KUM JOO AHN
Kum Joo Ahn is a textile artist who specialises in hand-sewn bojagi, traditional Korean wrapping cloth. She practices patchwork, Korean knotting techniques, hand embroidery and natural dyeing techniques. She creates hand-crafted contemporary artworks that reinterpret Korean tradition. She has taught and exhibited bojagi and hand-embroidery in the United States, New Zealand, Malaysia and Korea. In addition to purchases for private and corporate collections, her work has been collected and shown by the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts, USA. She will be exhibiting and teaching Korean textile arts in the USA for three years beginning in August 2015.