SJC to Welcome Artist Sungsook Setton

February 05, 2020

PATCHOGUE, N.Y. – February 5, 2020 – St. Joseph’s College (SJC) will host an Artist Talk and Reception with Sungsook Setton on Tuesday, February 25 at 12:40 p.m. in the Board Room Art Gallery of O’Connor Hall.

Setton is a Korean-American artist and calligrapher who has been deeply influenced by artistic traditions of East and West. Her “Spirit of the Brush” collection will be on display at SJC until February 27. 

Setton trained in brush painting and calligraphy under Chinese and Korean masters, and studied Western art in Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. She obtained a B.A. in Studio Art from Stony Brook University and an M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Art at Goddard College. Setton’s work has been widely exhibited and she has received more than two dozen awards for her work. She serves on the faculty of the China Institute in Manhattan and the Art League of Long Island.

For more information, contact Anna Malzone at [email protected]

SJC Long Island is located at 155 W. Roe Blvd. in Patchogue, and is accessible via the South Service Road of Sunrise Highway, just east of Exit 52 (Waverly Ave.).

St. Joseph’s College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service. Through SJC Brooklyn, SJC Long Island and SJC Online, the College offers degrees in 50 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.