Hysesu Lee was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. After working as a graphic designer, moved to London where she received her BFA degree in illustration at University of Arts London. She then finished her studying at School of Visual Arts and received her MFA degree in Illustration as Visual Essay. She has published three books and her work has been exhibited in New York, London and Seoul. Currently Hyesu works and lives in NY. Her illustrations have been used in campaigns for Starbucks, Levis, Kraft Foods and many more.