kate and nico


Born in Busan, Korea, lives and works in New York, NY ish. Immigrated to US in 1994, naturalized U.S. Citizen in 2002.

Kate's sign: Leo (August 16) Year of Lamb (1979), Blood Type B, Yin Wood Type, MBTI: ENTP-A and ENFP-A (interchanges), Human Design: 5/1 profile Projector with triple split definition, Enneagram: Type 3, 7, 8, 4 in that order.


As a painter, Korean-born woman, and naturalized American citizen, defining and deconstructing identity has been a central theme of Kate Bae’s work. She has been employing the process of stripping paint away as a gesture that corresponds to her ideas about awareness and in essence shaving layers off of herself.                                         

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