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Facebook 5 day ART CHALLENGE
January 29, 2015
I have really been enjoying looking at everyone's artwork from the facebook 5 day art challenge. It's brilliant.....read more

Updo Hairstyles using Selfie Photos, Vogue Korea, Korean dramas & Diane Von Furstenberg
December 16, 2013
I am fascinated with the literal manifestation of body politics, where hair is both canvas and context. I have explored this before: adapting braided pigtails from traditional Korean folk paintings, and using hair and body parts to exaggerate different acts....read more

Young Art Collectors in NYC and Brooklyn
December 16, 2013
As an artist, it is sometimes very hard to let go of an artwork that you love. For me, either the face came out just right...read more

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Day 5 of 5 day FACEBOOK ART CHALLENGE
February 03, 2015 by Kyung Jeon | 0 Comments
Day 5 Facebook 5 day art challenge: Well, the challenge is done, and I only got to 2006....I may continue since it has actually been really great to see older pieces.

Kyung Jeon 2006 Baiting the Hook
BAITING THE HOOK, 2006, gouache, graphite, ink, watercolor on rice paper on canvas, 13 x 9.5 inches
 
 
Kyung Jeon 2006 Bonsai Garden
BONSAI GARDEN, 2006, gouache, graphite on rice paper on linen, 13 x 9.5 inches
 
 
Kyung Jeon 2005 Overload
This is first time I spent months on one painting...including about a hundred different characters.
OVERLOAD, 2005, graphite, gouache, watercolor on rice paper on canvas, 46.75 x 69.25 inches
Day 4 of 5 day FACEBOOK ART CHALLENGE
February 02, 2015 by Kyung Jeon | 0 Comments
Day 4 Facebook 5 day art challenge: In 2005, I made a big shift from just making small drawings/paintings with 1-3 characters to bigger pieces with several characters. I also started painting the background.

Kyung Jeon 2005 on motherhood

One of my absolute favorite paintings is this one inspired by my best friend Lori Ganz titled:
ON MOTHERHOOD, 2005, graphite, gouache on rice paper on canvas, 20 x 27.5 inches


Kyung Jeon 2005 on marriage
This piece was inspired by my brother when he got engaged.
ON MARRIAGE, 2005, graphite, gouache on rice paper on canvas, 27 x 46.5 inches


Kyung Jeon 2005 Hair Chandelier
HAIR CHANDELIER, 2005, graphite, gouache, acrylic ink on rice paper on linen, 13 x 9.5 inches
Day 3 of 5 day FACEBOOK ART CHALLENGE
January 31, 2015 by Kyung Jeon | 0 Comments
Day 3 Facebook 5 day art challege:
During this prolific art making period in my life, the images floating through my head became more vivid and strange. I always had a pad of paper to doodle them so I would not forget.

Kyung Jeon 2004 constrictor
CONSTRICTOR, 2004, gouache and graphite on rice paper, 13 x 9.5 inches

Kyung Jeon 2004 Can't Reach

CAN’T REACH, 2004, gouache, graphite on rice paper on canvas, 13 x 9.5 inches

Kyung Jeon 2003 Cleansing

CLEANSING, 2004, gouache, graphite on rice paper, 13 x 9.5 inches
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Based in New York City, NY


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