Seowoon Oh was born and grew up in South Korea, where she earned her B.A and M.A degree in Ceramic Art, at the Hongik University, in Seoul. After working as a full time ceramic artist for four years in Korea, she decided to go to the U.K to study. While there, she earned another Master’s degree in Ceramic art from the University of Wales Institute Cardiff in U.K, in 1998. Seowoon lived in Ontario, Canada, and Urbana, Illinois, before settling down in Newtown Connecticut in 2013.
Her work has been shown in many exhibitions and she has enjoyed teaching ceramic art throughout her life. She is also a winner of the 12th Seoul Contemporary Ceramic Competition in Korea, 1992. She is now settled down in Newtown, Connecticut with her husband and two sons, and enjoys being able to work from home.