A B O U T
Caren King Choi is a Chinese-Taiwanese-American artist, illustrator, and writer born and raised in New Jersey. Her artwork, which discusses issues such as representation and family, has been included in exhibitions at venues including the Pollak Gallery, Newark Arts Festival, Gallery at 14 Maple, William Paterson University Gallery, Express Newark, Akwaaba Gallery, Gallery Aferro, and the Newark Museum. Her work can be found in the permanent collection of the Montclair Art Museum.
After ten years of working as an arts administrator, educator, and program director at the Paul Robeson Galleries in Newark NJ, Choi started a new career in 2018 as a full time mom. She is author and illustrator of two self-published books: Every Day Something New: Doodles by a New Mom (2019); and Let It Happen: Doodles From a Parent's First Year (2021).
Inside Look Virtual Tour
"2021 New Jersey Arts Annual: ReVision and Respond"
The Newark Museum of Art
Watch from the beginning to hear me talk about the work of Dong Kyu Kim, Pam Cooper, and Seth Bechtold, or skip ahead to 22 minutes to hear me talk about my own piece, "Mt Rushmore (Nieces and Nephew)."
In the Studio with Caren King Choi
"Why We Do What We Do"
Paul Robeson Galleries, Express Newark
Click on the image above to find a video in which I discuss my studio practice and the work in the exhibition. "Why We Do What We Do."