Yi Hwan Kwon was born in Seoul, Korea. He graduated from the Environmental Sculpture Department and proceeded his MFA studies in Environmental Sculpture at the Kyungwon University. Yi has participated in numerous notable group shows throughout Korea, including "Porfolio2005" at the Seoul Museum of Art in 2005. Yi has also received numerous awards, including the "Superior Prize" at the 10th Korean Figurative Sculpture Exhibition in 1999.Yi Hwan-Kwon first photographs his subjects then crushes the image through computer graphics. The end product is one that wavers between the two-dimensional and three-dimensional forms, the realistic and fictional.