Wonju Seo

Wonju Seo was born and raised in Seoul Korea, where she received her B.F.A in Fine Arts Painting from Hong-Ik University. Currently she is working and living in NJ.

Seo is the recipient of the 2012 Individual Artist Fellowship New Jersey State Council on the Arts and received Thomas Contemporary Quilt Recognition Award (Collector’s Choice) from Visions Art Museum, CA.  Also, she received Honorable Mention from Smithtown Township Arts Council in 2011.  Her work has also been reviewed in two New York Times articles titled “Seeing Asian Cultures Through an Indigo Lens” in 2014 and “Origami Heaven Unfolds” in 2015 through group exhibitions. Seo has taught at The Korea Society, the Lee Young Hee Museum of Korean Culture in New York City, the Charles B. Wang Center in Stony Brook, New York and Newark Museum in New Jersey. Her art works have been selected by juries for many arts competitions and nationally and internationally have been exhibiting in galleries and museums. Seo’s works are in the permanent collections of the Newark Museum and the Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University, NY.

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