Elizabeth Leach Gallery

Exhibition Details

Jinie Park
Little House

new paintings
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Windows on Rainy Day

Window in a Rainy Day

acrylic on sewn canvas
72 x 60 inches

Yellow Beans

acrylic on sewn linen and canvas
60 x 72 inches
Granny

Granny

acrylic on Korean muslin
72 x 55 inches

Greeting Words

acrylic on Korean muslin
72 x 55 inches

Dream of Lion

acrylic on Korean muslin
55 x 72 inches

Summer

acrylic on Korean muslin
55 x 72 inches

White Room

acrylic on sewn linen and Korean muslin
36 x 48 inches

Lemon Hill

acrylic on sewn linen and Korean muslin
36 x 48 inches

Land

acrylic on sewn linen and Korean muslin
36 x 48 inches

Birthday Bouquet

acrylic on sewn linen and Korean muslin
36 x 48 inches

Childhood

acrylic on artist hand sewn muslin
36 x 36 inches
Folliage

Foliage

acrylic on artist hand sewn muslin
35 x 36 inches

Flower

acrylic on hand woven muslin and canvas
36 x 36 inches

First Thursday Reception: November 2, 6 - 8 pm

Little House, Jinie Park’s second solo exhibition at the gallery, features a new series of luminous, abstract paintings. In her latest series Park’s pastel palette ranges from warm and earthy to cool, and her colors are applied in exquisitely lush, thin washes. Her use of acrylic allows for a nearly diaphanous opacity that appears to dissolve along the edges and is balanced by the tactility of hand-stitched linen and muslin fabric sewn directly into the canvas.

The recent works range in scale and Park's intentional physicality is evident throughout her imperfectly angled, wooden canvas structures which appear gracefully resilient. The artist creates an enduring liminality in her latest paintings and continues to surprise the viewer with her sensuous, ethereal constructions.

Born in Seoul, South Korea in 1987, Park received a BFA in Painting at Seoul National University (Seoul, South Korea) in 2011 and an MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art (Baltimore, MD) in 2015. Her work has been shown in 2014 at the Louisiana Biennial Juried Exhibition, School of Design at Louisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA) and in 2010 in a Juried Exhibition at Weiser Gallery, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA). Park was awarded the Henry Walters Traveling Fellowship in 2015 and the LeRoy E. Hoffberger Scholarship from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2013. In 2009 she was awarded the Choi Wook-Kyung Prize from Seoul National University. In 2016 Park received the Perez Art Museum Miami Picks Award during PULSE Miami Beach.

 

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
417 N.W. 9th Avenue Portland, OR 97209 503.224.0521

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