AAWAA  Asian American Women Artists Alliance

"In the Midst of Things"

AAWAA Gallery Alternative Space, 136 15th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
January 15 - February 8, 2004

The Asian American Women Artists Alliance (AAWAA) was pleased to present, as part of Cool New York Winter Festival hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Mayor Bloomberg, an exhibition that features 11 artists and showcases 30 artwork of paintings, watercolors and handmade sculptures; the Lunar New Year Celebration featured a New Year Dumpling Workshop and Lion Dance. AAWAA welcomed the year of Monkey on the same day of the exhibition opening reception, Saturday, January 24, 1-6 PM. A performance of Lion Dance by the Golden Lion Club features Chinatown high school students and professionals.

Participating artists: Michelle Aki Becker, Seema Christie, Paula DeLuccia, Yan Kong, Sonomi Kobayashi, Helen Lan-Fen Lin, Nancy Soyer, Yi Jun Sun, Yeachin Tsai, Ella Yang, Joan Gibson

For more information please read the Press Release.

 
Michelle Aki Becker, Bridge #5, Acrylic on Canvas, 30" x 21 1/2", 2003  Michelle Aki Becker
Bridge #5

Acrylic on Canvas, 30" x 21 1/2", 2003
     
Seema Christie, Pieta/The Holding II Universal Life Force Energy, Tempera on paper, yarn, pen, 4" x 10 3/8", 2003   Seema Christie
Pieta/The Holding II Universal Life Force Energy

Tempera on Paper, Yarn, Pen, 24" x 10 3/8", 2003
     
Paula DeLuccia, Untitled, Wood, 14" x 22" x 16", 2001   Paula DeLuccia
Untitled

Wood, 14" x 22" x 16", 2001
     
Helen Lan-Fen Lin, Monkey Images, Paper Cut and Collage, 46" x 42", 2003   Helen Lan-Fen Lin
Monkey Images

Paper Cut and Collage, 46" x 42", 2003
     
Ella Yang, Yellow Gate, Union Street Bridge, Oil on Canvas, 14" x 18", 2003   Ella Yang
Yellow Gate, Union Street Bridge

Oil on Canvas, 14" x 18", 2003
     
Joan Gibson, Views of Cilento, Watercolor on Paper, 5" X 7", 2000   Joan Gibson
Views of Cilento

Watercolor on Paper, 5" X 7", 2000
     
Sonomi Kobayashi, Untitled, Oil on Canvas, 54" x 44", 2003   Sonomi Kobayashi
Untitled

Oil on Canvas, 54" x 44", 2003
     
Nancy Soyer, Rania and Marad, Acrylic and Oil on Canvas, 20" x 16", 2003   Nancy Soyer
Rania and Marad

Acrylic and Oil on Canvas, 20" x 16", 2003
     
Yeachin Tsai, Valley, Mixed Media on Paper, 21" x 31", 2003   Yeachin Tsai
Valley

Mixed Media on Paper, 21" x 31", 2003
     
Yi Jun Sun, #301, Oil on Canvas, 69" x 53", 2003   Yi Jun Sun
#301

Oil on Canvas, 69" x 53", 2003
     
Yan Kong, Wine and Song Series, Painted Wine Bottles, 2003   Yan Kong
Wine and Song Series

Painted Wine Bottles, 2003
     
New York Winterfest - Lion Dance   Lion Dance, welcomeing the year of Monkey
     
New York Winterfest - Lion Dance   Lion Dance
     
New York Winterfest - Lion Dance   Magician at the Opening Reception
     
New York Winterfest - Performance   Making New Year's Dumplings
     
New York Winterfest - making dumplings   During the Opening Reception