Artist focus: Eunkyo Kim

Art 4 Life opens Saturday to tie in with Culture Days

In her native South Korea, Eunkyo ‘Unky’ Kim trained in pencil and colour theory.

After graduating, she worked as a designer and as a freelance illustrator.

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But paints weren’t regularly part of her palette back then.

Now, she’s active with oils and acrylics — as well as digital media — to create “darkly humorous and sometimes creepy” images, she told the Port Moody Arts Centre, where, on Saturday, her painting Bookaholic will be featured as part of the four-week long Art 4 Life exhibit that opens during Culture Days, a national celebration of the arts, culture and heritage in our communities.

Art 4 Life ends Nov. 1.

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