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Academics . Jewelry + Metals . Faculty . Sungsoo Kim

Jewelry + Metals

Sungsoo Kim

Sungsoo Kim

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Jewelry + Metals
Phone 216.421.7948

Courses  Advanced Glass Concepts: Casting | Glass Forming Survey: An Introduction | Glass: Major Day | Glass: Major Day | Intro to Warm Glass + Fusion Processes

Glass artist Kim was born in South Korea. He received his Masters of Fine Art from Kent State University in 2008. He has focused on the kilncasting techniques. He works with Stryrofoam to reveal the hidden value inherent within a particular object.

Many of his glass works have been featured in several influential art exhibitions: “SOFA (the International Expositions of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art) Chicago 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009”, “SOFA Santafe 2011” , Art Palm Beach 2014, 2013, FL, and “BIGG: Breakthrough Ideas in Global Glass” (2009) at Hawk Galleries in OHIO where he was placed as the Best in Show. He has also selected as a finalist in several art competitions: the “NICHE Awards” (2013,2012, 2009, 2007), “2009 MFA Exhibition Competition” at Urban Glass in New York, and “e-merge” (2010, 2008) at Bullseye Glass in Portland. The Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass named him a “Rising Star”

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Glass artist Kim was born in South Korea. He received his Masters of Fine Art from Kent State University in 2008. He has focused on the kilncasting techniques. He works with Stryrofoam to reveal the hidden value inherent within a particular object.

Many of his glass works have been featured in several influential art exhibitions: “SOFA (the International Expositions of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art) Chicago 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009”, “SOFA Santafe 2011” , Art Palm Beach 2014, 2013, FL, and “BIGG: Breakthrough Ideas in Global Glass” (2009) at Hawk Galleries in OHIO where he was placed as the Best in Show. He has also selected as a finalist in several art competitions: the “NICHE Awards” (2013,2012, 2009, 2007), “2009 MFA Exhibition Competition” at Urban Glass in New York, and “e-merge” (2010, 2008) at Bullseye Glass in Portland. The Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass named him a “Rising Star” at the 2011 GlassWeekend Biennial. Also his art works have been featured in some art journal articles including “Recent Important Acquisitions” New Glass Review34 (2013), “Rader: Packaging Itself,” American Craft (2010), and “The Best Work from the Top Glass Programs,” The Urban Glass Art Quarterly (2007). his artwork has been shown at international Museums included in Cleveland Museum of Art, Muskegon Museum of Art, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Akron Art Museum, Ohio Craft Museum, Zanesville museum of art, Kwacheon National Museum of Contemporary Art, South Korea, and is included in the permanent collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Degree MFA, Kookmin University, South Korea, Glass Design; MFA, Kent State University, Craft- Glass

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