Sung Kim creates inviting storybook settings that radiate charm and tranquility. Born in Seoul, South Korea, Kim was inspired by European travels before becoming a United States citizen in 1980. Working from his own studio after graduating from college with honors, Kim created illustrations for magazines and children’s books. He has won many awards, including one from the mayor of Seoul. Kim has painted more than 400 landscapes, and worked with fine art galleries for 20 years.