Kim Tschang-Yeul was born in 1929, Korea, and graduated from the College of Fine Arts at Seoul National University in 1950. The artist has an extensive exhibition history in major galleries, museum and art fairs all over the world. He has held solo exhibitions at the Chicago international Art Exposition (1989), the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Korea (1993), the Sakamoto Zenzo Museum of Art in Japan (1998) and his very irst solo show in China at the National Museum of China(2005). Group exhibitions include "Painting in Korea: Yesterday and Today" at the Seoul Museum of Art (2004), and "Poem of indian ink" at the Guimet Museum of Asian Art in Paris(2005). Kim's works are vastly collected by art institutions such as the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Korea, the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Museum of Oriental Art in Germany.