Sung Hee Kim has been combining Oriental and Western ideas to create her works in her own way. Kim got her first MFA and BFA for Oriental painting in 1995 and 1997, respectively from Seoul, Korea. After moving to the US, she got her second MFA for abstract painting in 2007 from AAU. Kim has participated in many exhibitions and international juried shows, such as; the 2011 San Diego Art Institute Museum of the living Artist 51st International Award exhibition in San Diego Museum of Art and the 2010 and 2009, Los Gatos Art Association Annual Juried shows in Museums of Los Gatos. Kim also won awards including Winsor& Newton Watercolor Award and Award of Merit at the 55nd and 54nd Annual international Juried Art Exhibition, Bold Expressions in Carmichael, California and Second Place at the 2007 Los Gatos Art Association Annual Juried shows in Museums of Los Gatos.