Debbie Han is a multi-media artist based in Los Angeles. She received her BA in art from University of California, Los Angeles and her MFA from Pratt Institute in New York. Han has been exploring the interaction of individual experiences with social relations to examine the underlying forces that shape human lives and consciousness.
Her works range from painting, sculpture, photography, to installation, and she continues to experiment with possibilities of visual expression today. The processes Han utilizes consist of a wide spectrum of methodologies such as appropriation of classical images and traditional craft techniques, manipulation of cutting-edge photographic rendering, and reinvention of painting. She has exhibited her works in numerous exhibitions around the world and her pieces are also kept in various private collections.
AWARDS 2009 The Sovereign Foundation Asian Art Prize, Hong Kong 2007 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York 1991-1993 UCLA Lilian Levinson Art Fellowship, Los Angeles.
COLLECTIONS Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, Spain Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul The Museum of Photography, Seoul Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Gyeonggi, Korea The Sovereign Art Foundation Collection, Hong Kong Borusan Holding Foundation, Istanbul Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska Standard Charter Bank, London.
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