Mario Jung is active/lives in South Korea. Mario Jung is known for painting.
Biography from Thornwood Gallery
Mario Jung was born September 14, 1949 in Seoul, Korea.
Biography from Nova Gallery of Fine Art
SYNOPSIS OF HIS CAREER March 1971 -
Graduated from Seoul Industrial Junior College July 1986 - Awarded
GRAND PRIZE OF WESTERN STYLE PAINTING AT THE EXHIBITION OF FINE ART
FROM THE SEOUL ARTIST ASSOCIATION. Sept. 1987 - Exhibited at Korea Art
Exhibition March 198X - Exhibited at Korea Art Exhibition April 1990 -
Exhibited at New York Art Expo. Sept. 1990 - Exhibited at Korea Art
Exhibition for Western Style Paintings April 1992 - Exhibited at Dino-A
Art Festival at Dong-A Press Company, Ltd. Nov. 1992 - Exhibited at
Korean Art Exhibition 1993 - Exhibited at Korean Art Exhibition,
Molwoo-Association Art Exhibition and the Hankook Art and Culture
Association Mr. Jung has been a member of the Seoul Artist Association
"From brokenness to blessing, The art of healing", by Major Frank Duracher.
(Southern Spirit Staff):
Jung spent his whole life searching for God. An accident and paralysis
forced Jung to lay still and let the Lord find him. An
accomplished artist, Jung was making a good living working for
Decorative Expressions, Inc. of Atlanta, where he still works in the
Fine Arts Division. He had money, talent, a promising career and a
wife. The only thing his life lacked was a joyfilled spiritual
relationship. He felt that God was too distant for him to find.
A fall from a third-story balcony left him paralyzed, blind and
partially deaf. In the four months that followed, he lost
everything - including the will- to live. Doctors gave him no
hope. Surgery on his broken back was out of the question,
although an optic surgery could possibly restore some of his sight. He
had no desire to even eat.
At the age of 53 he felt he had absolutely nothing to live for. Then
Jung had a dream - a remarkable vision of Jesus handing a bit of food
to him and urging him to eat. In the dream, Jung accepted the food from
Jesus and ate it. By the next morning, he awoke to find that he
could move his hand ever so slightly. That was a life changing moment
for Jung. Through an interpreter, his corps officer Captain
Michael Chang, Jung said that joy flooded his heart, and despite his
physical distress and utter helplessness, he was overwhelmed by God's
presence. "God gave me new life. Not only did I know that I would walk
again and see again, but that I would paint again, and that my first
painting after my recovery had to be of Jesus rescuing me," Jung said.
To the amazement of doctors, family and friends, Jung's recovery
continued. In the days and weeks that followed, he visualized the
painting he knew he must offer as a gift of thanksgiving and
witness. By the time he was able to sketch again, full mobility,
total eyesight and most of his hearing was restored. He began
work on the painting, which he had decided to donate to the corps. Jung
completed the painting in 20 days and brought it to Chang to hang in
the foyer of the Atlanta International Corps.
It is a magnificent portrait with deep symbolism. Jung is the
sheep, whose broken and bruised body was at the point of death.
Christ is the shepherd coming to Jung's rescue. Satan is hovering
nearby in the form of a bird of prey. Healing rays emanate from
Christ's hand to the sheep's back. The twin waterfalls in the
background represent the Old and New Testaments, and God's covenant
with Jung is the rainbow in the lower right hand corner. God gave to
Jung much more than he lost. He said that he feels a joy in his life he
never knew before. Everything has new meaning for him now even his
painting. Now that he is born again, Jung wants only to use his talents
for the Lord and the Army. Although he speaks no English, the light in
his eyes and his bright smile are unmistakable in any language: "Before
I was saved, I placed conditions on helping people. Now that I have
Christ, I want to help people without conditions attached!"
Myung "Mario" Jung was born on September 14th, 1949 in Seoul, Korea. He studied at the Seoul Industrial Junior College, from which he graduated in 1971. In July, 1986 he entered the Exhibition of Fine Art of the Seoul Artists Association, and was awarded the Grand Prize of Western style painting, and invited to become a member of the Seoul Artists Association. His work has also been submitted to the Korea Art Exhibition, the New York Art Expo, and the Han Kook Art and Culture Association.
Biography from Imperial Fine Art
The artist strives for extraordinary use of light, reflection, dramatic brush strokes and attention to detail.
March 1971 Graduated from Seoul Industrial Junior College.
July 1986 Awarded Grand Prize of Western style painting at the Exhibition of Fine Artist of the Seoul's Artist Association.
September 1987 Submit for an exhibition of painting to Korea Art Exhibition.
March 1988 Submit for exhibition of Un-Conception Painting to Korea Art Exhibition.
April 1990 Submit for Western Style Painting to Korea Art Exhibition.
September 1990 Submit for Western Style Painting to Korea Art Exhibition.
September 1991 Submit for Western Style Painting to Korea Art Exhibition.
November 1991 Submit for exhibition of Korea Art Exhibition.
April 1992 Submit for exhibition for Dino-A Art Festival of Dong-A Press Company, Ltd.
September 1992 Submit for exhibition of Korea Art Exhibition.
November 1992 Submit for exhibition of Korea Art Exhibition.
March 1993 Submit for exhibition of Korea Art Exhibition.
March 1993 Submit for Molwoo-Association Art Exhibition.
March 1993 Submit for HANKOOK Art and Culture Association.
September 1993 Submit for exhibition of Korea Art Exhibition.
November 1993 Submit for exhibition of Korean Art Exhibition.
Since July 1986 Mr. Jung has been a member of the Seoul Artist Association.
Myung "Mario" Jung was born September 14, 1949 in Seoul, Korea.
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