The Archive of Korean-American Artists (AKAA) was established in 2013 to collect and preserve crucial archival materials related to Korean-American artists. In 2015, the archive was renamed the Archive of Korean Artists in America (AKAA) to widen its scope and include all artists of Korean heritage working in the U.S. and the Americas.
A three part exhibition series from the Archive of Korean Artists in America titled Coloring Time, Shades of Time and Weaving Time was organized by the AHL Foundation to survey the activities and highlight the achievements of Korean artists in the U.S. The exhibition was presented in collaboration with the Korean Cultural Service New York at Gallery Korea in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Part two of the exhibition Shades of Time was also presented at the Queens Museum in the summer of 2014.
In an effort to make the archive and resources about Korean artists more accessible to the public, the AHL Foundation is currently developing an online archive to be launched in early 2016.
Currently, only the documentation from the three archive exhibitions along with artwork images from the three accompanying catalogues can be viewed at www.ahlfoundation-akaa.org