Thursday, March 18, 2010

Komelia Hongja OKIM & Mi-Sook HUR

Two Views In Metal Art Ornaments & Objects Artist Reception tonight from 5-7pm

Two Views In Metal Art Ornaments & Objects explores the work of two Korean Born metal artists.

Mi-Sook Hur is enamored by nature and draws inspiration from the changes inherent in it. The work elicits a sense of movement with a nod to the cycles of life. Hur is an associate professor in the School of Art and Design at East Carolina University with an extensive national and international exhibition record. She is a former artist-in-residence at John Michael Kohler Arts Center and has taught workshops at Penn School of Crafts, Newark Museum and Pullen Art Center.

Komelia Hongja Okim is a Korean-American artist and educator who depicts the dynamic interchanges between different cultures and ethnic origins.The work reflects the YING YANG Principle and the harmonies and conflicts marked by different cultures coming together. Okim has exhibited and given mental technique workshops in Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan, Thailand, Russia, France, Germany, Norway, Canada and the United States.

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