Yula Kim (b.1996, South Korea) is an artist who employs her Third Cultural identity of expression to portray the connection between human cultures and nature through birds and their histories in her artworks. She grew up in Asia (South Korea, China), Polynesia (Hawaii), Africa (Uganda), and Europe (The United Kingdom). These diverse environments have given her ample cultural and environmental experiences to draw upon in her arts.Her inter-continental life has stimulated her ability to see the inherent aesthetics of nature, enlightened her gaze and helped her consider the significance of nature in individual lives, and society, as a whole. She offers a diverse viewpoint in her artwork as she describes the relationships between human desire, cultures and the natural environment.
Yula's artworks have been shown significant exhibitions including the Platinum Jubilee Collection at Kensington Council 2022, and the Tate Modern in Late March 2023. Then, her painting has been chosen to celebrate His Majesty's Coronation and will be digitally presented at Windsor Castle during the Coronation Concert on the 7th of May, 2023.
Yula have previously studied BA Fine Art at Goldsmiths University of London, with being a part of an Interview Panel for student entry selection and Department Student Coordinator at the BA Fine Art Department. Then, she received Distinction award from the Academic Board of Concession and Discipline at the Royal College of Art for her MA dissertation.