Hong Jiyon graduated from Kookmin University with a BFA in fine arts and from Art Center College of Design with an MFA in fine arts. Starting with a group exhibition at Sheffield Hallam University in which the artist participated as an exchange student in 2006, Kim held group exhibitions each year until 2014. At her solo exhibitions Corrected Memory of a City (Raymond Gallery, Pasadena, CA) in 2010, North Is Where Mountains Are (MFA thesis exhibition, Main Gallery, ACCD, Pasadena, CA) in 2011, and Corrected Memory of a City_B (GlogauAIR Gallery, Berlin, GR) in 2012, Hong presented her art on the discrepancies that exist between reality and ideas. She was featured in the Drawing Center Archive Artist Registry by Seoul Olympic Museum of Art in 2012 and was mentioned as the finalist of the Jean-Claude Reynal Scholarship.
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