Su-yeon Kim was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. She received a B.F.A from Hongik University (Seoul, Korea) in 2013. She studied ceramics and glass and also did a double major in printmaking during her undergraduate studies. She was fascinated by glass when she started to learn glass blowing in her university. After graduation, she decided to study abroad for experience and explore glass art in-depth. She received her master degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2016. Currently, she had been moved back to Seoul, Korea and continuing her artistic practice at Seoul Ceramic Foundation as a residence artist in the glass studio since April 2017.