AAWAA  Asian American Women Artists Alliance

"Identity"

AAWAA Gallery Alternative Space, 136 15th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215
February 3 to March 6, 2005

"Identity" - a group exhibition of visual arts and Lunar New Year Celebration, as part of New York City Cool Festival. The exhibition explores the notion of ethnic and social identity in a range of media.

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 5, with Lunar New Year Celebration: Dumpling making event, Fortune palm reading, Lion Dance Performance (by the Golden Lion Club featuring high school students.)

Participating artists: Mija Bryen, Seema Christie, Soonok Jung, HeeJung Kim, Wheiza Kim, Risa Kojo, Yan Kong, Donah Lee, E-Anna Soong (Gallery I) and Tocha Alberts (Gallery II)

Please find the Press Release for this exhibition here.

 
Donna Lee  Donah Lee
Here Right Now
36" x 48", mixed media, 2005
     
E-Anna Soong   E-Anna Soong
I Miss Her

4 1/4" x 4", artist book, burned Joshi paper tied with linen twine, 1997
     
Hee Jung Kim   Hee Jung Kim
Karma: Series 1 - 4

16" x 20", ink, watercolor on paper, 2004/2005
     
Mija Jung Bryen   Mija Jung Bryen
Uptown Trip

16" x 20", Digital C-print mounted to Plexiglas, 2003
     
Mija Jung Bryen   Mija Jung Bryen
Fish-Tongue

16" x 20", Digital C-print mounted to Plexiglas, 2004
     
Risa Kojo   Risa Kojo
Untitled

38" x 51" installation of seven panels (10" x 10"), wooden panel, Washi paper, origami paper, fabrics, plaster, and wire, 2004
     
Seema Christie   Seema Christie
Detail of Chakra: Series 1 - 4

12.5" x 12.5", tempera and marker, 2004
     
Soonok Jung   Soonok Jung
Beyond The Circle

70" x 45" installation of 100 pieces of drawing, pencil on paper, detail, 2004
     
Wheiza Kim   Wheiza Kim
Engraved Image In ubconsciousness I and II

33" x 33 "x 5", mixed media on wood, 2001
     
Yan Kong   Yan Kong
Detail of Jacob's Ladder

3 x (24" x 18"), acrylic, watercolor on paper/collage
     
Tocha Alberts   Tocha Alberts
As A Kite

Digital Print, 30" x 96"
     
Opening event "Make Your Own Dumpling and Eat It Too"   Opening event "Make Your Own Dumpling and Eat It Too"
     
Lion Dance Performance   Lion Dance Performance by Yee's Hung-Ga Kung-Fu Academy
     
Opening Reception at AAWAA Gallery   Opening Reception at AAWAA Gallery
     
Opening Reception at AAWAA Gallery   Opening Reception at AAWAA Gallery
     
Opening Reception at AAWAA Gallery   Opening Reception at AAWAA Gallery
 

This program is made possible, in part, by the Community Arts Regrant Program/NYSCA administered by the Brooklyn Arts Council.