Diana Nicholette Jeon is an award-winning contemporary artist who lives and works in Honolulu. She earned her BA in Studio Art at the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2003 and her MFA in Imaging and Digital Art at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2006. Jeon’s internationally exhibited work has been featured in varied publications, including the Huffington Post (Paris), LensCulture, Saatchi Art, TheAppWhisperer, iPhoneographyCentral, Bienfang Space Art/Culture Magazine (China), Corriere della Sera (Italy), and L’arena (Italy), among others.
Recent honours include receiving two State Recognition Purchase Awards from the Hawaii State Foundation on Arts and Culture; being named as one of twenty recipients of the Florence International Photo Most Wanted Visionary Award; receiving three honorable mentions in the 4th Annual Mobile Photo Awards;and making the top ten shortlist in the Oltre il Conflitto exhibition at the Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto. Jeon’s work is held in corporate, public, and private collections nationally and internationally.