Miran Kim

Influential and International Artist, Miran Kim, to Produce Sketch Cards

Screen_Shot_2013-04-02_at_3.59.30_PMMiran Kim grew up in New York City and Seoul. She earned her BFA from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with an emphasis on storytelling and painting. She did graduate work at NYC’s School of Visual Arts.

Miran’s art was featured in Tales from the Crypt: Trick ‘R Treat a comic book insert in the companion book to the feature film. She has an established reputation as a cover artist for the X-Files comics and other projects such as; Hellraiser, Animal Man, The Crow, The Predator, Bandy Man and her graphic novel The Fallen. She has done work for Relapse Records, MTV Animation, Sci-Fi TV. Miran’s work appeared in the well-known Absoult Vodka campaign and was titled “Absolut Kim”.

She is currently making painted sketch cards for IDW Limited on Mars Attacks and for a deluxe hardcover edition of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (due in May 2013). She has done several covers for IDW, including: Mystery Society – Annual Edition, Mars Attacks #8 and The Crow which will be relased in June 2013. She contributed to the highly-anticipated TOMB due in February 2013 and is working on an original graphic novel with Steve Niles called 27 Graves.

Screen_Shot_2013-04-02_at_3.57.35_PMIn addition to comic book work, Miran’s paintings have been featured in group shows at the New Museum, the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (New York), Petits Papiers Gallery (Brussels/Paris), Mondo Bizzarro Gallery (Roma), NGO Forum/UN Conference on Women (Beijing), La Luz de Jesus Gallery (Los Angeles). Interviews and reviews of Miran’s work can be found in High fructose Art Magazine, Beautiful Decay Magazine, Juxtapoz Art and Culture Magazine and Giant Robot online. Her Absolut Vodka painting is a permanent collection at Wine and Spirits Historical Museum in Dalagatan, Stockholm. Images and details can be found at boyinthewater.com