Originally from South Korea, Hyeong-Gon Kim's artistic career began at Incheon University where he focused on traditional Korean painting. In pursuit of a second MFA degree, and shifting his focus towards a traditional western approach to oil painting. Kim continued his studies at the Academy of Art University, where he past taught about Analysis of Form for 3 years after graduated to 2010. At the end of Decembrr 2011, he moved back to his country and teaches a class on Basic drawing with Oil painting at Incheon University and Chonnam University in Korea Since 2013.
Kim has exhibited his work internationally, particularly in Seoul, South Korea, Germany, Japan and throughout the United States.