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Friday, December 21, 2007

SU Art Faculty Jinchul Kim Hosts Solo Exhibit in South Korea

'Wind Is No Colder Than You' by Jinchul KimSALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University art faculty Jinchul Kim hosts a solo exhibit in his native South Korea through Sunday, January 20.

Featuring 14 new paintings by Kim, the exhibit hangs at the Dr. Park Gallery in Yang-Pyung, 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.
For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU Web site at www.salisbury.edu.



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