About the Author

Yong Joo Kim
Blurbarian Since January 2009
Name Yong Joo Kim
My Web Site yongjookim.com
Location Providence, RI, U.S
Gender Female
My Occupation Artist, Founder and Owner of Sublime Experiment, Instructor
My Bio Yong Joo Kim, a native of Seoul Korea, received her B.F.A. in Metals and Textile design from Sookmyung Women’s University and her M.F.A. in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from the Rhode Island School of Design. She is one of the finalists for the 2009 LEAP Award for emerging artists. Her work has been exhibited internationally at numerous museums and galleries including The Society of Contemporary Craft (Pittsburgh, PA), The Society of North American Goldsmith (Philadelphia, PA), and Cheong Ju International Craft Biennale (Cheong Ju, Korea). She currently resides in Providence, Rhode Island where she lives and works.