www. Korean Folk Art .org

Minhwa

Korean Traditional Folk Art, Minhwa, was an invaluable part of Korea's cultural heritage. With humor and satire, Minhwa represents ordinary people's thoughts, wishes and emotions therefore tend to evoke profound empathy and familiartiy in the observer. With its decorative and symbolic characteristics, it used widely on family occasions and everyday life. It was a mirror of the Korean people's lives.

Hwajodo

Paintings of flowers and birds.

Chaekgado

Paintings of stationery

Shipjangsangdo

Paintings of 10 different objects symboizing longevity.

Yongsudo

Paintings of animals.

Moonjado

Paintings of letters.

Chochungdo

Paintings of flower and insects.

HOPEEDO

Paintings of tiger skin patterns.

HOJAKDO

Paintings of tiger, magpie and pine tree.

Class

Flushing Location - Saturdays 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Bayside Location - Mondays 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Manhattan Location - TBA

Group workshop classes are available upon request.

Adult I

Monday Class

10:30 am to12:00 pm

ADUlt II

Saturday Class

10:00 am to 11:30 am

star

Saturday Class for Children (ages 7 & up)

between 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Pricing

Optional craft material fees are separate.

Basic

$180

  • (basic materials included)
  • 1-2 projects/mo.
  • 6 students max.
  • Small craft options.

Intermediate

$180

  • (+ materials of choice)
  • Large scale projects.
  • 6 students max.
  • Craft options.
  • Exhibition options.

Artist

$200

  • Creative artwork course.
  • 6 Steudents max.
  • Craft options.
  • Exhibition options.

Star

$150

  • (all materials provided)
  • 1 Project each class
  • 4 Students max.
  • Ages 7 & up.

About

Stephanie S. Lee

(김소연)

Founder & Instructor

Artist and curator based in New York. In charge of New York academy. Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts (FCCA) teaching artist. 사단법인 한국민화협회 뉴욕 지부장.

www.flushingtownhall.org

www.stephanieslee.com

www.folkpainting.net

Stephanie S. Lee earned a BFA from the Pratt Institute, majoring in Graphic Design. Later, she visited Korea and studied Korean Folk Art painting at Busan National University. Currently, she is enrolled in a MS program at Pratt Institute studying Museums and Digital Culture. As a founder of KoreanFolkArt.org and a teaching artist at the Flushing Town Hall, she teaches Korean Folk Art painting in Queens area. 

Her work has been exhibited in many public venues and museums including Charles B. Wang Center, Western Kentucky University, The Belskie Museum of Art & Science, Museum Soo, Yeosu Expo Convention Center, Edward Hopper House Art Center, Jersey City Hall, Flushing Town Hall and many other public libraries. Her work also has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Asia Week, The Korea Times, Art Minhwa magazine, TKC TV, Radio AM 1660 and many more.

Lee will introduce exquisite and delicate Korean Folk Art, known as Minhwa to U.S. public and wishes to allure the public into the splendidness of Korean tradition and its art.