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Mika Cho

Dr Mika M Cho

Dr. Mika Cho is an associate professor of Art at California State University, Los Angeles, California. She earned Doctoral Degree and Master's of Art Degree in art education, and educational foundation & administration in America, and she also received her BFA and MFA degrees in studio arts in Korea. As an art educator at the University and community, her responsibilities involve training in-service and pre-service art teachers in K-12 education. She is a studio artist holding numerous shows nationally and internationally with her abstract paintngs.
Dr. Cho has published articles on art and art education in a number of journals and books (Journal of Art and Design Education, Art Education, Teaching Tolerance, School Art, Community and Junior College Journal of Resecach and Practice, and Multicultural Approaches to Visual Arts). During the last ten years she has made more than fifty presentations to professional organizations (International Society of Education through Art, National Art Education Association, American Educational Research Association, American Higher Educatiton Associaton, and California Art Education Association). Her research focuses on the teacher education in art, valuation of art in the cultural context, and art with at-risk chIdren. Dr. Cho also has received numerous grants and awards such as the Teacher Incentive Grant for developing portfolio assessment in teacher educator in art from the National Art Education Association. In I 996, the State Council of California Art Education Association honored her as an Outstanding Professor of the year.

List of Exhibilions (1999 - 1995)

1999

"Show No. 5, ", Los Angeles County Museum of Art Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"National Juried Show," Patricia Correia Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA

1998

LA Arts Project," Student Union at California State University, Los Angeles, CA
"DADA Lives! '98," Abstract Paintings, Seventh Market Place, Los Angeles, CA
"DADA Auction Show," California Plaza, Los Angeles, CA
"All City Open Show," Barnsdell Park, Los Angeles, CA
"Solo Show" Abstract Paintings 1997 - 1998, Robert Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1997

Group Show "Montage," Abstract Paintings 1997, Village Square Gallery, Montrose, CA
"One-person Show," Abstract Paintings 1988 - 1997, Lousies Tarratoria Restaurant, Los Feliz, CA
"DADA Lives! '97," Abstract Paintings 1995 - 1996, University Club, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show "An Artful Celebration," Abstract Paintings 1997, Luckman Fine Arts Gallery. Los Angeles, CA
"Two-persons Show," Absftact Paintings 1995-1996, Village Square Gallery, Montrose, CA

1996

"Downtown Lives '96," DADA Annual Group Show, Los Angeles, CA
"Faculty Show: Diverse Vision," CSULA Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Affair in the Gardens: Art Show 1996," Juried Group Show, Beverly HiIls, CA

1995

Group Show, Pasadena City Hall, Pasadena, CA
Group Show: Benefit 95 Ethiopian Community Center, Los Angeles, CA
"Faculty Show: View," CSULA Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


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