About Soey Milk
With highly-refined and meticulously executed graphite drawings to complex, dreamlike oil paintings of ethereal young women suspended in fluttering robes of richly-patterned fabrics drenched in color, Soey Milk drifted onto the art scene like a sultry summer storm. These expertly rendered, euphoric scenarios entice viewers to yearn for understanding of Soey’s mysterious world. Her enchanting sirens and floating dreamscape imagery are common threads throughout her art, yet she is continually exploring and experimenting with surprising new mediums and methods. Her recent work has combined glitter and flower petals with oil paint. The subject matter presents a seductive and curious innocence that is a clear reflection of this talented ingénue. Sometimes playful, often contemplative, but always present is an essence of serenity and delicate beauty in these odes to femininity ...
Pasadena, CA-based illustrator Milk has a flair for the dark and the romantic, depicting lovely young women in various erotic configurations. Soey's delicate graphite sketches and detailed oil paintings of doe-eyed ladies create a unique narrative world that is at once tender and strange.
Excerpt from Juxtapoz, 2015
Soey Milk was born in Seoul, Korea, and moved to California in 2000. She is receiving significant international attention by collectors and has a vast following. Soey lives and works in California.
Pasadena Art Center Graduate 2014