Ruby Hong

Ruby Hong's creativity stems from a mother and sister who exposed her to the arts early on. Throughout her life, she has experimented with different mediums. She has bounced between analog to digital. She dreamed of becoming a cartoonist by creating comic strips in grade school. At the age of 10 she discovered photography. From there, she discovered her passion for composing, texture, color, storytelling, and capturing a fleeting moment to everyday objects. Into adulthood, she continued to explore areas in art. Her high school art teacher led her into a career in design. She earned a degree from UCLA in art and design. Professionally, she is a user experience designer. She continues to write stories for a graphic novel in her own time. Her current focus is photography and illustration. Her works has been seen various local gallery shows over the years.  She recently published a book of her photos, Patterns in Nature