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Artistically June Jin has traveled fare and wide, before she found her métier as a painter. After her graduation from College of visual art & design in 2000, she’s been around in decoration for museum exhibits, set decoration for TV, commercials and also assisted artists like Christian Lemmertz & Peter Land in their art-production. She became a full time artist in 2007. June Jin is an international artist, showing works at galleries Art Fairs & Museums.
June Jin Engelharth’s expression form is, art projects with socially relevant content, oil on canvas, oil on plexiglas & photography, she combines these materials as well. Her paintings are fusions between the old masters like Rembrandt van Rijn and modern design. This is her way to update, the great old masters techniques to the modern world.
June Jin’s paintings are inspired by & revolves around modern human beings, our struggles within, human beings who already have the entire world’s cultural history downloaded in their brains, while they are chasing around after own identities, ambitions, believes, innovative fixes and new knowledge.
Most of June Jin’s models are picked out during her field research. June Jin’s paintings are depictions of life & people around her. She has used well educated business people, a ballet dancer from the Royal Theater, a violinist from the Royal Orchestra, a female tattoo’er, jetsetter sons, an Iraqi & an Afghan homosexual, activists and trans-persons. At the same time it all relates to her inspiration revolving around the growth theory of the Creative Class, in which the main ingredients are: Talent, Technology & Tolerance. In order to attract bright minds a city must have a large variety of cultural offers & tolerance. Creative people are drawn by these spaces, where you can find all sorts of inspiration.