Hobong Kim was born in Korea (1962) and graduated from Hongik University in Seoul. After graduating
graduate school from the same university, he worked in Seoul and won several awards in major art
competitions. When he came to New York, he was attracted to video art at New York University Graduate
School (Studio Art), and he worked on videos and had exhibitions for many years after graduating from NYU.
He then moved to New Jersey and continued to work on his painting, having several solo and group exhibitions in different countries.