Life with John in New York City

The Ducks and Swan in Lake painting and more

The Customers who Bought My Paintings John and I continued to go to the Metropolitan Museum to set up the stand. The first painting that was sold was the painting of  Youghal harbour in Cork.  A young man in his 20’s bought it. Next, I sold two other paintings. It was to two Japanese women […]

The Process of Selling My Paintings in front of the Metropolitan Museum

The Shoes and The Bedroom Interior paintings

One afternoon, probably on a weekend, I was sketching a street view in Manhattan from the penthouse at Marino studio. John walked in and saw me sketching. Later, he told me that, when he saw me sketching, he said to himself, “She is a genius” while biting his fingers lightly. And he thought he had […]

What Art Means to Me

Chiho at a group exhibition 2013

To put it simply, art for me is freedom of expression. I had an unusual birth situation and I think my personality was largely influenced by my childhood experiences. As a child, I didn’t show much emotion outside my home. And I quickly realized that there wasn’t anyone around me to whom I could tell […]