The exhibition A Dream of Icons and Grids is Hyun’s M.F.A thesis exhibition of the Savannah College of Arts and Design. It opens Friday, November 11th, 2016 and closes Thursday, January 8th, 2017 at the Alexander Gallery, 668 Indian Street, Savannah, GA 31401. The opening reception will be Friday, November 11th from 6 – 9 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. In this thesis exhibition, not only does he represent iconic images re-contextualized in the modern history, but he also indicates a painting on grids, in order to find his own self-discipline and persistence of practice in vision. His paintings are included in the SCAD permanent collection.
Jong-kwang Hyun (b. 1971, Seoul, South Korea) is receiving the degree of an M.F.A. in painting from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2017. Hyun is a student in SCAD Honor Grand Scholarship. He won an excellent prize in Grand Art Exhibition of Korea, exhibition in National Museum of Contemporary Art in 2002. He has been exhibited internationally in Seoul, Beijing, Ningbo, Shanghai, Tokyo, Fukuoka, Sarajevo, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Sydney.
The exhibition is curated by Ben Tollefson, assistant curator of SCAD exhibition.