Wook Kim


Born in Seoul, December 13, 1967. After he graduated from Choongang Univ., Dept. of Photography, he started his first career at Design House Co., a magazine publisher in 1991.

Upon working with ELLE Korea in 1992, Kim Wook opened his studio "Kimwookstudio" and became a freelance-photographer.

On November 12, 1998, he has published his first photo collections "Kimwookbook". 

Also he has had exhibitions ten times.

At present, Kim Wook appears as a photographer in major fashion magazines such as VOGUE Korea and ESQUIRE Korea, and participates in leading fashion advertisements.


1991 Bachelor of Arts in Photography, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea


1993-Present Owner, Kimwook Studio, Seoul, Korea

2001-2003 Advertising Photographer, Samsung Electronics, Seoul, Korea

1998-Present Manager of Photography, Esquire Korean edition, Seoul, Korea

1992-Present W magazine Korea, ELLE Korea and more


1998 Kim Wook Book

The Book contains 49 black and white photographs, taken between1986 and 1998, which capture the images of the lives and dreams of people in their lands. 

In progress Kim Wook Book II


2009 "portrait" JS ART Gallery

2005 "Photographed by Kim Wook" , Frost Center for visual Arts Ira M. Taylor Memorial Art Gallery, Abilene Texas

2003 "Fashion & Design," Daelim Museum, Seoul, Korea

2002 "Seoul in my memory" Dong-Ah Newspaper Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1999 "Fashion & Art," There's Art Center, Seoul, Korea

1986 "On Stage," Chung-Ang University Art Center, Ansung, Korea



2001 Lecturer, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea Introduction to Fashion and Commercial Photography

1993 Official Photographer, Taejon World Expo

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