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Ok Kim is Seoul-based artist specialized the traditional Korean Ottchil a natural lacquer material and technique found in east Asian countries-with a contemporary twist.

She studied Wood Craft and Furniture design at Pusan National University and Hongik Graduate School in South Korea. During her master course she studied Ottchil from a master craftsman Son,Dae Hyun for 3 years to make her own expression on work.  

Her work began with the Merge Series furniture collection and has since expanded to include paintings,sculptures,and installations. 


Family Members/Shanghai

FIR Inside,Shanghai,  April 23 - May 23 - 2022

Design Miami/Basel

Messe Basel, Basel,  September 20 - September 26 - 2021​

Color in Matter

Craft on the Hill, Seoul, August 04 - August 21 - 2021

Merge Series / Solo Exhibition

Artbit Gallery, Seoul, November 11 - November 16 - 2020

Art in Living

ADM Gallery, Seoul

My Home:moment

Gallery Kabbinet, Seoul


Mint, London, 2019


Rho Fiera, Milan, 2019


Saatchi Gallery, London, 2019 

Pun Project x The Artling 

The Factory, Hongkong, 2019 

Merge Series / Solo Exhibition

Gallery Dos, Seoul, December 5 - December 18 - 2018

Rock Paper Salt Air 

Mint, London, 2018


Rho Fiera, Milan, 2018

Modern Art Show 

Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, 2017




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