Name:Myoung Ki Kim
Country:Republic of Korea
Born on 20 March 1956 in Busan, Myoung Ki Kim lost both arms at the age of six through an electric shock. In 1975, after elementary and middle school he started painting with his feet at the age of nineteen. At the beginning of his artistic career Myoung Ki Kim attended oil painting classes with an artist for ten years. In 1991, he became an associate member of the association. Only four years later he was granted full membership. Myoung Ki Kim’s monumental floral which are stylised with simple, large forms and bright colours are impressive paintings. Furthermore, his landscapes are characterized by a particular quality.