Zik-Seong Jeong

Born in 1976, Seoul, JEONG Zik-Seong majored in painting at Seoul National University, achieving a master’s degree. In 2012, she has received the ‘Artist of the day award’, as a young artist led by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, she was perceived as a young Korean artist with talent and seized constant attention from the foreign art markets, as well as critics. In the beginning, she paralleled her works of photography with installations. But she gradually started to focus on paintings, and went beyond panoramic city landscapes and went through creative affiliations of ‘Magic realism’, and further continued on with nature as her subject. She held solo and group exhibitions in prominent art spaces of Seoul Museum of Art and Kumho Museum of Art, and her works are currently in the possession of Korea’s National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Seoul Museum of Art.