Jung MyungTaek
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JUNG MYUNG TAEK BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1971, Korea

Lives and works in Seoul

 

Education

2015

Phd. Program, Department of Design and Crafts, Hongik University Graduate School, Seoul, Korea

 

2007

MFA, Woodworkign& Furniture Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

 

2001

MFA, Woodworking & Furniture Design, Hong-ik University, Seoul, Korea

 

1998

BFA, Woodworking& Furniture Design, Hong-ik University, Seoul, Korea

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014

Jung MyungTaek Art Furniture/ The Page Gallery, Seoul 2012

Jung MyungTaek Art Furniture/ Bongsan Cultural Center, Daegu

 

2008

Jung MyungTaek Art Furniture/ Gana Art Forum Space, Seoul

 

2006

Jung MyungTaek Art Furniture/ NTID Dyer Arts Center, Rochester NY

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013

Korean Craft Council Exhibition/ Art Center of Korea Electric Power Coporation, Seoul

 

2013

Design Exhibition of Korea Furniture Society/ Coex, Seoul Honglim Association Exhibition/ Kwangju Design Center, Kwangju

 

2012

Mirror/ Gana Art Busan Korean Craft Council Exhibition/ Art Center of Korea Electric Power Coporation, Seoul Korean Craft

Council Exhibition-Wood/ Park Eun-min Gallery, Seoul Honglim

Association Exhibition/ Gallery of KBS Daejeon Broadcast Station, Daejeon Invited Exhibition of Korea Crafts

Competition-‘Dignity of Craftsman’/ Coex, Seoul 2011 FMF(Fashion Meets Furniture)/Boutique Monaco Museum, Seoul Korea

38th Korean Craft Council Exhibition/ Cheongju Cheongju International Craft Biennale (invitational exhibition)

Tent London/ Truman Brewery, London UK

Honglim Association Exhibition/ Hongik Museum of Art, Seoul

Japan Society of Basic Design and Art Exhibition/ Tokyo

Table + Booktopia/ Book House Art Space The Society of Contemporary Crafts Artist Exhibition/ Dongduk Art Gallery

Design Korea/ Coex Daegu Art Fair/ Exco

 

 

2010

Design Miami Basel/ Basel, Switzerland

Change from Material into Art/ Busan Museum of Art, Busan

Free Style: A Dialogue between Art and Design/ Hongik Museum of Art, Seoul

The Chair/ Gallery Lio, Paju The Society of Contemporary Crafts Artist Exhibition/ Gallery I-ang, Seoul

Seoul Design Fair 2010/ Jamsil Sports Complex, Seoul Designersblock/ Bargehouse, London UK

Tent London/ Truman Brewery, London UK

KSDBA(Korean Society of Design & Art) International Exhibition/

Gachon University of Medicine and Science, Inchon

Honglim Association Exhibition/ Gongju Cultural & Arts Center, Gongju

Korean Craft Council Exhibition/ Art Center of Korea Electric Power Coporation, Seoul

 

 

2009

KSDBA(Korean Society of Design & Art) International Exhibition/ Kangwon University The Society of Contemporary Crafts Artist Exhibition/ Korean Craft Promotion

Foundation, Seoul Honglim Association Exhibition/ Gallery Lamer, Seoul

Hongik Alumni & Professors Exhibition/ Hongik Museum of Art, Seoul

Tent London/ Truman Brewery, London UK

Outdoor Furniture In The Circle/ Gallery Lio, Paju

Design Korea 2009/ SongdoConvensia, Incheon

2009 Craft Trend Fair/ COEX

 

2008

KSDBA(Korean Society of Design & Art) International Exhibition/ Bld.

Multy Media at Seoul University

Accidental constellation/ Gallery Korea of Korean Cultural Service NY, Manhattan NY

Tools of Imagination/ School for American Crafts in Korea, Korean Craft Promotion Foundation, Seoul

Korean Craft of 100 invited Young-Adult Artists/ Somri Cultural Art Center, Ik-san Honglim

Association Exhibition/ Galleryyian, Daejeon

 

2007

Student & Teacher/ Silo Gallery, New Milford CT A Mode of Life/ Cheongju International Craft Biennale (invitational exhibition), Cheongju Art Center

 

2006

Craft Art Western New York/ Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo NY Be Open/ WCO Open Center, Manhattan NY

MFA Thesis Exhibition/ Bevier Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY

 

2005

60th Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibition/ Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester NY

 

2002

Emerging Artist Exhibition/ Seoul Museum of Art Living Furniture Exhibition/ Water and Stone Gallery, An-yang, Korea

Honglim Association Exhibition/ Do-Art Gallery, Seoul

 

2001

28th Korean Craft Council Exhibition/ Seoul Art Center MFA Thesis Exhibition/ Hongik Museum of Art, Hongik University

Honglim Association Exhibition/ Craft Space Mokgeumto Gallery, Seoul

 

2000

19th Korean Art Exhibition/ National Museum of Contemporary Art, Kwacheon Honglim

Association Exhibition/ Keukdong Gallery, Seoul

 

1999

Pangdang 4th Formation Council Exhibition/ Hanwon Gallery, Seoul

Seoul Living Design Fair/ COEX Korea

International Furniture & Interior Fair/ KINTEX Honglim

Association Exhibition/ Hanwon Gallery, Seoul

 

1998

Pangdang 4th Formation Council Exhibition/ Cheongju Art Center Korea International Furniture Fair/ COEX Honglim

Association Exhibition/ Hanwon Gallery, Seoul

 

1997

Studio for Six/ Seoul Living Design Fair/ COEX

 

 

AWARDS

2009

Selected, Korea's Next Generation Design Leader, Korea Institute of Design Promotion, Seoul

 

2007

Accepted, Icon's Request for Designs for Wendell Castle Collection, LeRoy NY

 

2006

Selected, Craft Art Western New York, The Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo NY

 

2006

Selected, Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibition, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester NY

 

2006

Graduate Scholarship Award, School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology

 

2000

Special Award, 19th Korean Art Competition (Crafts), Seoul

 

1999

Encouragement Award, 1st Steel Furniture Design Contest, POSCO, Seoul

 

Publication

2013

『A Study on the non-boundary phenomena between art and design in Art Furniture』, Korea Furniture Society

 

2013

『A Study on the Development of American Contemporary Art Furniture』, Korea Furniture Society

 

2012

『A Study on Bench Design Applied the Concept of Space』, Korea Furniture Society

 

2006

『Seating for Communicating』 M.F.A Thesis, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY USA

 

2001

『A Study on Contemporary Art Furniture』 M.F.A Thesis, Hongik University, Korea