WonJung Kim

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Artwork
Pine Tree Bowl, 2011. Oil pastel, charcoal and pencil on paper, 7.5''x11''
untitled, 2011. Pencil and Oil pastel on paper. 15''x11''
A rock, the Sky, Clouds, Leaves and Water, 2011. Oil pastel and pencil on paper, 11''x11''
A bowlful of dream, 2011.Oil pastel and pencil on paper, 11''x15''
Bone soup, 2011. Oil stick, oil pastel, pencil and charcoal on paper, 8x11 inches
WonJung
Kim
Artist's Statement

Generally, my painting represents my emotions, personal stories and natural elements. For instance, I seek the re-creation of images that I have seen in dreams, the emotions involved in relationships with others and their individual characters, and my own interpretation of daily objects and the nature. These elements are expressed as characters, lines, letters, and symbols in my drawings.

I have two different approaches: dividing the space while ignoring perspective, and using the quality of the lines themselves. These show up together in each drawing.

I try to open each viewer’s imagination though the creation of ambiguous characters that are intended to be suggestions. They are open to interpretation from each person’s perspective.

Bio/Resume

Education
Master of Fine Arts Candidate at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY Painting and Drawing

2011 “CONLANG”, 56 Bogart St, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
“LUCID DREAMING”, Tompkins Square Library Gallery, NewYork, NY
"Pratt MFA Exhibition", Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NY
" THE PRATT HARLEM PROJECT", 2280 Frederick Douglass Blvd, Harlem, NY
"Thesis Show: Giving and Taking", Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
" 1st Annual Student Group Exhibition", Hadas Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010 "SMALL WORK SHOW", Castle Braid Galley, NewYork
"M.F.A. First Year Survey Exhibition", Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY