Born and raised in Seoul, Saneun is a multidisciplinary graphic artist and designer based in New York City. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2017. Besides her on-screen digital work, she also enjoys taking photos and making artist books.

(Check out my artist book “Zip” at Printed Matter, Draw-Down Books)


resume is available upon request


2017 BFA, School of Visual Arts, New York



2019 Gold Award in Graphis Photography Annual

2018 Featured Artist of the Month, July 2018, CBAA (College Book Art Association)

2018 Honorable Mention in Graphis Design Annual

2017 School of Visual Arts BFA 20/20 Catalog Chair’s Choices

2016-2017 School of Visual Arts, BFA Fine Arts Departmental Grant Scholarship

2014 School of Visual Arts, Dean’s List

Artist Talk

2018   Oct    Jury for "Very Special Art Contest" presented by CIDA (Community Inclusion and Development Alliance), St.John's University Queens Campus, NY, US

2018   May   AHL Forum Artist Talk, AHL Foundation, New York

Press / Publication

Nancy Ruhling, The Long Island City Journal, Dec 14, 2018

NYSAI Press Summer 2018 issue, July 2018

Gihyang Kang, “Designer Saneun Hwang talks about K-Food Wave in New York”, KOFICE (Korean Foundation for International Cultrual Exchange), July 2018

“Celebrating the 2018 Winter Olympics” ,The Leader News, Feb 2018

Lynn Lieberman, “an Exhibit of Art + Fashion at The Korean Cultural Center NYC”, GothamToGo, Jan 2018

Lynn Lieberman, “Looking Back ~ Looking Forward…. ZIP”, GothamToGo, Dec 2017

SVA BFA 20/20 Catalog, May 2017

Visual Opinion, Graduation Issue, May 2017, p. 30-31

NYSAI Press Winter/Spring issue, Feb 2017, p. 39

Zip - Jamsil study, Autobiography, Fall 2016