"IT'S A SMALL WORLD"
December 8, 2005 through March 13, 2006
Curated by:
VERONICA MIJELSHON and JULIE PEPPITO

VERONICA MIJELSHON
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JULIE PEPPITO
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It's a Small World is a group exhibition organized by NURTUREart 
Non-Profit Inc. in collaboration with www.gallerythe.org and 
co-curated by Julie Peppito, artist and independent curator and 
Veronica Mijelshon, NURTUREart Gallery director. Using metaphor, 
humor, illusion, light and narrative, each of the artists chosen 
from the NURTUREart artist's slide registry - Jiyun Park, Cheo Park 
and Juye Han - create a separate site-specific installation for one 
of three window front spaces at gallerythe.org in Carroll Gardens, 
Brooklyn. The installations in It's a Small World speak to the 
universal notions of loneliness, communication/miscommunication and 
culture that have always connected us to one another.

CHEO PARK
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Cheo Park creates miniature 
structures and people that 
mimic the common architecture 
and activities of daily life. 
By installing these mini worlds 
in common places his sculptures 
point out the bittersweet humor, 
monotony and loneliness that 
exist in the repetition of our 
daily routines. 

"Untitled" [left]
2005
wood, acrylic on clay

"Untitled" [right]
2005
wood, glass, acrylic on clay


"Untitled"[detail]


"Untitled"[detail]


"Untitled"[detail]


"Untitled"[detail]

JUYE HAN
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Juye Han's sees her work as an 
extension of herself, reflecting 
the confusion and contradictions 
in her own mind: "I am nothing 
and at the same time I am something, 
only I don't know what." Han works 
with vinyl because its dual 
properties aid her in creating a 
world of illusion. Vinyl breaks up 
space yet, at the same time, does not. 


"Amnesia" [front view]
2005
vinyl, colored resin


"Amnesia" [side view]

"Amnesia" [detail]

"Amnesia" [detail]

JIHYUN PARK
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Jihyun Park's work is based in 
the misunderstandings that have 
occurred as a result of him 
speaking English as a second 
language. Park's sculptures and 
installations are visual 
translations of puns taken 
literally that are humorous, 
ironic and surreal.


"Chicken & Broccoli"
2005
Gouache on paper 

"Chicken & Broccoli" [detail]
12[w] x 2 1/2 [d] x 64[h]
"Chicken & Broccoli" [detail] 12[w] x 3 1/2 [d] x 62[h] "Chicken & Broccoli" [detail] 12[w] x 2 1/2 [d] x 64[h]