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Virtual | Artist Talk with Julia Kwon

December 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

12pm ET | 11am CT | 9am PT

ArtTable’s Artist Talk series is made possible by the Pollock Krasner Foundation. Originally formatted as in-person Artist Breakfasts, ArtTable has moved all programming into the virtual realm during the pandemic. Please join us for a virtual Artist Talk with Julia Kwon.

Tickets are $10. Member tickets are $5. Not a member? Join today!

How to take part:

  1. Click here to Register for this program.
  2. Following registration you will receive call-in information in the form of a ZOOM link.
  3. Before joining a Zoom meeting on a computer or mobile device, you can download the Zoom app from the Download Center and select the “Zoom Client for Meetings” option. Alternatively, you will be prompted to download and install Zoom when you click a join link.
  4. For further instruction on how to use Zoom, see here.

About Julia Kwon

Julia Kwon sews interpretative bojagi—Korean object-wrapping cloths historically created since the early Joseon Dynasty (1392–1910)—to comment on the objectification of Asiatic female bodies and examine the complexities of constructing identity within the context of globalism, cultural hybridity, and intersectionality. She earned her M.F.A. at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University and B.A. in Studio Art at Georgetown University. She was also a participant at the Chautauqua School of Art residency program. Her work has been exhibited nationally including art galleries such as Hartnett Gallery of the University of Rochester and Torpedo Factory Art Center. Her work has been featured and reviewed internationally including in television programs such as PBS’s WETA Arts series that showcases the creative arts scene in the Greater Washington DC area as well as one of the major Korean national television networks SBS’s international news. Kwon won awards such as the School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University’s Traveling Fellowship as well as the artist residencies at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Vermont Studio Center, NARS Foundation, Montgomery College, and Textile Arts Center. She presented artist lectures and workshops at Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The Phillips Collection, Georgetown University, Lehigh University, University of Rochester, Emerson College, Montgomery College, among others.

This program is generously supported by the Pollock-Krasner Foundation. The Pollock-Krasner Foundation has been a leader in providing grants enabling emerging and established artists to focus on their work. Funding helps artists to create new work, acquire art supplies, rent studio space, and prepare exhibitions. The Foundation also provides grants to organizations that directly engage with artists, such as artist residency programs. Please visit for more information.

Thank you to Maria Sancho-Arroyo, Caitlin Berry, and Allison Nance from the ArtTable Washington, D.C. Chapter, and the Pollock Krasner Foundation for making this program possible. 

Image Credits

  1. Unapologetically Asian, 2020, sewn in the format of face masks, 5” x 12” each
  2. The Blanket Statements You Use on Me and Every Other Yellow Women, 2019, satin, custom design fabric, thread, and wire, sewn in the format of traditional Korean object-wrapping cloth bojagi, 2.75′ x 14′ x 14′


December 17, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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