SALISBURY, MD---The work of Salisbury University art faculty Jinchul Kim is exhibited as part of the display “Narrative Painting” at the Fraser Gallery in Bethesda, MD, October 12-November 3.
An opening reception is 6-9 p.m. Friday, October 12. Owned by award-winning photographer Catriona Fraser, the gallery exhibits the work of local, national and international artists with an emphasis on contemporary realism.
Born in South Korea, Kim’s work has been shown internationally, at galleries in Korea, Japan, France, Spain and across the United States. He won first place at a self-portraits exhibition held in 2002 at the Maryland Federation of Art in Annapolis. Other awards include 1986 Artist of the Year for Art Journal in Seoul, Korea. He received the Phyllis H. Mason Grant, awarded in 1995 by the Art Students League of New York. He also received an Individual Visual Artist Award in 2006 from the Maryland State Art Council and is also a Visual Artist Grant recipient from the George Sugarman Foundation.
A graduate of King Se-Jong University in South Korea and the School of Visual Arts in New York City, he is currently an associate professor of art, and oversees and teaches painting and drawing programs at SU.
The Fraser Gallery is located at 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, in Bethesda, MD. For more information call 301-718-9651 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu.