Kyung Jeon
Korean-American
ARTIST | PAINTER | DESIGNER
Based in Brooklyn, NY


Updo Hairstyles using Selfie Photos, Vogue Korea, Korean dramas & Diane Von Furstenberg
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


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Day 4 of 5 day FACEBOOK ART CHALLENGE
February 02, 2015 by Kyung Jeon
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
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