Phil Jung grew up in the Lower Hudson Valley of New York. He is currently living and working in both Honolulu and Boston. He received a BFA from The San Francisco Art Institute and an MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. His artwork has been featured in numerous publications including The Boston Globe, Incandescent, The Photo Review, Mossless, and Kiblind Magazine in France. He was a recipient of the TMC Kodak International Film Grant in 2009 and St. Botoph Foundations Emerging Artist Award in 2013. Jung has participated in exhibitions throughout the United States including The Griffin Museum of Photography in Massachusetts, Houston Center for Photography in Texas, Foley Gallery in NYC. His work is in the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. He is currently teaching undergraduate students at the University of Hawaii throughout the school year and Massachusetts College of Art and Design through the summer.

Upcoming Solo Exhibition

2015. May 10 –July 3, Hawaii Pacific University Gallery, Honolulu HI

2015. March 1 – April 10, On O'ahu: Two Views, University of Hawai‘i Art Gallery, Honolulu HI

Group Exhibitions

2014. MassArt Auction, Bakalar Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.

2014. St. Botolph Club Foundation Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.

2013. 31st Annual Juried Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas.

2013. Color: Photography Now, Black Box Gallery, Portland, Oregon.

2013. 19th Juried Show, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, Massachusetts.

2013. Photoville Fence, United Photo Industries, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York.

2012. HHS 2011 Second Edition Showcase, Jen Beckman Gallery, New York, New York.

2012. MassArt Alumni Show, Fountain Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.

2010. Summer Staged, Foley Gallery, New York, New York.

2010. Drawing Project, Carroll And Sons, Boston, Massachusetts.

2009. The Photo Review: Best of Show, Gallery 1401, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

2009. Color Matters, South Shore Art Centre, Cohasset, Massachusetts.

2009. To Here, Kris Graves Projects, Brooklyn, New York.

2009. Between Places, Singer Editions Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.

2009. Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.

2009. Exposure:The 14th Annual PRC Juried Exhibition at the PRC, Boston, Massachusetts.

2009. Windscreen, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, MassArt, Boston, Massachusetts.

2008. Next Generation, Huret & Spector Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.

2008. Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.

2007. My Name Is, Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts.

2006. Voices of the Peoples History: A Celebration of the Movement for Civil Rights, Human Rights and Peace, Rockland Community College, Suffern, New York.

2002. What Does It Mean To Be Human? Rockland Community College, Suffern, New York.

1998. Travel, ART Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California.

1998. Blue Earth Alliance, Benham Gallery, Seattle, Washington.

Grants & Awards

2013 Emerging Artist Grant, St. Botolph Club Foundation

Chosen as a 2011 Second Edition Hot Shot by Jen Beckman

TMC + Kodak International Film Grant

First Place, Colors Matters, juried by Jen Mergel Associate Curator, ICA/Boston

Six Place, The 2009 Photo Review Competition, juried by Lesley Martin: Publisher, Aperture

Incentive Grant, San Francisco Art Institute


The United States (2003-2013), Mossless Issue 3, Mossless Publishing, 2014

Kiblind Magazine #45, Print is Print, Quarterly French Publication, Summer 2013

Incandescent, Volume 2, TBA, Pine Island Press, 2013

Incandescent, Volume 1, Mythical Explorations, Pine Island Press, 2012

The Picture Show, 100 Words: Photographers Speak, National Public Radio (NPR), 2010

Graphic Intersections v.02, 2010

The Photo Review, The International Photography Competition Winners, 2010

In The Loupe, Volume 33, Number 4, Fall 2009

McQuaid, Cate “Ready for Takeoff”, The Boston Globe, Volume 275, Number 107, 4/17/ 09


2009    M.F.A. Photography, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

1998    B.F.A. Photography, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA