Lee Jung-Do ~ Buncheong Pottery
Buncheong Pottery for the Quiet Time
May 2 to May 25, 2014
Opening reception Friday May 2, 7-9:30pm
Lee 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”
Exhibition opening photos by Sun Lee