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Michael F. O'Brien taught art and photography at Seoul American High School, a U.S. Department Defense Dependents School, in Seoul, Korea, for thirty-four years -'63-'97. For many of those years he published SUN OVER SEOUL, a compilation of the best art and photography produced during a given year in the Art Center at SAHS.
SUN OVER SEOUL REVISITED is collaboration of photographic images taken in the ensuing years by "Mr. O'" and several of his prolific former students.

Their current occupations are as varied as their individual styles and the locale of their shoots. There are images of Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq, New Zealand, Spain, Singapore, closer to home, Hawaii`, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Mexico, New York City, Seattle, California, Washington, D.C., and under the sea.


About the Author

Michael F. O'Brien
onggi Waikoloa, Hawaii, U.S. A.

Michael F. O'Brien lived and worked in Seoul, Korea from August of 1963 to June of 1997. He grew up on a dairy farm in the beautiful wooded hills of northeast Iowa. At age twenty-four he left the corn fields of Iowa for the rice paddies of Korea. Those rice paddies fascinated and excited him with their ever-changing patterns and through them he learned, also, to love the Iowa corn fields he had left behind. He is a retired art and photography teacher from Seoul American High School in Yongsan, 8th U.S. Army, in Seoul, Korea.

Mr. O'Brien's credits include Far-Reaching Fragrance - Photographs of Korea, a collection in coffee table book form of photographic insights into traditional Korea. He has also co-authored a high school photography text, The Photographic Eye - Learning To See With A Camera.

1984 - John F. Kennedy Center Fellow for Teachers of the Arts.

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aliaks says

In my opinion, this is the best book on your shelf, and, definitely, my favorite. Great collection of photos!

posted at 05:44am Jan 28 PST


Briyin says

Hey bro - great feature that they've finally added. It used to annoy me to only see the beginnings of books - now I might actually buy one besides yours. :)

posted at 11:56pm Sep 24 PST

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