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Artist Talk with Aimee Lee and Sarah Rose Lejeune

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Join Artists Aimee Lee and Sarah Rose Lejeune to discuss blending craft and contemporary art! Moderated by Lisa Haque.

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Artists Aimee Lee and Sarah Rose Lejeune will be discussing their work, presented in the current exhibition at The Sculpture Center, A consolation of things.

Aimee Lee Born in New York City, Aimee Lee is an artist who makes paper, writes, and champions Korean papermaking in the U.S. (BA, Oberlin College; MFA, Columbia College Chicago). Her Fulbright research on Korean paper led to her award-winning book, Hanji Unfurled, and her building the first hanji studio in North America. She exhibits internationally; her work has shown at the Fuller Craft Museum, Islip Art Museum, Museum of Nebraska Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, and the Korean Cultural Centers of the Korean Embassy in D.C. and Korean Consulate in NYC. In 2021, she will return to Korea on a Fulbright Senior Scholar grant for further research of Korean papermaking tools.

Sarah Rose Lejeune is a sculptor, papermaker, artist originally from Massachusetts. She graduated with High Honors in Studio Art from Oberlin College in 2015. She has followed various opportunities for residency, work and education at The Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland, OH, The Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY, The Dirt Palace in Providence, RI, Dieu Donné in Brooklyn, NY, and more. SR completed the Core Fellowship Program at the Penland School of Craft in the Winter of 2018. She continues to work at Penland as the Books and Paper Studio Coordinator, and maintains a steady studio practice.

Lisa Haque is an artist living and working in Miami, Florida. She was a Studio Collaborator and the Production Manager at Dieu Donné in Manhattan, where she worked with artists in residence to create new bodies of work in handmade paper. Prior to that, she was a papermaker and bookbinder at Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions at Rutgers University, where she collaborated with renowned artists including Kiki Smith and Richard Tuttle to produce editioned artist books and works in handmade paper.

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