Lot 50 - Jeannie Rhyu - Starlit Wings
Oil on oil paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for The Hepatitis C Trust
Jeannie Rhyu is a Korean Canadian artist living and working in Queens, New York. She graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York. Her work has been exhibited internationally in shows in New York, Vancouver, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing, and London. Selected exhibitions include shows at The Border Gallery (New York), Seefood Room (Hong Kong), Spring/Break Art Show (New York), Shin Gallery (New York), Field Projects and Tutu Gallery (New York), and Leroy Neiman Gallery (New York). She has given artist talks at Columbia University and for community-based organizations. Currently, Rhyu is working on a series of oil paintings exploring folklore, rituals, emotions, and ancestral memories.
Columbia University in the City of New York
2023 “Surreal Dreamscape,” The Border Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2022 “Serendipitous Splendour,” Seefood Room, Hong Kong
2022 “Mystic Picnic,” Spring/Break Art Show, New York, New York
2022 “Scenographies of the Mind,” Shin Gallery, New York, New York
2021 “Tutu Gallery - part of Dog Park by Field Projects,” Petty Cash Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
2021 “Every Woman Biennial London 2021,” The Copeland Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
Jeannie Rhyu explores her emotional impressions of reality as she traces ancestral memories. She paints inspired by nature, fairy tales, rituals, folklore, and transcultural femininity, as well as the magic of memories. Rhyu also studies native plants, emblematic animals, and mythical creatures, and paints them into her visions, exploring the past while renewing a connection between humans, nature, and spirits.
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