Chung-Im Kim (CAD/Korea)

Chung-Im Kim received her MFA from Seoul Women's University in Korea.  She began her career working in the textile industry as a surface pattern designer while also running a studio in Seoul and teaching at a college before moving to Canada in 1990.  Since then Kim has been a resident in the Textile Studio at Harbourfront Centre, working in the design industry over fifteen years, and is currently an associate professor in the Fibre Department at the OCAD University in Toronto.  She has also maintained an active studio practice, executing numerous private commissions and participating group exhibitions in Canada and internationally. 

Her recent exhibitions include;

- ‘Something Old, Something New',
   Cheongju International Craft Biennale, 
   Korea, Sept - Oct  2013
   (the piece ‘baekya' was received a bronze award)
- ‘Craft Forms 2012', Wayne Art Centre, Wayne, PA, USA,
   Nov 2012 - Jan 2013   
- ‘Constructed Images', Solo exhibition, David Kaye Gallery,
   Toronto, Canada, Sept 2012
- ‘Bojagi and Beyond', Korea Bojagi Forum, Heyri, Korea,
   Aug 22 - 26, 2012
- ‘Bojagi', Museum of Natural Dye Arts, Korea,
   Aug 27 - Sept 23, 2012
- ‘Tradition in transition', L'Eglise de la Madeleine,
   Alsace, France Sept 13 - 16, 2012
- ‘Tradition in transition', Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre,
   Canada, Nov 23, 2012 - Jan 6, 2013
- ‘Continere', 3rd International Contemporary Textile Art Competition,
   7th International Triennial 
   Contemporary Textile Arts, Tournai, Belgium, June 10 - Sept 25 2011
   (the piece ‘in the midst' was awarded 3rd place)
- ‘Wrapping Traditions: Korean Textiles Now',
   Museum of Craft and Folk Art,
   San Francisco, CA,USA, June 17 - Oct 23, 2011
- ‘Hands of Korea', European Patchwork Meeting, Marie-aux Mine,
   Alsace, France, Sept 2010
- ‘The Art of Craft: Unity & Diversity, Selected Works',
   Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada Jan - May 2010

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