At the intersection of Fine Arts & Graphic Design, Shim's works playfully articulate stumbled-upon coincidences and cross-cultural experiences. A graduate from Cornell University's BFA program, she participated in Scholastic's Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Residency and Brooklyn Art Space Recent Graduate Residency for painting. Awarded the Korean Government Scholarship, she has received an MFA in Visual Communication Design while living abroad in Seoul and taught design courses at Hongik University and Seoul National University. She was an Artist in Residence in 2017 at the School of Visual Art's RisoLAB and is currently a Designer at Language Dept.