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Taeil Kim
Seoul, Korea, Republic of

About the Artist

Reality & Ideality
Taeil Kim begins his art by thinking, “how will I observe and re-create the figure?” Influenced by his observations of peoples’ daily interactions with nature, he is able to create moving and unique portraits. Kim is heavily influenced by the work of such masters as Rembrandt and 19th Century Impressionism. These influences are reflected in the expressive brushwork and heavy use of Chiaroscuro he employs to add drama and depth to his paintings. The result is a beautiful and cohesive body of work. Kim received his MFA in Fine Art, Illustration from the Academy of Art Univ…

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About the Artist

Reality & Ideality
Taeil Kim begins his art by thinking, “how will I observe and re-create the figure?” Influenced by his observations of peoples’ daily interactions with nature, he is able to create moving and unique portraits. Kim is heavily influenced by the work of such masters as Rembrandt and 19th Century Impressionism. These influences are reflected in the expressive brushwork and heavy use of Chiaroscuro he employs to add drama and depth to his paintings. The result is a beautiful and cohesive body of work. Kim received his MFA in Fine Art, Illustration from the Academy of Art University in 2012.

2014 Portrait Society of America 2015
Member’s only Competition 5th Place: Commissioned

Artist’s Work

Castrato
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Castrato

By Taeil Kim

Yellow street car
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Yellow Street Car

By Taeil Kim

Cadenza 2
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Cadenza

By Taeil Kim

Prelude 2
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Prelude

By Taeil Kim

Ones eye ii 2
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One's eye II

By Taeil Kim

Thats why 3
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That's why

By Taeil Kim

Viewpoint
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Viewpoint

By Taeil Kim

Think of me
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Think of me

By Taeil Kim

Structure i
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Structure I

By Taeil Kim

Time to leave ii
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Time to Leave II

By Taeil Kim

Ferry building
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Ferry Building

By Taeil Kim

Time to leave
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Time to Leave

By Taeil Kim

Green day
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Green day

By Taeil Kim

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2nd Exhibitions “Reality and Ideality-Nude”
    Seoul, Korea, 2017
  • Solo exhibit at Cannery Gallery
    San Francisco, CA, 2013

Press and Accolades

  • "Best Buildings Award" PleinAir Salon.
    June/July,2013
  • Southwest Art Magazine, Artistic Excellence competition Finalist.
    December,2012
  • Artist’s Magazine, 29th Annual Art Competition Finalist
    December,2012

Education

  • Academy of Art University, M.F.A.
    San Francisco, CA,2012