Soonok Jung earned her BFA at the University of the Philippines in 1996, her MA at New York University in 1999, and her MFA from The City College of New York in 2002. While studying in the Philippines, Jung was invited to exhibit her work at the Galeria Messina and West Gallery in Manila, Philippines. Jung has also had several solo and group exhibitions since she moved to New York including shows in Washington Square East Galleries (MA Thesis Show, New York, 1999); the Jamaica Center for Art & Learning (Space City- Window Project, New York, 2001), Compton Goethals Gallery (MFA Thesis Show, New York, 2002). Ceres Gallery (Landscape by Cell Cleavage, New York, 2004). Currently, Soonuk Jung lives and works Queens, New York.