Intangible Cultural Property No. 36 Seokjang (stone sculpture) (Kim Ok-su) in Jeollabuk-do +
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Born in Boseong, South Jeolla Province in 1954, Kim Ok-su came to Seoul at the young age of 13 and has been on the same path for 40 years after learning stone techniques from Jeong Sun-bung and Go Geum-dong.
He won prizes at the National Skills Competition, and specialized in Buddhist sculptures to repair stone structures at major Buddhist temples across the country.