HAMILTON, NY.- The Picker Art Gallery
at Colgate University announces the opening of its new exhibition, Jaye Rhee. Contemporary multimedia artist Jaye Rhee embraces a myriad of disciplines within the visual and performing arts, including photography, film, dance and music, to address such themes as the bodys movement through space, the relationship between aural and visual perception, and the role of memory in recreating the past. The artists solo exhibition at the Picker Art Gallery features a selection of video installations as well as photography from key points in her career. It also debuts a new two-channel video created specifically for the Picker.
Jaye Rhee was born in Seoul, South Korea, in 1973 and currently lives and works in New York City. She received her BFA (2001) and MFA (2003) from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has been exhibited at such international venues as the Bronx Museum of the Arts (2005); the Kobe Biennale, Japan (2007); Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (2009); the Queens Museum of Art (2009); the Seoul Museum of Modern Art (201011); the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (2011); the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2012); the Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida (2012); DOOSAN Gallery, Seoul (2013); and the Centro para os Assuntos da Arte e Arquitectura, Guimarães, Portugal (2014). The recipient of many awards, Rhee has also participated in artists residencies at Aljira Emerge at Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, New Jersey (2008); the Changdong International Artist Studio Program, Seoul (2008); the Palais de Tokyo Workshop Program, Paris (2009); the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Madison, Maine (2009); and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Councils Swing Space Program (2012).
In 2010 Spector Press released a retrospective monograph, Imageless: Jaye Rhee, that charts the evolution of the artists work over a decade and includes essays by Carol Becker, Edwin Ramoran, Sara Reisman, and Raúl Zamudio. Rhees work has been reviewed in numerous periodicals, including ARTnews, the New York Times, the Palm Beach Daily News, Artslant.com, Artlyst.com, Art in Culture, and Art Asia Pacific magazine.