Lourdes Art Department Features Lectures from Guest Artist Gunyoung Kim of Seoul, South Korea.

–by Sylvania AdVantage Staff
Publication Date: 11.01.16


Gunyoung Kim
Gunyoung Kim

The Lourdes Department of Art and the student organization, ORBIS ARS will host an Artist Lecture Series in partnership with the Red Bird Art Walk. The artist lecture is held in the Canticle Center Gallery from 6 to 7p.m. the first Thursday of the month beginning in November and will run through April. Gunyoung Kim opens the series on Nov. 3.

The lecture is free and open to the public and all artists lecturing will also be on exhibit during the corresponding Sylvania Red Bird Art Walk.

Gunyoung Kim was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea. She received her Bachelors of Fine Art in Ceramics from Kook-Min University in Korea in 2010 and her MFA from The Ohio State University in 2014 where she developed her studio practice and gained teaching experience. After graduate school, Gunyoung was the long-term ceramic artist-in-residence at Lawrence Art Center in Lawrence, Kan. She recently completed a short-term residency at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Mont.

Red Bird Art Walk

The Red Bird Arts District will celebrate the upcoming election at the First Friday Art Walk on Nov. 4 in downtown Sylvania. Explore local arts, enjoy live music and theater performances, shop the boutiques and enjoy food and drink specials. Each stop along the Art Walk offers a different creative and captivating experience.

The Nov. 4 Art Walk events include Delineate Opening Show with Carolyn Reed Barritt and Gunyoung Kim at the River Centre Gallery; HELLO, My Name Is… featuring the work of nine new regional artists at the Hudson Gallery. Randy Bennett’s mixed media will be on display at SpaceBar and Upcycling Textiles with scarves and mittens will be available at TK Lane’s Boutique. Christine’s Designs will be on sale in the Sylvania AdVantage office and Premium Jewelry by Cathy Com along with Steve Raney’s paintings will be featured at Brieschke’s Bakery. Makeup Artist Sharon Smith will be at Revé Salon and Spa; and children’s illustrator Merrill Rainey can be found at Bowinkles. Denise Copp of Holland Street Studio will be featured at Sheffield Road. Antique Cars by Genius Garage and Central Classic Cars is the topic to be found at V Collection. The Sylvania Community Orchestra will entertain at Chandler Café and Kelly Brown’s window paintings can be viewed at J&G’s Pizza Palace. Northview theater students will perform pieces from “Les Miserables.” Live music will be featured at SodBuster Bar. Gemstone jewelry designer and author Kristen Vasques will talk with guests at Angela’s Angels. Vegan Mineral Cosmetics: “Keeping It Natural” is the theme of the evening at Harmony In Life. Red and blue appetizers will be available at Element 112. Woodcarving by Jean McDonald can be found at the Sylvania Heritage Center Museum. Gail Christofferson’s Mosaic Guitars will be at TREO One2 Lounge. The sculpture garden behind Interrupt Marketing highlights works by Pat Chandler, Joel Schoppman and Jim Rich along with the Roots of Sylvania mural by Dani Fuller.