Kyungsook PARK


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Kyungsook PARK


  • Korea


  • 2010 MBA, Global Business, Busan National University Graduate School of International Study, Busan, Korea
    2004 Ph.D. Candidate, Culture and Art, Osaka University of Arts Graduate School, Osaka, Japan
    1983 MA, Ceramics, Hongik University Graduate School, Seoul, Korea
    1980 BA, Crafts, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea

Solo Exhibition

  • 2013 KWUM, FisKars, Finland
    2012 Busan International Art Fair(BFAA), BEXCO, Busan, Korea
    2011 Busan Design Center, Busan, Korea
    2008 Art Forum JARFO, Kyoto, Japan
    2008 ART SPACE 飄, Kyoto, Japan

Group Exhibition

  • 2018 New Orientalia, Yingge Ceramic Museum, New Taipei City, Taiwan
    2016 Celebrating the 130th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Korea and France Made in Korea , Seoul/Busan/Gwangju, Korea, 2016
    2015 Celebrating the 130th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Korea and France KOREA NOW!, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France
    2014 Clay in Transcendence-Contemporary Korean Ceramics Dublin Craft Trail, Dublin, Ireland
    2013 Gyeonggi World Ceramic Biennale: Biennale Network exhibition, Gallery PYO, Busan, Korea


  • Jingdezhen Ceramic University Museum of Art, Jingdezhen, China
    Kyushu Industrial University Museum of Art, Kyusyu, Japan
    Dublin National Museum of Art, Dublin, Ireland
    KWUM Art Museum, FisKars, Finland
    Yingge Ceramic Museum, New Taipei City, Taiwan
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Kyungsook Park, who majored in ceramics and has held 15 solo exhibitions, works in a wide spectrum of projects ranging from formative installations to ceramics for use in everyday life. In particular, she gives lectures featuring her own ceramic works to help more people enjoy crafts in diverse ways, teaching us how to utilize ceramics in everyday life. Also, as a creator and craft afficionado with a sophisticated taste, she exhibits the crafts and folk objects she has collected locally and around the world over the past 45 years. Park has submitted two types of work to this exhibition: her own ceramic works, and the hundreds of pieces of crafts and folk objects by local and global artists that she has collected over the decades. Her ceramic works are composed of three different types of ceramics, which started with the comparison of a person’s character to a bowl. Just as bowls have generous or deep capacities depending on their functions, everyone is imbued with their own sense of beauty despite their differences in personality and characteristics. The crafts collection which includes the silver cutlery, wooden tableware, metal kettles, ceramic teaware, woven bamboo baskets, and glass goblets that she uses in everyday life, will change the audiences’ perception of crafts from objects for appreciation into objects for use.