About

SAKABE, Hitomi

A book author, painter and educator lives in South Korea. Her works held in private collections in Japan and South Korea.

She is a member of the Association for Studies of Picture Books, the Korean Society of Illustration Research and the Society of Korea Illusart.

 

Research Interests
Mixed Expression of Figurative and Abstract Art
Sequential Images and Montage
Color Scheme Refers to Cultural Aspect
■ Inductive Methodology and Archiving
■ Communication through Word-based Art

 

Publications

<앞니가 흔들흔들 My Wobbly Tooth>
written by GWAK, YungMi
illustrated by SAKABE, Hitomi
published by Nurimbo
8 May, 2018
190 x 240 mm / 28 pages / ISBN 9788958762171(8958762179)

■ < Pictorial KANA with Hitomi’s watercolor 히토미의 수채화로 만나는 히라가나 가타카나 >
written and illustrated by SAKABE, Hitomi
published by 숨쉬는책공장(Breathing Book Factory)
30 November, 2017.
210 × 203 mm / 104 pages / ISBN 9791186452257

■ < 그렇게 삶은 차곡차곡>
written and illustrated by SAKABE, Hitomi
published by 웃는돌고래(Smilingdolphinbook)
12 October, 2017.
129 × 181 mm / 208 pages / ISBN 9788997715527(8997715526)

■ Monthly mom&enfantDesignhouse inc., September, 2016.

■ 아이와 나  J And Iwritten and illustrated by SAKABE, Hitomi, Paju: booknomad, 2015. Text in Korean. Selected as Thanks Choice! May, 2016 by THANKSBOOKS

■ 내가 엄마 해야지 I’ll be Momwritten by KWAK, YungMi, illustrated by SAKABE, Hitomi, Paju: Nurimbo, 2013. Text in Korean. Selected as recommended books by Happy Morning Reading Organization(2014) and awarded Good Picture Books byOpenkid(2014).

 

Experience

■ Assistant Professor, Keimyung University (Department of Visual Communication Design ), 2018~
■ Lecturer, Keimyung  University (Illustration), 2017
■ Lecturer, Sungshin Women’s University (Illustration, Visual Information Design), 2014~2017
■ Lecturer, Kaywon University of Art and Design (Identity Design), 2017
■ Lecturer, Hana Academy Seoul (Graphic Design 1,2), 2013
■ Lecturer, SongJung Middle School (Design, Art), 2012~2013
■ Internship, Corporate Design Center LG Electronics (Development of Mobile GUI), 2008

 

Education
■ Doctor of Design, Faculty of Craft and Design, Seoul National University, 2013 – 2017
■ MFA in Graphic design, Hongik University Graduate School, 2011 – 2013
■ BFA in Painting, College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, 2003 – 2010
■ BFA in Design, Faculty of Craft and Design, Seoul National University, 2003 – 2010

 

Selected Recognition, Awards and Grants
■ Awarded Korean Government Scholarship Program, 2013-2016
■ Completed the Course of the 2015 Graduate Students Forum on Asian Studies at the Seoul National University Asia Center, 2015
■ Awarded for excellent academic achievement by the National Institute for International Education, 2014
■ Awarded Korean Government Scholarship Program, 2011-2013
■ Graduated with honors – Cum laude, Seoul National University, February, 2010
■ Marks&Spencer Prize, Climate Cool Poster Design Competition, British Council in Korea, 13 June, 2008
■ Accepted to IGDB 5, International Graphic Design Biennial Ningbo, 2008

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