Wheaton Conversations: Artist Suyeon Kim

Wheaton Conversations: 
Artist Suyeon Kim

Watch the April 14, 2022 recording above

Suyeon Kim, a glass artist based in South Korea, will share her creative process in glass and her experience surviving as an artist during the pandemic. Kim uses glass as a drawing medium, and in this talk, she will talk about how drawing generally impacted her art practice.

This event is part of “Wheaton Conversations,” a new virtual series highlighting select artists with ties to WheatonArts! To see the full schedule of conversations, Click HereThank you to our sponsors, PNC Arts Alive! and the Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass.

Artist Suyeon Kim sits at a work table and uses a small flame torch against a piece of wood. Multiple tools and items on a wooden table blurred in the background.

Suyeon Kim is a Korean glass artist whose work narrates collected memories based on her drawings. She received her BFA in Ceramics and Glass and Printmaking from Hongik University in Seoul, South Korea, and MFA in Glass from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in Carbondale, IL, United States. Kim participates in various residency programs; Korea Ceramics Foundation (South Korea), Gyeonggi Craft Center (South Korea), and Pilchuck Glass School(USA). She has been teaching glass at Hongik University as a lecturer since 2021.