Education:

Master of Fine Arts
Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago
1994 - Present
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Computer Art, The Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah,GA
1994 Award the Outstanding Student in Computer Art
1994 Graduate with 3.8 major G.P.A (3.8/4.0)

Experiences:

1996-Present
Research Assistant
College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs,University of Illinois at Chicago
Designed and created images for WebSite and projects they are working on
http://www.uic.edu/cuppa
1996-Present
Freelance Web-Designer
Modeling 3-D logo for a Web-Page and designing images for a Web-Page
http://www.ptdiscount.com
http://korea.eecs.uic.edu
http://www.jdai.com
1996-Present
Lab Monitor, Mac-Room, MicroStation at University of Illinois at Chicago
Helping students with Mac software Packages (Photoshop, Freehand, Pagemaker
and Miscrosoftword.) Helping student to make their HomePage with computer images
Summer, 1996
LG Electronics' Intern, Media & Telecommunication Research Lab, Agent Group
Modeling 3-D logo for a software they created under Window96
1992-1994
Lab Monitor,Computer Department, Savannah College of Art and Design,
(PC Lab, Amiga Lab, and SGI Lab)
1992-1994
Tutor,Tutoring Center, Savannah College of Art and Design, Helping student
who had a problem with computer classes(Mac, PC, and SGI)

Skills:

Animation/Modeling:
3years Softimage experience
2 years Unix with Wavefront and Composer experience
1 years Crystal Topas Desktop Animator experience
Programming Languages:
C, Open GL, SGI/GL, HTML, VRML
Operating Systems:
Silicon Graphics IRIX, Macintosh, MS-DOS, Windows, Amiga 3000
Packages:
  • UNIX-Softimage,X Windows (utilities), Photoshop, Showcase
  • MAC- Photoshop,Pagemaker, Freehand, Illustration, Painter, Strata Studio Pro
  • AMIGA- Deluxe Paint III, Digiview, Digipaint, Imagine, Disney Animation Studio
  • PC-DOS,Windows, Fractal Painter, Lumena, Tips Plus and Painter 2.0,
    Crystal Topas Desktop Animator, Harvard Graphics
    Video: Full broadcast quality video production and post production.

    Exhibitions:

    1995
    EVE 4 Show (A Collaborative Elecronic Visualization Event)
    Gallery 400, School of Art an Design
    400 S.Peoria St, Chicago,IL 60607
    1994
    Senior Graduation Show
    Crape Cafe, City Market. 320 W.Julian St, Savannah, GA
    1994
    BFA Show
    Savannah College of Art and Design
    1993
    The Traveling Computer Art Show
    (SCAD Computer Department)

    Awards


    Tuition Scholarship - 1995
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    Tuition Scholarship - 1993-1994
    The Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah,GA

    1994 Computer Art Award Best PC 3D Still Image(SCAD Computer Department)
    1994 Computer Art AwardBest PC 3DAnimation Aesthetic Concept
    (SCAD Computer Department)

    1994 Award Outstanding Student in Computer Art(SCAD Computer Department)
    1993 The Traveling Computer Art Show
    3D Image selected from submitted professor and student works to participate
    in a traveling art show, (SCAD Computer Department)

    Publications:


    RUIMTE Magazine, April 1996
    Article,"Beyond Minority" Co-author

    A pubication of ACM SIGGRAPH, May 1996
    The Cover Image "Surreal Composition I", image credit
    Computer Graphics Volume30 Number 2 May, 1996

    Activities:

    ACM, IEEE, AACE member
    Student Volunteer, CSCW '1996
    Vice President, Korean Graduate Student Association 1996-97
    Student Volunteer, SUPERCOMPUTING 1995
    Student Volunteer, SIGGRAPH 1995
    Student Volunteer, SIGGRAPH 1994

    
    

    So Yon Park
    Electronic Visualization Laboratory
    The University of Illinois at Chicago
    sopark@evl.uic.edu