Cho Sung-Hee

Sung-Hee Cho was born in 1949 in Korea. She earned a master's degree in fine arts from the Ewha Women's University before relocating to America in 1980 where she studied at the Pratt Institute of Art in New York City and at the Art Institute in Chicago.

 

In constructing the surface of her works, Sung-Hee uses a collage method in which many circles are hand-cut or gently torn from traditional "hanji" paper, then layered with oil pigments and placed one atop another. Sung-Hee successfully combines a traditional Korean sensibility with her unique vision and personal narrative. Her works explore the complex relationship between colour and texture through a labour intensive, time-consuming process.

 

Her works have been exhibited and collected in various prestigious private and public institutions including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul; the Sejong Art Centre, Seoul; the Telentine Art Centre, Chicago; the L.A. Korea Cultural Service, Los Angeles; the New York Cultural Service; the Mutual Saving and Finance Company, Seoul and Domino Foods, Inc, New York.

SELECTED WORKS

Cho Sung-Hee Blue Blossom2019

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

130,3 x 97 cm | 51.3 x 38.2 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Red Blossoms B2019

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

145,5 x 112,1 cm | 57.3 x 44.1 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Curve Galaxy2011

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

73 x 61 cm | 28.7 x 24 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Black II2019

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

162,2 x 130,3 cm | 63.9 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Black with Red2019

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

162,2 x 130,3 cm | 63.9 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Stars2019

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

162,1 x 130,3 cm | 63.8 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Red and Gold Blossoms with Pearl Stars2019

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

90,9 x 72,7 cm | 35.8 x 28.6 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Red Blossoms with White Stars2019

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

90,9 x 72,2 cm | 35.8 x 28.6 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Lovely Red Blossoms2019

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

90,9 x 72,7 cm | 35.8 x 28.6 in

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Cho Sung-Hee White Blossom2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

162,2 x 130,3 cm | 63.8 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Light Red Blossom2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

162,2 x 130,3 cm | 63.8 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Red Garden with White Star2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

122 x 92 cm | 48 x 36.2 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Light Blue Garden2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

81,2 x 65 cm | 32 x 25.6 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Garden in the Night2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

130,3 x 162,1 cm | 51.3 x 63.8 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Garden2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

130,3 x 193,9 cm | 51.3 x 76.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Green Blossom2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

162,2 x 130,3 cm | 63.8 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Beautiful Garden2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

193,3 x 130,3 cm | 76.1 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Lovely Blossom2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

130,5 x 97 cm | 51.3 x 38.2 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Red Blossom H2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

130,5 x 97 cm | 51.3 x 38.2 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Spring2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

50 x 40 cm | 19.7 x 15.7 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Pink Concert2022

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

97 x 130 cm | 38.2 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee White Garden I2022

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

145,5 x 112 cm | 57.3 x 44 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Beautiful Garden2021

Hanji paper and oil on canvas

45,5 x 36,5 cm | 18 x 14.4 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Red Blossom A

Mixed media

162 x 130 cm | 63.8 x 51.2 in

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Cho Sung-Hee White Blossom with Red and Blue

Korean rice paper (Hanji) and oil on canvas

130 x 97 cm | 51.2 x 38.2 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Black with Green Blossom white stars2019

Mulberry paper and oil on canvas

130 x 97 cm | 51.2 x 38.2 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Pink Blossom with Gold Stars2020

Mulberry paper and oil on canvas

130,9 x 97 cm | 51.5 x 38.2 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Violet Garden2023

Mulberry paper and oil on canvas

162,2 x 130,3 cm | 63.8 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Lovely Pink Garden2023

Mulberry paper and oil on canvas

162,2 x 130,3 cm | 63.8 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Green Garden2023

Mulberry paper and oil on canvas

162,2 x 130,3 cm | 63.8 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Winter Garden A2024

Mulberry paper and oil on canvas

193,9 x 130,3 cm | 76.3 x 51.3 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Red Blossom II2024

Mulberry paper and oil on canvas

130,3 x 97 cm | 51.3 x 38.1 in

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Cho Sung-Hee The Garden In My Childhood2024

Mulberry paper and oil on canvas

227,3 x 181,1 cm | 89.5 x 712.9 in

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Cho Sung-Hee When Spring Comes2024

Mulberry paper and oil on canvas

52 x 32 cm | 20.4 x 12.5 in

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Cho Sung-Hee Blossom With Stars In The Rhythm A2024

Mulberry paper and oil on wood

54 x 23,5 x 22 cm | 21.2 x 9.2 x 8.6 in

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