Sam Chung received his MFA from Arizona State University (1997) and his B.A. degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota (1992). In between undergrad and grad school, he worked as a special post-bac student at the University of Minnesota. He taught at Northern Michigan University from 1998-2007 and is now teaching at Arizona State University in Tempe.
Exhibitions: AKAR, Cervini Haas, The Clay Studio, Lill Street Art Center, Red Lodge Clay Center, Schaller Gallery, Dubuque Museum of Fine Art, Sherry Leedy, Santa Fe Clay, Lacoste, Taipei County Yingge Museum and Incheon World Ceramic Center. Collections: Crocker Art Museum, Incheon World Ceramic Center (Korea), Guldagergaard (Denmark), Shepparton Art Gallery (Australia), University of Arkansas, and Arizona State University Ceramics Research Center. Residencies: Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Watershed, Guldagergaard (Denmark), The Pottery Workshop (China). Sam’s work has been included in the following Publications: Contemporary Ceramics (Susan Peterson), The Art of Contemporary American Pottery (Kevin Hluch), The Complete Guide to High Fire Glazes (John Britt), 500 Vases (Lark) and Masters of Porcelain (Lark). In addition, Sam has presented numerous lectures and workshops both nationally and internationally.