Ji Eun Lim
Ji Eun Lim is an artist and art educator based in New York from South Korea. As an artist, she became aware of the artistic potential of cardboard as a used material through her thesis research and teaching art. She recognized the infinity of using “used cardboard.” Cardboard was the material that stimulated her students to make their creation playfully. This motivated her to collect cardboard to create her visual narrative. During the progress of her work, she intensively contemplated herself as a human, artist, and art educator.
As an art educator, she pursues to motivate her students to explore their self-awareness through her teaching art. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art for Communication Design and Master Education for Fine Arts Education in Seoul, Korea. She taught visual arts and art history for five years in many private art studios and public schools in Seoul. Also, she graduated with a Master of Arts in Teaching at School of Visual Arts in New York City. Since 2018, she has been teaching diverse art lessons integrated with multi-disciplines such as science, history, social studies and other cultures in New York. She dedicates to share her own art, education, and multicultural experience of diversity with her students and colleagues.