2022 Visiting Artist Lecture Series: "Fact and Fiction"
Artist JooYoung Choi: May 11, 2022
JooYoung Choi, born in Seoul, South Korea, immigrated to Concord, New Hampshire in 1983 by way of adoption. While completing her BFA at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, she returned to South Korea and reunited with her birth-family. Since receiving her MFA from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Choi’s artwork has been exhibited in such venues as Crystal Bridges, Akron Art Museum, The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Project Row Houses, The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle, Washington, The Currier Museum of Art, NH, The National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, Illinois, The Art Museum of South East Texas, Beaumont, and Lawndale Art Center, Houston, Texas. Choi has received grants from Artadia, The National Endowment for the Arts, and the Idea Fund. She has also participated in the Lawndale Artist Residency in Houston, TX and the Harvester Artist Residency in Wichita, KS.
Choi’s work has been featured by numerous media groups and publications, including the PBS Digital Studios Art Assignment, Korean Global News Network YTN, the LA Times, New American Paintings, Arts+Culture Magazine, the Houston Chronicle, Glasstire, Houston’s PaperCity, Nat. Brut, and the Huffington Post.