Elly Cho

Elly Cho explores the intersection between nature, the environment and human behaviour, across various mediums including mixed media, video and performance art. Cho holds a BA and MFA from the Slade School of fine Art and earned MA in Art Education at Columbia University. After obtaining MFA, she taught various visual art courses as well as theory courses at universities in Korea. Cho’s awards include Sunny Art Prize, “Times Square Midnight Moment” in New York,  Excellence Award in Poetry Writing from Excellence Award in Poetry Writing from Samteo Literary organization in Korea, Myers Community Art Project Award from Columbia University in New York, and a residency with the 3-D Sculpture Park artist residency program in Switzerland, AHL Foundation Residency in New York. Her works are featured in major collections such as Seoul Municipal Museum and Musée Cantonale des Beaux-Arts du Valais in Switzerland, and in exhibitions such as ‘Nature’s Tempo’ at the Korean cultural services of New York, and ‘Going Green’ in conjunction with Queens Art Express in New York. Her performance projects include ‘Sounds of Fragment: Ecological Dreams’ at the Nam June Park Art Center.