Hwan Heo was born with cerebral paresis on 20 February 1977 in Busan. In 1994, when he was still attending high school, he made his first attempts at painting with his mouth. His artistic talent enabled him to take a Bachelor und Master degree in art at the university of Daegu. His favourite themes are landscapes and animals done in oil. The mouth painter has already shown his works at solo and group exhibitions on various occasions.
Date of birth: 20.02.1977
Scholarship holder since: 01.09.2008