Ava An is a visual artist who studied in New York and is currently based in Seoul. Ava captures her thoughts and emotions of her experience through re-imagination. She creates visual tension by merging her dreamy fantasy with the gaze of characters and the internal dialogue between the painting and the audience.

학력

2016-2018 M.F.A The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2010-2015 B.F.A The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY


개인전

2023 Flower Shower, Klamp Gallery, Seoul

2022 별이 피다 Bloom, Polestarart Gallery, Seoul

2022 Constellation; 별무리, Gallery Dos, Seoul

2021 별의 부스러기, Gallery KNOT, Seoul


그룹전

2024 Outflux, YK Presents, Seoul, Korea

2023 La Ordinaire Odalisque, Insa Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2023 Beyond the Boundary, Collast Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2023 Blue Is the Warmest Color, Gallery Jo Yana, France

2023 Frühling 다시, 봄, 17717 Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2023 두꺼비에 대한 단상, Gallery Saem, Seoul, Korea

2022 꽃과 케이크, Brave Sunshine Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2022 균형잡기, Schengen Art Gallery, Gwangju, Korea

2022 Within the Static, WOW x WOW Gallery, UK

2021 Power In Numbers 6, Nucleus Portland Gallery, Portland

2021 SEEA 2021, 예술의 전당 한가람 미술관, Korea

2020 Power In Numbers 5, Nucleus Portland Gallery, Portland

2019 Office Museum : Public Art, Art Kyunggi Campaign, Korea

2018 SALUT! Ill Show, Nucleus Portland Gallery, Portland

2018 American Gods, Star Gallery, New York

2018 M.F.A Illustration as Visual Essay Thesis Show, New York

2018 M.F.A Illustration book show, New York

2017 A Report to An Academy, School of Visual Arts, New York

2016 Society of Illustrators Student Competition, The Museum of American Illustration at SOI, New York    

2016 One Place Around The World, Brooklyn, New York

2015 People choice show, Greenpoint Gallery, New York

2014 Art Story Festival, Galleria Soonsoo, Seoul, Korea

2014 Asyaaf, 문화역서울 284 , Seoul, Korea


레지던시

2021 아트팩토리 NJF, Paju, Korea


아트페어

2024 One Art Taipei 2024, Taiwan

2023 Incheon Asia ART Show 2023, Songdo, Incheon

2023 Art Festa Seoul, SETEC, Seoul

2022 PLAS 조형아트서울, JW Marriott Hotel Seoul Art Show, Seoul


수상과 선정


2020 American Illustration (AI-AP) 40, Chosen

2019 3X3 Illustration Annual No. 16, Honorable Mention

2016 3X3 Illustration Annual No. 13, Honorable Mention

2016 Society of Illustrators Student Competition

2016 "Norman Rockwell Museum Award", Society of Illustrators

2014 Asyaaf 2014  


에디토리얼

BOOK COVER "레빗 인 더 홀" 자음과 모음 출판사

BOOK COVER "인어는 너를 보았다", 이지북 출판사

BOOK COVER "2019 The Best Mysteries", 코단샤분코 출판사

BOOK COVER "스노볼", 창비 출판사

EDUCATION

2016-2018 M.F.A The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2010-2015 B.F.A The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY


SOLO EXHIBITION

2023 Flower Shower, Klamp Gallery, Seoul

2022 Bloom, Polestarart Gallery, Seoul

2022 Constellation, Gallery Dos, Seoul

2021 Stardust, Gallery KNOT, Seoul


GROUP EXHIBITION

2024 Outflux, YK Presents, Seoul, Korea

2023 La Ordinaire Odalisque, Insa Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2023 Beyond the Boundary, Collast Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2023 Blue Is the Warmest Color, Gallery Jo Yana, France

2023 Frühling Again, Spring, 17717 Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2023 Reflections on Frogs, Gallery Saem, Seoul, Korea

2022 Flower and Cake, Brave Sunshine Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2022 Balance Between, Schengen Art Gallery, Gwangju, Korea

2022 Within the Static, WOW x WOW Gallery, UK

2021 Power In Numbers 6, Nucleus Portland Gallery, Portland

2021 SEEA 2021, The Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul Arts Center , Korea

2020 Power In Numbers 5, Nucleus Portland Gallery, Portland

2019 Office Museum : Public Art, Art Kyunggi Campaign, Korea

2018 SALUT! Ill Show, Nucleus Portland Gallery, Portland

2018 American Gods, Star Gallery, New York

2018 M.F.A Illustration as Visual Essay Thesis Show, New York

2018 M.F.A Illustration book show, New York

2017 A Report to An Academy, School of Visual Arts, New York

2016 Society of Illustrators Student Competition, The Museum of American Illustration at SOI, New York    

2016 One Place Around The World, Brooklyn, New York

2015 People choice show, Greenpoint Gallery, New York

2014 Art Story Festival, Galleria Soonsoo, Seoul, Korea

2014 Asyaaf, Culture Station Seoul 284, Seoul, Korea


ART RESIDENCY

2021 ART Factory NJF, Paju, Korea


ART FAIR

2024 One Art Taipei 2024, Taiwan

2023 Incheon Asia ART Show 2023, Songdo, Incheon

2023 Art Festa Seoul, SETEC, Seoul

2022 Plastic Art Seoul , JW Marriott Hotel Seoul Art Show, Seoul


AWARD AND HONORS


2020 American Illustration (AI-AP) 40, Chosen

2019 3X3 Illustration Annual No. 16, Honorable Mention

2016 3X3 Illustration Annual No. 13, Honorable Mention

2016 Society of Illustrators Student Competition

2016 "Norman Rockwell Museum Award", Society of Illustrators

2014 Asyaaf 2014  


EDITORIAL

BOOK COVER "Rabbit in the Hole" Jaeum & Moeum Publishing

BOOK COVER "인어는 너를 보았다", EZ Book Publishing

BOOK COVER "2019 The Best Mysteries", Kodansha Bunko Publishing

BOOK COVER "Snow Globe", Changbi Publishers