Born in South Korea, Annette Hur lives and works in New York City. By working with abstraction on large scale oil paintings and Korean silk textiles, Hur investigates the inherited traditional culture that subconsciously manipulates and subverts female sexuality. She has previously shown in solo/group exhibitions at Gavin Brown Enterprise, Urban Zen, Times Square Space, 33 Orchard gallery in New York; Fairleigh Dickenson University in New Jersey; Heaven Gallery, Chicago Artists Coalition, Boundary, Sullivan Gallery, Zhou B Art Center in Chicago. Hur’s work was featured in Create! Magazine issue 13, New American Paintings issues 134 & 135, the online art publications: Bad at Sports and Third Coast Review, the online news(Korea): Naeil News, The preview, and Sisa today. Hur was a resident of BOLT Residency at Chicago Artists Coalition in 2016-2017, and she holds a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and MFA from Columbia University.
Image: Kisaeng, 2019, Medium: oil on canvas, Dimensions: 70 x 59.5 inches