Agnes Bae

Agnes Bae

Toronto, ON, Canada

About Agnes Bae

Toronto based contemporary abstract artist Agnes Bae was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea where she was a music and piano teacher. After she came to Canada, the opportunity to make a lifestyle change as a second career found her, Although She had always dreamed of becoming a painter.Then , she graduated
from Sheridan College with an honors degree " Faculty of animation , arts and design" . She majored in Visual and Creative arts. Agnes was an art instructor of Canadian Korean Times Art Center in Toronto. Currently, Agnes is studying in BFA Spec Hons Visual arts program at York University in Toronto. Agnes’ art work takes full advantage of the colour palette to express her creativity. Some common themes found in several of her works is the “Fairy tale realism”, focusing frequently on wonder and the motifs of nature in the subject including the birth of the formative moments of life symbols and abstract images. Dreaming in harmony with the lines of the changed shape are messages of expression; these images represent moments in life where dreams and reality can coexist.

Agnes has been a very specializing in expressive , colorful paintings in film based on true story and wants to sublimate it aesthetically through the contemporary art work. She is also very interested in abstract figurative paintings of emotional situation, filtered through memory, experienced and emotion feeling. She loves the continuous modes characterized by the ideas of pluralism.
She has grown fond of heavy mediums but at the same time, she tries to crossover to illustration and watercolor.
She believes there are no such boundaries of the mediums and styles.That is how she paints to communicate her ideas and feelings freely. Agnes truly believes that art is a venue in which one can communicate ones soul and spirit. Agnes's paintings are held in collections throughout U.S, Europe , and Canada.

Education



BFA Spec Honours Visual arts, York University, Toronto Canada

" Art and Design Studio skills" Con- studies
OCAD University , Toronto, Canada

Graduated with an Honours degree "Visual and Creative Arts" Sheridan College Canada.

Graduated with an Honours Fine arts , Sheridan College, Canada

Events

Collection curated by Rebecca Wilson chief Curator and VP, Art Advisory At Saatchi Art March-05, 2018,
"New This Week" 3-5-2018 Saatchi Art ”,

http://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Drawing-Photography/New-This-Week-3-5-2018/153961/223202/view.03-5-2018 ,Saatchi Art”,


Featured in the In Celebration of Manet Collection on Saatchi art.
https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Printmaking-Photography/In-Celebration-of-Manet/966144/217828/view.01--22-2018 Saatchi Art”,


Featured in the" Abstract Expressionism Collection" on Saatchi Art , https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Collage-Sculpture/Abstract-Expressionism/871991/196083/view, 7-31-2017


Featured " New This Week 6-13-2016 Saatchi Art ”,
http://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Drawing-Photography/New-This-Week-6-13-2016/153961/142515/view

Featured “New this week 7-11-2016,"
http://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Drawing-Photography/New-This-Week-7-11-2016/153961/145824/view

Featured "New this Week 10-3-2016,Saatchi Art. Homepage”.
https://www.saatchiart.com/art-collection/Painting-Collage-Drawing/New-This-Week-10-3-2016/153961/155189/view

Exhibitions



DVAC Art online Show, April 19 -May 09 ,2021

DVAC Art Online Show, Nov 21~Dec 13, 2020

DVAC Art Online Show, June 07~July 05, 2020

Gales Gallery , Nov 18 ~Nov 27, 2019
York University, Toronto, Canada

The Paper mill Gallery
Todmorden Mills Heritage Site
Nov 20~ Dec 01,2019, Toronto, Canada


OCAD Exhibition gallery,
Oct 17~Dec 6, 2019, Toronto .ON, Canada

Todmorden Paper mill Gallery,
May 8th ~ May 19th, 2019, Toronto, ON, Canada

Sunny Brook Hospital Fine Art Show, Jan 05 ~ Feb 23, 2019, Toronto, ON ,Canada

The Paper Mill Gallery Heritage , Nov 14 ~25 ,2018 Toronto .ON,Canada

OCAD Exhibition Gallery,
Sep 28 ~Dec 6,2017, Toronto ,ON, CANADA

“AIP Oakville Art Society, Aug, o7, 2017, Oakville, ON ,CANADA.


Art world Fine Art Gallery , July 12~20, 2017, Toronto, Canada


Art world Fine Art Gallery Oct 3-12 ,2016, Toronto, Canada

"TWAC ART SPACE AT THE CNE ( Canada ㅣNational Exhibition ) from Aug19th- Sep 5th ,2016, Toronto, Canada


“AIP Oakville Art Society, Aug, o3, 2015, Oakville, ON ,CANADA

“AIP” Oakville Art Society, Aug, o4, 2014, Oakville, ON, CANADA

Juried Art Show 2011, Bruce Grey County ,ON CANADA

Juried Art Show 2010, Bruce Grey County, ON, CANADA



Awards



1st place award – Drawing, Jury Art Show, Bruce Grey County ,ON, CANADA 2010

1st place award – Painting, Jury Art Show, Bruce Grey County, ON, CANADA 2011