Seoul-based artist Jungyoun Kim works on a variety of works, from hand-painted watercolors and brush pens to digital drawing, manga, and GIF animation production. He was greatly influenced by the ‘Slam Dunks’ from his childhood, and in an honor of ‘Slam Dunks’ he was drawn to basketball and cartoons.
Graduating from the Department of Animation at Konkuk University, the artist has been working on multiple exhibitions and collaborations with various brands, and most recently did an international collaboration with Nike. Portraying the stories of current generations as the main subject, his work centers around fashion items, brands,and sneaker culture. Through the characters with his detailed expressions on objects and fashion items, he brings the characters to reality, and connects the audience with his painting.