I had a chance to attend her first show, and was impressed! Here's a bit from the press release:
An Exhibition of 20~23 artists who are members of a stART-ing artists up on the rise made up of Korean artists with Korean artworks. In Collaboration with a Korean-American, well known as the "EBS/Arirang English teacher" debuting her first designs and Fashion show. Going from English to Designing! Dorothy Nam whom you may have recognized on English television with her smart bright red/ pink berets has collaborated with many Korean artists and have taken their artworks and designed them into fashion~ thus ART2wear!
Dorothy says that, "Anyone who has a beautiful or a petite figure will look good in anything they put on, but the serious CHALLENGE was living a life here in Korea and being beyond the regular petite size and now that is where the research and challenge began!~ so, in the long run, I don't mind being a bit chubby, there is just more of me! The true challenge and test was being on television and being a bit chunkier than most females on TV -- almost every producer and writer and coordinator has hoped for me to lose weight. Except in radio. But there seems to always be a slight frown being a Korean female and a bit chunkier in this industry. This has challenged me to great lengths and I want to wear pretty and beautiful clothes as well and also I LOVE colors!"
For more, check out the article at FeetManSeoul.com! We've really been jumping up in readership (the highest we've ever been!) and are about to hit the next level as soon as we get a VJ and a couple of Korean writers going, which we've been working on really getting these days.
Wish us luck as we move forward and come check out the site!