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Winners of KICB International Competition

The Korean International Ceramic Biennale is committed for winners’ experimentation and artworks to be recognized internationally so that the artists will be promoted and managed that they can continue actively working. The Grand Prize winner since 2015 has been awarded not only a cash prize but also had opportunity to present his artworks through his own solo exhibition while the next biennale will be held. The International Competition of the 10th Korean International Ceramic Biennale (KICB) 2019 was changed from the previous nine editions, where individual works were designated as prize-winning works. Around 2,000 artists from around the world participated and seven finalists is selected as follows.

Grand Prize: Tip Toland
Excellence Prize:
(Ceramics as Expression) Wookjae Maeng, Aneta Regel
(Ceramics for Use) Tsuyoshi Hotate, Jeongwon Lee
Special Award:
(Ceramics as Expression) Inchin Lee
(Ceramics for Use) Christina Liu
Viewer's Choice Prize: Ibrahim Said, Egypt

Judge:
Frédéric Bodet(Former Curator of Sèvres National Museum of Ceramic)
Janet DeBoos(Emeritus Fellow of Australian National University)
Judith Schwartz(Professor Emerita of New York University)
Kazuko Todate(Professor of Tama Art University/Critics)
Misun Rheem(Executive Director of Craft Division, Korea Craft and Design Foundation)
Rosy Greenlees(Executive Director of British Craft Council)
Guangzhen Zhou(Representative for China, International Academy of Ceramics)

Winners of KICB International Competition 2019
  • Excellence Prize

    Wookjae Maeng, Korea

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  • Excellence Prize

    Aneta Regel, Poland

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  • Excellence Prize

    Tsuyoshi Hotate, Japan

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  • Excellence Prize

    Jeongwon Lee, Korea

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  • Special Award

    Inchin Lee, Korea

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  • Special Award

    Christina Liu, USA/Taiwan

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  • Viewer's Choice Prize

    Ibrahim Said, Egypt

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