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Associate Professor of Art, Ceramics

Sukjin Choi
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Sukjin Choi


MFA Ceramics, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan MFA, BFA Ceramics, Ewha Womans University, Korea Rhode Island School of Design
Virginia Commonwealth University

Areas of Expertise

Sukjin Choi teaches all areas of Ceramics. Her work primarily includes; mixed media installation, slip casting, wheel throwing, extruding, handbuilding, Korean traditional Onggis, Korean traditional surface techniques, and drawing.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2008 “After Image,” Franklin St Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA
2007 “Sukjin Choi, Ceramics Exhibition,” Franklin St Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

“Rumination,” Lawrence St Gallery, Ferndale, MI
2006 “Inlaid Onggis,” Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI 2005 “Evolution,” Meredith Art Gallery, Virginia State University, VA
2004 “Memory,” Gallery Korea, Embassy of Korea, Washington DC
2003 “Trace II,” Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, Farmville, VA

“Trace,” Studio Gallery, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2007 2009




2004- 2007

“Tradition Transformed; Contemporary Korean Ceramics,”
International Arts and Artists, IA&A (,
Three Years Traveling Exhibition, Europe,
(Held at Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, UK, Crafts Council of Ireland, Kilkenny, The Arts Council of Ireland, Belfast and other locations)

“Contemporary Ceramics & Japanese Patchwork,” Cavin-Morris Gallery, New York, NY

“Cheongjoo International Craft Biennale 2007,” Cheongjoo Arts Center, Cheongjoo, Korea

“Emerging Artist Award,” DaimlerChrysler Financial Services AG, Berlin, Germany “Dreams in Clay,” George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ “Daimler Chrysler Services Collection,” Farmington Hills, MI
“World Women on the Horizon,” Clay Works, Baltimore, MD

“Information Systems II,” Michigan Institute for the Arts, Pontiac, MI
“Material Matters: A Poetics of Possibilities,” Zone Chelsea Center for the Arts,

New York, NY
“From the Fire-A Survey of Contemporary Korean Ceramics,”

International Arts and Artists, IA&A (,
Traveling Exhibition, Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art Museum, Dallas, TX, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, NM, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, LA, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI, Art Museum, San Francisco, CA, The Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS, The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL, Jorden Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL

Visiting Artist Workshops & Lectures

Hood College, Frederick, MD, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, University of Hawaii, Hawaii, HI, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI, Korean American Cultural Center of Michigan, Southfield, MI, Flint Institute of Art, Flint, MI, Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA, The Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, TX, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Longwood University, Farmville, VA, Lee Art Center, Arlington, Washington DC, Cub Creek Foundation, Appomattox, VA, Aomori International Wood Fire Festival, Aomori, Japan

Selected Honors and Awards

Special Awards, 2000 Pre World Ceramic Biennale Exposition, Korea Grand Prize, New Art Competition, Korea
First Prize, Seoul Contemporary Ceramic Competition, Korea
Gold Prize, Korean Industrial Design Artist Association Competition, Korea Daimler Chrysler Emerging Artist Award

Selected Publications
Monthly Ceramic Art, Seoul, Korea, 2008, “The Bricks of Adam Welch,” February, “American Ceramics; Past, Present and future (Translation),” January, 2007 “Contemporary Casting,” Monthly Ceramic Art, October, “Silent Repeated Body Language,” October, “Joyce Michaud; the Gift of Fire,” Monthly Ceramic Art, August, “Scripps College Ceramic Annual, 2007,” July, “Lawrence Bush,” June, “Tony Hepburn’s Sketchbook,” January, 2006, “Tony Hepburn II,” November, “Tony Hepburn; Gate,” October, “Kathy Butterly,” May, “Fiona Ross,” April, “Rebecca Hutchinson,” March, “Jae Won Lee,” February,
“Jason Green,” January, 2005 “Frank Bosco,” December, “Sadashi Inuzuka,” September,
“John William,”, August, “Kevin Crow,” July, “Denise Pelletier,” June, “Jack Troy,” May,
“Neil Forrest,” April, “Human Figures; Lydia Thomson,” March, 2004, “Randy Edmonson,” October, “Sergei Isupov,” May, “Review of NCECA 2004,” April, “Ceramics in USA 2004,” (Translation), January