Hong Sung-hwan is a glass artist with a worldwide reputation. After graduating from Hongik University, he studied in the Department of Glass in Architecture at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design Prague, and at the University of Art and Design Helsinki. After working in Finland, he returned to Korea three years ago.
He is currently living in Namyangju, Gyeonggi Province with his wife Annaliisa, whom he met while studying in Helsinki, and two daughters Saaga and Saara. After completing a master’s programs in Prague and Helsinki, Hong has been creating artworks with glass in the U.K., France, Czech Republic, Finland and the United States. His “Bara” series exhibited in the U.K. was noted in the prestigious New Glass magazine.
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