AAWAA  Asian American Women Artists Alliance

Aggregates

- Aggregates: Opening Reception
- Aggregates: Closing Party

Review by Piri Halasz
- http://piri.home.mindspring.com/pOct06.html

BRIGHT SPOTS IN CHELSEA
In August, I saw “Aggregates,” held by the Asian American Women Artists’ Alliance at Ceres. One sweet small mixed media piece by Seungyeon Lee looked like a hillside with trees sticking up out of snow. Abstract C-Prints by Nana S. Park were distinguished by attractive metallic colors and simple compositions. C-prints by Cindy Lange, showing snow on dried grass, were also effective, while Chie Nishio’s 40 8 x 10 photographs of faces of senior ladies made even old age look good. Camila Valdeavellano contributed two strong charcoal drawings of nudes, and Yan Kong was seen to good advantage, especially in “Brush and Ink on Rice Paper #8,” an open, loosely-brushed composition with clear browns and blacks. Haeley Kyong showed a lovely row of abstractions with geometric shapes in delicate, pale colors. Of these, the friend I saw the show with liked best “Inside + Outside,” a vertical picture. At first, I preferred “One World, Many Visions,” with 6 12-inch squares, but then decided that my friend was right. We both went ape for “Free to Graze” by Paula DeLuccia, a marvelous warm medley of floral colors, laid on with a bewitching combination of brush strokes and blobs. I know that such paintings aren’t easy to make, but I still felt that here was an ode to the sheer joy of painting. Other artists were Hwa Young Caruso, Imelda Cajipe Endaya, Soonok Jung, Jasmine Shwufen Lee and Songmi Lee.


 

Ceres Gallery: 547 West 27th Street, 2nd Fl. New York, NY 10001
August 8th to August 26th, 2006

 


HwaYoung Caruso

Oblong Baby 6

Digital C-Print
11”X14”
2006
$500.00

Oblong Baby 3

Digital C-Print
11”X14”
2006
$500.00

Adoration
Digital C-Print
11”X14”
2006
$500.00

     

 

Paula DeLuccia

Free to Graze

Acrylic on Canvas
51” X 60”
2004
$7200.00

Hopper
Acrylic on Wood
11 3/8” X 13”
2006
$1800.00

     
 

Imelda Endaya

Solidarity Sisters 2
Acrylic on Collage Tapestry
78’’ X 36’’
$3500.00

     

 

Soonok Jung

Net Nest
Marker on Plexi Glass
208” X 60”
2006
(Price upon request)

     

 

 

Yan Kong

Razzle Dazzle
Acrylic on Canvas
40” x 51”
2004
$5000.00

My Chinese Painting #8
Brush and Ink/ Rice paper
18” x 24"
2006
$800.00

     

 

Haeley Kyong

Inside + Outside
Oil on Canvas
32” X 9”
2006
$1500.00

In Pursuit of Invariable
Acrylic on Canvas
22”X20”
2004
$1500.00

One World
Many Visions
Oil on Wood
6 of 12”X12”
2006
$2500.00

She is the Golden Mean
Oil on Canvas
39”X24”
2002

     
 

Cindy Lange

The Secret Garden #5, 6 & 7
C-Prints
3 of 11“X14”
2006
$150.00

     
 

Jasmine Shwufen Lee

Green Pepper
Digital C-Print
20”X40”
2006
$1600.00

Lemons
Digital C-Print
18“X40”
2006 $1600.00

     

 

 

SeungYeon Lee

Untitled 1
44.5”X19.5”X19”
Mixed Media
2006
(Price upon request)

     

 

Songmi Lee

Woman with Offering
Collage on Jute
34”X28”
2004
$1300.00

Abba!
Collage on Jute
50”X50”
2004
$2000.00

     

 

Chie Nishio

Our faces tell our stories
Photography
40 of 8“X 10”
2006
(Price upon request)

     
 

Nana S. Park

465B_3
Acrylic and Latex on Canvas
60”X48”
2005
$2000.00

121MD_1,2,3 & 4 (not shown)
Digital C-Prints
each 8”X8”
2006
$300.00

     
 

Camila Valdeavellano

Venus 9
Hard Charcoal on Paper
18“X24”
2005
$150.00

Venus
Hard Charcoal on Paper
18”X24”
2005
(NFS)

     
 

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