Shineh Kim Yoon is a nationally recognized art educator, Mom, Artist and Director/Teacher at Shineh Art Studio, LLC. She specializes in fine art, currently lives and works in the Washington DC Metropolitan area where she teaches visual arts to students in grades K-12th to college transfers. Shineh's love of art started at a very young age. Shortly after she immigrated from South Korea at age 15 she was recognized as Maryland's Emerging Young Artist from MAEA (Maryland Art Education Association). She attended MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) specializing in the field of Illustration, receiving a scholarship for her artistic achievement as a finalist in the Maryland Distinguished Scholars Program.
Shineh started Shineh Art Studio, LLC in 2003, inspired to share her knowledge/enthusiasm and experience with the next generation of young artists. Shineh is a three-time nationally recognized art educator from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.

Many of her students have continually achieved national, region at large, and local recognitions and have been admitted to prestigious art colleges and universities with excellent art programs such as Rhode Island School of Design, Maryland Institute College of Art, Pratt, Parsons, School of Visual Arts, University of California-Berkeley, University of Maryland, Columbia University, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Upenn, Carnegie Mellon, Ringling College of Art + Design, Virginia Commonwealth University, Cornell University, Duke University and many more.

  National Honor at Carnegie Hall  

In 2019 under the guidance of Mrs. Shineh K. Yoon, 6 Shineh Art Studio Students earned 10 National Medals for their excellence in Visual Arts!


There were 10 awarded pieces with 4 Gold Medals and 6 Silver Medals! "Nearly 340,000 works of art and writing were submitted to the 2019 Scholastic Awards this year." "Receiving a National Medal places [our] students within the top 1% of all submissions!" Mrs. Shineh K. Yoon and her National Medalists were invited to a celebration at Carnegie Hall in New York City in June!


Scholastic National Awards of 2019

Scholastic National Awards of 2018

Scholastic National Awards of 2017

Art by Mrs. Shineh K. Yoon

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