Name:Jong Kwan Park
Park Jong Kwan was born on 4 November 1959 in Chungnam Onyang. He had an accident at work in 1986 in which his fourth and fifth cervical vertebrae were fractured. He has been paralysed in all four limbs since then and is unable to move his hands. He spent four years in hospital after the accident. It was during this period when he was seeking a new direction for his life that he met an art teacher who taught him how to paint. This was the start of and the motivation for his mouth painting. He learned about the Association of Mouth and Foot Painting Artists Worldwide in a television programme.