Born in 1954, Jeong Suhwa is a lacquer art master from South Korea. He was recognised as the inheritor of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Korean traditional lacquer art. Master Jeong was honoured as Distinguished Master of Lacquer Art of the Republic of Korea and also conferred the Presidential Commendation for his contribution in promoting the traditional lacquer art. He holds a Bachelor of Crafts and had lectured at the Department of Fine Art, Pai Chai University. Master Jeong won the Gold Medal in Korean Skills Competition and received the Special Award of the Korean Traditional Arts and Crafts Exhibition. In 2001, his lacquer art was recognised as the representative of Intagible Cultural Heritage No. 113.