Dong-Hyun KimBorn: 1978
Place of Birth: Bucheon, South Korea
Dong-Hyun Kim received a BFA in metalwork & Jewellery from Kookmin University in Seoul, South Korea, before completing his MFA in 2007. In 2002, he was an exchange student specialising in Metalwork & Jewellery at Sheffield Hallam University. Dong-Hyun Kim is currently studying for his PhD at Kookmin University, whilst also teaching at Wonkwang University. Dong-Hyun Kim specialises in the skilled hammering and fabrication techniques used to create vessels and metal objects. He had major solo exhibitions in 2012 and 2014 and his work has been shown in numerous exhibitions internationally.
His work was awarded a Lions Club Hanau Prize, the second place in Youth promotion, in 2010. In addition to this he also won the Bavarian State Prize 2013 in Germany, and the Metalwork & Jewellery Award 2015 from Yoolizzy Craft Museum in Korea.
Public Collections include:
China Academy of Art, Hanzhou, China; Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany