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Heejung Cho

Studio Building
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Studio Location
Hebang-Chon / 2009 / 24"x24" / Acrylic paint, Pen, Photograph and Wood
New York Home / 2009 / 24"x12" / Acrylic paint, Pen, Photograph and Wood
The Way Home / 2009 / 204"x98" / Acrylic paint, Pen, Photograph and Wood
Laundromats / 2010 / 48"x24" / Acylic paint, Photograph and Wood
Painting Space 122 / 2010 / 24"x48" / Acrylic paint, Photograph, Pen and Wood
Artist's Statement

My work is about our relationship with home and domestic place and what it means to each of us as a physical place, a way of life and a map of memory. I draw the passing of time, repetitions of behavior, my interaction with people and their domestic spaces. All blends to create my sense of reality. I record, trace, map, alter, translate and transform, using sculpture, drawing, collage and installation. I draw and build fictive spaces to situate myself in ephemeral reality.

In my drawings and installations, the space I create becomes an imaginary space, which holds emotional experiences and contains compressed time of life.


Born 1979, Seoul, Korea/ Lives and Works in New York

Visual Arts Award, AHL Foundation, NY, NY(2010), Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY, NY (2009-2011), Artists in Marketplace, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY(2009),PS122 Residency Program, NY, NY(2007-2009), ‘2008 International Residency Artist’ Award, Arts Council Korea, Korea, Beijing Studio Center, BIAC, Beijing, China(2007), Triangle Workshop, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY(2006), Vermont Studio Program (Dodge Foundation Full Fellowship Award) VT (2006), The Contemporary Artist Center, NY(2005)