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Education
2013
Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD
MFA, Rinehart School of Sculpture, Certificate in the College Teaching of Art
2008
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
BFA, General Fine Arts, minor in Art History

Select Exhibitions
2017
Transformer Silent Auction, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
It's Still All Up To You, curated by Will Hutnick and Eve Biddle, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC
Beneath the Surface, curated by Ji Young Yun, Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC
Nara Park: What Remains, curated by Amanda Jiron-Murphy, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC
Collective Monument, curated by Raino Isto, Stamp Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Bless You, Your Mom and Her Dog, curated by Naoko Wowsugi and Francis Thompson, Capital One Headquarters, McLean, VA
Recollected, curated by Lindsay McCulloch and Teddy Johnson, Cade Art Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
Alchemical Vessels, curated by Helen Frederick, Smith Center, Washington, DC
2016
Nara Park : Believe, curated by Katherine Markoski, Kohl Gallery, Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Shatter, Kit and Ace, Washington, DC
Recombinant, curated by Camilo Alvarez, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC
Nara Park : Between Millions of Years, curated by Amanda Jiron-Murphy, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC
The New Normal, curated by Chris Sloan, Saville Gallery, Cumberland, MD
Spatial Interpretation, curated by Beth Crisman, Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel, MD
Paper Work, curated by Lisa Dillin, Crafted Studio, Baltimore, MD
2015
new. (now)., curated by Amanda Jiron-Murphy, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC
Nara Park : I Was Here, juried by Melissa Ho and Jefferson Pinder, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
Aqua Art Miami, Hamiltonian Gallery, Miami, FL
The Trawick Prize Exhibition, Gallery B, Bethesda, MD
SELECT 2015: Washington Project for the Arts Art Auction and Exhibition, curated by Phyllis Rosenzweig, Artisphere, Arlington, VA
2014
International Sculpture Center Exhibition, organized by Johannah Hutchison, Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Quota Inaugural Exhibition, curated by Avi Gupta and Dawne Langford, the Murrell Building, Washington, DC
(e)merge Art Fair, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington, DC
Under Construction, curated by Sharon Matt Atkins, Soho20 Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY
Nara Park : Parallels, curated by Beth Ferraro, Honfleur Gallery, Washington DC
Double Mirror, curated by Iris Moon, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
2013
International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture, organized by Johannah Hutchison, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
KAFFNY.2: Visual + Media Art, Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Gallery, New York, NY
(e)merge Art Fair, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington D.C.
Ephemeral Arena, curated by Alex Ebstein and Dustin Carson, Gallery Four, Baltimore, MD
MFA Thesis Exhibition, D-Center, Baltimore, MD
2012
Flux, Fox 3 Gallery, Baltimore, MD
(e)merge Art Fair, Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington D.C.
Rhin-O-Might, Fox 3 Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Academy 2012, curated by Jamie Smith, Connersmith Gallery, Washington D.C.
New York Summer Studio Intensive, New York Studio Residency Studios, Brooklyn, NY
MFA Spring Show, North Avenue Market Space, Baltimore, MD
2011
Rhinocuts, Fox 3 Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2010
Haderi VAULT Project, Haderi Residency exhibition, Hoengseong, South Korea
Sync Marks, Jireh Gallery, Heyri Art Valley, Paju, South Korea
2009
Exit Wounds, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Stories of Home, Baltimore/Washington International Airport, Baltimore, MD
Blue Dot Asia, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul
Verses, Wooduck Gallery, Seoul
2008
Light, Space and Time- Installations, Area 405 Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Commencement Exhibition, Fox 3 Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Out of Order, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
Juried Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD
CAPtions, Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore, MD
2007
Exhibition White: White Day, Wedding, Women, Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Exhibition White: White Day, Wedding, Women, Ssamzie Gallery, Seoul
Packed/Unpacked, Ssamzie Art Museum Collection, Heyri Art Valley, Paju, South Korea
2006
Airmail, Meyerhoff House, Baltimore, MD
Jetlag-Traveling Art, Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Jetlag-Traveling Art, Ssamzie Gallery, Seoul
High Altitude, Main Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Abstractions, Fox 2 Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Awards and Grants
2015-2017
Hamiltonian Artists Fellowship
2015
The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards, Young Artist Award
2013
International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award
Henry Walters Traveling Fellowship, The Walters Art Museum
Heinz Aeschilmann Residency Candidate, Zofingen Switzerland
2012
Dedalus Foundation Master of Fine Art Fellowship Nomination
New York Summer Studio Intensive Merit Scholarship, MICA
2011-2013
Rinehart School of Sculpture MFA Merit Scholarship, MICA
2010
Hadaeri Artist-in-Residence Grant, Hoengseong, South Korea
2004-2008
CV Starr Foundation Scholarship, MICA
MICA Talent Grant, MICA
2006-2008
Dean’s List Grant, MICA
2007-2008
MICA Achievement Award, MICA
2007
Summer Study Abroad Program Merit Scholarship, MICA

Press and Reviews
2017
In the galleries: Doubling down on artworks by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post
At Hamiltonian Gallery, An Impressive Display of Two Artists Whose Work Contains Multitudes by Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper
I Walk Through This Piece, and I am Denied Harmony: Nara Park’s “Never Forget” by Grace DeWitt, Stamp Gallery
이멀전 미술공모전 16일까지 전시, 정영희 기자, 한국 일보/The Korea Times
2016
In the galleries: Three artists become one by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post
In the Galleries: A limited number of shade of gray by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post
Hamiltonian Gallery's Latest Group Show Finds Camaraderie in Loneliness by Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper
Nara Park: Between Millions of Years" and "Dane Winkler: Homesteading" at Hamiltonian Gallery, Reviewed by Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper
Local Artists at Hamiltonian Gallery on U Street, Great Day Washington, CBS WUSA9
http://www.wusa9.com/entertainment/local-artists-at-hamiltonian-gallery-on-u-street-part-1/93959974
Art Review: Nara Park – “Believe” at the Kohl by Mary McCoy, The Chestertown Spy
Sculpting in Space at Montpelier by Mike Guiliano, The Laurel Leader
2015
Everything You Need to Know About All 20 Art Fairs at Art Basel in Miami Beach by Sarah Cascone, Artnet news
Artist remakes useless stuff into, well, it’s anyone’s guess by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post
Select 2015 by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post
2014
Natural Woman by Holly Mazar, DC Modern Luxury
http://www.modernluxury.com/washington-dc/story/natural-woman
In the galleries: Where nature and art come together by Mark Jenkins, The Washington Post
Quota adds color to D.C. art scene by Maura Judkis, The Washington Post
You’d Swear It Was Minecraft: Nara Park’s “Parallels” at Honfleur Gallery by Jordan Larson, Washington City Paper
Exhibitions at Honfleur Gallery and Vivid Solutions Gallery, Arc the Magazine
Imitations of the Natural Environment Made From Packing Boxes, Sosh
Now showing at Honfleur Gallery: 'Parallels: Sculptures & Installations' by Nara Park, Congress Heights On the Rise
2013
Sculpture Magazine October
www.sculpture.org/documents/scmag13/oct_13/oct13.shtml
Washington Hotel Hosts Emerging Artists This Weekend, Arts Observer
“Turn On” Exhibit Adds to Beacon Art Scene, Phillipstown
2012
An Interview with Nara Park by Sarah Tanguy, sarahtanguy.com
www.sarahtanguy.com/archives/475#more-475
A Gallery of (e)merging artists, The Washington Post
Critic Review for (e)merge Art Fair, The Washington Post
(e)merge Takes Over The Capitol Skyline Hotel, Huffington Post
Wade Carey Interviews Jamie Smith on the Opening of Academy 2012 at Conner Contemporary Art, East City Art
Academy 2012 At Conner Contemporary, Reviewed, by Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper
2009
Art Takes Wing, The Chronicle of Higher Education
New Art Exhibit at BWI Airport: Stories of Home, Stuckatthe Airport
Stories of Home, Baltimore City Paper
2007
MICA KOREA 2007 EXHIBITION WHITE in Seoul and Baltimore W3=White Day, Wedding, Women…, NY Arts Magazine
2006
Jetlag- Traveling Art, Nara Park, Newsis
Art looks at the unbearable lightness of jetlag, International Herald Tribune

Public Lectures
2017
Artist Talk & Guest Critic, Senior Thesis, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Artist Talk, Korean Cultural Center, Washington, DC
Artist Talk, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC
Artist Talk & Guest Lecturer, Contemporary Asia, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Artist Talk, Muses in Washington, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2016
Artist Talk, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC
Artist Talk & Guest Lecturer, The Potomac School, McLean, VA
Artist Talk, Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Artist Talk, Lincoln Multicultural Middle School, Washington, DC
2015
Artist Talk, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA
Artist Talk, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington, DC