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Baum Gong Muhn

Title

Professor, Painting and Drawing

Department

Department of Art and Art History
General profile

Phone

+1 202-687-7063

Fax

202-687-3048

Alt. email

bgmuhn@gmail.com

Location

302 Walsh

Office hours

MW 1:00-5:00 pm Appointment only

Bio

Professor BG Muhn is a visual artist and teaches paintings in the Department of Art and Art History at Georgetown University. Professor Muhn has been recognized for consistently demonstrating a devotion to teaching and inspiring his students. He has also achieved substantial and noteworthy professional recognition through solo exhibitions in venues such as Stux Gallery in Chelsea in New York City, Ilmin Museum of Art in Seoul and the American University Museum in Washington, DC. Through his professional endeavors Professor Muhn has been awarded numerous times for his artistic merits including the Maryland State Arts Council’s Individual Artist Award and the 1st place award in the Bethesda Painting Awards Competition. He also has received acclaim in reviews and interviews in The New York Times, Art in America and CNN.

In addition to actively showing his artworks Professor Muhn has also taken an interest in and studied relatively unknown North Korean art. During his recent trips to Pyongyang, North Korea, he furthered his research by visiting the Choson National Art Museum and other national art exhibitions as well as interviewing North Korean artists and art historians. He has been giving lectures on North Korean art at numerous academic venues including Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Columbia and Harvard universities.

Languages

  • Korean (speak, read, write)