June 11 – July 12, 2011


 Celebrating the grand opening of Korean Cultural Center of Chicago(KCCoC)

Sponsored by the Chicago Korean-American Art Association

Curated by Sun H. Choi

 Co-curated by Jiwon Yoon, Jeahoon Kim

Opening Reception: June 11th 5pm -8pm

KCCoC was established in 2005 through grassroots fundraising.  In April, 2010, it acquired a campus-style facility in Wheeling, Illinois.  This Korean Cultural Center serves as a community hub for cultural exchange and charitable and educational programs.  It houses a Korean museum, art gallery, library, classrooms, dance studio, and gathering areas open to all. 


We want to hold a celebration to thank the entire Chicago community for its commitment and effort to arrange the financing and development of The Korean Cultural Center.

This exhibition was named “Intertwined” to represent creation of harmony by diverse artists who have different cultural backgrounds and to celebrate the diversity of their culture.  We want to encourage living together, understanding each other, interacting with other cultures, respecting others, helping each other, and making beauty of harmony by different art works.


This show consists of Western style and Korean traditional paintings, ceramics, fiber, mixed media and installations produced by 35 artists who have diversity cultural background. Some works on display will be available for sale.



Jerome Acks / Harry Ahn OPA / Gabriel Akagawa / Hang Hwan Park / Jyl Bonaguro /

Catherine Schwalbe-Bouzide / Angela Bryant / Paola Cabal / Edmund Chia /

Heeyoung Choe / Ah-Young Choi / Sun H. Choi / Yong Hyun Chung / Sung Jang /

Hak Jong Jin / Indira F. Johnson / Karl Johnson / Jin Soo Kim / Ju Sung Kim / Moon Kim/ Sung Ho Kim / Kye Young Lee / Sang Hoon Rhee / Arno Mayorga / Erin McGuire /

David A.Parker / Mark Palmeri / Aesop Rhim / Darrell Roberts / Johannah Silva /

Kevn Tijerina / Anna Koh Varilla / Jeffrey Varilla / Thu Kim Vu / Jiwon Yoon  intertwined_01.jpg intertwined_02.jpg