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The Visiting Artist Lecture Series invites artists, critics and curators from around the world, loosely linking them by theme of a particular interest.

Visiting Artist Lecture Series Presents: "Fact and Fiction"

2022 Artists:

Artist JooYoung Choi holding art work of a rabbit
JooYoung Choi

Live Audience, Virtual Lecture Event: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the SFCC Campus, Building 17, SUB Lounge A & B.

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.

Artist: JooYoung Choi, Title: "Journey to the Cosmic Womb", Medium: acrylic paint and permalife paper on stretched canvas, Year: 2019.
Artist: JooYoung Choi,
Title: "Journey to the Cosmic Womb",
Medium: acrylic paint and permalife paper on stretched canvas,
Year: 2019
Image photography courtesy of Nancy Littlejohn.

This series available through collaboration and funding from a consortium; Spokane Falls Community College, Eastern Washington University and Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Additional funding for this series is provided through the generous support of the Sahlin Foundation.

All Visiting Artist Lecture Series events are free and open to the public.