Esther Kim is a Korean-American artist. She was born in Los Angeles and spent her teenage years in Tokyo. She has been working as a creative for over ten years combining illustration, design, character licensing, art direction and gallery art to create her own world. Her work is at once cute but knowing and has a sophisticated girlishness informed by her love of fashion and multicultural background. Having spent many years in Tokyo and Los Angeles her East meets West culture girl aesthetic is a natural extension of her identity struggles and interests. Her multi-cultured talents have given her a unique sensitivity and led to her work being used in international cities such as Tokyo, Seoul, and London. Recently her work was on a billboard for Parco in Shibuya with model Yuka Mizuhara, a capsule collection for cult British brand Lazy Oafs, and she is working on her solo Seoul debut art show at Lotte Department store in 2017.
photo: Sachiko Omori