Namyangju, South Korea – HeeKwang was born in Seoul, South Korea. Staying in the USA from 2007 to 2015, she received her BFA Degree in Painting and Drawing from SUNY Purchase College in 2009 and completed MFA Studio Art Program at CUNY Hunter College last year. In the beginning of 2013, she had the Exchange Program of MA Painting at the Royal College of Art in London. While studying at Hunter College, she was awarded the Kossak Graduate Painting Grant and the Exchange Program Grant from the school. Currently she lives and works in South Korea.