* Date : 2016-11-24
Korean art is a relative newcomer to the Hallyu Wave and its popularity is sweeping across the world!
Even the world's leading art galleries are increasing the number of Korean art exhibitions!
Paper and black muk ink come together to create beautiful art.
6 contestants vow to captivate the audience with their Korean folk art and calligraphy creations, but only one can take home our K-art elite title. Who will it be?
She crossed over from Japan to learn more about Korea!
She's an international student who majors in Korean language. Akiko!
She wants to combine Arabic and Korean calligraphy to create her own, unique style!
It's the ambitious young lady from Egypt, Sofia!
Ana fell in love with Korean folk art so much that she gave up her major!
She now combines the beauty of East and West in her paintings.
JIN Hong cheng(China)
Art is love. Art is life.
Art is his companion, and they will stay together forever.
He says he is one with East-Asian art. Hong cheng!
Michiko says calligraphy helped her pick herself up when she hit a low.
She was able to find herself again through the art of Korean calligraphy!
It started off as a hobby that she shared with her husband.
Now it's a big part of her life.
Mayumi says calligraphy is like a friend who helps her deal with the stresses of living in a foreign country.
Korean Calligraphy Professor, Kyonggi University
2004 'Lover's Silence Grand Korean Calligraphy Exhibition' President Award recipient
Former researcher at the Sungkyunkwan University Korean calligraphy Culture Research Center
Korean Calligraphy Professor, Soonchunhyang University
Judge at The Grand Art Exhibition of Korea (Korean calligraphy category)
Has been a Korean calligraphy artist for 30 years
Professor of East-Asian/Korean Folk Art, Dongduk Women's University
Former director of the Gongpyeong Art Gallery, Art critic