Jaenyoung JANG studied both in Korea and in the UK (Loughborough University). In his ceramic pieces he pursues simplicity in shape, incorporating subtle differences through many compositions. Starting from refined forms, he emphasizes finesse in contours and clean surfaces. He is interested in mastering the skill to create user friendly ceramic wares that are light and practical.
His work is in the collection of the Gyeonggi Ceramic Museum and others. He has participated in many important exhibitions. Since 2016, he has worked closely with Korea’s leading department store – Shinsegae. His work is popular among high-end consumers of Korea.
Wheel-throwing, slip casting
The pieces are thrown on the wheel and then shapes are altered to achieve the final result.