Heejo Vallve

2021 Self-titled

Born in 1960 Seul, Korea, her family immigrated to Chicago, USA in 1973, where she grew up having the best of both cultures.
She graduated from SAIC, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1983, majored in Fashion Design. After receiving multiple prizes she got a position as a fashion designer and as a buyer for a teenage line for Ragazzeria, a division of PreNatal in Barcelona.
During the past seven years, she's been taking many fine art classes under a great art instructors, where she discovered his ways of expressing herself.

"I am enjoying the crafts of discovering myself through art. I learn so much from the act of painting, drawings, figure and portrait sculpture and etching and linocut,. My paintings are my journey of self discovery in a way".


Heejo Vallve