Jungil Hong

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Jungil Hong
Born Providence, Rhode Island
Nationality Korean, American
Alma mater Rhode Island School of Design
Known for Poster art and painting
Awards RISCA Fellowship Merit Award

Jungil Hong also known as Jung-li Hong (1976 born in Seoul, Korea) is a Korean-American artist based in Providence, Rhode Island. She is best known for her psychedelic, cartoon inspired silkscreen poster art and paintings. But more recently she now works in textiles.


Hong received her BFA in 1999 in ceramics and her MFA in 2015 in textiles from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).[1][2] Hong, with Brian Chippendale, worked on pioneered an art movement between mid 1990s to early 2000s in Providence, sometimes referred to as the "Providence/RISD" scene.[3][4]

She has won scholarships to the Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts. She has won the 2006 Rhode Island State Council of the Arts (RISCA) Fellowship Merit Awards in the Drawing and Printmaking and Crafts categories.[5]

Her work has been shown at Gallery Agniel in Providence, MASS MoCA, the New Image Art Gallery in West Hollywood, Space 1026 in Philadelphia, The Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design, International Print Center New York (IPCNY), Florsitree Space in Baltimore, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, The Rhode Island Foundation Gallery, Limner Gallery, New York, Las Sucias Studio, Brooklyn, and the Cheongju Craft Museum, Cheongju, Korea.[6]

Hong currently shares a large industrial studio space in Providence with her husband, Brian Chippendale they call the "Hilarious Attic".[7][8]


  1. ^ "Jungil Hong". Beginnings NYC. Retrieved 2016-02-08. 
  2. ^ "Textiles Grad Students Show in NYC". Our RISD. Retrieved 2016-02-08. 
  3. ^ "Brian Chippendale and Jungil Hong’s dazzling new work - Museum And Gallery". Providence Phoenix. Archived from the original on 2016-02-14. Retrieved 2016-02-08. 
  4. ^ Smith, Roberta (2006-12-16). "Looking for Graphic Lightning From Fort Thunder". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-02-08. 
  5. ^ "Individuals". Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA). Retrieved 2016-02-08. 
  6. ^ Tannenbaum, Judith, and Maya Allison. (2006) Wunderground: Providence,1995 to the Present. Providence, R.I.: Museum of Art, RISD. Print.
  7. ^ "Down the Rabbit Hole with Brian Chippendale". The Comics Journal. Retrieved 2016-02-08. 
  8. ^ Cougy, Jean Luc. "Providence. Fracas psychédélique au MIAM". En revenant de l'expo ! (in French). Retrieved 2016-02-08. 

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