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Writing Chinese in Front of Confucius: DJAC Spring Show

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In April, the Daejeon Arts Collective will host their 11th group exhibition titled 우리는 공자 앞에서 문자 쓴다 / Writing Chinese in Front of Confucius. Come check out work by A.C Parsons, Alla… Continue reading

Whazzit

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Whazzit is a Canadian artist who works in ansi, a form of textmode pixel art that uses extended asci characters to draw digital pictures. He began drawing in 1994 when he joined the… Continue reading

김영랑 . Kim Young-Rang

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Kim Young-rang majored in Fine Arts and visualizes her inner world through symbols and motifs. Motifs she’s currently focussing on are chairs, rag dolls, and children. In her work chairs symbolise authority, the… Continue reading

X : The 10th Official Show of DJAC

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The Daejeon Arts Collective will host their 10th group exhibition this December. The Opening Event is on 10 December 2016 (Saturday) at 18:00. If you can’t make it to the opening, pop in… Continue reading

Lim Shengen

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I am interested in the ideas of lost, be it an object, a moment, a sensation or even a being. I often find myself lost within experiences, overwhelmed by the multiple interpretations from… Continue reading

Rhiannon Adams

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Born in the early 90’s in Texas and currently living in Daejeon, South Korea, Rhiannon Adams has been working primarily with film photography for the past few years. Her work has been showcased… Continue reading

안현정 . Hyunjung An

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An HyunJung studied oriental painting in Korea. She draws with watercolor, inks and collage. The main material of my work deals with objects with superstitious symbols and women. In particular, the objects expressing… Continue reading

Introducing DJACreate

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It’s been almost one year since we hosted the Night of a 1000 Drawings as Gallery D.A.C’s swan song. The event was a huge success with people spilling out onto the side-walk, drawing,… Continue reading

You Don’t Know DJAC

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The Daejeon Arts Collective is putting on its 9th group exhibition this May. The exhibition runs May 3rd – 15th, with the opening party taking place on Saturday, May 7th at 18:30 (until… Continue reading

Workshop: Symbols of Death Around the World

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Each society around the world has its own way of recognizing and representing death in art and popular culture. Come and learn about some of these symbols and cultures. After a short presentation… Continue reading

Embroidery Through the Ages

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A look at embroidery though the history of the world. Leela Bear will be doing a talk on this and then we will do a basic lesson. Leela will be supplying brooches and… Continue reading

Rocket #9

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We are proud to share news of Christopher Maslon’s Solo Exhibition: Rocket #9. This is his first solo exhibition in Korea and is happening January 13th until 26th at Yian Gallery in Daejeon.… Continue reading

Telly Kongolo

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Jean Telly Kongolo is from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and was born in Kinshasa. He studied at the Fine Arts Academy in Kinshasa and continued his studies in China and France.… Continue reading

GLOW

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Opening today in Seoul! Featuring artwork by: Rosalie Osborn Knaack, Jennah Valk & Andrew Brown. Curated by Martyn Thompson Glow brings together the work of three international artists, each exploring a range of… Continue reading

Jori Hoffer

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Jori Hoffer is an artist who is currently residing in Daejeon, South Korea.  She is originally from Wausau, Wisconsin and in 2014, received her BFA in Studio Art from Viterbo University, La Crosse,… Continue reading

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The Daejeon Arts Collective will host our 8th group exhibition from November 7th until the 11th at the Yuseong Cultural Centre. This will be our biggest group exhibition to date, with 20 artists… Continue reading

Slip Casting Workshop

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November 1st, 2pm @ Parking Gallery. Are you interested in learning a little more about the ceramic technique Rosalie Knaack used to make the carved skulls and skull brooches? On Sunday Nov 1,… Continue reading

Memento Mori, Memento Vivere

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October 31 – November 6 @ Parking Gallery. Memento Mori, Memento Vivere is a reflection on death and the importance of living life to the fullest. Memento Mori, Memento Vivere means: remember you… Continue reading

시장하시죠 . The Market @ Parking Gallery

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September 30 – October 13 @ Parking Gallery. A few of the Daejeon Arts Collective members are taking part in a group exhibition at Parking Gallery. The theme is “The Market” and the exhibition… Continue reading

Leela Bear

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Leela Bear (Alice Gouws) grew up in the Western Cape, predominantly the Little Karoo and coastal. It is here where she came to note the Mandelbrot (self-similar patterns) within nature which in turn… Continue reading

Monica Nickolai 모니카 니콜라이 /// Installations 인스톨레이션 @ Salt Art Gallery

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June 13 – 25 @ Salt Art Gallery, Gwangju Monica Nickolai’s work is about language and ontology versus epistemology – the way things are in our existence versus our methods of recording our… Continue reading

Reggie Hart

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Canadian artist Reggie Hart has been living in Korea for over 15 years and in Daejeon for about one year. In the spring of 2005, acting on a lifetime of desire and artistic… Continue reading

Night of a 1000 Drawings

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We, the Daejeon Arts Collective & 갤러리 Gallery DAC invite anyone to start doodling/collaging/painting anything, with anything, on anything. You Don’t need to be an artist to take part. Just come express yourself… Continue reading

Monica Nickolai Exhibition . APHORISMS


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Gallery DAC May/5월 22nd-27th Opening Event May/5월 23rd 7:00-9:00 pm Other viewings available by appointment Monica Nickolai will present APHORISMS, a multimedia exploration of one-line poems. Nickolai received her MFA in writing from… Continue reading

Julie Finelli

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Julie Finelli was born in Minnesota, USA to a family who cultivated in her a passion for art. This led her to explore different methods of expression through paint, including acrylic, oil and… Continue reading

Rosalie Osborn Knaack Exhibition

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Gallery D.A.C. 5월/May 15th-20th Opening Event 7-9:00 pm 5월/May 16th Other viewings available by appointment Rosalie Osborn Knaack is a ceramic and mixed media artist. For the first time she will exhibit her… Continue reading

Deborah Fallon & Suné Horn Exhibition

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Gallery D.A.C. 5월/May 7th-13th Opening Event 7-9:30 pm 5월/May 9th Other viewings available by appointment Deborah Fallon will present UNDER COLOR OF AUTHORITY, a selection of works exploring themes of power, justice, and… Continue reading

김해범 . Hae Bum Kim

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My work is focused on ceramics in everyday life. I would like to create my unique style in form and color, based on Korean traditional ceramic art. I studied at Mokwon University, Daejeon,… Continue reading

Haesook Kim Exhibition


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Gallery D.A.C. 5월/May 1st-6th Opening Event 6-9 pm 5월/May 2nd Other viewings available by appointment 작 가 김해숙은 종이 컷팅을 통해 도시 건물에 비춰진 또 다 른 도시의 이미지, 도시의 밤 이미지 등을… Continue reading

Monique Rodriguez

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Monique Rodriguez was born in Carbondale, Colorado 1991. Rodriguez works primarily in mixed media sculptures, but has recently starting creating ink drawings. She graduated from Willamette University with a B.A. in studio art… Continue reading

Venus Lukic Exhibition
 “The House: pt. 2- pt. 39”


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@ Gallery D.A.C. 4월/24-29 Opening Event 4월/24th (토) 6-8pm In this solo exhibition, Venus continues her exploration on the theme of a house. In 2006 Lukic joined an artist project where each artist… Continue reading

Sustainable City- Flower III


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Curated by Yu Hyun Ju (Invited Exhibition) @ Gallery D.A.C. 4월/16-22, 2015 Opening Event 4월/16th (목) 6:30-9pm < 도시를 맵핑하기,헤테로토피아를 찾아서>전은 우리가 사는 도시의 지속가능성을 묻는 ‘지속가능한 도시-꽃’프로젝트 전시이 다. 참여작가 김인,김순선,이성희,박능생,권성,이용제, 이… Continue reading

“Beyond the Fields We Know”

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@ City Hall 1420 Dunsan 1dong, Seogu, April 9-14th Opening Event Saturday, April 11th, 4:30-7pm @ 시청 전시 관 일, 1420 둔산 1동 서구, 4월 9 일-14 일
 오프닝 이벤트 4월 11일 4시30-7시… Continue reading

이유있는공간 Exhibition


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@ Gallery D.A.C.  April 2-14 (Invited Exhibition)
 . Opening Event April 4th (토) 7 pm 7시 오후 2013년 7월 선화동에 ‘이유있는공간’이 들어왔다.이유는 하나 다. 20년 넘게 각자 다른 삶을 살아온 이들에게 공통된 이유.… Continue reading

James Sacha and Alicia Pitts Exhibition


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@ Gallery D.A.C. March28 – April 1st. Opening Event March 28th, 7-9 pm. Alicia Pitts and James Sacha will explore natural textures and patterns in the world through an exhibition of photography and… Continue reading

김 해 숙 . Haesook Kim

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Haesook Kim is a South Korean born artist specialising in delicate papercut art. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Fine Arts from Hannam University. Past solo exhibitions:… Continue reading

Christopher Maslon Exhibition II

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“Life On The Midway”
 @ Gallery D.A.C. March 19-25th
. Opening Event March 21
st, 7-9 pm.   Christopher Maslon will exhibit a new series of silkscreens on vinyl from his studio session inspired by… Continue reading

Eibhlín Ní Fhallamháin Solo Exhibition

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@ Gallery D.A.C. March 12-18th Opening Event March 13th, 7-9 pm.   Eibhlín Ní Fhallamháin’s work is heavily symbolic, drawing on Christian iconography and fairy-tales. The aggressive visual languages of advertising and religion… Continue reading

Seminar Series- Sustainable City III

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7 March – 29 March Hyunju Yu, Seminar Series Seminar @ Gallery D.A.C. in the Palette Cafe 3월/7, 3월/14 & 3월/29 at 7pm-9:30 pmHyunju Yu, Art Critic and Lecturer will be hosting a… Continue reading

James Knaack Solo Exhibition

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February 27 – March 9. Continuing an exploration of religious functions for a secular context, James Knaack’s upcoming show will transform Gallery D.A.C. into a machine for ritual self-renewal. 세속적 상황에 대한 종교적… Continue reading

Concert: Johan Ahn – Experimental Musician

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Johan Ahn Concert, February 15th 18:00 – 20:00. Johan Ahn is a Korea-born, Belgian experimental musician, currently working as the curator of Salt Art Gallery in Gwangju. His performance will consist of 2… Continue reading

I.F. Haddock Exhibit

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I.F. Haddock Exhibit, January 31st – February 9th. I.F. Haddock, from Denver, Colorado, will be exhibiting furniture and paintings. 미국 콜로라도주의 덴버 출신인 I.F. Haddock가 가구와 그림을 전시할 계획입니다. I.F. Haddock Exhibition @… Continue reading

Headshots

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‘Headshots’ event with photographer, Alla Ponomareva @ Gallery D.A.C Date & Time: 1/17 2-5 pm Cost: 25,000 won Please bring 3-5 casual or professional outfits to choose from. Each participant will have a… Continue reading

Cross-Cultural

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Exhibition & Party Members of the Daejeon Arts Collective will be participating in a group show at APIC Gallery. Refreshments will be served on the opening night. 문화 – 교류展 전시 오프닝 &… Continue reading

Art Workshop 002

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Gallery D.A.C hosted an introductory Mandala workshop led by artist Rika Scholtz.

Mandala Workshop

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Mandala Workshop by Rika Scholtz, January 4th,  5-7 pm Cost: 5,000 material fee, pay at the door Rika Scholtz is an artist originally from Secunda, South Africa. Her ‘Mandala’ artwork is a combination… Continue reading

Official Opening

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Join us for the official opening exhibition of Gallery D.A.C. Unique works by local artists will be available for purchase and viewing. Saturday, 13 December 2014 at 19:00–21:00 More about Gallery DAC: Gallery… Continue reading

Silkscreen Workshop

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Silkscreen Workshop at Gallery D.A.C.  November 29th, 6-8 pm Lecture and demonstration by Christopher Maslon. Cost:  20,000 won for preparation of materials, including a 5 x 7 inch (12 x 17 cm) custom… Continue reading

Christopher Maslon

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Born in 1972 and from Monson, Massachusetts, Maslon is an artist whose work is most highly influenced by Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Peter Max and Roy Lichtenstein– all of whom he had met… Continue reading

Exhibition 6

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“Exhibition 6” @ Junggu Cultural Centre. The Daejeon Arts Collective will be hosting their 6th group exhibition from November 13th until the 19th at the JungGu Culture Centre in Daeheungdong. Regular gallery hours… Continue reading

James Sacha

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James Sacha moved from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Daejeon, South Korea in the fall of 2013 to pursue a teaching career. His works are done using spray paint and hand cut stencils in… Continue reading

Rika Scholtz

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I was born and raised in Secunda, South Africa. Ever since I was very little I loved to draw and paint. After high school I studied Art Education at the University of Pretoria. In 2009… Continue reading

Alicia Pitts

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Alicia Pitts is a documentary and fine art photographer. Originally from Alabama she now is residing in South Korea. Through her work she is constantly searching for the soul, whether it is in… Continue reading

Suné Horn

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Born in South Africa during the 80’s, Suné has been drawn to changing environments ever since.  Starting out mainly working in pencil and pastels, she expanded her skill set to include 3D rendering… Continue reading

Lucas Kasper

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Lucas Kasper was born in Ionia, Michigan in 1980. Kasper works predominantly in the medium of painting, but includes printmaking into his images. Kasper completed his BFA with distinction at Andrews University in… Continue reading

Jon Augustyn

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Jon Augustyn was born in Suwon, South Korea in 1987. He was adopted by an American family at 10 months old and was raised in the state of Michigan. The majority of Jon’s… Continue reading

정진 . Jin Jung

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Jin Jung graduated from Ewha University and holds a bachelor’s degree in public health. She has long been interested in the arts and began making pottery in 2005. Now, she is attending graduate… Continue reading

Venus Lukic

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Venus Lukic is an artist currently living in Daejeon, South Korea. She is originally from Toronto, Canada and received her B.F.A. in education at Toronto’s OCAD University, majoring in Drawing and Painting. Upon… Continue reading

Rosalie O. Knaack

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Rosalie Osborn Knaack is a native of San Antonio, Texas who has lived in Daejeon, South Korea since 2007. She is currently studying Ceramic Design at Kongju National University. As a ceramic and… Continue reading

Monica Nickolai

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Monica Nickolai is a writer and multi-media installation artist interested in language and storytelling. Born in the U.S., Nickolai received her MFA in writing from School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her… Continue reading

James Knaack

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James Knaack is from San Antonio, Texas, USA; he has lived in Daejeon since 2007, teaching first at KAIST and now at Hongik University’s Sejong campus. James is presently studying in the graduate… Continue reading

Eibhlín Ní Fhallamháin

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Eibhlín Ní Fhallamháin is from Co. Mayo, Ireland and has lived in Daejeon for over 3 years. She works mainly in ink, acrylics, and pastels. She has previously shown work as part of… Continue reading

Deborah Fallon

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Deborah is from Los Angeles, California and spent many years in Ireland, which she considers her second home. She has been a member of the Daejeon Arts Collective since 2013 and works with… Continue reading

Alla Ponomareva

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Alla Ponomareva is a contemporary portrait and family photographer living in Daejeon, South Korea. Over the past five years, Alla has been published in newspapers, magazines and exhibitions in Europe, Asia and the United… Continue reading

Lindsey Disharoon

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Lindsey Disharoon is an artist from Atlanta, Georgia. Her preferred media are acrylic, watercolor, and ink and she incorporates vibrant colors in each piece. People are always the main topic of her art… Continue reading

Sasha Velvet

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Sasha is an Artist and writer from Napa Valley. She has shown work in California, Hawaii, Japan and South Korea. She has also had her photography published in Elle Decor South Africa and… Continue reading

Michael Mellinger

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Michael Mellinger was born near Saint Louis, Missouri in 1982. He works mainly with landscape and nature photography. Having just started around 7 years ago with photography when he moved to Daejeon, South… Continue reading

R. Manon Skaggs

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A Mississippi native, Manon is an illustrator and educator who holds a BFA in Art Education as well as a K–12 license to teach Visual Arts in his home state. He moved to… Continue reading

Jessica Montgomery

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Jessica Montgomery received a BFA in Drawing with a minor in Painting from Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has had three solo shows, most notably an event… Continue reading

A.C. Parsons

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 A.C. Parsons is from Chico, California. He has been living in Daejeon, South Korea for the past 10 years. AC is a passionate photographer, with 90% of his photographic work done in Daejeon.… Continue reading

Aaron D’Albey

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Hailing from Arvada, Colorado, Aaron is constantly busy testing the edges of perceived reality. Having been featured in solo and group exhibitions in the USA as well as South Korea, his work is… Continue reading