The hills beyond Seoul, where I was born, have lingered in my imagination throughout my life.

Here in California - where the hills rise out of the morning fogs - I am reminded of the hills beyond Seoul where I was born. In those days past I sometimes wandered with my father - his watercolor pad in hand - into those hills above Seoul University.

Such recollections - memories of those colors and forms - intertwine with the landscape of Central California in my mind - and beckons me to my easel in this - my adopted country.

Artist Statement 

My painting style: organic and biomorphic drawings - whimsical and mysterious. Subconscious images on canvas: landscape uprising and surrounded by organic cells.  

We live in momentum.

I find inspiration from the Flemish masters and Chinese landscape painters. My mind melts into their ancient landscapes.

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