Byoungil-Sun was Born in 1958, in Korea.
He is a graphic designer based in Seoul.
Since 1995, he has been a professor in Visual Information Design at
Namseoul University. He is a graduate of Visual Communication Design in
Hongik University, where he receiving his Master’s degree in 2005. (Ph., D.
degree in Arts)
Byoungil-Sun has been awarded various prizes such as the Presidential Award
for his contribution to the development of design at the Government of the
Republic of Korea, the Minister of Education and the Minister of Industry
Award at the International Awards Golden Bee of Graphis in Taiwan, Red dot,
China-Italy design week, Gdie, Ekoplakt, Information war, World without
violence, Reggae Poster Contest, Mandela Poster Project, Poster for
tomorrow and 160 international selections with posters.
He has also served on the juries of numerous international design
competitions such as Lublin International Poster Biennial, Poster for
tomorrow in france, Iran Red Ribbon International Poster Competition,
Flexibility International Brand Design Awards, Turkey Samsun International
Poster Competition, Ukraine COW International Design Festival, China Adack
International Poster Exhibition, Asia Next Poster Experimental Design
Exhibition, Green+You International Poster Competition in 2014 and Korea
International Poster Competition in 2013.
He gave selected talks at tutorial special lecture in ICOGRADA, Nottingham
Trent university in UK, Poland PJAIT university, Indonesia UNTAR university
and IPEK (International Poster Exhibition Korea :
He has participated in solo exhibitions, both in Korea and abroad ( notably
in London, Canberra, Osaka, Akita, Beijing, Turkey, Indonesia. Poland).
He was the Chair at the Hongik Communication Design Forum in 2011 and at
Korea Institute of Cultural Product & Design in 2005 over the years.