KyeongAh Min

KyeongAh Min

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Min KyeongAh was born in Seoul, South Korea. After graduating from Korea University, she studied fine arts at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, and obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, Massachusetts. During her time in Boston, Min was awarded the Robert Brooks Memorial Scholarship Award 1994 at Coply Society of Boston. In 2013, she obtained her Ph.D. for printmaking at Hongik University in Seoul, South Korea. Following graduation, Min taught in the Department of Printmaking at Hongik University as an adjunct professor for three years. Since her debut in 1999, Min has held twenty solo exhibitions. In 2018, she was announced as The Winner of the ON PAPER International Printmaking Award. Currently, her work is part of the permanent collection of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and the Seoul Museum of Art, and are also displayed at public museums in South Korea and abroad, including the Yangpyeong Art Museum and the Alive Jincheon Print Making Museum, and at universities in South Korea and abroad, including Boston University and Korea University.

Artist Statement

Min's work focuses on reconstructing contrasting images-- from the East and West, old and new, reality and illusion, artificial and natural, and genuine and hypocritical. By carefully constructing such images that have no intrinsic relationship with one another, Min evokes a strange and unfamiliar response amidst familiar cues.
Min suggests moving forward to a new phase through conflict and reconciliation between the past and the present, between the East and the West, and artificial and natural.

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Exhibitions Featuring this Artist

6/3/22 to 8/5/22
Print / Paper

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