Biographie en Français
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Yong Sook Kim-Lambert was born in Seoul, South Korea, where she earned a B.A in Fine Arts at Hong Ik University. She met her Canadian husband in 1987 and has traveled to several countries including Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar,
Japan, France, England and the USA. These experiences have given
her rich nourishment of the Oriental and Western tradition.
She participated in numerous exhibitions in Korea, Japan, China,
Canada and the USA. Her work is represented in private and public collections such as Quebec’s Loto-Quebec Art VisuelCollection, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Pennsylvania, House of Delegates and Senate in Maryland, House of Commons (Parliament of Canada) in Ottawa, Musée Laurier, Maison de la culture John-Henry Pope and Canadian Civilization Museum (Canadian Postal Museum) in Ottawa.
She was awarded The Artist’s Magazine/Watercolor Magic Magazine Prize with a tour show at the 134th International exhibition of the “American Watercolor Society” held at the Salmagundi Club in NY, the Monarch Litho Award at the 81st National Watercolor Show at the Brea Civic and Cultural Center Gallery in CA, and 1st prize at “The State Museum of Pennsylvania 2001” National Art Competition juried by
Judith Dolkart from the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY.
She is a member of the Canadian Society of Watercolorists (SCA), National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic (NSPCA),
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society (PWS), and San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) and Philadelphia Water Color Society (PWCS). She
has been teaching Western and Oriental Art and giving workshops in Canada and the United States since 1989. In June of 2017, she
returned to the Eastern Townships, Quebec after teaching art at the
Grier school in Pennsylvania for seventeen years.