Inspired by my roots in traditional and contemporary Korean fashion and attitudes. "Gizibe" is a Korean term (meaning "bad female" or more bluntly, "bitch") that I wanted to reclaim to represent today's multidimensional and autonomous woman.
I was beyond stoked when I was asked to do a band portrait of Black Sabbath for Noisey. Check out the feature article written by Nathan Carson here.
Client: Noisey | VICE
It's the life I live.
Next to drawing, music is a main passion of mine. When I lived in Philly, it was impossible not to get involved in the scene.
BWC Sounds Launch Party
watch the recap
Philly Style Bagels presents Served Fresh (Breakfast Mix) - FoSho & Tell and Siyoung
Cover, CD design
SAVAGES - The Ill Fated Natives
Cover, Logo, Portraits
Forever Green - In the Pines
Cover, Logo, Spirit Animal Portraits
Cover illustration for Spoke Magazine, a Philly-based quarterly about bicycling politics, policy and culture. The theme I had to work with was "Sensational Optimism". Try finding all 20 smiley faces I hid in this scene (human faces excluded).
Client: Spoke Magazine
Creative Direction: Elliot Lamborn
Featured in Philly's 2016 Project Pabst Ciytwide Festival Neon Sign and Black Light Poster Art Show.
Featured in Philly's 2015 PBR Coloring Book Project. Princess PBR was inspired by vintage absinthe posters and FKA Twigs in Two Weeks.
An illustrated book following the character Harvey in one trippy night of dreaming. Several commonly experienced dream scenarios were chosen to direct the story. Includes an ipad app to supplement the book.
2013 Faculty Choice Award for Best Illustrated Book Project | Tyler School of Art
Creative Direction: Paul Kepple
This is a story about pushing towards the unknown. Inspired by my favorite snacks and the traditional Korean dress (한복).
Created for the second installment of the art/music showcase Wave Cave, brainchild of Philly's DJ SYLO and photographer Rosie Simmons.
Brand identity and illustration for MUTA Korean BBQ.
Client: MUTA Korean BBQ & Karaoke
Sometimes I draw what ever I'm feeling/seeing/wearing/eating that day.