About the Author

Hee Sook Kim
Blurbarian Since July 2006
Name Hee Sook Kim
My Web Site www.heesookkim.com
Gender Female
My Occupation Artist/Associate Professor at Haverford College
My Bio Hee Sook Kim is a painter and printmaker from South Korea who is currently Associate Professor teaching printmaking at Haverford College in Pennsylvania. She received her M.F.A and B.F.A. from Seoul National University and M.A. from New York University. She has received a grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, a Window of Opportunity grant from the Leeway Foundation, an acquisition award from the State Foundation of Culture and Arts in Hilo, Hawaii, an Honorary Mention in the Encyclopedia of Living Artists, and a Merit Award from the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts.

Ms. Kim has earned her several stints as an artist-in-residence at the Ascona Centro Incontri Umani, Ascona, Switzerland, the Collaborative Press, Los Angeles, California, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in New Mexico, the Brandywine Workshop in Philadelphia, Villa Montalvo in Saratoga, California, Millay Colony in New York and the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont. In Japan, her prints and paintin