Opening Reception and Workshops Planned for Visiting Artist at SWOSU


An opening reception for Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s visiting artist Ku, Ja-Hong of South Korea is coming up Tuesday, February 12, from 4-6 p.m. in the Art Building on the Weatherford campus.

The public is invited.

The artist’s exhibition will be open February 12-29. Ku, Ja-Hong is a fiber artist specializing in tapestry and fiber sculpture. The gallery is open Monday though Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Director E.K. Jeong said “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