Grid, Pall-Mall & Stepping-Stones
Presenting works that map the City of Pittsburgh though her experience as a new comer, this exhibit comparing geographical and memory maps of her walks in her new hometown. Through her abstracted expression of Pittsburgh’s “placeness,” a shared sense of the city emerges. The show will include installation piece as well as paintings and sculptures based on elements she found in the City of Pittsburgh.
Artist Talk: Thursday April 20, 6:00pm
About the Artist:
Jiyon Hong is a multi-disciplinary artist, mainly working with the fragile materials to create an installation, visualizing notations of the failure of memory.
Exploring ideas of disorientation and displacement, Hong received her BFA from Kookmin University, KR and MFA from Art Center College of Design, CA. Since she showcased works at ARSG, which was an affiliated gallery of Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2012. Hong has exhibited widely in Europe, America and South Korea. Her work was exhibited at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, MIM gallery, LA, Keumho Museum, Seoul Museum of Art and Korean Cultural Center, Budapest.