Seeds_Joy

By Jiyoung Chung

$1,500.00

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One-of-a-kind Joomchi paper painting/ 3-layered artwork. Each layer is all handmade and dyed and went through Joomchi process. *Joomchi is the unique Korean traditional way of making textured and painterly imagery on handmade paper just by using water. It creates strong, textural, and painterly surfaces. Texture, shadow, and movement are a huge part of my artworks, so instead of framing them which limits all these effects, I prefer hanging these works without frame. I treated surfaces to be UV- and moisture-resistant and made a special hanging device which comes with the artwork. I would recommend that these works are hung avoiding direct sunlight or a very moist area. When the breeze come in and the person walks by, it gently moves like it is breathing in the space and with the person who owns it. I regard this interaction as 'dialogue between and moving and stillness.' When the light hits the work, it will create layers of shadow which add depth and really accentuate the texture and the work itself.

Fiber/Decorative, Paper (Handmade paper with paper yarn)

21.5 x 17.50 inches

About the artist

Jiyoung Chung is a Joomchi artist, painter, and freelance writer who shows her works nationally and internationally. She has developed an innovative method for utilizing a traditional Korean method of papermaking called Joomchi into a contemporary art form. Jiyoung (B.F.A., Painting from RISD, and M.F.A., Print/Media from Cranbrook Academy of Art) has had numerous solo shows (31 times) in Korea, U.S.A., Australia, France, Finland, Romania, and UK. In 2010, she curated the Int’l Korean / American Joomchi show for European Patchwork Meeting in France, and later toured in Korea (2010/2011/2014/2016) and in America (2012, 2015). She authored a How-to-Do book titled “Joomchi & Beyond”. She was awarded several times; including ‘Gold Award’ by Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC (2019), ‘Award of Excellence’ by American Craft Council/Baltimore show (2012) and Adrianna Farrelli Prize, ‘Excellence in Fiber Art' by Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show (2012), and Silver Prize at the 8th Cheonggju International Craft Competition, Korea (2013). Her works are in the permanent collections of Fidelity Corporate Art Collection, Boston and Museum of Art & Design, NY. ...Read MoreRead Less
Media: Fiber/Decorative, Paper
Category: Home/Decor

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