Biography / Insook Hwang


Born in South Korea


Ms. Hwang earned her M.E. (major in Art Education) at South Korea’s Seoul National University in 1994 and an M.F.A. (major in Painting, minor in Sculpture) degree at The City College of New York in the United States in 1999.

She's had 15 solo exhibitions in both Korea and the U.S., including Real Art Ways in 2015 and at the Richmond Art Center's Loomis Chaffee School in 2013, where she was a visiting artist, and has participated in two major International Contemporary Arts Exhibitions (Busan Biennale 2002 in Korea and Officina Asia 2004 in Italy).


While exhibiting widely she has, as an adjunct professor, taught a Mixed media class at Albertus Magnus College and Educational Center for the Arts in New Haven.


Ms. Hwang is also a recipient of numerous grants and awards including; Artist Fellowship Grant for Mixed media and 2D installation from the Connecticut Arts Council of Economic and Community Development (DECD), Office of the Arts (COA) in 2015, A.R.T. grant for individuals from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation in 2013, and the Artist Fellowship Grant from Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism for works on paper in 2010.