Cindy JH Kim

Cindy(Jung Hwa) is an illustrator and printmaker currently based in Seoul.

She loves to travel and experience new things. Her inspiration mostly comes from nature and her many travels. 

She currently runs Something Pleasant, a silkscreen studio in Seoul, Korea. 


  • Sung Kyun Kwan University (Seoul)   Bachelor of Engineering, Architecture 2006

  • School of Visual Arts (NYC) Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration 2014


Feel free to contact me for commissions and enquires.


email : hopecin@gmail.com                                                 somethingpleasantstudio@gmail.com


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Something Pleasant

Exhibitions and Recognitions

2018 Seoul Illustration Fair W

2018 Group Exhibition sponsored by Soohoh Gallery at Seoul Arts Center

2018 Taipei Art Book Fair

2018  Seoul Illustration Fair

2018 Collaboration Exhibition at Soohoh Gallery for Dongeun Lee’s Solo Exhibition

2018  Busan Illustration Fair

2018  Shanghai Art Book Fair

2018  Seoul International Handmade Fair

2018  “In the Forest” Group Exhibition

2017  Seoul Illustration Fair W

2017  Handmade Korea Winter Fair

2017  New York City Renegade Craft Fair

2017  Sejong Art Market Soso

2017  Seoul Illustration Fair

2017  Seoul International Handmade Fair

2016  Handmade Korea Winter Fair

2016  K-Handmade Fair

2016  JW Marriott Craft Fair

2016  School of Visual Arts (SVA) Alumni Exhibition, KBS viewer’s Gallery

2015  Hyundai Department Store Pop Up

2015  Three X Three International Illustration Awards, Honorable Mention

2015  Seoul International Handmade Fair

2015  School of Visual Arts (SVA) Alumni Show, NYC SVA West Gallery

2014  “I’m Talking To You” Artist Program Group Exhibition, NY Soho Coohaus Gallery

2010  School of Visual Arts (SVA) Sculpture Show