Today in Seoul

Posted on Aug 1, 2014 in Art, Art Crush, Artists, printmaking
Today in Seoul

My summer vacation is coming to an end. For the past two weeks I have been visiting my dear friend Taeeun Yoo in Seoul, Korea. We spent our time drawing around Seoul, eating great food, working, and exercising together. It has been truly restorative. Today, my last day here, Taeeun conducted a printmaking workshop for […]

Tae and Sha

Posted on Apr 6, 2014 in Art, living the dream

I have read about women artists who’ve lived together in a hazy creative dream—even for a short spell. Trina Schart Hyman, Tove Jansson, The Red Rose Girls…It’s always made me envious and a bit sad that I didn’t have it for myself. As much as I have tried to live an interesting and free life, […]

The Fab Four at Third in the Burg~

Posted on Aug 20, 2012 in Uncategorized

This weekend I hung out in Harrisburg with Jonathan Bean, Taeeun Yoo, and Lauren Castillo for 3rd in the Burg. The third Friday of every month, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, artists open their doors and invite the community into their studios to learn about their work and process. During that time Jonathan Bean hosts an art show […]

Rollin’ with the homies

Posted on May 1, 2012 in Artists, Education, MICA, Uncategorized

Last week was senior portfolio week at MICA. By a strange stroke of luck, four of my SVA homies all ended up at MICA to participate. Though we didn’t get to see each other at once, it was great getting hugs and catching up with everyone in small groups. Taeeun, Lauren (MICA graduate), and Nora […]

Concrete Jungle Where Dreams are Made of…

Posted on May 3, 2010 in Art, Artists, Awards, Library Events, Uncategorized

(Taeeun Yoo, this year’s new illustrator and Tonya Hegamin, this year’s new author) (Taeeun Yoo and Dr. Deborah Pope, Executive Director of the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation) (the crew – Paul, Lauren, Bean, me, Tae, Injoo, and Choi) Last week I spent a few days in NY celebrating one of my best friends, Taeeun Yoo […]


Posted on Mar 16, 2010 in Awards, Uncategorized

A huge CONGRATULATIONS goes out to my beloved Tae Eun Yoo Only a Witch Can Fly (Macmillan) and Tonya Cherie Hegamin Most Loved in All the World (Houghton Mifflin) for winning this year’s Ezra Jack Keats Award! What fantastic news~

Tae Eun Yoo

Posted on Jan 21, 2010 in Art, Artists, Books

One of my favorite people in this world is Tae Eun Yoo. If you see her charming artwork you will understand why. All of the beauty and warmth that radiates from it is a direct reflection of her personality. Seriously, if I could keep her in my pocket at all times I would. Since I […]