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Hee Sook Kim is currently Chair of Fine Arts at Haverford College in Philadelphia area. She has represented by CauseyContemporary Gallery in New York since 1999.

Hee Sook Kimearned her MFA and BFA from Seoul National University and MA from New YorkUniversity. She has received a grant from thePollock-Krasner Foundation, a Window of Opportunity grant from the LeewayFoundation, The Wolf Kahn and Emily Mason Foundation Award in Connecticut, anacquisition award from the State Foundation of Culture and Arts in Hilo,Hawaii, an Honorary Mention in the Encyclopedia of Living Artists, FullFellowship award at the Vermont Studio Center, and a Merit Award from theCentral Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. She has been chosen as anartist-in-residence at the Santa Fe Art Institute in New Mexico, The Center forContemporary Printmaking in Connecticut, Yongeun Museum in South Korea, theAscona Centro Incontri Umani in Switzerland, the Collaborative Press in LosAngeles, California, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in New Mexico, theBrandywine Workshop in Philadelphia, Villa Montalvo in Saratoga, California,Millay Colony in New York and the Vermont Studio Center in Vermont. 

Her solo exhibitions include ArtsideGallery, Yongeun Museum, Dam Gallery in Seoul, Korea, Chi (Causey) Gallery inNew York, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Allens Lane Art Center in Pennsylvania,Constance Gallery, Helene Center for the Visual Arts in Iowa, Mallin Gallery,Kansas City Artists Coalition in Kansas City, Artsforum Gallery in New York, Dana Gallery, Marwick-Boyd Fine Arts Centerin Pennsylvania, Phillips Museum of Art, Franklin and Marshall College inPennsylvania, Municipal Gallery at the Arts Exchange in Atlanta, Georgia,Kwanhoon Art Center in Seoul, Korea, Coffman Art Gallery in Minnesota,Indianapolis Art Center in Indiana, Lincoln Center in Colorado. Her work has also been featured at the TumenCultural Center in China, Galerie Boehner in Germany, Osaka City Museum, theFukuoka Prefectural Museum and the Doyusha Gallery in Japan, the Bronx Museum,the Drawing Center, Asian American Art Center, Bronx River Art Center, and theQueens Museum in New York, Lincoln Center in Colorado, and the Museum ofNatural Sciences in North Carolina, Walter Wickiser Gallery in New York,Kentler International Drawing Space in New York, Berliner Liste InternationalArt Fair in Germany, FundacióTharrats d'Art Gràfic in Spain, Gallery L’Etang d’Art in France. Additionally, her work has been shown at theNational Museum of Modern Art, Seoul Art Cosmos Center in Korea, the Taipei CityMuseum of Art in Taiwan, Le Centre d'Estudis d'Art Centemporari in Barcelona,Spain, Galleria de Marchi in Bologna, Italy, and Ulft, Netherlands. Kim’spieces are in many collections throughout the United States, Korea, Japan, and Taiwanand numerous reviews have been published nationally and internationally includingthe Philadelphia Inquirer, InLiquid, New York Arts Magazine, AlbuquerqueJournal, Cologner Rundschau, Truce Magazine, The Korea Times, The AtlantaJournal, and the Korean Post.

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