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Saehyun Paik

IPAOC 0158, 2020

Oil Paint on Canvas, 30 X 24X 1.5 in


๐‘บ๐’‚๐’†๐’‰๐’š๐’–๐’ ๐‘ท๐’‚๐’Š๐’Œ (b. 1987, South Korea) is a quietly passionate artist currently finding inspiration in the heart of New York City. From a young age, Paik's fascination with color, composition, Mise-en-scene, design, and unconventional beauty has been a guiding force. Growing up amidst talented artists in a competitive environment during her teenage years, she dedicated herself to honing her technical skills.โ€‹ In her youth, Paik pursued her dream of becoming an artist by freelancing as an illustrator and designer for magazines. Following high school, she ventured into the commercial design industry as a concept designer. Eventually, she took a brave step, leaving her job to attend the Samsung Art and Design Institute before embarking on a journey to the United States.โ€‹ Paik pursued her education at SADI (Samsung Art and Design Institute) in South Korea before making the move to the United States in 2010. Her artistic prowess has been showcased in numerous gallery and museum exhibitions, highlighting her distinctive perspective and creative talent.โ€‹ Notably, Saehyun Paik served as an artist in residence at Chashama from 2019 to 2023, contributing to the vibrant artistic community. This residency period allowed Paik to delve deeper into her artistic exploration and contribute meaningfully to the cultural landscape. Currently, she quietly continues her artistic journey as a mid-career artist in the U.S., embracing the subtleties of her craft.โ€‹

Saehyun Paik - IPAOC 0158