Born in Seoul in 1959, Hong Seung Hye studied fine art at Seoul National University, receiving her B.F.A. in 1982. She went on to attend Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts (The National School of Fine Arts) in Paris, graduating in 1986. Since then, Hong has held more than twenty private exhibitions and participated in numerous group shows both in Korea and abroad. Beginning with her 1997 show Organic Geometry at Kukje Gallery, Hong's work has demonstrated a deep interest in exploring the possibilities of actual spaces and forms created using computer pixels. A recipient of the Total Art Award (1997) and the Lee Joong Sup Award (2007), Hong currently holds a position as a professor in the Department of Fine Arts at Seoul National University of Science and Technology.
Text courtesy Kukje Gallery.