Hi everybody, I’m taking a break from pottery to focus on my design work. I will return to pottery at some point, but do feel free to leave me comments and questions! Jungeem
Welcome! I create pottery that I love. My hope is that my passion carries through my work and that you love it as much as I do.
Originally I designed this object to be a clock. But a clock would overwhelm the simplicity of the piece. I got this character idea from the illustrator, Shaun Tan, and the book “The Red Tree“. His illustrations are amazing and moving to me. This character is similar to one in his book. I had this […]
I am trying to bring sea life into functional pottery. I am making a variety of bowls and pots that embrace the likeness of urchins, coral, and octopi. I am intrigued by wheel throwing and the simplicity of the pot form. How can I bring this simplicity to my sea life series? I am looking for harmony between […]
I will be participating in the Seward Park Art Studio show from June 2-4 (seehttp://www.sewardparkart.org/). I’ll be attending opening night, so please stop by and introduce yourself! This is my space:
These days I’m focused on the out-of-this-world undersea life, which I’ve never seen in person and never will. I’m afraid of the water, but I love the life within it and long to touch it. So I’ve created these works that I can touch in my own way. You can see them in my gallery. The […]
I’m currently working on a piece that I call “Brain Coral.” This work was made by coiling and is about 40 cm wide 30 cm tall. I tried to capture the detail of real brain coral in the texture. I used a pencil to create the texture — this required so much patience! This shows […]