According to Chinese Mythology, Dragons evolved when the Koi swan against the cuurents, towards the waterfall, and leapt over the legendary dragon gate. Only a few made it eventually. .
This journey epitomizes the virtues of strong determination, perseverance, grit and strength.
KIM WHYE KEE (b. 1979) spent a decade of his youth in prison. He picked up pottery in the last few months of his sentence. Whye Kee then went on to graduate with a BA Hons. degree in Fine Arts at LASALLE College of the Arts in 2013.
He founded Qi Pottery in 2016 and specialises in creating teawares as art is his real passion in life. When the words of local teawares spread out, tea lovers begin to look for him and that is when he really learn to make better teapots from the end users.
Whye Kee believes in making wares that are both practical and aesthetic and credits the many tea lovers who have helped him achieve this marriage of form and function.