Chung received a bachelor’s in archeology and art history from Korea University and a master’s in Renaissance and contemporary art history from Ewha Womans University. Her undergraduate thesis is titled “Studies on Recumbent Effigies Discovered in Mogao Caves in Dunhuang”; and her master’s thesis was on “Expansion of Genres in the Collage Novels of Max Ernst.” Since January 2014, Chung has written columns for the monthly journal Exhibit Guide. She has also headed since 2009 EC World, an agency helps students who wish to study abroad, and EK Art Gallery. She helps fledgling artists enter the mainstream art world each year through exhibits such as First Footsteps and Door to the Future. Another project she pursues is strategic promotion of artists in the international market.