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Past resident Artists

Yong Sun Suh (2019)

Yongsun Suh was born in Seoul in 1951. He studied painting at Seoul National University and started his career as an artist in 1979. His works depict public, social and political issues based on his own understanding and experience. Recently, his works have been exhibited in major cities in Korea, Japan, German, Australia and USA.

Joy Joy Kim (2018)

Jongmin “Joy” Kim is a South Korean artist from the mountainous city of Gumi-Si. He traveled to America in 2014, working to further his career in New York City. Joy has since focused on creating art that is respondent to the vibrant culture of street art of his Brooklyn neighborhood, finding inspiration in the expressiveness of contradictions, peoples' social lives, and instinct. His works serve as a physical beautification of a chaotic mind responding to a chaotic city.

Ghana Kim (2018)

Minji Cho (2018)

Minji Cho is a South Korean artist who studied traditional Oriental painting. She creates figurative self portraits that partially dissolve the space between traditionalism and modernism, but still show reverence for heritage media through the use of rice paper and ink wash. Cho's works primarily explore Buddhist concepts such as insight into the true nature of reality, working towards enlightenment through meditation, and striving to fully comprehend impermanence, suffering, and the non-self. 

Paula Dunlop (2018)

Paula Dunlop is an artist, designer and maker based in Brisbane, Australia.

Patricio Jijon (2017-2018)

Patricio Javier Maldonado Jijón (born November 18, 1976) in Quito Ecuador is a painter, photographer, video artist, and composer of experimental, rock & electronic music.


Founder of the experimental Ecuadorian band Dentro de Helena, he participated in various projects as a composer, singer, bassist, & producer (Dion4, Raza, Trovador Depresivo, Feeltronic, The Divorce, Miss Celio) in Chile, Ecuador, and New York City where he currently resides.


He started working with pencils, crayons, water color, & clay at five years old, and continued self taught techniques until the present via participating in various exhibitions, residencies and collaborative studios.

Juhyun Park (2017)

Heather Rae Hatton (2017)

Heather Rae Hatton (b. 1981, Honesdale PA USA) is an interdisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn. As an outlet monger by nature with a compulsion for tangible results she is prolific and experimental. Vivid colors, hidden messages, divination, origin stories and personal myths fill her drawings in ink, metallic and pencil. Fire dances for her, captured in rituals. More recently she has been having visions in acrylic and creating work in oil, sumi and watercolor. In the upcoming Nasty Women exhibit in Connecticut she will be showcasing sculpture in the form of up cycling and crochet. Her most recent photography project is an ongoing series of erotic self-portraits. Her artwork is influenced by esoteric studies, mysticism, ritual, vivid lucid dreams, nature, meditation, religion, self-improvement, vibrational frequency and a consistent patronage to galleries over the years, particularly in Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick-Brooklyn, where she has been based since 2003. Prior to that she participated in the Flux Factory artist in residence program for a year, Long Island City, Queens.


She has shown work repeatedly in Brooklyn galleries, and more recently has expanded her visibility nationally. In 2017 her goals are to continue expanding geographically, to travel, and to develop her social media presence.


Nari Kim (2015 - 2016)

Nari Kim is a multi-media artist. She was born in Korea, lives and works in Brooklyn. She has exhibited her works at museums, alternative spaces and galleries, including Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts (Delaware), the City Foundry (Brooklyn), Art Mora Gallery (NYC), W. R. Grace Building (NYC), Koban Project Space (Baltimore),

Hannam-dong Ggooll (Seoul), Common Center (Seoul) and many others. She has created community engagement projects with LGBT communities in Korea, as well as Koban, an art community in Baltimore. She received her BFA from Hong lk University in Korea (2009). In 2014, she received an MFA Scholarship grant from the AHL foundation in New York. In the spring of 2015, she received her MFA from Hunter College in New York. Her work has been written about Hyperallergic magazine (May 2013).

Donnie Kim (2015 - 2016) 

Donnie Kim is a graphic designer who works and lives in Brooklyn. In 2009, she worked for Asadal, a well respected graphic design firm in Korea. She is the founder of a graphic design company named Apple D, which was ranked in the top three of Korean design companies from 2009 to 2012. In 2008, she received an AAS degree in from photography from Seoul Art College. She is currently a candidate for a BFA in Graphic design at FIT in New York.

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