Kyungwon Baek was born in 1987 in South Korea and studied ceramics at Seoul National University. She earned B.F.A in 2010 and M.F.A in 2013 from Seoul National University. She was a resident artist at Guldagergaard International Ceramic Center(Denmark) in 2014 and 2017, at Gimhae Clayarch Museum(South Korea) in 2015 and at The Ceramic House(U.K) in 2017.
She has been living and working in Seoul. She has done many commission works including collaboration with Izzat Baba, Korean fashion brand, as well as group exhibitions.
In 2017, KyungWon Baek was nominated as a finalist of 2nd Open to Art, International Contemporary Art and Design Ceramics Competition promoted by Officine Saffi, the gallery specializing in Ceramics in Milan.