Suejin Jo
Suejin Jo, Korean born abstract painter based in New York, studied with Stamos and Vytlacil at the Art Students League where she won McDowell Fellowship juried by Richard Pousette D’art and Romare Bearden. One often finds dichotomy in Jo's work such as delicate lines with mass of color or in the theme “fish and cactus”.  Jo used to paint with unique medium of oil and dry pigment using the process of "inlay" as Korean potters of the 11th century. Helen Harrison of The New York Times described Jo's painting as having “the character of an ancient wall painting”. Jo won Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Solo Exhibition Award sponsored by the NY Artists Equity Association and juried by DC Moore Gallery. Jo participated in Pool Art Fair, New York and Miami 2007, Manif 2008 in Seoul Korea, Scope with Chashama, AAF with Tria Gallery, KSK Fine Art, Julio Valdez Studio. Jo's work is in many private and public collections including Library of Congress, Chase Manhattan Bank, General Instrument Company, Embassy of San Marino, NAPABA Law Foundation, Sogang University, Ahl Foundation, 9/11 Memorial Museum, Art in General and Korea Exchange Bank. Jo's paintings were included in the US Embassy Exhibitions in East Timor and Mexico. US State Department chose Jo's "Pontchartrain" to be included in 2012 desk calendar, "Homage to American Women Artists".  


 
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