Well-Traveled Artist Takes Gallery Patrons on Journey

Published 09.02.2015

The Gallery at Penn College

Attentive students line the wall of the gallery to listen to the artist, who traveled from Korea for her exhibit's opening.“Still Life with Shells #5” shows Kang’s intricate artistry with a ballpoint pen.Students crisscross the gallery, satisfying their curiosity – and various class assignments.A large crowd fills the gallery to listen to the artist, who also works as an instructor at Seoul Digital University in her native Korea.Paper, pen, light and shadow offer a unique view of nature.A public reception and artist's talk were held Tuesday for “Nature, Fathomable,” featuring the work of Joo Lee Kang, which continues in The Gallery at Penn College through Sept. 20. The Korean artist, whose elaborate creations are rendered in ballpoint ink, was interviewed by Fiona Powell for WYVA Radio's "Williamsport Today" show. Hours for the gallery, on the third floor of Madigan Library, are 1-4 p.m. Sundays, 2-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays (closed Saturdays and Mondays).