November 29, 2022

Celine Kim inspects her solo exhibition inside Artwork Heart School of Design, the place she graduated with distinction.


By Woosu Lee


Celine Kim, 26, a Pasadena Artwork Heart School of Design graduate, is DreamWorks Animation Studios’ latest idea artist.


Kim joined the globally acknowledged studio final month as the one worldwide pupil from the college, after fielding gives from Marvel TV and Disney’s publishing and TV departments. Whereas at Artwork Heart, she held solo reveals of her work and graduated with distinction.


Background design of Celine Kim’s “The Phantom of the Opera”

Background design of Celine Kim’s “The Phantom of the Opera”


“I accepted the job at DreamWorks as a result of it was the studio’s works that drove my dream to develop as an idea artist,” Kim mentioned. “I assumed the place would give me the perfect alternative to develop as an artist and to check my limits.”


Kim lived in Germany for 11 years along with her father, who works at a number one Korean company, and her mom, a psychology researcher. Her curiosity in idea artwork was sparked by DreamWorks’ “How To Prepare Your Dragon,” launched in 2010.


After finishing the design program at Kaywon Excessive College of Arts, Kim attended Hongik College in Seoul, majoring in visible arts. She enrolled at Artwork Heart in 2013 to deal with illustration and leisure artwork.


“The various tradition I used to be uncovered to spending my childhood in Europe, and DreamWorks’ high quality animation, are the principle influences to my work,” she mentioned. “I believe the East and West cultures I encountered since I used to be younger helped broaden my capability as an artist. I used to be capable of finding work at a number one animation studio because of my mother and father, who by no means as soon as confirmed opposition to my goals and supported me in displaying my expertise. I need to thank them once more.”

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Kim is at present holding an exhibition of her work inside Artwork Heart and can work as a background idea artist at DreamWorks for its coming tasks.


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