Thursday, March 3, 2016

Chan-Hwan Jang

Chang-Hwan Jang

This is a short footage of the potter Chang-hwan Jang. It was filmed at his age 87 years old. Jang, Chang-hwan (1914-2003) was born at Sinuiju, Korea. In 1946, he started his career with his father in law(Kwan-yeo Lee) at Ongjin, Hwanghae-do. During Korean War(1950), he moved to Asan, Chungcheongnam-do, where he kept to make pots continuously with stabilisation of livelihood. Jang, Chang-hwan established ‘Cheong Bong Ceramics’ in 1985. His four sons are all ceramists, following his career and spirit of craftsmanship.

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