An educator and botanical artist currently residing in Los Altos, California, Hyunjin Cho was born in South Korea, where she lived until she moved to the United States in 2017. She majored in design and craft pedagogy in graduate school and in craft design in undergraduate school. She also earned a teaching license in art education and worked as an art teacher in Korea. After moving to the US, she earned a certificate in botanical art from Filoli. Now, her work is mainly focused on botanical art.
She believes that when drawing plants as a botanical illustration, their beauty and accurate information should be conveyed. She creates her work by balancing the two and expressing them in various materials and methods and to make viewers feel more interested.
Her work has appeared in numerous exhibitions including ASBA’s Annual Internationals and RHS Botanical Art & Photography Show and The Margaret Flockton Award.
She won a silver medal at the RHS show and Highly Commended and The Artist’s Choice at The Margaret Flockton Award.