Yeom Jihye graduated from Seoul National University with a B.F.A. in painting and earned her M.F.A. in fine art at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design and another M.F.A. in fine art at Goldsmiths College. From 2007 to 2012, Yeom has received numerous residencies and participated in different special exhibitions held across the world in Ghana, Iran, Palestine, Finland, Brazil, and Columbia. In 2016, the artist received the Award of Excellence from SongEun Art Award for her new work They Come. Swiftly, Stealthily.