Outwin Boochever Portrait Finalists

I am pleased to annouce that I am a finalist for the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. My work, along with the other finalists, will be presented in “The Outwin 2022: American Portraiture Today,” a major exhibition premiering at the National … Continue reading


Contemporary Art Matters – IGTV

Contemporary Art Matters (Columbus, OH) in coversation with Kira Nam Greene via IGTV on the occasion of their group show Summer Portrait Show. Continue reading


Visual Arts Journal Feature

My painting is on the cover of Fall/Winter 2020 issue of Visual Arts Journal from @svanycalumni and @svanyc Thank you @danhalm172 for the interview and the insightful article. You can view the Issue at the Visual Arts Journal’s website or … Continue reading

Exhibition News

Solo Exhibition in New York: Women In Possession of Good Fortune

Kira Nam Greene continues to explore and expand her interests in the sociopolitical arena of female identity and sexuality. The title of her exhibition, “Women in Possession of Good Fortune,” refers to the opening lines of Jane Austen’s novel, “Pride and Prejudice” and alludes to both the persistence of sexist assumptions and the achievements made by women from different races, ages and sexual orientations. Continue reading

Exhibition News

Table Manners at The Sheldon

Kira Nam Greene’s painting Archway to Happiness is currently on view at Sheldon in Table Manners: Art and Food through July 14.


2019 Smithsonian Outwin Boochever Portrait Semi-Finalist

  I am so honored to announce that I have been included as a finalist for the 2019 Outwin Boochever Smithsonian Portrait Competition.


2019 Bennet Prize Finalist

10 women from across the country who paint in the figurative realist style were named finalists for the inaugural Bennett Prize.  I am honored to be included amongst them.   The $50,000 Prize is the largest art award ever offered solely to … Continue reading


Interview in BmoreArt Magazine – Ornament, Pattern and Culture

A Conversation with Kira Nam Greene by Lauren Frances Adams Painter Kira Nam Greene has been working for over the past 15 years since graduating from School of Visual Arts with her MFA. Her large-scale works on paper and installations amalgamate multiple … Continue reading


Interview with Paul Laster – Archive for Korean Artists in America – AHL Foundation

  I was recently included in the AHL Foundation’s Archive for Korean Artists in America.  This is a great repository for stories and content about contemporary and historical working Korean Artists.  I was pleased that Paul Laster, freelance art critic … Continue reading

In Studio

Vermont Studio Center Fellowship

I received the generous Fellowship covering all expenses from Vermont Studio Center and am spending the month of June/July in this beautiful corner of Vermont. My goal was to finish a couple of watercolor paintings and finish a painting. I … Continue reading