Reception March 15 at 4pm
Artist Sunhee Kim Jung is a Korean-born American painter living and working in Maryland. She is the recipient of the AHL foundation: Andrew & Barbara Choi Family Grant 2019. Currently, she is preparing the Mural Project in Thailand for a non- profit organization that houses rescued trafficked children in 2023. Jung has been selected by the US Department of State’s Art in Embassy Program for the third time. Four of her paintings have shown at the American Embassy in Rangoon, Burma from 2016-2019. After her residency at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, which helped her to further develop her work, she finished her second residency program at Tong Lau Space in Hong Kong in summer 2018. She finished the Cuttyhunk Island artist residency workshop with Suzanne Brooker in June of 2019. She has exhibited her work into numerous juried shows and solo shows internationally, nationally and regionally include the U.S., Austria, China, Costa Rica, Italy, Hong Kong, Burma, Port of Spain, Switzerland, and South Korea. Jung earned BFA in painting from Corcoran College of Art & Design, George Washington University and MFA in painting from American University, Washington DC. Jung was teaching Art courses at the Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, MD from 2007 to current. Jung joined the Board of directors at the Anne Arundel County Arts Council in 2016-2022 for 6 years. Now she has joined the Board of the Peale museum in Baltimore, MD. Her paintings have been featured on WNAV radio, The Capital, The Gazette, The Tower Light, The Carroll County Times, Maryland Gazette, What’s up? Media, Washington Woman Magazine, WKTV etc. Her vision is to always strive to expand her work into the limitless territory of modern art.
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