June Jin's paintings are inspired by and revolves around the modern human being, our struggles within, humans beings who already has the oportunity to download the entire world's cultural history - while they're chasing around after their own identities, ambition, Growth, innovative fixes and new knowledge.
- June Jin Engelhardt
Humans...? Culture...? Identity...?
June Jins expression-form is oil on canvas, oil on plexiglass & photography, and she combines all 3 variations as well. Her paintings are fusions between the old european masters and modern design. This is her way to up-date the traditional realistic painting technique to the modern world. June Jin also creates art projects, with socially relevant subjects and events. June Jin's paintings are inspired by and revolves around the modern human being, our struggles within, humans beings who already has the oportunity to download the entire world's cultural history - while they're chasing around after their own identities, ambition, Growth, innovative fixes and new knowledge. Her paintings also reffers to the Father of the Creative Class, Economist Richard Florida's growht theory. Which contains of 3 main ingredientses: Technology, Talent & Tolerance.
-June Jin Engelharth
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, movies, 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, museums and art fairs.
In 2011 June Jin was placed second in a Danish art talent competition. In 2012 Activits & photographer Jacob Holt (Known for his "American Pictures") invited her to exhibit with him at the Royal Academy of Art, in Copenhagen. June Jin has recieved numerous stipends, including 5 travelstipends to Korea, where she in 2014 represented International Adoptee artist, for a government funded exhibit in Seoul, Korea. in 2013, she was first shown at the largest International Art Fair, in Scandinavia ART COPENHAGEN, the same year she had her first solo exhibit in Milan & was shown at the Museum of National History, at Frederiksborg Castle.
June Jin seeks out models during her research in different kinds of creative enviroments. She has hands on every part of the process from idea, reseach to the final outcome. All depictions of persons in her paintings are authentic, sometimes mixed with made up once. She has depicted the well educated bussiness people, innovative leaders, a ballet dancer, from the Royal Theater, a Violinist from the Royal Orchestra, a female tattooer, Fellow artists, children of the Creative Class, ethnic homosexuals, transgendered males & females, including Fernanda Milan, from Guatamala, who was the first transperson to get asylum in Denmark, wich created an example to follow in Denmark for Transgendered persons. June Jin was one of the main photographers in a series of Demonstrations regarding the issue.