Heejoo Kim


HEEJOO KIM (1983, Seoul, South Korea)

Born in Seoul, South Korea in 1983. Educated in Kookmin University, Seoul, received her BFA in 2007. From 2008 to 2009 studied in Pforzheim University, Germany. Returned to Koomin University in South Korea received her MFA degree in 2011. Now living in Seoul, working as a jewelry artist nationaly and internationaly.

Selected awards:
2014 Finalist, AJF Artist Award, Art Jewelry Forum, California USA, 2013 Itami International Craft Awards, Itami, Japan; Korea Arts and Crafts Awards, Korea Crafts Culture Association; 2012 Inhorgenta Award (Munich Germany); 2011 The Winner of the Prize, Preziosa Young 2011, Le Arti Orafe Jewellery School & Academy, Firenze Italy and Marzee Graduate Prize 2011, Galerie Marzee, Nijmegen Netherlands.

Selected exhibitions:
Gallery Marzee, Holland  and Museo della Specola, Florence, Italy (2011); Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h, Montreal, Canada, an exhibition curated by Jamie Benett  (2013); GBJ Project 3, Galerie Biró Junior Munich, Germany (2015); Sofa Chicago, Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h, Navy Pier, USA; Itami Craft Museum, Itami, Japan (2015); Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany; Bavarian National Museum, Munich Germany and Galeria Reverso, Lisbon, Portugal (2016).  Bio