HAMILTON ARTS COLLECTIVE | HAMILTON GALLERY
is pleased to present the exhibition

Monica Youn: Modern Lore

Exhibition runs Jan. 7 – Feb. 27, 2022

OPENING RECEPTION Friday, Jan. 7, 4-7pm

ARTIST RECEPTION Sunday, Jan. 16, 1-3pm

FIRST FRIDAY RECEPTION Friday, Feb. 4, 4-7pm

ARTIST RECEPTION Sunday, Feb. 20, 1-3pm

HAMILTON GALLERY HOURS: Friday 3-7pm, Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday 11am-3pm

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Monica Youn: Modern Lore
Monica Youn combines traditional mediums with organic material to create narratives related to identity, folklore, and her personal experiences as a first generation Korean American.  Youn researches the past to both explore her roots and discuss social norms and perception in a media centered world.  “Modern Lore” will display paintings and drawings with preserved flora, eggshells, and cicada wings, as well as figures depicting Korean traditions, customs, and myths.

 

Artist Biography

Born in Essex, NJ, Monica Youn has resided in Harford, Maryland for the past 12 years.  She received her BS in Art+Design and Business Marketing from Towson University.  Youn exhibited her solo show, Tall Tales, at Towson University’s Center of the Arts and participated in group shows at Hamilton Gallery and Maryland Art Place (MAP) in Baltimore, MD, Delaplaine Arts Center in Fredrick, MD, Asian Arts & Culture Center in Towson, MD, Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) in Annapolis, MD, Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomon, MD, Harford Artist’s Association in Bel Air, MD, and Lore Degenstein Gallery in Selinsgrove, PA.  She will be a part of a fall 2021 show at Index Art Center in Newark, NJ.

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