Jiwoong Cheh, b. 1968, Seoul, Korea, is a classically trained sculptor and educator who demonstrates mastery of anatomy, physical dynamics, and accurate likenesses. Cheh creates works that are approachable and inspiring, fresh and timeless, revealing individual character with the grace and harmony of classical techniques. He has received many awards in the USA and abroad. Cheh excels in sculpting a range of subjects; his works include life size statues and portraits.
MFA, Sculpture. New York Academy of Art. New York, NY. 2004.
BFA, Sculpture. Hong-Ik University. Seoul, Korea. 1996.
Sculpture Instructor. 2012 – Present. New York Academy of Art. New York.
Sculpture Instructor. 2008 – Present. Grand Central Academy of Art. New York.
Workshop: Mould Making. 2009. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Philadelphia, PA.
Workshop: Mould Making. 2008, 2009. New York Academy of Art. New York.
Continuing Education Course: Figure Sculpture. 2007. New York Academy of Art. New York.
Founder and President. 1998 – 2000. Joshua Tree Art Institute. Bucheon, Korea.
2009 Leonard J. Meisman Award. National Sculpture Society. New York.
2005 Alex J. Ettl Grant. National Sculpture Society. New York.
2004 Richard L. Marini Award. Audubon Artists. New York.
Edmund Stewardson Prize. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Philadelphia.
Edward Fenno Hoffman Prize. Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. Old Lyme, CT.
2003 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant. Quebec, Canada.
First Place, Walter and Michael Lantz Prize. Philadelphia, PA.
Gloria Medal, National Sculpture Society. New York.
James Amster Memorial Award. National Sculpture Society. New York.
1995 Second Place, Figurative Sculpture Competition. MBC National TV. Seoul, Korea.
Grand Prize, Field Sculpture Competition. Hong-Ik University. Seoul, Korea.
2012 American Museum of Natural History. New York. Theodore Roosevelt Statue Installation.
2011 New York Historical Society. Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass Installation. Studio EIS.
2010 Smithsonian Museum. Washington, DC. Kennewick Man Forensic Files. Studio EIS.
Portrait. Private Collection of Pollock Spiegel. New York.
National Sculpture Society. 77th Annual Awards Exhibition. Pawleys Island, SC.
2009 National Sculpture Society. 76th Annual Awards Exhibition. New York.
2008 Smithsonian Museum. Written in Bone: Forensic Files of the 17th Century. Studio EIS.
2007 Private Collection of Pollock Spiegel. New York.
New York Academy of Art. Summer Exhibition. New York.
2006 National Sculpture Society. 73rd Ann Awards. Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery. Fairfield, CT.
New York Academy of Art. Salon. New York.
Benjamin Banneker model. Sudio EIS. Brooklyn, NY.
2005 Museum of Science and Industry. Chicago, IL. Two-Portrait Sculpture. Studio EIS.
New York Academy of Art. Selected Works Exhibition. New York.
National Sculpture Society. 72nd Annual Awards Exhibition. New York.
Newington-Cropsey Foundation Gallery. 74th Annual Exhibition. Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.
The Main Street Gallery. The Art of Sport. Groton, NY.
The Salmagundi Club Gallery. 28th Annual Juried Exhibition. New York.
2004 Solo Exhibition. FGS Gallery. Englewood, NY
National Sculpture Society. 71st Annual Awards Exhibition. New York.
Graduate Thesis Show. New York Academy of Art. New York.
Audubon Artists. 62nd Annual All-Juried Exhibition. New York.
2003 Sotheby’s. Take Home a Nude. New York.
College Art Association. New York Area MFA Exhibition. Hunter College. New York.
National Arts Club. 27th Annual Student Show. New York.
2002 Permanent Installation, Park of Queen Min. Yeoju, Korea.
2001 Kyunggi Cultural Assocaition: Finalist. Kyunggi, Korea.
1999 Seoul Olympic Memorial Field 10th Annual Exhibition. Seoul, Korea.
1998 Korean Art Exhibition Hall. Resonance. Seoul, Korea.
1997 Hyun Dai Court Yard. Macaroni Western. Seoul, Korea.
1996 Samsung Building. Seoul, S. Korea.
Senior Sculptor. Carole Feuerman 2011 – Present.
Senior Sculptor. Studio EIS. Brooklyn, NY. 2007 – Present.
Freelance Sculptor. Studio EIS. Brooklyn, NY. 2005 – 2006.