Joomchi is a traditional Korean way of making textured paper using water and eager hands. It creates strong, textural and painterly surfaces by layering and agitating hanji (Korean mulberry papers). Become acquainted with its history, usage and role in Korean society, learn techniques and its adaptations into contemporary art forms for functional or sculptural works.
Jiyoung Chung is a Joomchi artist, painter and freelance writer who lectures and shows her works internationally. Jiyoung has had over 30 solo shows in Korea, U.S.A., Australia, France, Finland, Romania, and UK.