top of page

AS IS | Yeonju Hong 홍연주

Artist

From Seoul, South Korea

Based in South Korea


"Sudden imagination and feeling inspired make me sketch that moment"





A: What brought you into art?


Y: I started to explore my emotions through drawing and had many opportunities to experience art. Also, my parents often brought me to an art gallery so it was a familiar thing to me.


A: What inspires you the most?


Y: Sudden imagination and feeling inspired make me sketch that moment. Mostly, I habitually observe circumstances and extract perspective that inspires me.



A: Do you have any specific rituals while working(creating)?


Y: I usually draw the output in an image and if I am dissatisfied with it, I stop all processes and don't look at it for a week. It helps me to get out of mannerisms and think of fresh ideas.



A: What would you recommend to someone new to art (an artist or just an admirer), what to begin with?


Y: I would recommend seeing many exhibitions and artworks to train sense. Sense is the most important thing to start art and it will help someone to enter art.


A: Your top 3 adjectives related to art?


Y: Unexpected, noble, endless





A: The best angle to look at art is from..?


Y: Their own height, sight, and feeling


A: The Perfect phrase to start any conversation about art is:.?


Y: Art is the funniest endless field to study and develop their own's work.



A: Must-read books to talk about art (or do we even need them)?


Y: I always recommend reading contemporary art books for reference and books about teaching basic drawing skills.


A: What would it be if you could change one thing in the art world?


Y: I would change the separation between Oriental painting and Western painting. It's just a difference with material.



A: Please, share your favorite quote (not necessarily related to art)


Y: The important thing is not to break your heart.



For more: visit or IG



Komentáře


bottom of page