E:  dphirun@uarts.edu
P:  (484) 432-1387
A:  303 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147



Professional Summary

Creative and talented Cambodian visual artist with deep expertise in contemporary sculpture and textile art. Well-versed in all aspects of artistic design, creation, installation and communication.

Work History

Stacey Lee Webber - Artist Assistant
Philadelphia, PA • 06/2018 - Current

Helping with design idea and embroidery skill in The Costume Party project.

The University Of The Arts - Student Advisory Board
Philadelphia , PA • 05/2018 - 05/2019

Bring ideas and input from fellow student to the president of the University of the Arts, followed-up on ideas and initiatives, and be engaged representative of the student body.

Alex Da Corte - Studio Assistant
Philadelphia, PA • 01/2019 - 02/2019

Worked on Venice Biennale project, Upholstery wall pieces.

The University Of The Arts - Teaching Assistant
Philadelphia, PA • 08/2017 - 10/2018

Organized and guided activities for students, including pattern making, sewing, screen printing and fabric dye.

Mi-Kyoung Lee - Artist Assistant
Philadelphia, PA • 12/2017 - 07/2018

Helped create fiber art installations for local and international exhibitions.

Madalynne Intimate - Studio Assistant
Philadelphia, PA • 07/2017 - 09/2017

·   Managed customer expectations with open consultations and frequent communication.

·   Coordinated translation of labels and sales materials.

Kay Healy - Artist Assistant
Philadelphia, PA • 06/2017 - 07/2017

Worked on assisting elderly to create art project, planning and organizing art material at Newcourtland elder service.

Philadelphia Art Alliance - Exhibition Assistant
Philadelphia, PA • 05/2017 - 06/2017

·   Handled lighting set up, operation and equipment maintenance for various newscasts.

·   Maintained all areas in neat and clean fashion.

·   Handled glass pieces installation 

Small World - Associate Creative Director
Phnom Penh , Cambodia • 08/2013 - 08/2014

·   Participated in meetings with producers and production crew to keep program in step with creative vision.

Silk Thread - Store Co-Manager
Phnom Penh , Cambodia • 07/2006 - 06/2010

·   Supervised creation of exciting merchandise displays to catch attention of store customers.

·   Project manager on public exhibition at the National Museum of Cambodia 


·   2019   Kimmel Center: Artist residence show (Naturally Artificial) 

·   2019   The University of the Arts: Art Unleashed 2019 

·   2018   The Philadelphia Furniture Show 

·   2018   Tyler School of Arts: All Philly Art School Show (Student Debt Crisis) 

·   2017   The University of the Arts: Costume Performance Show (Chiaroscuro) 

·   2017   Kimmel Center: Fine art exhibition (Back to Nature) 



2019-2020  The University of the Arts: Fiber Residency artist 



2019   Rosalie Borowsky Belkin Award in Fiber

2018   Surface Design Association Membership Award 

2018   University of the Arts: Crafts and Material Studies Award 

2018   Lenore G. Tawney Scholarship award 

2018   Haystack Art School Collaborative Award


Skilled in Photoshop

Screen printing

Embroidery/Needle point 

Jewelry making

Natural Dye on fabric

Basket weaving

Web design

Drawing and sketching


Sewing/Pattern Making 



Ceramic, Hand Building



Public speaking


The University of The Arts

Philadelphia, PA • 2019

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Crafts And Material Studies

·   Majored in Fibers

·   Member of President Advisory Board 

Arrowmont School of Arts And Crafts

Gatlinburg, TN

Color And The Variable Print Matrix

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

Deer Isle, ME