Suhyung Kim joined Skinner in 2012 as a specialist in the department of Asian Works of Art. She came to Skinner from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston where she still continues to work as a part-time research associate in the department of Korean Art, Art of Asia, Oceania, and Africa. As a part of her work at the MFA Boston, Ms. Kim co-authored MFA Highlights: Arts of Korea, and she has actively participated in curatorial and exhibition activities related to the MFA’s Korean collection.
Prior to her role at the MFA, Ms. Kim served as the managing editor for The International Journal of Korean Art and Archaeology, at the National Museum of Korea in Seoul, overseeing the publication of the journal. She has also served in research roles for the Massachusetts Cultural Council and as a freelance translator.
Ms. Kim’s expertise covers Korean art, Japanese prints, and Asian ceramics. She particularly enjoys working with the breadth of material seen in the Skinner Asian Works of Art Department. She holds bachelor and master of fine arts degrees from the Hong-Ik University in Seoul, Korea, and a Master of Arts degree in museum studies from New York University.