Seraphim Hong is a visual artist originally from La Mesa, California on Kumeyaay lands and now resides in the Seattle area on Coast Salish and Duwamish land. She graduated with an associates degree with a concentration in Art at Bellevue College in 2018. She went on major in Painting and Drawing at the University of Washington, graduating in 2020 with Honors in Painting and Drawing. She has since continued to create traditionally focusing on watercolors and oils as well as exploring digital painting. As a multiracial individual with an ancestry of refuge and incarceration on stolen Indigenous lands, she mainly creates visuals reflecting on complex identity in the world that leads to intangible emotions and complex view of self. Her works mainly focus on emotions, expressions, and feelings that are difficult to articulate and create allegories through expressive abstract works, utilizing figures and animals in the natural world.
June 2020 - 2025
PURE THEORY FEATURED ARTIST
Featured artist and seller for the Pure Theory December art sale pop up in collaboration with the Trans Women of Color Solidarity Network