Korea North

Artist: Chang Bok Rim

Born on 12th June 1956 in the Jagang Province, DPRK (North Korea)

1975 – 1979 Art Studies at the Academy of Art in Pyongyang

Mr. Chang Bok Rim comes from a working class family. For his works, he was proclaimed an artist of outstanding merit in 1988. His achievements include the design of sculptures of the first President of Angola, Neto and the Queen of Angola, Zinga. In addition, he worked as an artist on a building project for a museum in Malaysia.

At present, Chang Bok Rim works in the Creative Department at the Mansudae Art Studio in Pyongyang.