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Recent Paintings & Mixed Media Installation by Jinchul Kim
April 16 - May 19
Atrium Gallery
Reception:
Friday, April 27, 5-7 p.m.

 

"As we all co-exist with the unpredictable complexities in our lives, art allows me to encapsulate my life experiences with the world I constantly perceive. Thus, I endeavor to create paintings that are not mimetic, but rather an amalagation of what i see in the lives around me and how my own peculiar circumstances have distorted these discernments. This hybrid-as i call it- of what exists and how i see it to exist has been the focal point of my sensibility. i am constantly in a struggle between these two erratic truths and perhaps it is my physical predicament that has made this more powerful for me."

- Jinchul Kim, excerpt from his artist statement.

 


 

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Kim, an associate professor of art at Salisbury University, has been a resident of Maryland since 1996. He was born in South Korea and came to the United States in 1989. He earned a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. from King Se-Jong University in Seoul, Korea, concentrating on painting. in 1993, he recieved another M.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He shows his work internationally, including Korea, Japan, France, Spain and the U.S. He has had 27 solo exhibitions in New York, Florida, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Seoul and over 300 invitational shows and group exhibitions. in 2008, he earned the University System of Maryland's highest faculty honor; the Regents Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching.  

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