Renowned Korean folk artist, Jai Choon Kim, presents her Korean Folk Art for the first time in America. Focusing on the natural elements, such as flowers, insects, and birds, this exhibition offers a great opportunity for the public to experience art influenced by exquisite royal palace paintings of the Chosun Dynasty.
OPEN STUDIOS: SAT, MAY 2 - SUN, MAY 31
OPENING RECEPTION: FRI, MAY 1 @ 6 PM
Gallery Hours: TUE - SUN, 12-5 PM
Suggested Admission: $5/FREE for Members & Students
About the Artist:
Artist Jai Choon Kim is the President of The Traditional Culture Arts Promotion Association in South Korea. She is also a respected jury member of many national art contests.
With a strong sense of duty, artist Kim teaches Korean traditional folk art painting, Minhwa, at Pusan National University as well as her own academy, which she founded many years ago. Her Minhwa academy is one of the largest and most active educational places in Korea which promotes the beauty of Minhwa to international audiences. She has done numerous solo exhibitions selected by national broad-casting companies, museums, and public art centers.
While teaching, she continues to produce new artworks and attend international exhibitions annually in China, Turkey and Germany.
This program is supported by Korean Fine Arts Association,Korean Modern Art Association and The Traditional Culture Arts Promotion Association. Support also provided by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.