David Heo American, b. 1992


David Heo (b. 1992, Georgia) is a Chicago-based artist. Heo commonly utilizes history to illustrate a range of folklore from grand, mythic metanarratives to quiet frames of daily life. Heo renders the traditional into the contemporary as he processes his personal experiences. By using the symbology classic to historical paintings and illustrations of mythology and folklore-the horse, the tiger, the dog-Heo typologies the people he meets and interactions during nights out.