Marie Kim was born in May 21 1983 in Seoul , South Korea, immigrated to Canada in 2013 and currently resides in Toronto, Ontario.
She graduated from Catholic University, Korea with a degree in classical piano. Soon after, Marie discovered a fascination for fashion and continued her studies at the Kookje fashion school in Seoul. Following her studies, Marie worked as a piano teacher and fashion freelancer.
After moving to Toronto, she self-studied abstract painting and then Marie took various art classes with the Toronto School of Art (TSA).
Art has inspired her in many ways and acted as a source to overcome the loneliness and her panic disorder and anxiety she faced as a newcomer to Canada.