Bo Kim (Boram Kim)
Born in 1986 in Busan, South Korea. Lives and works in Chicago, IL
Photography credits: Jeremy Kang
Bo Kim (Boram Kim) is an artist-researcher and educator exploring symbiotic relationships. Currently, she is an MA candidate in Art Therapy and Counseling at School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) in Chicago, IL. She received an MFA from the Hongik University and a BFA from Dongduk Women's University in Seoul, South Korea.
Informed by natural science research, ecology, and biology, Kim has produced a unique body of work over the past decade at the intersectionality of her being. It is represented in her art through the coexistence of the Western painting techniques with traditional Korean materials, such as natural stone-crushed pigments, animal skin glue, Hanji [mulberry tree paper].