Mr. Yong Jae Lim was born on July 22, 1976 in Pusan City. At the age of 6 he was injured in a road accident: his right arm had to be amputated, and his left arm remained paralyzed. At the age of 7 Mr. Lim began painting with his right foot. He is an autodidact. The artist attended the Hyesung Rehabilitation Primary School, the Sam Yook Rehabilitation Junior High School and the Kyung Moon High School. Form 1985 through 1986 and from 1989 through 1990 he studied drawing, still lives, watercolour painting, and pastel drawing at the Green Art Institute. Hobbies; painting and computers.
Date of birth: 22.07.1976
Scholarship holder since: 01.09.1993