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ShinYoung An

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Twilight , 2001 Oil 16 X 12 Inches © ShinYoung An
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Tied Oil on Linen 28 X 22 X 1 Inches © ShinYoung An
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Self-Portrait in Hanbock Oil on Linen 40"x 30" © ShinYoung An
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Artist Studio Oil on Linen 28"x 23" © ShinYoung An
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Longing Oil on Linen 32"x 22" © ShinYoung An
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The Twilight Oil on Linen 28"x 22" © ShinYoung An
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Life Oil on Canvas 30"x 22" © ShinYoung An
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A River Breeze Oil on Linen 28"x 22" © ShinYoung An
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Repose Oil on Linen 32"x 26" © ShinYoung An
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Wistful, 2006 Oil on Linen 18 X 18 Inches © ShinYoung An
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A Baby Sitter-1, 2001 Oil on Linen 8"x 8" © ShinYoung An
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A Baby Sitter-2, 2001 Oil on Linen 9"x 8" © ShinYoung An
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Profile of Che Oil on Canvas 16"x 12" © ShinYoung An
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A Standing Figure Oil on Linen 24"x 18" © ShinYoung An
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Woman in Green & Purple Oil on Canvas 24"x 20" © ShinYoung An
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Gypsy at Boi's of New Hope, Private Collection Oil on Canvas 16"x 12" © ShinYoung An
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Man with Crossed Arms Graphite on Paper 25"x 18" © ShinYoung An
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Partly Guilty-1, 2006 Oil on Prepapred Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 24"x 30" © Shin-Young An
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Partly Guilty-2, 2009 Oil on Prepapred Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 20"x 26" © ShinYoung An
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Peeking, 2011 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 24 X 24 X 1.5 Inches © ShinYoung An
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Women History-2, 2010 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 24"x 24" © ShinYoung An
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Unblinking, 2010 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 30 X 30 Inches © ShinYoung An
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Candlelit, 2011 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 30 X 30 X 1.5 Inches © ShinYoung An
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Winds of New Hope, 2014 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 24" X 24" © ShinYoung An
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Light from Dark(Thomas Alva Edison), 2008 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 5 X 12 X 1 Inches © ShinYoung An
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Light in a Crisis(Warren Buffet), 2008 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 5"x 12" © ShinYoung An
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The US Citizen Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas © ShinYoung An
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The US Citizen-2 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas © ShinYoung An
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A Dreaming Girl Oil on Linen 24"x 30" © ShinYoung An
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Sitting Nude Oil on Linen 24 X 18 X 1 Inches © ShinYoung An
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Standing with a Pole Oil on Linen 24"x 20" © ShinYoung An
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Polishing Toenails, 2010 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 26"x 22" © ShinYoung An
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Breaking News, 2011 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 24"x 24" © ShinYoung An
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Clicking, 2011 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 24"x 24" © ShinYoung An
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Touching the Screen, 2011 Oil on Prepared Newspaper, Mounted on Canvas 24"x 24" © ShinYoung An
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
South Korea
Lives in
New Jersey
Works in
New York
Schools
New York Academy of Art, 2001, MFA
Tags
mixed-media, realism, figurative, conceptual
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ShinYoung An has created her own art form of portraiture juxtaposing ordinary, routine tasks against a backdrop of current news articles that feature a variety of social, political, environmental issues and events.

She is from South Korea and obtained her B.F.A in Korea. She has also studied at the Art Students League of NY and “Cercle Artistic de Sant Lluc” in Barcelona, Spain after receiving her M.F.A in painting from The Graduate School of Figurative Art of the New York Academy of Art in 2001.

Ms. An has had solo exhibitions at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in 2014, at the Azarian McCullough Art Gallery of St. Thomas Aquinas College in 2013, at the M. Christina Geis Gallery of Georgian Court University in 2010, the Monmouth Museum in 2009, a Greenwich Village gallery in 2007 and “La Bolsa” Gallery in Barcelona, Spain 2004, and about 80 invitational and juried group exhibitions throughout the USA, Italy, Spain, Japan and South Korea since arriving in the US in 1995 including the Belskie Museum, the Noyes Museum, the New Jersey State Museum, the Kupferberg Holocaust Museum, the Monmouth Museum, the Huston Museum of Natural Science, the Trenton City Museum and the Cork Gallery in Lincoln Center.

She has been awarded approximately 30 awards from national and international competitions including a 2011 Fellowship grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Best of Show 2004 from the Hartland Exhibition of the City of Merriam in Kansas, Best of Show 2005 for Focus on the Figure at Hopper House, NY, Xavier Gonzalez & Edwards Grant for Painting from the Artists League of NY, 2003.

Ms. An's work has been reviewed and published in more than 38 critical articles throughout the US, Spain, South Korea , the UK, Italy, Germany and Australia. She was also interviewed by eFM English radio in South Korea and represented the state of New Jersey on Figure50 in US.