RAY KOH Visual Artist | Filmmaker

47500 Hwy 1

Big Sur, CA 93920-9998

Email: rk (at)raykoh.com

Website: http://www.raykoh.com 

Instagram: @nomakase

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2018 International Juried Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art. Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. 07.07.18 - 08. 12.1

[group show]

 

Color of the Year-X-Rite Pantone, UICA.org/ Grand Rapids, MI: 04.06.18 - 07.29.18 [group show]

 

Creative Quarterly 100 Best Annual 2017 Exhibition, CQ Gallery. New York, NY 02.01.18- 02.14.18 [group show]

 

31st Annual National Juried Exhibition: Photoworks 2018, Barrett Art Center. Poughkeepsie, NY. 2018 [group show]

 

3rd Biennial Wings & Water Exhibition, River Arts Gallery. Prairie du Sac, WI 2018 [group show]

 

Palate to Palette Exhibition, Crooked Tree Arts Center. Traverse City, MI. 01.13.18 - 03. 03.18 [group show]

 

2017 International Juried Exhibition, Center for Photographic Art. Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA. 11.04.17 - 12. 23.17

[group show]

 

RAY KOH, Creative Quarterly No.49 Runner Up Exhibition, January 2018 [online exhibition] 

 

Science Inspires Art: Ocean Exhibition, The New York Hall of Science Museum, New York, NY 2017 [group show]

 

Fluid. Four Barrel Coffee Gallery. San Francisco, CA 2017 [group show]

 

Elements | Water, Cultural Center of Cape Cod. South Yarmouth, MA, 2017 [group show-web] 

 

Reimagine: The Art Behind Up-Cycling. SOMArts, San Francisco, CA 2017 [group show]

 

RAY KOH, Creative Quarterly No.48 Runner Up Exhibition, 2017 [online exhibition] 

 

RAY KOH, Creative Quarterly No.44 Runner Up Exhibition, 2016 [online exhibition] 

 

RAY KOH, Accent on Design, Jacob Javits Center, New York, NY 2006 [Winner Best Collection] 

 

SAFE, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY 2005 [with Tobias Wong] 

 

Talents, Messe Frankfurt - Ambiente, Frankfurt, Germany 2005 [by invitation] 

 

Terminal Five, JFK Airport: Terminal Five, New York, NY 2004 [by invitation] 

 

New American Design, Felissimo Design House, New York, NY 2004 [curated by Ray Koh] 

 

New American Design, Lyonswier Gallery, New York, NY 2003 [curated by Ray Koh and Josh Owen] 

 

Smart Paper Kite Exhibition, Smithsonian Arts & Industries, Washington, D.C. 2003 [competition finalist] 

 

 

AWARDS/ RFP

 

2018  Photoworks 2018: 31st Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition: 2nd Prize 

 

2017 Winner: Creative Quarterly 100 Best Annual 2017 (3) winning entries published in the 100 Best Annual 2017

 

2017 Winner: Creative Quarterly Journal No.49 (Fine Art) 2017 (1) winning entries published in Creative Quarterly Journal No.49

 

2017 Runner Up: Creative Quarterly Journal No.49 (Fine Art) 2017 (4) entries were awarded Runner Up and exhibited on CQ

 

2017 Runner Up: Creative Quarterly Journal No.48 (Fine Art) 2017 (5) entries were awarded Runner Up and exhibited on CQ

 

2017 Winner: Creative Quarterly Journal No.47 (Fine Art) 2017 (5) winning entries published in Creative Quarterly Journal No.47

 

2016 Winner: Creative Quarterly Journal No.46 (Fine Art) 2016 (5) winning entries published in Creative Quarterly Journal No.46

 

2016 Winner: Creative Quarterly Journal No.45 (Fine Art) 2016 (1) winning entry published in Creative Quarterly Journal No.45

 

2016 Runner Up: Creative Quarterly Journal No.44 (Fine Art) 2016 (2) winning entries were awarded Runner Up and exhibited on CQ

 

2016 Semifinalist: Los Angeles CINEFEST (Film Festival) 2016 Film Title: Fire and Water Directed by: Ray Koh

 

2005 Accent on Design Award: Best Collection NYIGF 2005  

 

2004 Accent on Design Award: Best Booth NYIGF 2004 

 

2003 Honorable Mention: Smart Paper/ Smithsonian Museum Design competition

 

 

PUBLISHED WORKS: books/journals

 

Phaidon Books for Chef John Shields (Chicago, IL) 2020 

 

Creative Quarterly 100 Best Annual 2017 (New York, NY) 2018 

 

Creative Quarterly Journal No.49 (New York, NY) 2018 

 

Creative Quarterly Journal No.47-48 (Double Issue) (New York, NY) 2017  

 

Creative Quarterly Journal No.45-46 (Double Issue) (New York, NY) 2017  

 

America, Birkhauser Press (Lausanne, Switzerland) 2005

 

Limited Edition: The Art of Packaging Design, Gingko Press (Corte, California) 2005

 

Terminal Five, Lukas & Sternberg Press (New York, NY) 2005

 

 

PUBLISHED WORKS: articles 

 

“Ray Koh, Creative Director” TNS Japan (December) 2006 

 

“New American Design” Clear magazine (Vol.IV Issue 2) 2004 

 

“Redesigning for the Utilitarian” Laetitia Wolff (April) 2004 

 

“Flash in Pan:” New York magazine (December) 2003

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS/ LECTURES/ JURIES 

 

Panelist, MoMA PreFab Exhibition Focus Group (New York, NY) 2007 

 

Faculty, Parsons The New School for Design (New York, NY) 2006-2007 Product Design Department 

 

Architecture and Design Panelist, Current TV Expert MUJI Focus Group (New York, NY) 2007 

 

Visiting Critic, Parsons The New School for Design (New York, NY) 2005 Product Design Department 

 

Visiting Lecturer, Philadelphia University (Philadelphia, PA) 2004 Industrial Design Department 

 

Visiting Critic, Philadelphia University (Philadelphia, PA) 2004 Industrial Design Department

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

KOH, Creative Director (CA, NY) 2010-Present

 

Ray Koh, Visual Artist Represented by Sansa Art (San Francisco, CA) 2015-Present 

 

Drone Gallery, Founding Creative Director (Big Sur, CA) 2017-Present

 

KKM/Developers. Founding Creative Director (New York, NY) 2006-2009

 

Studio di Architettura/ Aldo Rossi. Architectural Designer (New York, NY) 1998-1999 

 

MAP Design Studio. Project Designer (New York, NY) 1998-1999 

 

Consulting for Architects. Architectural Designer (New York, NY) 1996-1998 

 

Harvard University ASIA GSD. Design Director (Cambridge, MA) 1995-1996

 

 

EDUCATION 

 

M. Arch Program (ND), Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA 1994-1996 

(GSD Academic Scholarship)

 

BA, Art History, Columbia University, New York, NY 1994 

(Academic Scholarship)

 

BA, Architecture, Columbia University, New York, NY 1994 

(Academic Scholarship)

 

Parsons School of Design, AAS, Interior Design/ Furniture Design, New York, NY 1992