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Joanne Nam  Los Angeles, CA

'Ugly'
Oil on masonite
'Nest'
Oil on wood panel

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About Joanne


Joanne Nam is orginally from Korea and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. She is a recent graduate from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.

Joanne describes her work by saying, “I mainly use oil paints when I create images. Most of subject matters of my paintings are from old memories. I used to live in a middle of forest and spent a lot of my time with wild trees and animals when I was young. However, I avoided reproducing simple images of those memories. The thing I was focusing on was the impression of them. The visual images in my head were vague and hard to tell, but I believed that the feeling of it was the thing that lasts.”


Joanne appears in the following Top 10 lists


'California'

'2013'

'#Instagram'


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I don't like what she did with the mouths and noses, and the complexion is a little to....vampire-ish for me

I, too, enjoyed the images, but feel that adding titles stifles the viewer's interaction with them.

I also am korean! love your works!!!

looks_sad_jpg.

sensual and gorgeous

fabo

Very competent craftsmanship, but, the images are consistently cold, aloof, alien and uninviting. I am afraid that constant contact with one would counteract my medication.

looks awsome

good

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