Artist Talk: Rob Rhee

Open to all at no cost

Thu. May 23, 5:00pm PDT

60 minutes
Miller Hall 138

Disability Accommodations

Equal Opportunity Institution. 24+ hours advance notice is appreciated for accommodations.

Rob Rhee is an artist, writer and an Assistant Professor in the Interdisciplinary Visual Art program at the University of Washington.

His work has been exhibited locally at the Portland Art Museum, the Frye Art Museum, the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Hedreen Gallery, and the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery at Central Washington University. He has exhibited his work nationally and internationally at the Hunterdon Art Museum, White Columns, the Fort Worth Contemporary Gallery and the Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles, as well as in the 10th Berlin Biennale, the 2011 Changwon Biennale, and at the Ilmin Museum of Art, in Seoul, South Korea.

In 2018 he was awarded the Korea Arts Foundation of America Award for Visual Art and was nominated for a Stranger Genius award in 2016.

His blog, Tabletop, was Short-Listed for an Arts Writers Grant by Creative Capital / the Andy Warhol Foundation and his critical writing on art has been published in Art in America, Art Asia Pacific, Arcade, Columbia: A Journal of Arts and Letters, and La Norda.

I am a blasted tree

This talk coincides with Rob Rhee's exhibition "I am a blasted tree" at the Queen Gallery, 621 N. Forest #1, in Bellingham. A reception for this show will be held Friday, May 24th, 6:00-8:00pm at the Queen. All are welcome!