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Art! by Una Kim and Jan Carpenter

Southeast Gallery

A partnership of two powerful, Portland women who have dedicated their artistic abilities to translating their unique perspectives into ‘Art!’.

  • Dates: January 21, 2016 – March 18, 2016
  • Gallery hours:
    • Monday – Friday, 7:30am-10pm
    • Saturday, 7:30am-5pm

Una Kim


Untitled by Una Kim; 33″ x 22″ mixed media

Una Kim was born and raised in South Korea and immigrated to Los Angeles, California at the age of sixteen. She attended undergraduate school at the University of Southern California and graduate school at the Parsons School of Design, New York, New York. She has shown her work nationally and internationally. She has completed two large murals in the Portland area. Her late solo exhibitions have been in Gwangju and Daegu in South Korea, and Ningbo, China. She participated in international women’s exhibitions numerous times and the latest ones were at the National Museum, Beijing, China, and Ho Chi Minh Museum, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Kim is the president of the Oregon Women’s Caucus for Art She has curated several well-received shows in Portland and she vigorously promotes the work of women artists from around the world. In Portland, she mentors her students by inviting them to shows, as volunteers on public art projects, and hiring them as assistants for specific projects. She teaches art at PCC and PSU.

View more of Una Kim’s work at unakim.net.

Jan Carpenter


Landscape by Jan Carpenter; 24″ x 24″ steel and copper

Jan A. Carpenter grew up in Oklahoma, moving to Oregon to complete her Bachelor’s at Oregon State University in Microbiology paired with Art and an emphasis in printmaking. She then continued with her graduate studies in photography and lithography at George Washington University in Washington DC. She has focused on painting since her return back to the Northwest in 1988. The last 4 years expanded into exploring the three-dimensional world through the use of metal in sculpture designs.

View more of Jan Carpenter’s work at janpdx.net.