Yeon Kim was born in Seoul in 1971.
to different forms of art, her family brought her up on
the path of millennial oriental painting. In 1997, she took
a degree in ‘Oriental Painting’ at the Chu Ghe
University in Seoul, specialising in ‘Che-Sek-Wha’,
an ancient technique where intense fascinations are the
result of repeated applications of many layers of natural
colours on paper.
Since 1998, Joo Yeon Kim has been working in Rome, where
she has attended a Decoration Course at the Academy of Fine
Arts. Recently, her works have been favourably welcomed
by major art critics.