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SIWA president holds exhibition

Jan. 18, 2011 - 17:42 By Paul Kerry
The president of Seoul International Women’s Association is staging her first solo exhibition “37 Degrees” at the Insa Arts Center, Insadong, from Jan. 19-24.

The second non-Korean to get a BA degree in Fine Arts from Seoul’s Hongik University, Lily Joenoes van Bunnik will display about 55 of her vibrantly-colored paintings.

Bunnik, from Indonesia, took up art when she moved to Korea in 2005 and depicts her experiences as a foreigner, a student, a wife and a mother. 
Lily Joenoes van Bunnik (left)

Entry is free but proceeds from painting sales will be donated to the Dilts Foundation (

Opening times are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. For details e-mail or call (010) 8839-9793. 

SIWA ( is having a sign-up day for membership and classes on Jan. 19 from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the Grand Ambassador Hotel, Seoul.

By Hannah Stuart-Leach  (