Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Painting and Drawing

S.H.Kim (born 1992) is a Korean painter. Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea. He earned his BFA in Painting and BA in Art Studies from Hongik University, South Korea. Now he is studying his masters degree at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Kim’s paintings show simplicity, sincerity, and authenticity. The materials he chooses, such as oil pastels and oil sticks, give viewers a sense of intimacy when they see the paintings. With his paintings, he shows how contemporary film and literature with distinct characteristics are reduced down to uniform colors when processed through consumer culture.