April 3, 2019

Digital Illustrations At Plainsboro Library

“GUMJI IN TOWN”: Whimsical digital illustrations by Sunghye Cho are featured in “Fly Gumji,” on view April 6 through May 1 at the Plainsboro Library Gallery. An artist reception is Sunday, April 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.

The Plainsboro Library Gallery presents “Fly Gumji” April 6 through May 1. Inspired by her beloved pet, Gumji, artist Sunghye Cho depicts a character that travels the world in detailed, fun, and humorous digital illustrations. From Manhattan to Sapporo, Japan, and Chamonix, the viewer is treated to whimsical urban scenes throughout the world in the form of colorful large format prints.

Large sketches will also be displayed, including renderings that show the development of the illustrated character. Cho’s work is created in Photoshop, and those interested in digital and graphic illustration are sure to enjoy this exhibit. An artist reception will be held on Sunday, April 7, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Cho has over 18 years of industry experience in designing and in directing multimedia design teams (game, application, web, and mobile) as well as creating award-winning designs for consumer and enterprise applications. She currently directs a team of CX innovators and UX designers at Samsung SDS in Korea and is in charge of CX design for SDS IT solutions. Previously, she spent two years designing human-computer interaction (HCI) projects at The Princeton Edge Lab. An expert in mobile games and applications and B2C, B2B design, she has successfully launched several online and mobile products. Her experience in the conceptual design and UX industry is broad, having also worked for IT/gaming companies such as Nexon, NHN. She holds a Masters of Fine Arts from Hongik University in Korea and continued studies in 2D design principles at NYU in New York.

The Plainsboro Library is located at 9 Van Doren Street, Plainsboro. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8:30 pm. Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. For more information, call (609) 275-2897 or visit the website at www.plainsborolibrary.org.