Jungsuk (Jung) Ahn was born in 1977 in Seoul, South Korea, and
grew up in the Boston area. At the age of seven, he began studying
under Nancy Angell-Rickenbacker, a former student of Pablo Picasso
and Oscar Kokoshka, and quickly became her star pupil. He studied
with Mrs. Angell-Rickenback until her untimely death in 1998.
studying art in Paris in the late nineties, taking time out to
complete a degree in computer science degree at the prestigious
During this time, Jung produced a substantial body of work, although
much of it was stolen in Nice, France. After several years of
traveling the world, Jung settled in San Francisco where he has
received his MFA at the Academy of Art University.
Jung is skilled
in a variety of media, including oil and acrylic paints, charcoal,
and pencil, as well as sculpture. He particularly enjoys portraiture
and other figurative works.
He currently resides in San Francisco, where he divides his time
between painting, studying, teaching and doting on his niece,