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Ceramic Apprentice Program

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『Ceramic Apprentice Program』which ceramic master hands and local artisans directly instruct trainees, domestic and international, in the essence of Korea ceramic culture is opened in Icheon, UNESCO Creative City in the field of 'Crafts & Folk Art'. As a global residency program, it actively reflects the demands of those who want to learn Korean ceramic culture and manufacturing techniques, utilizing Icheon's own characteristics in which many ceramic master hands congregate. Trainees can learn the whole manufacturing techniques of Korean ceramics and knowhow according to the differentiated training schedule at the studio of trainee choice for long-term or short-term periods.

Characteristics of the Program

  • Directly handed down the whole manufacturing techniques by prominent artisans, a total of 14 including 3 Korea ceramic master hands, 7 Icheon, ceramic master hands, 4Local ceramists
  • Individual training at the participated artist's studio
  • Specialized training schedule by each studio
  • Selected training studio by trainee(* Refer to the training schedule by each studio)

Subject of the Program

  • Foreign ceramic artists or experts who are interested in Korean ceramic history and culture
  • Natives and foreigners who want to learn manufacturing techniques of traditional Korean ceramics
  • Ceramic lovers and students etc. both at home and abroad who intend to extensively learn the entire manufacturing process of ceramic

Process of the Program

  • Widely learn the history and manufacturing techniques of Korean ceramic during training period based on training schedule
  • Understand traditional Korean culture through study visit to ceramic related facilities and cultural experiences
  • Be granted diploma after completing training

Applying to the Program

  • Complete application after downloading at the Icheon City Hall homepage
  • Submit application via email
  • Notify the specified artist after accepting application
  • Begin training after orientation

Submitting an Application

Inquiry & Departmental Contact Information

  • Gim Mi-og〔gimiog@korea.kr , ☎: 08 31 644 2058 , FAX: 08 31 631 2198〕
  • Creative City Team, Planning & Audit Dept. Icheon City Hall (5th Floor)

List of Participatory Studio

List of Participatory Studio
Studio's Name Artist's Name Address Main Ceramic Products Contact Number E-mail Hompage
Nokweon Ceramics Yu Yong-chul 317, Wonjeok-ro 512beon-gil, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-844 KOREA Buncheong Ware 82 31 637 7723 이메일 블로그
Songweol Ceramics Kim Seong-tae 64, Gyeongchung-daero 2993beon-gil, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-080 KOREA Celadon 82 31 633 1971 이메일 홈페이지
Namyang Ceramics Lee Hyang-gu 23-24, Gyeongchung-daero 3159beon-gil, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-843 KOREA White Porcelain 82 31 632 7142 블로그
Yesong Ceramics Yu Ki-jeong 21, Maso-ro 95beon-gil, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-841 KOREA Celadon,
Buncheong Ware
82 31 638 7845 이메일 블로그
Janghwi Ceramics Choi In-gyu 69, Dunteo-ro, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-841 KOREA Celadon 82 31 638 7446 이메일 홈페이지
Baeksan Ceramics Kwon Young-bae 65, Seokdong-ro 79beon-gil, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-842 KOREA Buncheong Ware,
White Porcelain
82 31 634 6933 이메일 카페
Tungjeoggol Ceramics Kim Sang-ki 317-53, Wonjeok-ro 801beon-gil, Baeksa-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-831 KOREA Buncheong Ware 82 31 634 0370 이메일
Jigang Ceramics Kim Pan-ki 6, Saeum-ro, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-080 KOREA Celadon 82 31 631 5867 이메일
Yeocheon Ceramics Lee Yeon-hyu 369-39, Wonjeok-ro, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-842 KOREA Celadon 82 31 632 7116 이메일
Hasong Ceramics Won Seug-sang 543-2, Sugwang-3 ri, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-843 KOREA White Porcelain 82 31 633 5620 이메일
Bogwang Ceramics Jo Se-yeon 3229, Gyeongchung-daero, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-843 KOREA Celadon 82 31 631 1893 이메일
Hangsan Ceramics Im Hang-taek 57, Hwangmu-ro 517beon-gil, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-843 KOREA White Porcelain,
Buncheong Ware
82 31 632 7173 이메일 홈페이지
Han Ceramics Seo Gwang-su 161, Wonjeok-ro 133beon-gil, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-842 KOREA White Porcelain,
Celadon
82 31 632 7106 이메일 홈페이지
Sechang Ceramics Kim Se-yong 218, Wonjeok-ro 290beon-gil, Sindun-myeon, Icheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 467-842 KOREA Celadon 82 31 632 7711 이메일 홈페이지