Choi studied Painting at Hongik University and Seoul National University and received her MFA from the Glasgow School of Art in the United Kingdom. Her work combining painting with objets and installations pushes the boundaries of traditional painting. Choi held her first solo exhibition 《What》 in 2004, which was followed successively by 《Extensive Drama—A Song of Stone》, 《Interminable Nausea》 and 《Dual Thinking: Homosentimentalis》. She has also participated in a large number of group exhibitions. She was one of the winners of the MFA NOW international painting competition in 2008.