Artist

Kim Junmyong

Kim Junmyong received his BFA in Ceramics and Glass from Hongik University in 2006 and his MFA from Korea National University of Arts in 2012. His solo exhibitions include 《As I Look》 (Space O’Newwall, Seoul, 2014), 《Elegant Hobby》 (Gallery Meme, Seoul, 2017), and 《Unbearable Weightiness of Being》(SongEun Art Cube, Seoul, 2019). He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions such as 《Korea Tomorrow》 (Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, 2015), 《Korea National University of Arts 20th Anniversary Exhibition》 (Art Sonje Center, Seoul, 2016) and 《URNEN, European Ceramic Workcentre》(Oisterwijk, the Netherlands, 2017). Kim was selected as one of the leading emerging artists by Mercedes-Benz Korea in 2013 and was the recipient of an exhibition grant from the Seoul Foundation of Arts and Culture (2014). In 2019, he was chosen as one of the artists to exhibit in the international competition platform at the 10th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale.

  • Education
    • 2012 M.F.A. Fine Art, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea
      2006 B.F.A. Ceramics and Glass, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea
  • Selected Solo Exhibitions
    • 2020 《Turf war(Evidences of struggle)》, artspace_hyeong, Seoul, Korea
      2019 《The Unberable weightiness of Bein》, Song Artcube, Seoul, Korea
      2018 《A Failed Representation》, Kim Chong Yung Museum, Seoul, Korea
      2017 《A Noble Hobby》, Gallery Meme, Seoul, Korea
      2016 《A Silent Outcry》, Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Gimhae, Korea
  • Selected Group Exhibitions
    • 2019 《Yeosu International Art Festival (More Less Much More)》, YeoSu EXPO Exhibition Hall, YeoSu, Korea
      2019 《Summer Love: SongEun Art Cube Group Exhibition》, SongEun Artspace, Seou, Korea
      2019 《10th Korean International Ceramic Biennale (Peace Through Clay)》, Icheon, Korea
      2017 《Drawing Life》, Korea National University of Arts Partnership Exhibition, Guri Arts Hall, Guri, Korea
      2017 《URNEN》, European Ceramic Work Centre, Oisterwijk, Netherlands
      2015 《Korea Tomorrow》, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
  • Residencies/Awards/
    Collections
    • Residencies
      2019-2020 Youngeun Meseum artist resdidency11th, Gwangju
      2017 K’ARTS Residency, Korea National University of Arts, Seoul
      2013 Medalta International Artist in Residency, Madicine Hat, Canada

      Awards
      2019 Selected Artist for 10th Korean International Ceramic Biennale 2019
      2018-2019 Selected Artist Songeun Artcube
      2018 Selected Artist NAVER hello ARTIST, Naver culture foundation
      Selected 2018 Young Creative Artist, Kim Chong Yung Museum
      2014 Selected Artist, 16th Gwangju Shinsegae Art Competition
      Creative Arts Support Problems-Visual Arts-Solo Exhibition, Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture
      2013 Selected Mercedes-Benz Korea Emerging Artist Fellowship
      2011 Special Selection Award, 6th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale
      2010 Prize Winner, 28th Seoul Contemporary Ceramic Arts Competition
      2009 Special Selection Award, 9th Korea Craft Competition
      Special Selection Award, 5th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale

      Collection
      Korea Ceramic Foundation, Icheon, Korea
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〈Turf war(Evidences of struggle)〉, 2019-2020, Glazed ceramics, mixed materials, Variable dimensions. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈No parking sign〉, 2019-2020, Glazed ceramics, mixed materials, Variable dimensions. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈A Failed Representation〉, 2018, Glazed ceramics, Variable dimensions. Image Courtesy of the Artist

〈Collections〉, 2018, Glazed ceramics, plywood, 240x30xx180cm. Image Courtesy of the Artist

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