EDUCATION

2006-2011                        

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Arts, York University

Bachelor of Education, York University

 

PUBLISHED BOOKS      

2017   Sukaq and the Raven by Roy Goose and Kerry McCluskey, illustrated by Soyeon Kim

2015   Wild Ideas - Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking by Elin Kelsey, artworks by Soyeon Kim

2013   Is This Panama? A Migration Story by Jan Thornhill, illustrated by Soyeon Kim

2012  You Are Stardust by Elin Kelsey, artworks by Soyeon Kim

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES   

2017

Studio Assistant, QEPCCC, Oakville, ON (2014 - 2017)

Artist Visit, White Oaks Secondary School, Oakville, ON

Artist Visit, Light of Christ School, Aurora, ON

Illustrator, Adelaide Festival - Writer's Week, Adelaide, Australia

2016

Artist Visit, Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Laboratory School, Toronto, ON

Artist Visit, The Mabin School, Toronto, ON

2014

Artist Visit, Withrow Avenue Junior Public School, Toronto, ON

2013

Guest Speaker, CLA Book Awards Children's Event, Millennium Library, Winnipeg, MB

Artist Visit, Young Author's Conference at Fred A Hamilton School, Guelph, ON

 

SOLO EXHIBITION

2016

Art Show, Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Oakville, ON

2010

Jane, Gales Gallery, Toronto, ON

 

GROUP/JURIED EXHIBITION

2016

In the Round IV, Graven Feather, Toronto, ON

2015

Inspire – QEPCCC Instructors, QEPCCC, Oakville, ON

2013

Festival of Trees, Harbour Front Centre, Toronto, ON

2012

6x8 Exhibition, Paper Place, Toronto, ON

Distillery District Art Market, Toronto, ON

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, ON

Riverdale Art Walk, Toronto, ON

2011

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, ON

Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, United States

Open House, York University, Toronto, ON

Best of 2010 Exhibition, First Canadian Place Gallery, Toronto, ON

2010

Toronto Artist Project, Toronto, ON

Young Artists, Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show & Sale, Toronto, ON

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, ON

Open House, York University, Toronto, ON

Drawing Area Show, Gales Gallery, Toronto, ON

 

SELECTED AWARDS/HONOURS

2013

Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award, Canadian Library Association, Canada

2011

Winner of Best Student Drawing, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, ON

Blue Spruce Nomination, Ontario Library Association, Toronto, ON

2010

Hermitage Residency Nomination, York University, Toronto, ON

Winner of Best Student Drawing, Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Toronto, ON

Willowdale Group of Artists Award, York University, Toronto, ON

First Place Award for Outstanding Artist, Sunnyside Beach Juried Art Show, Toronto, ON

Honors in Drawing, York University, Toronto, ON

2007

Fine Arts Talent Award, York University, Toronto, ON

 

MEDIA/PUBLICATIONS

#MyOakville, Town of Oakville, 2017

Real-Time Bus Tracking Commercial, Oakville Transit, 2016

You Are Stardust, Kazoo Magazine, 2016

Children’s Book Reviews: Wild Ideas, Toronto Public Library, 2015

Wild Ideas Press Kit, Owlkids Books, 2015

13th Annual Community Spirit Awards, Town of Oakville, 2014

Book Pickings, Maria Popova, 2013

You Are Stardust, Brain Pickings, 2013

 

RESIDENCIES

2010

Young Artists Semester, Hermitage Museum, Drawing, St. Petersburg, Russia