Catalog | Tradition Unwrapped: Korean Bojagi and Joomchi Now
ArtXchange Gallery presents “Tradition Unwrapped: Korean Bojagi & Joomchi Now,” an exciting look at Korean craft traditions that have evolved into stunning contemporary art, featuring work by Chunghie Lee, a bojagi artist and Jiyoung Chung, a joomchi artist. Lee and Chung find rich inspiration in the textile and papermaking traditions of their native country, Korea. In addition, work by contemporary artists from Korea will be exhibited alongside select work by Lee’s students from the Rhode Island Institute of Design. This comprehensive exhibit gives viewers an overview of the diverse styles, techniques, and innovations being created by contemporary artists around the world working with bojagi and joomchi techniques.