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    Cotton Gloves, 1987
    woodcut print
    34 × 27 cm

    A Day without Overtime Work, 1987
    woodcut print
    27 × 27 cm

    Rise Up, 1988
    woodcut print
    34 × 27 cm

    Sewing the Blanket, 1988
    woodcut print
    55 × 40 cm

    On Duty, 1989
    woodcut print
    55 × 40 cm
    Courtesy of the artist

     

    Jung-yeob Jung (b. 1962, Gangjin, Korea) received a bachelor’s degree in western painting from Ewha Women’s University in 1985. She worked as a member of the Minjung artists community Dureong in the 1980s and is a founding member of Forsythia, an artist collective formed in the Incheon area in the late 1980s. Her solo exhibitions include Dammed Water (Insa Art Space, Seoul, 2000), How My Studio Has Changed (LeeSangWon Museum of Art, Chuncheon, Korea, 2018) and The First Supper (Memorial Hall of the House of Goam Lee Ung-no, Hongseong, Korea, 2019) in celebration of winning the 4th Goam Lee Ungno Art Prize in 2018. She also participated in group exhibitions including the 4th Gwangju Biennale (2002), the 2nd Busan Biennale (2004), Women in-Between: Asian Women Artists (Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan, 2012), and Awakenings: Art and Society in Asia 1960s-1990s (National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; MMCA, Gwacheon, Korea; and National Gallery Singapore, 2019).