JungOck Chang turned her attention to art when she left teaching in NYC public schools. She cultivated her interest in Minhwa, a style of Korean traditional folk painting and spent the past six years studying and painting. Her images draw on Minhwa’s long pictorial tradition.
This exhibition will be running from September 22 to November 18
New 2018 Artist Co-Op exhibition at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning opens next Thursday. JCAL’s Artist Co-Op is an annual exhibition featuring emerging and mid-career artists from around the borough of Queens and NYC. The goal of the exhibition seeks to reflect the diversity, talent, and quality of work in the Visual Arts of Queens.
The exhibition includes photography, painting, mixed media works and sculpture by 12 emerging and mid-career artists. Open to the public.
Opens October 10, 2018 7 pm and runs through January 10, 2019 at Miller Gallery.
Hours: Mon – Sat 10am – 6pm
Queens is one of the most ethnically diverse urban areas in the world. Immigrants from over 120 countries study, work and live in New York’s fastest growing borough. Queens comprises of multi generational immigrant families.
Erasures exhibition will show the everyday lives of immigrant working-class families of Flushing through the lens of poetry installations. This exhibition is a collaboration between Pushcart Prize nominee poet Rosanna Oh and graphic artist and filmmaker Loide Marwanga. Rosanna immigrated from South Korea at the age of 6. Loide is a native of Kenya.
This exhibition views poetry through a different medium: by breaking the words into shapes, colors and textures and returning them back to be read through the artist’s perspective inspired by the poetry of Walt Whitman, US Poet Laureate Robert Hayden, and National Book Award for Poetry winner Louise Gluck.
The Opening Reception will be held at Queens Historical Society on Sunday, December 2nd at 2:30pm.