TeaYoun Kim-Kassor is originally from South Korea where she received her B.F.A. in Fiber Arts. She continued her research in Art Education as the Japanese equivalent of a Fulbright Scholar at Saitama University in Japan where she earned an M.A.T. In America, TeaYoun continued her exploration of fine arts in the M.F.A. program at the University of Tennessee with a focus on installation. Currently, she is teaching as an Assistant Professor of Art at a Georgia College in GA, U.S.
TeaYoun has been a very active artist having numerous exhibitions including at La Macina di San Cresci in Florence, Italy, Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY, Montana State University Gallery in Bozeman, MT, Maryville College Gallery in Maryville, TN, Black-box Theatre in Milledgeville, GA, Folklore Museum in Sendai, Japan and etc.
Her artwork has been supported by the Folklore Museum in Sendai, Japan, the National PerformanceNetwork (supported by the Andy Warhol Foundation for Visual Arts, the Joan Mitchell Foundation, and the Nathan Cummings Foundation), CESTA in Tabor, Czech Republic, and Can Serrat in Barcelona, Spain.