The winner's circle in GalleryNorth.
The Winner's Circle exhibition at Gallery North has commenced, and I am filled with joy as I gaze upon my three paintings displayed among many captivating artworks. The gallery space teems with an eclectic mix of paintings, sculptures, and experimental pieces, creating an atmosphere that brims with creativity. It has been a decade since I moved to this area, dedicating myself to building a life in America. Now, I find myself witnessing the fruits of my labor slowly materialize. This exhibition provides a rare opportunity to introduce myself as a painter to the local community alongside renowned artists who have long been established in this region. The prospect of showcasing my paintings alongside theirs fills me with delight and a sense of mission. I have realized that exhibitions are not only a platform for artists to present their work but also inspire, motivate, and propel us to develop our artistic journeys further. Through this exhibition, I have discovered a mission to actively contribute as a local artist and use the canvas to convey the inherent beauty of this land I now call home.
As I immersed myself in the Winner's Circle exhibition, a profound realization struck me: I have a mission to be an active participant in the local art scene and utilize my artistic talents to convey the beauty of the land I have chosen to call home. The paintings that radiate great energy, although small in size, serve as conduits for capturing the essence of this place, its landscapes, and its people. I feel a deep responsibility to portray the beauty and uniqueness of this land through my artwork, thereby fostering a sense of connection and appreciation within the community.
The Winner's Circle exhibition at Gallery North has allowed me to present my paintings to the local community alongside esteemed artists. This milestone signifies the culmination of a decade-long journey of settling in America and embracing the artistic path. Exhibitions such as this hold the power to invigorate and inspire artists, fostering a supportive environment that propels us to new artistic heights.
Myungja Anna Koh