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


Exhibition Record

2023    Creatures and Characters, Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu, HI

2019     A Different Nature, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI 

2018    Outlook, East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo HI

2016     LACMA Commission for a large-scale photo mural, 

             shown in conjunction with the Royal Hawaiian Featherwork Exhibition, LA

2015     On O'ahu: Two Views, University of Hawai‘i Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI

              Windscreen, Hawaii University Pacific Gallery, Honolulu, HI

               Art of The Pacific, Los Angeles Country Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA

               GuatePhoto 2015, International Photography Festival, Guatemala

               Contemporary Photography in Hawaii, Pacific New Media, Honolulu, HI

2014       MassArt Auction, Bakalar Gallery, Boston, MA

               Award Show For Grant Winners, St.Botolph Club Foundation Gallery, Boston, MA

2013       31st Annual Juried Exhibition, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

               Color: Photography Now, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

               19th Juried Show, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA

                Photoville Fence, United Photo Industries, Brooklyn Bridge Park, NY

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

                 MassArt Alumni Show, Fountain Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2010        Summer Staged, Foley Gallery, New York, NY

                 Drawing Project, Carroll And Sons, Boston, MA

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

                Color Matters, South Shore Art Centre, Cohasset, MA

                To Here, Kris Graves Projects, Brooklyn, NY

                Between Places, Singer Editions Gallery, Boston, MA

                Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

                Exposure: The 14th Annual PRC Juried Exhibition at the PRC, Boston, MA

                Windscreen, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA

2008        Next Generation, Huret & Spector Gallery, Boston, MA

                Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

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


2016        City of Refuge, A large-scale mural that was shown alongside The Royal Hawaiian

                Featherwork Exhibition, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Awards & Honors

Honorable Mention, FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Multimedia Project, 2015     

Jurors Award, Survey Exhibition of Contemporary Photography in Hawaii, 2015

Emerging Artist Grant, St. Botolph Club Foundation, 2013              

Second Edition Hot Shot Award by Jen Beckman, 2011

TMC + Kodak International Film Grant, 2010   

First Place Colors Matters, juried by Jen Mergel, Associate Curator, ICA/Boston, 2010

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

Incentive Grant, San Francisco Art Institute,1998

Book Publications

Windscreen, TBW Publishers, Forthcoming (Fall 2021)

Print Publications

Flux, Spring/Summer, Nella Media Group 2021

America 14, Sex in the USA, Summer 2020 (French Publication)

Palm Magazine, Nella Media Group 2020

GQ, Gentleman’s Quarterly, June/July 2019

AINT-BAD Issue NO. 14, Fall 2019The United States (2003-2013), Contemporary Photography, Mossless Issue Three 2014

Kiblind Magazine #45, Print is Print, Summer 2013 (French Publication)

The Minetta Review, A Literary and Arts Publication at NYU, Spring 2013

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

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

Graphic Intersections v.02, 2010

The Photo Review, The International Photography Competition Winners, 2010

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

Online Interviews & Features

The Eerie, Voyeuristic Lens of Phil Jung, FLUX  Magazine, October 2020

We Are All Living the Same Moment, The Atlantic, Story by Gretel Ehrlich, May 2, 2020

The Hawaii We Rarely See, CNN, By Thom Patterson, August 19, 2016

Behind The Windscreen, Spiegel Online, By Christoph Stockburger, August 8, 2016

A Close-Up View of American Life on the Road, CITYLAB from The Atlantic, By Eillie Anzilottie, August 5, 2015

Surveying The Lives of Americans, Through The Windows of Their Parked Cars, The New Yorker, By Max Cambell, July 27, 2016

A-B, An Independent Publisher of New Photographic Art, June 2016

One Foot in Front of the Other, World Photography Organization August 8, 2015

Car Cabins, Oxford American, June 22, 2015

O’ahu, In-Depth Interview, Fototazo, April 29, 2015

Windscreen, World Photography Organization Feb 16, 2014


Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

Various private collections


Phil Jung Brings Transparency Through HPU Exhibit, KITV 4 ABC, May 10, 2015

Windshield Reveal”, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, June 14, 2015

On O’ahu: Two Views’: Outside looks inside O’ahu, The KALEO Voice, March 18, 2015

"Foreign Angles On Isles", Honolulu Star-Advertiser, March 15, 2015

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

“Ready for Takeoff”, The Boston Globe, Volume 275, Number 107, April 17, 2009

Public Lectures / Artist Talks

2016    East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, HI

2015    University of Hawaii, Public Lecture and Artist Talk, "On Oahu," Honolulu, HI

            Pacific New Media, Public Lecture, Discussions on Photography, Honolulu, HI

2014    Mohonk Mountain House, Public Lecture, New Paltz, NY

2013    University of New Hampshire, Artist Talk, Dover, NH

2010    SUNY Rockland, Artist Talk, Suffern NY

2009    Boston University, Artist Talk, Boston, MA

Academic Appointments & Professional Experience

2014-Present     Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

2009-2014          Instructor of Photography, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

2009-Present     Digital Assistant to Judith Joy Ross

2001                  Instructor of Photography, Montclair State University, NJ  

2000-2011          Instructor of Photography, SUNY Rockland, Suffern, NY

Phil Jung Photography

Phillip Jung currently lives and works in both Honolulu and Boston. He teaches at the University of Hawaii throughout the school year and at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design through the summer.
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