ART-Seed Vocal Performance and Talk by Rebecca Ringle Followed by open Studios

Rebecca Ringle debuted at the Metropolitan Opera in 2013 as Rossweisse in Wagner’s Die Walküre and has been on the Met roster since 2010. Her performance of Berlioz’sLes nuits d’été with LoftOpera was listed as one of the New York Times’ Top Classical performances of 2015. She has sung opera, concert and art song repertoire with New York City Opera, Washington National Opera, Cleveland Orchestra, the American Symphony, Boston Symphony, Oratorio Society of New York, Macau International Opera Festival, Bard, Ravinia, Tanglewood and Marlboro music festivals, and with Marlboro Musicians on Tour at Carnegie Hall in 2015.

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Myung Gyun You moved to the United States from South Korea and has been living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for just over a year. He was featured in Korean Eye 2012 at the Saatchi Gallery in London, which brought contemporary Korean art to the international audience that coincided with the Olympic Games. He participated in the New York’s 2013 Socrates Sculpture Park Emerging Artist Fellowship program by creating a massive piece for Socrates Park on Governor’s Island. He was also recently featured in an outdoor sculpture exhibition in Key West, Florida, as well as currently showing in a survey at the Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Born in Seoul, Korea, Kira Nam Greene lives and works in NY. She received her BFA from San Francisco Art Institute and her MFA from School of Visual Arts, Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University and BA in International Relations from Seoul National University. Greene’s paintings are self-portraits with juxtaposed images of food and complex patterns that represent the plurality and multiplicity of her identity as an Asian American. She has shown her work nationally and internationally at venues such as Accola Griefen Gallery, Jane Lombard Gallery, Kiechel Fine Art, A.I.R. Gallery, Radiator Gallery, Brown University, Salisbury University, Wave Hill, Bronx Museum of Art, Noyes Museum, Piccolomini Palace (Pienza, Italy) and Sheldon Museum of Art. Her next project will be a large installation of her wall drawings at Schaffer Library at Union College, Schenectady, NY