World Ceramic Biennale Announces Grand Prize Winner
July 1, 2003
The Grand Prize of the recent International Competition of the 2nd World Ceramic Biennale 2003 Korea was awarded to Sun Koo Yuh, a Korean American artist, for his work titled "Alfred Summer." Alfred Summer was submitted in the Ceramics as Expression category, and it presents African figures in the shape of a tower. It was selected from among 210 pieces that had passed the preliminary selection process. It is a large sculpture measuring 2 m and 43 cm high. The expressionist techniques employed in its creation give a strong impression to viewers. Sun Koo Yuh will receive 30 million won in cash and a scholarship of 10 million won.