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March 24-25: Painter Jiha Moon to Lecture, Hold Studio Residency

Lecture set for 7 p.m. March 24, studio residency from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 24 and 25.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 3-10-2014

Mankato, Minn. – Painter Jiha Moon will give a public lecture on Monday, March 24 and hold a studio residency on Monday and Tuesday, March 24-25 at Minnesota State University, Mankato through the university’s Nadine B. Andreas Endowment for Artists and Scholars.

Moon will deliver a lecture that is free and open to the public at 7 p.m. Monday, March 24 in the Minnesota State Mankato Centennial Student Union’s Ostrander Auditorium. She will also hold a studio residency from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Monday and Tuesday, March 24-25 in the Nelson Hall Art Studios on campus.

Moon’s work can be seen at

Moon is an Atlanta-based painter whose gestural paintings explore fluid identities and the global movement of people and their cultures, according to Paul Boshears in the New Americans Painting blog.

According to her Facebook bio, Moon is from DaeGu, Korea. She received her master of fine arts degree from the University of Iowa. Her works have been acquired by Asia Society, New York, N.Y.; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Ga.; The Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, N.C.; Smithsonian Institute, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., among others.

Among her many grants, awards and residencies, she was the recipient of the prestigious 2011 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptor’s Grant (New York, N.Y.).

For more information, call the Minnesota State Mankato Department of Art at 507-389-6412.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,409 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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