First and only living artist at Joel Oppenheimer Gallery

Heeyoung Kim: Native Plants of the Woods and Prairies, Joel Oppenheimer Gallery, Chicago, IL, 03/27 – 05/31, 2015, Watch Video Here

Rugged Grace: In Praise of the Prairie and Woodland, Works by Heeyoung Kim, Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug. 15 – Nov. 8, 2015

Singular Study: Plant Portraits 2 – American Prairie Plants in Watercolor,                     Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, IL, 2012

Singular Study: Plant Portraits 1 - Works by Heeyoung Kim,                                               Brushwood Gallery, Ryerson Woods, Deerfield, IL, 2011

Group Exhibitions:

Enriching Life at Brushwood Center: Heeyoung Kim & Students Exhibition,                   Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods, Deerfield, IL, Nov. 8 – Dec 23, 2015,                    Watch Video Here

Articulate Visions: The Convergence of Art and Science, Reed-Turner Botanical Artists Group exhibition at H.F. Johnson Gallery of Art, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, Sep. 9 – Nov. 14, 2015

Following Bartram’s Footstep: The American Society of Botanical Artists, in collaboration with Bartram Garden, a travel group exhibition at 5 venues:  

  • Bartram’s Garden Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, April 26 – May 24, 2013
  • South Florida Museum, Bradenton, FL, September19 – December30, 2013          
  • Cherokee Garden Library/Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA, Mar. 17 – Jun. 17, 2014
  • North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, NC, August30 – Nov.2, 2014
  • University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley, CA, Dec. 2014- Feb. 2015

16th Annual International Juried Botanical Art Exhibition, the Horticultural Society of New York, Sep.- Nov. 2013, (received ASBA Eleanor Wunderlich Award for Excellence)

Margaret Flockton Awards: Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, Australia, 2013

American Prairie Plants-The Royal Horticultural Society Botanical Art Exhibition:              Royal Horticultural Society, London, UK, March 16-17, 2012 (received Gold Medal)

Small Works: the American Society of Botanical Artists Conference Exhibition,           Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL, 2012

15th Annual International Juried Botanical Art Exhibition, the Horticultural Society of                New York, September 14, 2012 (received Best in the Show Award)

Plants in Peril: Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Royal Botanic Garden, KEW, London, UK, 2011    (Heeyoung’s painting “Royal Catchfly” was featured in the exhibition signboard)

Filoli 13th Annual Botanical Art Exhibition: Filoli Botanical Garden, Woodside, CA, 2011

14h Annual International: The American Society of Botanical Artists/Horticultural Society of   New York, Horticultural Society of New York, New York, NY, 2010 (Received Award for Merit)

13th Annual International: The American Society of Botanical Artists/Horticultural Society of   New York, Horticultural Society of New York, New York, NY, 2010 (received Honorable Mention Award)

13th International Exhibition of Botanical Art & Illustration: Hunt Institute for Botanical    Documentation, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2010 (Heeyoung's ink drawing of Prairie Dock in its permanent collection)

Major Acquisitions & New Works: Lloyd Shin Gallery, Northbrook, Illinois, 2010

Filoli 12th Annual Botanical Art Exhibition: Filoli Botanical Garden, Woodside, CA, 2010

Margaret Flockton Awards: Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, Australia, 2010

Losing Paradise? Endangered Plants Here and Around the World: a travel group exhibition hosted by the American Society of Botanical Artists in collaboration with Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History at 5 venues.

  • Missouri Botanic Garden, October 5 – November 15, 2009  
  • Chicago Botanic Garden, January 16 – April 4, 2010  
  • New York Botanical Garden, May 6 – July 25, 2010      
  • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Aug.14–Dec.12, 2010,       (Heeyoung’s watercolor of Royal Catchfly, Silene regia was chosen for main exhibition     sign board, exhibit panel, and invitation card. Royal Catchfly is on the exhibition page of the website permanently since 2010)
  • Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Royal Botanic Garden, KEW, London, June 25 – Oct. 16, 2011,  (Heeyoung’s Royal Catchfly was chosen for exhibit banner)

A Natural Perspective: An International Juried Exhibition of the American Society of Botanical Artists, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ, October 15, 2009 – January 3, 2010

Filoli 11th Annual Botanical Art Exhibition: Filoli Botanical Garden, Woodside, CA, 2009

Small Works: the American Society of Botanical Artists Conference Exhibition, Huntington   Library, San Marino, CA, 2008

11th Annual International: The American Society of Botanical Artists / Horticultural Society of  New York, Horticultural Society of New York, New York, NY, 2008