Zin Kijong graduated from the School of Arts and Design, Gachon University in 2005 where he studied environmental sculpture. He held his first solo exhibition, On Air, at the Arario Gallery in Seoul in 2008, followed by Television: Rules of the Nation held at Galerie plan. d. in Düsseldorf, and Atheism Report at Gallery Hyundai. Zin produced a video work for the media art wall of the Pyeongchang Information Hall, which was opened during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and a diorama of Kim Hong-do's paintings of travelers for the Danwon Gallery in 2016.
He received the Excellence Prize at the 17th Song Eun Art Awards in 2017, and the Grand Prize of the JCC Frontier Awards hosted by the JCC Museum.