Rhea In was born and raised in Seoul, Korea and went to Toronto, Canada at age fifteen. After graduating from art high school in Toronto where she learned a new aspect of humanity, unfettered generosity across many cultural lines, she studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Two years of a graduate program at Pratt Institute focusing on painting and drawing where she was expecting her MFA in 2014 she took off to Seoul to postpone her artistic career, she worked as an English teacher for elementary student. In 2017, Rhea forewent her life experience in Korea and returned to Brooklyn to finish her degree where she received an MFA from the Painting and Drawing Department. Since then she is living and working in Brooklyn, NY.