CV

 

 

 

PROFILE

Co-founder of Studio Manifold in London

Founder of the studio, The Biscuit Studio in S. Korea

Based in UK/Korea

 

http://www.sunaekim.com/

http://www.studiomanifold.org/

 

EDUCATION

2014 MPhil in Ceramics and Glass Art, Royal College of Art, London, UK

(Supported by Alumni Scholarship for Oversea Students in RCA)

2010 Master of Arts in Ceramics and Glass Art, Royal College of Art, London, UK (Sponsored by the Gwan-jeong Education Foundation, S. Korea)

2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ceramics and Glass Art, Hong-ik University, Seoul, S. Korea

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015-6 Part-time Lecturer, Kangnam University, S. Korea

2014 Technical/ Material Assistant, Ceramics and Glass, Royal College of Art, London

2012 Teaching/Technical Assistant, Ceramics and Glass, Central Saint Martin, London

2012- 2014 Teaching Adult/ Junior Core Technique Course Instructor, Camden Art Centre, London

2011 CLAS (Creative Learning through Artist Studio), Studio Manifold and Hackney Free& Parochial School, London

2010~2011 University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, Ceramic artist in Residency (Demonstrations, Teaching, Workshops, Tutorials And Student Technical Support)

2009 Teaching placement, Brighton University, Brighton, UK

(Discussion Group In Glaze And Hand Building Class, 1 To 1 Tutorials)

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

  • Second Memorise, Lina Gallery, Seoul, S. Korea

2016

  • The Space of Time, ‘New’ group show, Spero Gallery, Incheon, Korea
  • Perceive, Feel and Sense, Site-specific Solo Show, Mods Gallery, Seoul, S. Korea
  • Cross-over, Milal Fineart Museum, Seoul, S. Korea

2015

  • Korea Young Revolution, Gallery Huue, Singapore

2014

  • And Other Stories in London (Solo Show), L Store, Seoul, S. Korea
  • The Elements of Craft, Mint shop, London, UK
  • Young Masters Award, Sphinx Gallery and the Loldys Club, London, UK
  • Quotidian: encounter of everyday (solo show), Mokspace, London, UK
  • Ceramic Exhibition: New Beginnings, Nantgarw China Works Museum, Wales
  • Pots and Possibilities, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archeology, UCL, London, UK

2013

  • White Winter, N-gallery, S. Korea
  • Ceramics Illustrated, Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales, UK
  • Hot Rookies, Kyeonggi International Ceramic Biennial, Hot Rookies, Incheon, S. Korea
  • Under the Influence/ Unfold, 60/40 Starting Point Series, Siobhan Davies Dance, London, UK
  • The Affordable Art Fair Hampstead, London, UK
  • Young Masters Tour 2013, The Sphinx Gallery, London, UK
  • Ale Bench (Disruptive Drinking Vessels and Performance), ‘Disruption’ Research Exhibition, Gulbenkian Galleries, Royal College of Art, London, UK

2012

  • London Calling, Orange County Centre for Contemporary Art, LA, United States
  • This is How to Live, 2 Willow Rd, Hampstead, London, UK
  • This is How to Live, Red House (William Morris’s House, National Trust’s Property), Bexleyheath, UK

2011

  • Design Bazzar, Central Gallery, Notting Hill, London
  • Christmas Special Pop-up Shop, Debut Contemporary in Notting Hill / Florence Collection in St. Paul’s, London, UK
  • Rednile Projects, Factory Night and British Ceramic Biennial Residency Exhibition, The Original Spode Factory, Stoke-on-Trent, UK (2011~12)
  • Top Floor at Hoxton Square, London, UK
  • 2011/12 Fall/Winter Paris Fashion Week, Alexander McQueen (Look 29,30 and Shoes 39,40), Paris, France
  • Debut Contemporary, the Debut Contemporary Gallery, London
  • British Ceramic Biennial, Fresh exhibitors, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
  • Stick Up, BCB collaboration with Airspace gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
  • The Affordable Art Fair Hampstead, London, UK

2010

  • Korean, Chinese and Japanese Artists Group Exhibition, Hagi Uragami Museum, Japan
  • Slick 10, (With Cynthia Corbett Gallery), Palais de Tokyo and Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris Esplanade, Paris, France
  • Young Masters, Sphinx Gallery, Hosted by Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Sphinx Gallery, and The Old Truman Brewery, London, UK
  • Mint Shop ‘Home Work’ Project, London Design Week, London, UK
  • ‘Life is Sweet’, The Harley Museum and gallery, Nottinghamshire, UK
  • Real Hampstead, Art Show, St Stephen’s, UK
  • New Designers, Business Design Centre, London, UK
  • Show One, Degree Show (Sponsorship with Wedgwood- WWRD Ltd Holdings, and Kwan-jeong Educational Foundation), Henry Moore Gallery, Royal College of Art, UK
  • Oberon Books Award Exhibition, Royal College of Art, London, UK
  • Ceramic Art London- RCA student exhibition, Royal College of Art, London, UK
  • John Norris Wood Prize Drawings Exhibition, Hockney Gallery, Stevens Building, Royal College of Art, London, UK
  • Real Art Show; Go Figurative, Heatherley’s, Chelsea, London, UK
  • Objects of Love, Lewisham Art House, London, UK

 

2009

  • Einfall: Beyond Spontaneity, Freud Museum, London, UK
  • Traveling Museum Exhibition, hosted by Korea National Contemporary Art Museum, S. Korea
  • Art Practice Exhibition, Seo Gallery, Seoul, S. Korea
  • Conjunction: Artist as Media, Gallery Jungmiso, Seoul, S. Korea
  • Off the Wall (Applied Art Mini Work Exhibition), The Gallery Room, London
  • John Norris Wood Prize Drawings Exhibition, Seminar Room 1, Royal College of Art, London, UK

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

  • 2014 Shortlisted for the Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize 2014, London, UK
  • 2011 Factory Night (Rednile) and British Ceramic Biennial Residency winner, UK
  • 2011 Shortlisted for Cass Art Prize, Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, London, UK
  • 2010 Highly recommended prize of John Norris Wood Natural Form Drawing Competition, Hockeny
  • Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK
  • 2009 Winner of ‘Drawing Boxes’, Waddesdon Manor Design Art Product Competition, Waddesdon Manor, United
  • Kingdom
  • 2008 Gwanak Hyundae Art Competition, Anyang, S. Korea
  • 2008 Emerging Artist, Lotte Art Gallery, Anyang Lotte Department store, S. Korea
  • 2008 Hae Tae Crown Snack Sculpture Art Competition, Seoul, S. Korea
  • 2008 Scholarship for MA in Royal College of Art by Gwan Jung Education Foundation, S. Korea
  • 2007 Fine work at the Grand Prize of Hagi 2007, Hagi Museum, Japan
  • 2007 Artist, Nichido Contemporary Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
  • 2007 Young Artist, Art and People Magazine

 

ARTIST RESIDENCY

  • 2017 Artist-in-Residency, Myers School of Art, Akron, OH, USA
  • 2014 Residency and projects, Petrie Museum, London, UK
  • 2013 Residency, Guldagergard Ceramic Centre, Denmark
  • 2011~12 Factory Night (Rednile) and British Ceramic Biennial Residency winner, UK
  • 2010-11 Artist in Residency, University for the Creative Arts at Farnham, Surrey, UK
  • 2007 Seok-Su Market International Residency Program, Stone & Water, Anyang, S. Korea, Sponsored by AFI (Artist Forum International), Kyeounggi Cultural Foundation
  • 2007 Neo-Emerging Artist Residency, Dangsan Studio, Seoul, S. Korea

 

 

WRITINGS & RESEARCH  

THESIS PUBLICATION

‘The Past and the Present- Reflections of Everyday Life in English Ceramic Figurines’

(Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN 978-3-659-70593-9)

 

CERAMIC PRINT A TO Z

The History of Transfer 1, (September, 2016, Cerazine, S. Korea)

The History of Transfer 2 (October, 2016, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Basic Ceramic Print (November, 2016, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Etching (December, 2016, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Silk Screen (January, 2017, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Digital and Lithography (February, 2017, Cerazine, S. Korea)

3D Printing (March, 2017, Cerazine, S. Korea)

 

 

CERAMIC YOUNG DESIGNERS IN THE UK Series

Ian McIntrye (September, 2015, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Richard Brenson (October, 2015, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Ewelina Owniska (November, 2015, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Lowri Davies (January, 2016, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Lydia Hardwick (February, 2016, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Glithero (March, 2016, Cerazine, S. Korea)

VezzChen (April, 2016, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Sunga Choi (May, 2016, Cerazine, S. Korea)

 

BRITISH CERAMIC INDUSTRIES Series

Burleigh’s Blue (October, 2015, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Wedgwood (November, 2014, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Spode’s Christmas (December, 2014, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Emma Bridgewater (January, 2015, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Nantgarw China Works (February, 2015, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Royal Crown Derby & Georgian Period (March, 2015, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Denby & Stoneware (April, 2015, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Potteries Museum & Gladstone Museum (May, 2015, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Royal Doulton & Figurines (June, 2015, Cerazine, S. Korea)

British Historical Tiles & Johnson Tiles (August, 2015, Cerazine, S. Korea)

 

BRITISH CERAMIC FIGURINES

Life and Culture through English Figurines (1) (April, 2014, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Life and Culture through English Figurines (2) (May, 2014, Cerazine, S. Korea)

 

LIVING AS A CERAMIC ARTIST IN THE UK

Living as a Ceramic Artist in the UK (1) (January, 2014, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Living as a Ceramic Artist in the UK (2) (February, 2014, Cerazine, S. Korea)

Living as a Ceramic Artist in the UK (3) (March, 2014, Cerazine, S. Korea)

 

 

 

DESIGN WORKS

  • 2017 Potfields London, Seoul, S. Korea
  • 2010 Tea Towel Design Commission Wok, Freud Museum London Art Shop, London, UK
  • 2010 Jasper Modern Project Work, Wedgwood, UK
  • 2009 Ceramic Trinket box, Waddesdon Manor Art Shop, Buckinghamshire, UK
  • 2009 ~ Present: Dream on Collections, Freud Museum London Art Shop, London,

 

COLLECTIONS  

  • National Museum Cardiff, Wales, UK
  • Private Collections: United Kingdom, Ireland, Japan, South Korea

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • 500 Prints on Clay, Lark Crafts
  • Ceramics: Tools and Techniques for the Contemporary Maker
  • Crafts Magazine, UK
  • Ceramic Review, USA
  • Cerazine, S. Korea
  • Lemontree, S. Korea
  • Maison, S. Korea
  • Casa Living, Korea
  • Luxury Magazine, S. Korea

 

WORKSHOPS & LECTURES

Victoria & Albert Museum, Brighton University, Camden Art Centre, University for the Creative Arts, Hong-ik University, Kangnam University, Konkuk University, Akron University

 

OTHER ARTISTIC EXPERIENCES

2016 Featuring in Visa Card Advertisement (Visa Card Asia Pacific)

‘Creative Seoul’

 ‘Seoul Sisters’

2017 Featuring in Visa Card Advertisement (Visa Card Asia Pacific)

‘Sun Ae Kim learns Singlish’ ‘ Solo Traveler Series 1~3’

 

LANGUAGE SKILL

  • English: Fluent (Speaking, Reading, Writing)
  • Korean: Native Language
  • Chinese: Basic