Biography

Minsoo Lee

Minsoo Lee

1980 Born in Seoul, Korea
2008 B.F.A., Departments of Crafts &Design, Seoul National University, Korea
2012 M.F.A., Faculty of Crafts &Design, Seoul National University, Korea
2014
~'17
Yanggu Porcelain Institute Reserch Manager
2018 Atelier “SOOBO” in Diessen am Ammersee, Germany

Awards

2020 Apolline-Preis, Grassimesse 2020, Grassimuseum, Leipzig, Germany
2019 Brandnew Prize, Internationale Keramiktage, Oldenburg, Germany
2015 Bronze prize, Cheongju international craft competition, Cheongju, Korea
2015 Winner Prize, ART AUREA AWARDS, ART AUREA, Berlin, Gemany
2013 Winner Prize, COLLECT 2013, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2011 Special Prize, The 12th Iksan Korea Arts and Craft Award, Iksan, Korea
2010 Talente Prize, Talente 2010, Munich, Germany
2010 Prize of the President of the Italian Republic, 56° PREMIO FAENZA, Faenza, taly
2009 Bronze Prize, ‘The 3rd Our Beautiful Ceramics Exhibition; Korea, World Ceramic Biennale, Yeoju living ware gallery, Korea
2008 Silver Prize, ‘New Generation’,World Ceramic Exposition Foundation, Yeoju, Korea
2007 3rd Prize, New Generation Exhibition, Yeoju, Korea

Solo Exhibitions

2020

+ , – , 綻堂蒔光 Gallery Life Seeding, Taiwan

2017

Limited Edition, LVS Craft, Korea

2016

Cylinders, Gallery LVS, Seoul, Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020

Das Gleiche im Anderen, Galerie Handwerk, München

OPEN YOUR EYES, Jahresausstellung der Mitglieder BKV, Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein, München, Germany

Grassimesse 2020, Grassimuseum, Leipzig, Germany 

Weihnachtsausstellung, Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein, München, Germany

Chistmass edition 2020, Handwerksform, Hannover, Germany

Der Händewerk, Schmagold Galerie, Kassel, Germany

2019

Diessener Töpfermarkt, Diessen am Ammersee, Germany

Internationale Keramiktage, Schulussplatz Oldenburg, Germany

Kellinghusen Töpfermarkt, Kellinghussen, Germany

Grassimesse in Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany

Blanc de Chine 2019 _ ICAA, Bejing, China

MKG Messe, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany

Ausstellung 2019, Galerie Epple, Türkheim, Germany

Weihnachtsausstellung, BKV Gallery München, Germany

2017

SOFA 2017, Chicago, USA

Tresor Contemporary Craft, 2017, Messe Basel, Basel

Made in Korea, The ceramic hause, Brigton, England

Made in Korea, Sladmore Contemporary, London, England

“White · Black” Tools and Fabrics from Korea, Babaguri, Kyoto, Japan

2016

The Summer of Porcelain, Yanggu Porcelain Museum, Yanggu, Korea

SOFA (Sculpture Objects Functional Art +Design) , Chicago, USA

“Kap-Sun Hwang und seine Schüler”, Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany

Artgeneve 2016, Geneva, Swiss

Space with cup and light, LKATE Gallery, Seoul, Korea

made人 korea, DDP Seoul, Gwangju Asia Culture Center, Busan Bexco, Korea

2015

“Korea Now”, Musée les arts décoratifs, Paris, France

Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne 2015 The experiences of beauty, France

COLLECT 2015 Saatchi Gallery, London, England

Eastern Exchanges: East Asian Craft and Design, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, England

Collections ‘Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan’ New Generation Contemporary Pottery Art Exhibition, China

Cheongju International Craft Biennale, The Old Cheongju Tobacco Processing Plant, Cheongju

Craft Trend Fair 2015, Coex, Seoul, Korea

2014

Messe Kunst und Handwerk 2014, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Germany

In Blue and White: Porcelains of the Joseon Dynasty, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA, Korea

COLLECT 2014 Saatchi Gallery, London, England

Beauty of Waiting, Korean Craft Museum, Gallery LVS, Seoul, Korea

Crafts Festival, Warm Technology , Culture station 284, Gallery LVS, Seoul, Korea

Buncheong-ware and Contemporary Painting – Ceramics, Tells the Future, Kyungwoon Museum, Seoul, South Korea

3rd White in White, Gallery LVS, Seoul, Korea

Craft Trend Fair 2014, Coex, Seoul, Korea

Maison & Objet, Paris Nord-Villepinte, Paris, France

2013

COLLECT 2013 Saatchi Gallery, London, England

REVELATIONS <Le salon des metiers D’ART et la creation> GRAND PALAIS, Paris, France

White in White, Durham University Oriental Museum, Durham, UK

Something old something new, Cheong-ju INT’L Craft Biennale International Pavilion, Korea

Eutektikum, Galerie Rosemari Jäger, Hochheim, Germany

Korea Power –Design and Identity , Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

ASIA HOTEL ART FAIR HONG KONG 2013, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

White in White, JF chen Gallery, Los Angels, USA

2012

Von Fürstenberg nach Asia. Junges Porzellan-Design aus Korea, Porzellanmanufaktur Fürstenberg GmbH, Museum im Schloss, Fürstenberg, Germany

‘Reality Equals Dream, Korean Contemporary Art & Craft Exhibi- tion’, ION Art Gallery, Singapore

START Craft-K in Seoul, Politeness and Humorous, ARA ART, Seoul, Korea

2011

Keil-Kellinghusen-Korea, Kap Sun Hwang und der kermische Wissenstransfer, Kellinghusen, Germany

Exempla 2011, Internationalen Handwerkmesse München, Munich, Germany

KIAF 2011, COEX, Seoul, Korea

The Culture of Drinking, Gallery Handwerk ,Munich, Germany

The Tablewares for Single-Person, LVS CRAFT, Seoul, Korea

SEOUL LIVING DESIGN FAIR, COEX, Seoul, Korea

The Tablewares for Single-Person, LVS CRAFT, Seoul, Korea

2010

TALENTE 2010, Munich, Germany

LVS Craft, 2010 Craft Trend Fair, COEX, Seoul, Korea LVS Craft,

2010 Seoul Design Festival, COEX, Seoul, Korea ‘Deposition’, GalleryLVS, Seoul, Korea

‘Deposition’, GalleryLVS, Seoul, Korea

2009

56° PREMIO FAENZA, Faenza, Italy

The 3rd Our Beautiful Ceramics Exhibition,Gwangju, Korea,

World Ceramic Biennale, Yeoju living ware gallery, Korea

‘Japan, Korea, China, Taiwan’ New Generation Contemporary Pottery Art Exhibition, Aichi, Japan

2008

Line & Drawing, Ceramic Monthly Craft Project, Craft Trend Fair, Coex, Korea

‘Korea, China, Japan Contemporary Craft’, New Generation Communication Exhibition, Poshan, China

3rd things, Beautiful Tea Museum, Seoul, Korea

The 2nd Competition for Ceramic Art Students ’36.5 °C Ceramic’, Yeoju World Ceramic Living ware gallery, Korea

2007

C+ Group Exhibition, Kyunghyang gallery, Korea

‘New Generation’ Exhibition, World Ceramic Expo, Yeoju Living ware gallery,Korea

Public Collections

2020  Grassimuseum, Leipzig, Germany 

2019  Musée des arts décoratifs de Paris , Paris, France

2019  Quanzhou Porcelain Road Art Development Center, Quanzhou, China

2016  The Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China

2015  Yanggu Porcelain Museum, Yanggu, Korea

2015  Cheongju International Craft Biennale Organizing Committee, Cheongju, Korea

2015  Owoon Cultural Foundation, Seoul, Korea

2014  Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Hmaburg, Germany

2014  Osulloc Tea Museum, Jeju, Korea

2014  Daedam Museum of Art, Damyang, Korea

2013  Durham Orental Museum, Durham, England

2013  Icheon Ceramic Foundation, Icheon, Korea

2013  AMOREPACIFIC Museum, Seoul, Korea

2012  National museum of contemporary art, Seoul, Korea

2011  LEEUM Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

2010  Museum of Art, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

2008 World Ceramic Exposition Foundation, Icheon, Korea