“Among all the things I do, I feel most true to myself when I am painting.”
Becky Kim was born in 1958 in the country side of South Korea. When she was very young she was more interested in music. As a teenager, her passion for visual arts grew and never ceased. Becky studied nursing in South Korea and came to the United States in 1982. Although she is still working as an RN, she now has more time to devote to her art.
She studied classic drawing, watercolors, and oil painting through private lessons in South Korea in her college years. She also studied Design and Drawing in Southern Illinois University until she got married and moved to Virginia. She studied Drawings, Oil Painting in figure in The Art League School. Her work continues to evolve and she likes to experiment with new technique and style. She is still seeking to be a better painter and has been attending painting workshops with well- known artists.
Her favorite medium is Oil, but she also uses Watercolor. She is passionate in colors and thick paints.
Becky and her husband reside in Fairfax, Virginia and have four grown children.
DREAMSCAPES, Solo Show, Foundry Gallery, Washington DC, March 1 – April 2, 2017
BIENNALE D ARTE, PESCHIERA DEL GARDA, ITALY, MARCH 31 – APRIL 3, 2017
VIP ART ZONE, PALERMO, ITALY, MARCH 9 – 12, 2017
LOUVRE VIDEO EXPOSITION AT ART SHOPPING CARROUSEL DU LOUVRE, FRANCE PARIS, OCTOBER 21 – 23, 2016
THE 8TH ANNUAL EXPRESSIONS PORTRAIT COMPETITION, ARTSPACE HERNDON VIRGINIA, OCTOBER 5 – 28, 2016
SOLO SHOW, SIMIS GALLERY, FAIRFAX VIRGINIA, MAY 2016 – CURRENT
WOMEN IN ARTS, ART SOIREE, RITZ-CARLTON, WASHINGTON DC, MARCH 18, 2016
QUARTET NOUVEAU, FOUNDRY GALLERY, WASHINGTON DC, FEBRUARY, 2016
MONTHLY SHOW, FOUNDRY GALLERY, WASHINGTON DC, NOVEMBER, 2015 – CURRENT