Following the Indo-Korean ceramic residency and exhibition in Chennai in January 2012, InKo Centre and Lalit Kala Akademi are delighted to announce the first of a series of specialist workshops. Acclaimed Korean ceramicist Mr Sung Jae Choi will lead a two-week glaze workshop in Chennai from 1-15 February 2013. Mr Sung Jae Choi who has several exhibitions to his credit, is a glaze specialist whose works form a part of many prestigious collections around the world. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Traditional Art & Craft at The Korea National University of Cultural Heritage in Seoul, Korea.

Sung Jae Choi Professor of The Korea National University of Cultural Heritage
Department of Traditional Art & Craft
Member of International Academy of Ceramics
Member of Seoul Art Association
1990 M. F. A Hongik University Department of Ceramic Art (Seoul, Korea)
1985 B. F. A Hongik University Department of Ceramic Art (Seoul, Korea)

Workshop & Residencies

2010 Colbi-Soier College of Art and Design, Work Shop (MA, U.S).

2009 A Jodge of Korea Traditional Crafts Competition.
(Korean Association for Preservation of Important Intangible Cultural Properties, Korea).
International Ceramic, Work shop (Icheon World Ceramic Center, Korea)

2008 Artictural Ceramics-Old, Work Shop (Kimhae Clayarch Museum, Korea) 2007 From the Fire-Ceramic, Workshop (Anchorage Museum, Alaska, U.S.A)
A Judge of cheongju international Craft Biennale Korea.Japan Ceramic Cultural Exchange, Work Shop (The Forest of Creation, Japan).

2006 Visiting Professor at Alfred University (Alfred, U.S.A)
Korean Ceramic Slip Painting, Work Shop (Havard Ceramic Studio, U.S.A.)

2002 International Ceramic, Work Shop-Seeking for The Eastern Ceramics Spirit
(Icheon International Ceramic Center. Korea) East.West Ceramics Collaboration
(Hawaii University, Manoa, U.S.A).

2000 Korea.Japan International Ceramic Work Shop (Fukuoka. Japan)

1999 Member of International Academy of Ceramics (IAC)
Fukuoka 400 Years And Korea International Ceramic Workshop
(Seoul, Hongik University Korea)

1996 Ceramics For Ever 96 International Ceramic Workshop (Alden Biesen, Belgium)

1995 Jin-Ro International Ceramic Work Shop (Seoul, Ewha University, Korea)
September-December 1994 Resident Artist at The Clay Studio (Philadelphia, U.S.A)
July-August 1994 Resident Artist at Art Farm (Nebraska, U.S.A)
December 1993-May 1994 Visiting Artist at California State University Long Beach (U.S.A)
May-December1993 Resident Artist at The Banff Center for the Art (Alberta, Canada)
December1987-May1993 Working at the Traditional Ceramic Research Center Boogok (Korea)


2001 Award The Grand Prize. The 37th Kyonggi Great Arts Exhibition (Kyunggido, Korea)
1996 Award The Grand Prize. The 2nd International Ceramic Art Competition (Kukje Newspaper, Busan, Korea)
1987 Award The Excellence Prize. The 1st Ceramic Sculpture Competition (Tho Gallery, Seoul, Korea)
Award The Special Selection Prize. The 7th Seoul Contemporary Ceramic Art Competition (Seoul Newspaper, Korea)

Public Collections

Victoria and Albert Museum (London, England)
Sevres National Museum of Ceramics (Paris. France)
The Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, U.S.A)
Philadelphia Museum of Art (Philadelphia, U.S.A)
Museum of Fine Art (Boston, U.S.A)
Peabody Essex Museum (Boston, U.S.A)
New Mexico Museum of Art(Santa Fe, U.S.A)
Harvard University Museum (Boston U.S.A)
Shein & Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art (Alfred, NY, U.S.A)
Tikotin Museum (Haifa, Israel)
Korea National Museum of Contemporary Art Seoul. Korea)
Icheon World Ceramic Center (Icheon. Korea)
Kimhae Clayarch Museum (Kimhae, Korea)
Ajoo Museum (Daejeon. Korea)

The Glaze workshop in Chennai will be held in association with Lalit Kala Akademi, for ceramic students and for practising artists. To register and for further information please call 044-28290804 or 044-28291692