Resident Artist – August 2020

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About Jiha Moon:
Jiha Moon is Timucua’s resident artist for the month of August. Jiha creates iconic figures with cultural references from around the world. She says “I am a cartographer of cultures and an icon maker in my lucid worlds.” She references colors and designs from popular cultures, like Korean temple paintings and internet emoticons.

Jiha is a from DaeGu, Korea. She lives and works in Atlanta, GA. She received her MFA from the University of Iowa, Iowa City. Her works have been acquired by Asia Society, New York, NY, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, and many more. She is the recipient of prestigious Joan Mitchell foundation’s painter and sculptor’s award for 2011. Her mid-career survey exhibition, “Double Welcome: Most everyone’s mad here” organized by Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art and Taubman Museum has toured more than 10 museum venues around the country until 2018.

Website

http://jihamoon.com/

Live Art
Timucua hosts a 4-week residency program for visual artists. We invite painters, sculptors, and other visual artists to showcase their work in the concert hall. Artists also work on stage alongside musicians. However, due to the conditions set by COVID-19, artists now work from the safety of their homes.