006
•    Taught 35 students the graduate-level course Virtual Conversations Across Visual Cultures
•    Designed course structure and reviewed student papers to administer grades
•    Facilitated discussions on diverse issues such as culture, community, identity, and digital art to motivate and stimulate the graduate students

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Assistant Teacher, Education Department, Fall 2000 – Fall 2002
•    Worked in the family workshop program Parent-Child Workshop taught by Ms. Muriel
Silberstein-Storfer, the author of Doing Art Together
•    Assisted in teaching art making to 15 parents and 15 children per semester
•    Helped with Doing Art Together, a school outreach program that the program teachers founded

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Korea Arts and Culture Education Service (KACES), Seoul, Korea
USA Reporter, June 2004 – June 2008
•    Wrote articles introducing American arts education practice for artEzine, an online journal published by KACES, a government body that fosters and supports arts education in schools and communities in close partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Korea
•    Featured renowned arts organizations and events in the US, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, Lincoln Center Institute, New York City Department of Education, Washington National Opera, and National Book Festival to share their practices with the Korean readers
•    Interviewed scholars such as Laura Chapman, Judith M. Burton, and B. Stephen Carpenter II, to introduce their scholarly interests and educational practices
•    Participated in business meetings of arts administrators and policy makers from Arts Council Korea with American arts agencies such as National Endowment for the Arts and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to interpret their English-Korean conversations

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Co-Director, conference/exhibition project provided by The Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation (CEO&I), Fall 2003 – Spring 2006
•    Organized a weekend conference entitled Virtual Conversations Across Visual Cultures: Cultural Identity in Korean Computer-Mediated Art with 60 participants in February 2006
•    Raised over $ 11,000 independently, mainly from Arts Council Korea and the Korean Cultural    Service New York to fund concurrent exhibitions and artist talks
•    Initiated an institutional partnership between Teachers College and Seoul Women’s University
•    Coordinated 9 presentations, panel discussions, artist talks, and breakout sessions
•    Invited 4 local presenters in New York City and 5 presenters from Korea    
•    Curated a digital art exhibition of 9 Korean artists and displayed 15 artworks across the genres of video art, net art, digital photography, and installation at Macy Gallery, Teachers College
•    Published a 16-page catalogue on the conference/exhibition with greeting statements by the Presidents of both Teachers College and Seoul Women’s University

Pearl Street Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Guest Curator, February 2006 – March 2006
•    Curated Filtering Everyday: Digital Artworks from Seoul Women’s University, a digital art exhibition of work students of Seoul Women’s University
•    20 digital prints were exhibited and five of them were purchased by Teachers College, Columbia University, for their art collection

PRESENTATIONS

Song, B. (2009, October). Filtering everyday: Teaching digital art. Paper presented at the North
Carolina Art Education Association Professional Development Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.

Song, B. (2009, September). Enhancing pre-service teachers’ multicultural learning through digital
art
. Paper presented at the 27th Annual North Carolina Teacher Education Forum of North
Carolina Association of Colleges and Teacher Education, Raleigh, NC.

Song, B. (2009, April). Cultural identity in the computer classroom: A creative construct for college-
level digital art instruction
. Paper presented at the 49th Annual Convention of National Art
Education Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Song, B. (2009, April). Net art as a tool for critical art learning. Paper presented at the 49th Annual
Convention of National Art Education Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Song, B. (2007, November). Critical inquiry into the changing role of cultural identity in digital
art practice and the implications for higher education
. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Graduate Research in Art Education Conference, The Penn State University, University Park, PA.

 Song, B. (2007, March). Cultural identity in today’s computer-mediated art. Paper presented at
the 47th Annual Convention of National Art Education Association, New York, NY.

Song, B. (2005, April). Cultural identity in computer-mediated art education: Focusing on three
New York based Korean artists
. Paper presented at the 1st Conference on Cultural Studies and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Song, B. (2005, March). Towards a framework for introductory computer-mediated art instruction: An interactive tool for self-discovery and creativity. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Convention of National Art Education Association, Boston, MA.

Song, B. (2005, February). Multiculturalism, cultural identity, and art: A case study of four New York based Korean artists. Paper presented at the 14th Annual Graduate Student Conference on East Asia, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Song, B. (2005, January). Searching for innovative instruction: Change in art education and the role of computer technology. Paper presented at the 3rd Hawaii International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI.

Song, B. (2002, August). Re-imaging traditions: Comparison of John Ruskin and Kim Chong-hui. Paper presented at the 31st International Society for Education through Art World Congress, New York, NY.


PUBLICATIONS

Song, B. Korean contemporary art as an educational resource for the American secondary art
classroom. In S. K. Chung (Ed.), Teaching Asian art: Content, context, and pedagogy. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association. In press.

Song, B. (2009). Redefining cultural identity in digital art practice: Artistic journeys across cultural
boundaries and ethnic borders. In E. M. Delacruz, A. Arnold, M. Parsons, & A. Kuo (Eds.),
Globalization, art and education (pp. 118-125). Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

Song, B. (2008). Community-based arts education in the United States. Study of arts education
practices for minority groups
(pp. 249-298). The Korea Arts and Culture Education Service.

Song, B. (2006). Arts education in the United States. Arts education: Global perspectives (pp. 233-292). The Korea Arts and Culture Education Service.

Song, B. (2006). Blueprint of the New York City Department of Education. Arts education, surfing in the wide sea: ArtE 2005 (pp. 256-263 ). The Korea Arts and Culture Education Service.

Song, B. (2006). The practice of teaching artists in the Lincoln Center Institute. Arts education,
surfing in the wide sea: ArtE 2005
(pp. 443-449). The Korea Arts and Culture Education Service.

Song, B. (2006). Focusing on the effectiveness of arts education for contemporary society:
The interview with Anne Bamford. Arts education, surfing in the wide sea: ArtE 2005 (pp. 114-118). The Korea Arts and Culture Education Service.

Song, B. (2005). Family programs in American art museums. Seoul Love, 37, 22-25. Seoul
Metropolitan Government, Korea.

Song, B. (2005). Searching for innovative instruction: Change in art education and the role of
computer technology. The 3rd Hawaii International Conference on Education Proceedings.

Song, B. (2005). Cultural and arts activities for the youth in the United States. Cultural and arts
activities for the youth: Global perspectives
(pp. 3-20). The Korea Institute for Youth Development.

Song, B. (2005). Port Discovery: The Kid-Powered Museum in Baltimore. ArtE Article Collection
2004
(pp. 339-343). The Korea Arts and Culture Education Service.

Song, B. (2005). Speaking in pictures: Using video to tell your story. ArtE Article Collection
2004
(pp. 373-376). The Korea Arts and Culture Education Service.

Song, B. (2005). Frist Center for the Visual Art’s ArtQuest Gallery. ArtE Article Collection
2004
(pp. 377-380). The Korea Arts and Culture Education Service.

Song, B. (2003). Re-imaging traditions: Comparison of John Ruskin and Kim Chong-hui. The 31st InSEA World Congress Report. International Society for Education through Art.

Song, B. (2003). Museum education in the age of technology: The theoretical framework and practice of art appreciation through multimedia. Journal of Museum Studies, 6, 153-170. The Korean Society of Museum Studies.    

EXHIBITIONS
SOLO SHOWS
2009    Seoul-New York-Greenville: A Cross-Cultural Journey, The Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2004    Feet, Macy Gallery, New York, NY
1998    Atmosphere, Gallery Bahrom, Seoul, Korea

GROUP SHOWS
2010    Art as Pedagogy, The Art Room, Greenville, NC
2009    Faculty Exhibition, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, Jenkins Fine Arts Center, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
2007    Convergence, Pearl Street Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2001    Experience in Content, Macy Gallery, Teachers College, New York, NY
2000    Student Exhibition, Macy Gallery, Teachers College, New York, NY
1999    Abundant Tree: Taking Clothes Off, Insa Gallery, Seoul, Korea
New Form and Image, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1998    114, Choheung Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Abundant Tree: Seeing in Advance, Kyoungin Gallery, Seoul, Korea
New Form and Image, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
1997    Awarded Works in the Seventh New Frontier Competition, Kyoungin Gallery, Seoul, Korea
The 45th Anniversary of Seoul Arts High School Exhibition, Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
New Art, New Artists, Kyoungin Gallery, Seoul, Korea
From Now, Woongjeon Gallery, Seoul, Korea
New Form and Image, Kwanhoon Gallery, Seoul, Korea