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ARTISTS / Lee Jong Min

Lee Jong Min

Lee Jong Min (b.1982) is a ceramic artist based in An-Seung, South Korea. He obtained his BA degree in Chung-Ang University Art and Crafts, South Korea, and membership of International Academy of Ceramics (IAC) since 2021.

To express his adoration of mother nature, Lee devotes his mind and time on traditional ceramic methods to develop his own craftsmanship and concepts, sculpting his work into meticulous shapes and minute details by impeccable concentration and perseverance. As a ceramic auteur, his works are collected by many International Museums, including National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art South Korea, MK&G Museum Germany, and Changchun International Ceramic Gallery China.

About Lee Jong Min

1982 Born in South Korea

2012 Art and Crafts, Crafts Major BA, The Chung-Ang University, South Korea

2021 Member, International Academy of Ceramic, Geneva Switzerland

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2022 The Flow, Touch Gallery, Hong Kong

2021 4th solo exhibition, PHY gallery, South Korea

2017 “Lee Jong Min” Gallery Godo, South Korea

2017 “Delicate Carving” Gallery Tong-In, South Korea

2012 “Drawing on the wind” Gallery IS, South Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 Galleries Art Fair 2022, South Korea

2021 Museum opening exhibition, Seoul Museum of Craft Art, South Korea

2021 Chung-Ju Craft Biennale 2021, South Korea

2021 Korean International Ceramic Biennale 2021, South Korea
2021 The 10TH China Changchun International Ceramic Symposium, China
2020 “The Power of [Extra] ordinary” Korea Craft Design Foundation, South Korea

2019 Asia Week New York 2019, USA
2019 International Hokuriku Kogei Summit, Toyama Museum of Art and Design, Japan
2019 “Because of Ceramics” Art Space Southern Song, Hangzhou, China

2018 Art Miami 2018, USA

2018 Porzellan Biennale 2018, Meissen, Germany

2017 Collect 2017, 2018, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2017 “Value of Refutation” Gallery Sklo, South Korea

2017 TRESOR 17, Basel, Switzerland

2016 Sofa Chicago 2015, USA

2016 MK&G Messe 2016, Mk&G Museum Hamburg, Germany

2016 Mino International Ceramic Biennale 2016, Japan
2016 Modern Masters 2016, Galerie Handwork, Munich, Germany

2015 Art Geneva 2015, Switzerland

2014 “白(white) - The four whites” Yido Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2013 Grassi Messe 2013, 2014, Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany

Selected Awards

2021 Special Prized, Korean International Ceramic Biennale Competition, South Korea

2018 Finalist, U-50 International Hokuriku Kogei Awards, Japan

2017 Best Artist, Craft Trend Fair, South Korea

2016 Special Prized, Mino international ceramic Competition Award, Japan


Selected Collections

2021 Korea Ceramic Foundation, South Korea
2020 Changchun International Ceramic Gallery, China
2020 Seoul Museum of Craft Art, South Korea
2016 MK&G Museum, Germany

2016 Barbara Achilles - Stiftung Foundation Hamburg, Germany
2016 National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, South Korea
2015 Hetjens Museum, Germany

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