Biography

Kibaek Sung is a contemporary artist, designer living in Rochester, NY. He was born in South Korea in 1986. He completed a B.F.A. in 2009 from Seoul National University followed by an M.F.A. in the same program of the College of Fine Arts, Faculty of Crafts & Design in 2015. He has had exhibitions in art galleries, museums, and craft shows. He has been teaching at universities as an instructor of metalsmith and CAD programming. He has also contributed to the communities around him through his public art projects. Kibaek is currently making artworks and teaching as an instructor in Metal & Jewelry, Rochester Institute of Technology, in Rochester, NY, USA.


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Contact

E-mail address : pikarue@gmail.com

Phone Number : +1 585 503 6609


Education

2016- MFA in Rochester Institute of Technology, Imaging Arts & Science, Metal & Jewelry Design

2015 MFA in Seoul National University, College of Fine Arts, Faculty of Crafts & Design

2009 BFA in Seoul National University, College of Fine Arts, Faculty of Crafts & Design


Exhibitions

2018 The 42nd annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Contemporary Craft Show, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA

2018 MFA Thesis show, Gallery Bevier, Rochester, NY

2017 Forces at Work, Gallery R, Rochester, NY

2017 Project Runway, Dyer Arts Center, Rochester, NY

2016 Gift Exhibition, Gallery Royal, Seoul

2015 Craft Trend Fair, Coex, Seoul

2015 Brand New 6 - The Art of Seduction, Eugene Gallery, Seoul

2014 Craft Trend Fair, Coex, Seoul

2014 Craft Dream : Tools for Dinner and Tea, Yoolizzy Craft Museum

2013 Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Cheongju

2013 Craft Dream : Living Space and Metalwork, Yoolizzy Craft Museum

2013 Seoul Metalsmith Biennale, Insa Art Center

2012 “Something on the table”, Gallery aA, Seoul

2012 “You were there“, KEPCO Art Center, Seoul

2012 “Work in process”, Woo-suk Hall, Seoul

2009 “Gifts to greet the new day”, KCDF, Seoul

2008 “Initial Step“, Bo-na Gallery, Seoul


Employment

2016-2018 Instructor, TA, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2015 Instructor, Jangan University, Hwaseong