Chanju Lee is a filmmaker, multimedia designer, and artist with interests in video and interactive art, Augmented Reality, and digital media installation areas. She has been teaching art and film classes at Georgia Gwinnett College from 2012 to 2019 (summer.) She is the winner of numerous scholarships, grants, and awards. She is currently involved in various film festivals and exhibitions both in the United States as well as in South Korea, with over fifty exhibitions and film screenings.
M.S, Digital Media, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA — 2009~2011
M.F.A, Digital Filmmaking and Arts, Georgia State University, USA — 2004~2008
M.F.A & B.F.A., Korean Painting & Asian Painting, Ewha Woman’s University, Korea —1996~2002
Professional Experiences and Services
Assistant Professor of Cinema and Media Arts and Production: Georgia Gwinnett College — 2015~2019
Instructor: Georgia Gwinnett College — 2012~2015
Graduate Research Assistant, Graduate Lab Assistant: DAEL Lab, Georgia State Univ., Atlanta, GA 2005~2008
Art Appreciation, Introduction to Film, Video Production 01, & Video Production 02
Special Topics: Documentary Filmmaking
Special Topics in Film: Directed Study - Community Innovations Project
Service Learning: Video Production
Internationalized Course: Video Production
Enhancing the Lives of Adults with Disabilities through Film, Art, and Education
Language / Technical Proficiency
Language Skills: Fluent in English and Korean
Operation Systems: Comfortable with Mac and PC Operating Systems.
Graphic Tools: Adobe Creative Software, Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop, Dream weaver, Painter, In Design, Quark, Adobe Animate
Authoring Tools: Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Sound Editor
Live broadcasting: ProPresenter, Blackmagic Design ATEM live Production Switcher
Computer Languages: Action Script, HTML, MySQL, XML, KML, PHP, Processing, JAVA Script
Digital Film Production: I am familiar with all stages of creating film, including the initial stages of script writing, directing, shooting, and video editing. I am proficient in the use of film-related hardware, such as Sony HDW-900, Panasonic AG-AC 130, Panasonic PD 150, Cannon DSLR, DV cameras, decks, and editing systems.
Awards / Scholarships / Grants
SEED Grant: AR for Art and Film Education: Augmented Reality in Art and Film Installation and Exhibition for Active Participation and Effective Education, Georgia Gwinnett College, Chanju Lee (PI) and Cindy Robertson (Co-PI) - 2019
CIP Grant/ The GGC Next Stop Project: Enhancing the lives of adults with disabilities through Art, Film, and Education. Funded through the GGC College Community Innovations Project (CIP), GGC Center for Teaching Excellence, Boggan, M., Lee, C., and Shim, Y.- 2017
The Second Place Juror’s Award, 2008 Juried Student Exhibition: Ernest G.Welch School of Arts and Design Gallery; GA — 2008
Winnie G. Chandler Scholarship: Georgia State University; Atlanta, GA — 2008
Image Film Award, 2007 Juried Student Exhibition: Ernest G.Welch School of Arts and Design Gallery; Atlanta, GA — 2007
Woman In Film Atlanta/ General Motors Scholarship: Atlanta, GA — 2005
Georgia Big Picture Conference Film Festival, Honorable Mention: Atlanta, GA — 2005
Dong-A Grand Art Competition 2002, Winning Selection Award: Korea — 2002
The 12th Grand Exhibition of Art World, Winning Selection Award: Korea — 2001
The 2nd Korea Grand Art Exhibition, Special Selection Award – Seoul, Korea— 2000
Dean’s list scholarship for the highest GPA: Asian Painting, Ewha Woman’s University — 1998
AR art and Imaginary Spaces : Mixed Reality and Art Exhibition – Graduate Presentation: Georgia Tech; Atlanta, GA — 2011
The Birth: Ernest G.Welch School of Arts and Design Gallery; Atlanta, GA — 2008
The Treasure Chest of Chan Ju Lee: Jung Gallery; Korea —2002
Floating stone/Avata in Stone: Fish Gallery; Korea — 2002
Screenings / Group Exhibitions
Trout (36min, 2019): Video Screenings for Musical Paws Fundraising Music Concert, KCPC, Duluth, GA, 2019
After a Dream (3min 9sec), You See (4min), and Sounds of Fall (3min 43sec): Video Screenings for Melodie (concert) - French Art Songs and Media Art, KCPC, Duluth, GA, 2019
Spring Show, Our Favorite Artists: Space 776 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2019
Tribute: A Reunion of Chandler Fellows: Paintings and video screening, “Layers of Faded Memories (10 mins, 2018)”, Welch School Gallery, Georgia State University, 2019
Aqua Art Miami: Aqua Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, 2018Faded Memory in Imaginary Space: Paintings and video screening, “ Layers of Faded Memories”, Georgia Gwinnett College Art Gallery, 2018
Black Anemones: The Kitchen Sync - Video screening for music performance (Flute by Katherine Emeneth, piano by Akiko Iguchi, narration by Nicole Convis, Video by Chanju Lee and Katherine Balsley), Georgia Gwinnett College Cisco Auditorium, 2017
The Birth: Roma Cinema DOC Film Festival, Rome — 2016
The Birth: Women's Only Entertainment Film Festival, USA — 2016
Dream or Imagination: BnJ Gallery, USA — 2015
Snap to Grid Open Exhibit: Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, USA — 2015
The Birth: Northern Virginia International Film Festival, Angelika Film Center, VA — 2015
The Imaginary Million: 200 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA — 2012
Jireh Christmas Exhibition: Korean Community Presbyterian Church: Duluth, GA — 2011
Tiger Dream: Le Flash, Garage Projects:One Minute/One Night; Atlanta, GA — 2008
Bear Woman – Transformation: 2008 Exposure, Rialto Center for the Arts; Atlanta, GA — 2008
Bear Woman – Transformation: Salonoffon, Multimedia Art Exhibition, Moya Lounge: Atlanta, GA — 2008
Bear Woman – Transformation: Marilu Knode Selects, 2008 Juried Student Exhibition Ernest G.Welch School of Art and Design Gallery; Atlanta, GA — 2008
Living Creature: Salonoffon, Multimedia Art Exhibition, Moya Lounge; Atlanta, GA — 2008
Living Creature: Decatur Film Festival; Atlanta, GA — 2008
Bad Dream: Decatur Film Festival; Atlanta, GA — 2008
Living Creature: Kojo Griffin Selects, 2007 Juried Student Exhibition Ernest G.Welch School of Arts and Design Gallery; Atlanta, GA — 2007
Bad Dream: The Urban Mediamakers Film Festival; Atlanta, GA — 2006
Tiger Dream: The Urban Mediamakers Film Festival; Atlanta, GA — 2006
The ATL Footage Piece: EYEDRUM; Atlanta, GA — 2006
Tiger Dream: Georgia Big Picture Conference Film Festival; Atlanta, GA — 2005
Bad Dream: Cinefest Film Theatre; Atlanta, GA — 2005
Point. Line. Plane : Space-Beam Gallery Opening Exhibition; Seoul, Korea — 2002
Dong-A Grand Art Competition 2002: National Museum of Contemporary Art; Seoul, Korea — 2002
The Treasure Chest –Family Exhibition: Jung Gallery; Seoul, Korea — 2002
The Low Mountain: Kyungbok Subway Station; Seoul, Korea — 2002
Artworldcup, Songs in pictures: Korean Culture and Art center; Anyang, Korea — 2002
I-Dong-Si-Zum - Moving Viewpoint: Gaia gallery; Seoul, Korea — 2002
The 12th Grand Exhibition of Art World: Seoul Art Center; Seoul, Korea — 2001
The 6th International Art Fair-Love & Peace; Hong Kong, China— 2001
Cheju International Mail Art Show: Cheju Folk Tourism Town; Cheju, Korea — 2001
The 20th Chae-Yeon: Kong-Pyung Art Center; Seoul, Korea — 2001
DiDim-NeDim: Duk-Won Art Museum; Seoul, Korea — 2001
The 2nd Korea Grand Art Exhibition: Seoul Municipal Museum of Art; Seoul, Korea — 2000
The 7th Exposition de Tetes Nouvelles: Seo-Kyeong Gallery; Seoul, Korea — 2000
The 19th Chae-Yeon: Kwan-Hoon Gallery; Seoul, Korea — 2000
EWHA· ACTION· VISION: Seoul Art Center; Seoul, Korea — 1999
Commencement Exhibition: Ewha Womans University; Seoul, Korea — 1999
1998 MAY-DAY: Ewha Woman’s University; Seoul, Korea — 1998
Hwana Song, "Avata In Stone," Gallery Guide, Vol. 95, December, 2002, 90, Seoul, Korea.
Young-Geun Kang, “Treasure Chest,” Art In Culture, May, 2002,132, Seoul, Korea.
Dal-Jin Kim, “Chanju Lee,” Seoul Art Guide, Vol.5, May, 2002, 16, Seoul, Korea.
Jun-Sang Yoo (former director of the Seoul Museum of Art), “Floating Stones,” 2002, Seoul, Korea.
“College Support for Adults with Disabilities after K-12: College students’ perceptions of adults with disabilities, before, during and after an independent study internship while working with adults with disabilities.” Matthew Boggan, Young Shim, Chanju Lee
“AR art and Imaginary Spaces”, Journal of Korea Design Knowledge, Summer 2014, Seoul, Korea.
“Public Art in Atlanta”. Views, Spring 2009, p. 116~119, Seoul, Korea.
BIRTH AND WOMEN IN MYTHOLOGY: Metaphors and symbols of women and mothers in the art project, The Birth. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 2010.
Invited Academic Presentations
Lee, C., “Augmented Reality in Education,” Invited Conference, Korean- American Woman in Science and Engineering/ Southeastern Chapter, Duluth, GA, USA, May 19,2018
Lee, C., “Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Education, Therapy, and Training,” Invited Seminar at Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea, June 7, 2018.
Lee, C., “What is Service Learning?” Invited Seminar at Georgia Gwinnett College, CTE, April 11, 2019.Service
Live Broadcasting, Cinematographer: KCPC in Atlanta — 2018~2019
ProPresenter and Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio Pro HD (live Production Switcher) for multi- camera live production.
Jury of GGC Campus Movie Fest: Review and evaluate film submissions. - 2018
KCPC News writer, director, and producer: Korean Community Based Monthly News - 2015~2018
Festival Grand Jury: American Youth Film Festival - 2016~2018
Painting and Drawing Tutor / Volunteer: from preschooler to college students— 2003~2012
Homepage Design for the Central Outreach and Advocacy Center (Group Project); Atlanta, GA — 2006 http://www.centraloutreachandadvocacy.org/
Director of Photography “Give Me A Break” (Director: Loretta Paraguassu); Atlanta, GA — 2005
Sound Mixer, Boom Operator “Dixie Weekender” (Director: Brad Hurst); Atlanta, GA — 2005
Grip “Nailed” (Director: Sheldon Schiffer); Atlanta, GA — 2005
Volunteer Graphic Design, Video Editing: Korean Community Presbyterian Church; Duluth, GA — 2003~2004
Participated in the Opening Ceremony Design (black-and-white drawings): 2002 FIFAWorld Cup Korea/Japan; Seoul, Korea — 2002 http://www.isetpartners.com
Achieved the certification of a licensed teacher (the second class); Ewha woman’s Univ., Seoul, Korea — 2000
President of the International Cultural Exchange League Local Chapter at Ewha Womans Univ.; Seoul, Korea — 1998~2000
Practice Teacher: Seoul Arts High School; Seoul, Korea — 1999
Volunteer Teacher: Hea-Sim-Won Orphanage; Seoul, Korea — 1997~2000
Painting and Drawing Tutor: 10 high school and elementary students; Seoul, Korea —1996~2000
Representative of the Student Council of the Department of Oriental Art; Seoul, Korea — 1997
Art Teacher for 55 elementary students: Hwan Art Academy; Seoul, Korea — 1996
Professional Affiliations/ Memberships
WIFTA (Women in Film & Television Atlanta)
KOWIN – Atanta (Korean Women’s International Network)
KASF (Korean American Scholarship Foundation- Southern Regional Chapter)
KWiSE (Korean American Women in Science and Engineering)
Oriental Art Research Association: Woljon Art Center; Seoul, Korea — 2000~2002
Traditional Culture Family Association: Foundation for the Preservation of Cultural Properties Korea; Seoul, Korea — 2000~2002 http://www.fpcp.or.kr/
Professional Development Courses and Workshops, GGC Center for Teaching Excellence (2015 - 2018)
The Experiential Learning Track: Acquired the foundational information on how to effectively plan, create, and deliver an experiential learning experience at Georgia Gwinnett College. Making Partnerships for Learning in the Community, Meaning and Motivation, Reflection, and How Service-Learning Transformed my Teaching: A Personal Reflection.
The Student Motivation Track: Acquired the foundational information on performance and student motivation and how these affect the learning process.
Service-Learning Track: Practitioner level milestone badge. Adapting service learning and working with real clients since 2016 in my video production courses. Finding more clients. Building and maintaining client relationships.
Internationalized Learning Track: Intercultural Workshop, Focus Group #9: I- courses
Digital Learning Track Courses to consider adapting new technology into my film classes such as ePortfolio, Virtual Reality, Virtual Worlds, Game-Based Learning. Introduction to Augmented Reality, Get to Know Lynda, and Kaltura Captions: Editing your Kaltura Video Captions.
Pedagogical workshops: Courageous Conversations: Dealing with the Unexpected, Teaching with Case Studies, Working with Students in Crisis: What Every Instructor Needs to Know, Student Success: Building Rapport and Relationships with Students, Student Success: Understanding the Whole Student, Active Learning - Impacts of Active Learning Educational Strategies, Student Motivation: Affecting Positive Change through Student Motivation using Active Learning.
Winter and summer institutions