Fri, Apr 22|
Yoonjee Kwak Artist Talk
Yoonjee Kwak makes sculptural vessels to represent human beings as iconic symbols from the Korean culture.
Time & Location
Apr 22, 2022, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
Clayroom SoMa, 1431 17th Street San Francisco, CA 94107
About The Event
Join us on Friday April 22nd from 7- 9 pm for an artist talk with Yoonjee Kwak. Originally from South Korea, Yoonjee currently is a resident artist at Pottery Northwest in Seattle WA after finishing her long-term residency at the Archie Bray Foundation for Ceramic Arts in Helena MT (2017-2019). Her works have been shown in a variety of national and international exhibitions including Korea, Turkey, Italy etc. as well as many states in the USA. She earned her MFA in ceramics at the School for American Crafts at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in 2014 and her BFA in ceramics and glass at Hong-Ik University in Seoul, South Korea in 2012. She was a resident artist and taught ceramics classes at RIT from 2014– 2017. In 2020, she was one of the recipients of the James Renwick Alliance Chrysalis Award for emerging artist in Ceramics as well as the Emerging Artist Award in Ceramics Monthly Magazine in 2016.