Jamie Kim received her BFA from San Jose State University and her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2003. She is trained in large-scale painting and assisted with mural restoration projects with the Chicago Public Art Group. She uses those enlargement techniques and skills in her current body of work. She has exhibited in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Seoul, and Hong Kong, and her first solo exhibition was on display at the Long Island Children's Museum. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.