Ahrong Kim is currently an Artist in Residence at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, PA where she currently lives and works. Prior to this, she received the Mima Weissmann Award at the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard in 2013. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Ceramics from Kon Kuk University in Korea in 2008 and her Master of Fine Arts Degree from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Providence, RI in 2013. Recent exhibitions of her work include “East Meets West” at the George Billis Gallery in Manhattan, NY, “Beyond the Brickyard” at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT, “China-Korea, Invitational Exhibition: Heritage and Diversity” at Hanyang University Museum in Seoul, Korea, and “Visions in Clay” at LH Jr Horton Gallery in Stockton, CA, where her work ‘Virginity’ was chosen for the Best of Show Award in addition to being featured at “The 8th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB 2015) – Color; Ceramic Spectrum” in 2015 in Yeoju, Korea