Jung MyungTaek
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Born October 1, 1971 in Seoul, Korea

Degrees Present Phd. Program, Department of Design and Crafts, Hongik University Graduate School, Seoul, Korea

2007
MFA, Woodworkign& Furniture Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

2001
MFA, Woodworking & Furniture Design, Hong-ik University, Seoul, Korea

1998
BFA, Woodworking& Furniture Design, Hong-ik University, Seoul, Korea

Academic Experience Present Assistant Professor/ College of Design & Art, Yeungnam University


2008-2010
Lecturer/ Hongik University, Hannam University, Kyungmin College

2006-2007
Artist-in-Residence/ School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology

2004-2006
Teaching Assistant/ School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology

2004-2006
Studio Assistant/ 3D shop for Foundation, Rochester Institute of Technology

2001-2002
Lecturer/ Hannam University, Catholic University, Kyungmin College, Induk Institute of Technology

Related Experience

2009-present
Design Doctor for Design Seoul Clinic/ Seoul Metropolitan Government

2009
Korea's Next Generation Design Leader/ Korea Institute of Design Promotion

2007
Product Launch/ Bench & Tables, Wendell Castle Collection, LeRoy, NY

2005-2007
Designer & Maker/ Wendell Castle Collection, LeRoy NY

Published Work

2013
『A Study on the non-boundary phenomena between art and design in Art Furniture』,

Korea Furniture Society

2013
『A Study on the Development of American Contemporary Art Furniture』, Korea Furniture Society

2012
『A Study on Bench Design Applied the Concept of Space』, Korea Furniture Society

2006
『Seating for Communicating』 M.F.A Thesis, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY USA

2001
『A Study on Contemporary Art Furniture』 M.F.A Thesis, Hongik University, Korea

Awards/Hornors

2009
Selected, Korea's Next Generation Design Leader, Korea Institute of Design Promotion, Seoul

2007
Accepted, Icon's Request for Designs for Wendell Castle Collection, LeRoy NY

2006
Selected, Craft Art Western New York, The Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo NY

2006
Selected, Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibition, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester NY

2006
Graduate Scholarship Award, School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology

2000
Special Award, 19th Korean Art Competition (Crafts), Seoul

1999
Encouragement Award, 1st Steel Furniture Design Contest, POSCO, Seoul

Solo Exhibitions

2014
Jung MyungTaek Art Furniture/ The Page Gallery, Seoul 2012
Jung MyungTaek Art Furniture/ Bongsan Cultural Center, Daegu

2008
Jung MyungTaek Art Furniture/ Gana Art Forum Space, Seoul

2006
Jung MyungTaek Art Furniture/ NTID Dyer Arts Center, Rochester NY

Group Exhibitions

2013
Korean Craft Council Exhibition/ Art Center of Korea Electric Power Coporation, Seoul

2013
Design Exhibition of Korea Furniture Society/ Coex, Seoul Honglim Association Exhibition/ Kwangju Design Center, Kwangju

2012
Mirror/ Gana Art Busan Korean Craft Council Exhibition/ Art Center of Korea Electric Power Coporation, Seoul Korean Craft
Council Exhibition-Wood/ Park Eun-min Gallery, Seoul Honglim
Association Exhibition/ Gallery of KBS Daejeon Broadcast Station, Daejeon Invited Exhibition of Korea Crafts
Competition-‘Dignity of Craftsman’/ Coex, Seoul 2011 FMF(Fashion Meets Furniture)/Boutique Monaco Museum, Seoul Korea
38th Korean Craft Council Exhibition/ Cheongju Cheongju International Craft Biennale (invitational exhibition)
Tent London/ Truman Brewery, London UK
Honglim Association Exhibition/ Hongik Museum of Art, Seoul
Japan Society of Basic Design and Art Exhibition/ Tokyo
Table + Booktopia/ Book House Art Space The Society of Contemporary Crafts Artist Exhibition/ Dongduk Art Gallery
Design Korea/ Coex Daegu Art Fair/ Exco


2010
Design Miami Basel/ Basel, Switzerland
Change from Material into Art/ Busan Museum of Art, Busan
Free Style: A Dialogue between Art and Design/ Hongik Museum of Art, Seoul
The Chair/ Gallery Lio, Paju The Society of Contemporary Crafts Artist Exhibition/ Gallery I-ang, Seoul
Seoul Design Fair 2010/ Jamsil Sports Complex, Seoul Designersblock/ Bargehouse, London UK
Tent London/ Truman Brewery, London UK
KSDBA(Korean Society of Design & Art) International Exhibition/
Gachon University of Medicine and Science, Inchon
Honglim Association Exhibition/ Gongju Cultural & Arts Center, Gongju
Korean Craft Council Exhibition/ Art Center of Korea Electric Power Coporation, Seoul


2009
KSDBA(Korean Society of Design & Art) International Exhibition/ Kangwon University The Society of Contemporary Crafts Artist Exhibition/ Korean Craft Promotion
Foundation, Seoul Honglim Association Exhibition/ Gallery Lamer, Seoul
Hongik Alumni & Professors Exhibition/ Hongik Museum of Art, Seoul
Tent London/ Truman Brewery, London UK
Outdoor Furniture In The Circle/ Gallery Lio, Paju
Design Korea 2009/ SongdoConvensia, Incheon
2009 Craft Trend Fair/ COEX

2008
KSDBA(Korean Society of Design & Art) International Exhibition/ Bld.
Multy Media at Seoul University
Accidental constellation/ Gallery Korea of Korean Cultural Service NY, Manhattan NY
Tools of Imagination/ School for American Crafts in Korea, Korean Craft Promotion Foundation, Seoul
Korean Craft of 100 invited Young-Adult Artists/ Somri Cultural Art Center, Ik-san Honglim
Association Exhibition/ Galleryyian, Daejeon

2007
Student & Teacher/ Silo Gallery, New Milford CT A Mode of Life/ Cheongju International Craft Biennale (invitational exhibition), Cheongju Art Center

2006
Craft Art Western New York/ Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo NY Be Open/ WCO Open Center, Manhattan NY
MFA Thesis Exhibition/ Bevier Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY

2005
60th Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibition/ Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester NY

2002
Emerging Artist Exhibition/ Seoul Museum of Art Living Furniture Exhibition/ Water and Stone Gallery, An-yang, Korea
Honglim Association Exhibition/ Do-Art Gallery, Seoul

2001
28th Korean Craft Council Exhibition/ Seoul Art Center MFA Thesis Exhibition/ Hongik Museum of Art, Hongik University
Honglim Association Exhibition/ Craft Space Mokgeumto Gallery, Seoul

2000
19th Korean Art Exhibition/ National Museum of Contemporary Art, Kwacheon Honglim
Association Exhibition/ Keukdong Gallery, Seoul

1999
Pangdang 4th Formation Council Exhibition/ Hanwon Gallery, Seoul
Seoul Living Design Fair/ COEX Korea
International Furniture & Interior Fair/ KINTEX Honglim
Association Exhibition/ Hanwon Gallery, Seoul

1998
Pangdang 4th Formation Council Exhibition/ Cheongju Art Center Korea International Furniture Fair/ COEX Honglim
Association Exhibition/ Hanwon Gallery, Seoul

1997
Studio for Six/ Seoul Living Design Fair/ COEX