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Eun-Kyung Suh

Eun-Kyung Suh

Professional title

Professor, 3D

Bio

M.F.A. Major in Design, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 2002
M.A. Major in Design, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 2000

Korean-born, Duluth-based textile installation artist Eun-Kyung Suh, received an M.F.A. from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA, USA. Since 2008 she has been focusing on a series of sculptural vessels as a metaphor for personal, family and cultural memories. These sculptural vessels are created out of diaphanous textiles, using a design originally inspired by Bojagi, one of the traditional Korean art forms. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tucson, AZ, Nord Gallery, San Antonio, TX, Galerie sei-un-do, Zurich, Switzerland, Montreal Center for Contemporary Textiles, Montreal, Canada, and Barabas Villa Gallery, Budapest, Hungary. Her textile work was published in Textiles: The Art of Mankind by Mary Schoeser Thames & Hudson, Dec 2012. Currently Eun-Kyung Suh is a Professor in the Department of Art and Design at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

 www.d.umn.edu/~esuh