Pooroni is an illustrator and a graphic designer based in Seoul, Korea. She designs, draws, studies and teaches illustration and design. Her interests are visual narrative and storytelling, studying the relationship between design and art, ambiguity and clarity, verbal and pictorial as well as cultural aspects and quickly changing visual environment of Seoul. She has experimented with media and boundaries of illustration. She grew up in Korea and Jordan, and studied Painting at Rhode Island School of Design as an undergraduate, and earned MFA and Doctor of Design in Visual Communication Design from Seoul National University. She is currently working as an assistant Professor at Graduate School of Design, University of Seoul and she also worked as an assistant professor at Visual Communication Major, Department of Design, Hongik University in Seoul. She is a member of AGI(Alliance Graphique Internationale) and a director of Korea Society of Basic Design & Art.