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     ROOMYPAK

Written Bid Auction

Roomy Pak, a founding member of Artspace Gallery retiring and leaving Richmond.

Over 100 original works by this Master Watercolor Artist were auctioned to benefit Art180 and Artspace

2 Weeks Only - July 7-24

Exhibition of framed and unframed watercolors and oils on canvas and paper

About the Artist....

Roomy Pak was born in South Korea in 1932 and studied Chinese Calligraphy and Japanese Sumi-e, highly stylized forms of brush work, during her high school days in Tokyo, Japan.

Since coming to the United States in 1952, she received a B.A. degree from Huron College in South Dakota and studied art at Corcoran School of Fine Arts in Washington, D.C. and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

She has received numerous awards for her paintings including "Best-in-Show" by Julia Boyd, Virginia Museum, 1998 and "Best-in-Show" by Marilyn Zeitlin, Museum of Contemporary Arts, Houston, Texas, 1986.

Her paintings are collected extensively by individuals here and abroad and by public entities as well. The public collectors in Virginia include:

James River Corporation
Federal Reserve Bank
Koger Center
Virginia Department of Taxation
Women's Health Center, MCV/VCU, Stony Point Ambulatory Care Facility
Allen Law Firm
Sigma Development, Inc.
Crestar Bank
St. Mary's Hospital
Markel Corporation
Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation Hospital
Mays and Valentine Law Firm
Fidelity Federal Savings Bank
E.R. Carpenter
Hirschler; Fleischer, Weinberg, Cox and Allen Law Firm
Cooper and Lybrand CPA Firm
and Others


She was described as a "master watercolorist" by Roy Proctor, the art critic of the Richmond Times-Dispatch in 1989. "Ms. Pak's keen sense of abstract patterning turns the specifics of nature into eternal truths." 1989

Roy Proctor, Art Critic
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Also showing:

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  • Click on pictures for larger image

    'Ko Yoang' Watercolor

    "Ko Yoang"
    Watercolor
    45"x35"
     

    'Water Monument' Watercolor

    "Water Monument"
    Watercolor
    31"x38"
     

    'October Lake' Watercolor

    "October Lake"
    Watercolor
    33"x43"
     

    'Swamp Garden' Watercolor

    "Swamp Garden"
    Watercolor
    35"x45"
     

    'Summer Troll' Watercolor

    "Summer Troll"
    Watercolor
    45"x35"
     


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