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Minah Kim is an artist and educator in Philadelphia. Her interests about the world evolved throughout reflecting humanity and violence, ambivalence of them within society. Painting and drawing have been language to express herself from a young age, and the connection to the material through touch was strong, clay is letting her travel far away with the process of thinking, laboring, and engaging. Born and raised in South Korea but living cross-culturally, she grew her interests in intersectionality and decoloniality in socio-political contexts. Minah Kim has shown my works internationally and nationally, including Plug Gallery (KS, US), Site: Brooklyn (NY, US), District Clay Gallery (DC, US), HOT BED gallery(PA, US), Sacramento Fine Arts Center(CA, US), Asia Contemporary Ceramic Art Academy (Hangzhou, China), c.r.e.t.a. Rome(Rome, Italy), Frankfurt Herbstmesse (Frankfurt, Germany), Seoul Art Museum and Gyeomjae Jungsun Museum (Seoul, South Korea), and Gimhae Clayarc Museum (Gimhae, South Korea). She earned her B.F.A and M.F.A. in Fine Arts and Ceramic Arts at the Ewha Womans University, and an M.F.A. at the University of Arkansas in Ceramic Arts. Minah Kim was awarded as a grantee of the Teaching Artist Fellowship(Center for Craft, NC), Illuminate Arts Grant(PA), Foundation for Contemporary Art Grant(NY), and Artist 360(KS), and was nominated for the Joan Mitchell Fellowship. She completed residencies at MASS MoCA (MA, US), Gimhae Clayarc Museum, Anderson Ranch Art Center, and c.r.e.t.a. Rome. She is a long-term resident artist at The Clay Studio (PA, US).

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