Kate Oh Trabulsi has a background of a painter and a sculptor (Parsons The New School for Design B.F.A. '98 M.F.A. '00). Since 2004, she has been working as a highlight tour guide at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Stricken by the beauty of the museum, she gradually began to further appreciate Asian arts, especially Korean traditional painting, “Minhwa”. In her work, she uses traditional materials and techniques to explore contemporary Minhwa.
Currently, Kate is a Chairman of the international committee (USA) of the KFAA (Korean Fine Arts Association), and Chairman of the New York Chapter of the Korean American Cultural Arts Foundation USA (KACAF). As a Korean American artist, she aims to introduce Korean Art in the United States and across the world. Her inspiration for starting the Kate Oh Gallery grew out of her involvement with fellow artists, connecting both the Eastern and Western emerging artists and her desire to do more for the artistic community of which she is a part.