Soyeon Kim is a Korean-born artist and educator. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts and Bachelor of Education from York University. She has participated in artist residencies at The Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia and Spark Box Studios in Picton, Ontario.
In describing her work, Kim states: “Inspired by nature, I enjoy telling a story through my artwork and create a world that is both once real and fantastical.”
As a children’s picture book illustrator, she has published: You Are Stardust, Wild Ideas, Is This Panama?, Sukaq and the Raven, and You Are Never Alone. She has participated in TD Book Week 2018, visiting schools and libraries in Northern British Columbia. She is also a recipient of Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award.
Kim currently lives in Burlington, Ontario.