Lee Jung-Do ~ Buncheong Pottery

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Buncheong Pottery for the Quiet Time

May 2 to May 25, 2014
Opening reception Friday May 2, 7-9:30pm

Lee Jung-Do invitationLee wishes to demonstrate the atmosphere of space about Korean Brush Painting and Calligraphy tools; the four precious things of the study and the Tea Ceremony. Using various Buncheong techniques, stamped, carved and white slip inlaid white slip dripping, dipping and Jung-Do’s own unique shapes stemming from a traditional  Korean background. Buncheong was popular in Korea before the 16th century.

Lee has taught many years at several universities in Korea and worked at Genko Gama Pottery in Japan; he has been self-employed since 1986 at JJ Ceramic Studio; was part of the 88 Seoul Olympic events.

He has demonstrated his technique extensively and has exhibited, solo and group exhibitions around the world.

Public Collections in: Washington DC, Indiana State Univ, University of Hawaii  Sevres National museum of Ceramics France Royal Ontario Museum, British Museum London UK… to name a few.

Jung-Do is a member of the Carnegie Gallery and this will be his second exhibition here that we look forward to.

Jung Do says “my work is a continuing process of pursuing complete beauty from simple and elegant appearance”

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Lee Jung-Do exhibition opening

Exhibition opening photos by Sun Lee