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Selected artworks  2005 - 2012

"Nobang," a type of Korean transparent-colored-silk, has become a pivotal medium in my artwork, enabling me to achieve rich color saturation and interact with the physical light when viewed. 
Numerous works in my portfolio draw inspiration from my personal experiences with "Miniere illness." In December 2007, I experienced an auto accident, and by spring 2008, I suffered a collapse due to Miniere's illness. The following two years presented significant challenges as I grappled with the loss of mobility. It wasn't until 2012 that I started to regain much of my mobility.


The Raising of Lazarus

Gouache, graphite pencil and pastel on paper, panel, and nobang (Korean transparent-colored silk) 

40 x 16 "


One of the mixed media works completed during my inner ear illness, "Miniere Disease." 

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07-03_Life in flux

Light, gouache on paper and nobang (Korean transparent-colored silk) 

19 3/4 x 19"



Sunset at Griffith Park 

Mixed media on panel and nobang (Korean transparent-colored silk) 

20 1/2 x 62"



Homage to Monet 

Mixed media on vellum covered with nobang (Korean transparent-colored silk) 

60 3/4 x 54"


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Untitled 05-01_The Dream of Butterfly by Zhuangzi

Light, gouache, acrylic, concentrated watercolor ink, and collage on nobang (Korean transparent-colored silk) 

27 1/2 x 32 x 1.5"



“Once upon a time, I dreamt I was a butterfly, fluttering hither and thither, to all intents and purposes a butterfly. I was conscious only of my happiness as a butterfly, unaware that I was myself. Soon I awoke, and there I was, veritably myself again. Now I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly, dreaming I am a man.”                 ― Zhuangzi

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One afternoon, I stayed for a long time at one of the gardens at Palace Changduk in Seoul, Korea  and took this photo.


After returning to the US, this work was executed while daydreaming this afternoon and observing myself in this garden, and dwelling on the presence of being.


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Mixed media on paper and nobang (Korean transparent-colored silk) 

28 1/4 x 21 1/2"


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10-03_Bring me to the light

Mixed media on panel(diptych) and nobang (Korean transparent-colored silk) 

13 x 21"


One of the mixed media works completed during my inner ear illness, "Miniere Disease."

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