Thursday, October 4, 2018

Artist Spotlight: Sunhee Joo - Message of Love

Sunhee Joo, Return of the Prodigal Son, Digital painting on paper, 9.5 x 7.5"
Sunhee Joo’s first solo exhibition at TAG Gallery features poetic digital works on paper, featuring her favorite subjects: God, humanity, and nature. This exhibition is a compilation of her digital work since 2011.
Sunhee Joo, Gethsemane, Digital painting on paper, 5 x 9"
Sunhee Joo’s works have evolved since her MFA in Abstract Painting at UCLA in 1987. Her work is a mixture of abstract and representational forms, marrying her unique expression of Bible stories and people with nature. Joo aims to convey her soul searching spiritual journey in America after her immigration in 1970, showcasing her bicultural heritage, the East and the West.
Sunhee Joo, Mother and Children, Digital painting on paper, 12 x 10"
The exhibition, Message of Love, evokes layers of memories, emotions, and feelings. Joo conveys these many facets of love through depiction of different people in real life, characters in the Bible, or imagined people with simplified lines, shapes and colors.
Sunhee Joo, Mother Washing, Digital painting on paper, 6 x 6"
The exhibition runs through October 20.
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 6, 5-8pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, October 13, 3pm

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