b. 1978 Seoul, Korea 


Water Street Atelier, New York, MFA-Equivalent

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Ph.D. in Philosophy (not completed)

Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, J.D. (not completed) 

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, B.A. in Philosophy, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Elmer Adler Book Collecting Prize and Publication, Martyn Warbeke Class of 1903 Prize


2014 "Pay It Forward," Principle Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina 

2013 "Small Works," Principle Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia 

2013 "Lumière Fantastique: Brittany Shines in Baltimore," Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland 

2013 "Hudson Valley Art Association 81st Annual Exhibition," Lyme Art Association, Old Lyme, Connecticut 

2012 "Art Maryland," Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, Maryland 

2012 "The Figure in American Art 2012," Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York

2011 "Paintworks," Gowanus Ballroom, Brooklyn, New York

2011 "Selected Works from the Klots Residency Program" Abbaye Saint-Magloire de Léhon Gallery, Léhon, France

2011 "School 33 Art Center Studio Artist Biennial,” School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, Maryland

2011"The Figure in American Art 2011," Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York 

2010 "Hudson Valley Art Association 79th Annual Exhibition," National Arts Club, New York 

2010 "Thirteenth Annual International Summer Salon," Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York

2010 "Princeton University Alumni and Student Show," Clark Muñoz Gallery, Princeton, New Jersey

2010 "The Figure in American Art 2010," Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York

2009 “The Bosque Art Classic,” Bosque Conservatory Art Council, Clifton, Texas

2009 “The Collection of Lisa Sawlit,” Cultural Center of Cape Cod, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

2008 “Jacob Collins and the Water Street Atelier,” Atlanta Art Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

2008 “Jacob Collins and the Hudson River School for Landscape,” Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, Hunter, New York

2008 “Works by Selected Artists of the Hudson River School for Landscape: Silent Auction to Benefit the Thomas Moran Trust," Hirschl & Adler, New York

2008 “Artists of the Water Street Atelier,” Bendann Gallery, Lutherville, Maryland

2008 “The Water Street Atelier, 2002-2007,” Meredith Long and Company, Houston, Texas


Baltimore Magazine "40 Under 40"

Vermont Studio Center Fellowship and the Civil Institute Fellowship and Stipend 

Alfred and Trafford Klots International Program for Artists Residency 

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundations Grant (two-time award winner)

School 33 Fellowship 

Finalist, Art Renewal Center 2010 Salon 

Honorable Mention, Art Renewal Center 2009 Salon 

Third Place, Art Renewal Center 2008 Student Scholarship Competition


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Princeton University Library Chronicle. Volume LXI, Number 2, Winter 2000. pp. 277-290. 

Works & Days Quarterly. Number 3, Summer 2012. 

Los Angeles Review of Books