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Lee Geuryung

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The Nostalgia, 2018

Lithography on paper

22 x 30 in / 55.88 x 76.2 cm

The process of my printing begins with the drawing of an image using ink and a brush on an acetate film for the screen. When I draw, I can release my emotions: happiness, sadness, depression, gratitude, passion, and energy. Making drawings like this is a longing for my language, which is Korean, an unconscious gesture.

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Geuryung Lee was born and raised in South Korea. She translates nostalgia for her childhood to paper through artwork. By using Sumi ink in her work, she is brought back to her childhood and the process of learning calligraphy. After graduating from Pratt Institute in New York City with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, she attended SUNY New Paltz and earned a Master of Fine Arts in Painting & Drawing and a second Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking. She has attended residency programs at: Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York; the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont; and the Green Olive Arts in Tetouan, Morocco. Her solo and group exhibitions have included locations such as New York NY; London, England; Assisi, Italy; Tetouan, Morocco; Seoul, Korea; Beijing, China; and Kwangju, Korea.

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