South Korean Artist to Visit SWOSU


Ku, Ja-Hong

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Visiting Artist Program is hosting an upcoming exhibition by Ku, Ja-Hong.

Ku, Ja-Hong is a contemporary artist from South Korea. He is a fiber artist specializing in tapestry and fiber sculpture.

Director E.K. Jeong said the exhibit will be open February 12-29 in the SWOSU Gallery located in the Art Building on the Weatherford campus. The opening reception and workshop are on Tuesday, February 12, from 4-6 p.m.

The gallery is open Monday though Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Let’s Meet the Artist” sessions will be held Wednesday, February 13, from 10 a.m. until 12 noon and again from 1-3 p.m. in the Art Building Gallery. The gallery talks are free, informal and open to everyone to come and go as they please.

At the workshop, he will share his technique with attendants in hands on demonstrations. Everyone including children of all ages is welcome to participate.

The Visiting Artist Program is sponsored by Oklahoma Arts Council, Weatherford Arts Council, and SWOSU.

Group visits can be arranged by appointment by calling Jeong at 580.774.3035 or emailing her at