Artist Statement

Susie Callista Suh's work is hand-sewn with silk thread on muslin. Her work is divided into three chapters that describe her overall experience as a Korean-American. Each chapter contains vignettes of family stories or personal memories. The first Chapter is " My American Korean American Experience" which focuses on her personal and recent experiences in relation of being a Korean American. The second chapter " LA Riots" represents the struggles of the Korean American community set in 1992. Suh's third chapter is "Our Past in Korea," which depicts the golden age of her family's life in Korea.