MiYoung Margolis – Q2 Art Competition – Artist Portfolio Magazine
MiYoung Seul Margolis is a mixed-media artist, a wearable art fashion designer and a dance performer who is based in Seattle Washington.
Trained by a sculptor and inspired by the works of Chagall, MiYoung’s paintings utilize a complex palate of texture and color to convey female emotions to the viewer. Her work is inspired by her life experiences with different series telling her story and providing an unfiltered view into her psyche.
Especially, “Jane Collection”, is a projection of herself on canvas. A female form is shown as she reaches the breaking point, an emotional and physical exhaustion. Some relate to this work through the loss of a relationship, others the challenges of a busy non-stop life. While every viewer will experience this painting as a reflection of their own personal journey, the emotions depicted are shared amongst all and acknowledging them has the power to bring us all closer together. It is for this reason she created “Jane Collection”.
Inspired by the concept of Jane Eyre and the experience of women in the Victorian era. “Jane Collection” is a modern expression of the emotions that I and all women experience. It aims to share to the viewer what it means to grow up as a woman. The `Jane Collection` explores a wide array of mediums and complex textures as MiYoung representing the diverse palette of female emotion.
In addition to fine art, MiYoung is also a classically trained dancer, award winning fashion designer and internationally published model. She has just recently opened her own art gallery in Seattle where she hopes to support the local art community.
Recently, she has been successfully building up her wearable art fashion brand, ‘Aphrodite’ in Seattle. She was nominated as ‘up and coming designer 2016’ by Seattle Style night.