Seong Kwon started his studio in 2001 after learning as an assistant under many prominent photographers. The main emphasis of his photographic practice is architecture and the built environment. He has worked on a diversity of projects that includes the cutting edge work of SHoP Architects, the high-end luxury of Andre Tchelistcheff Architects, and the quality affordable housing of MAP Architects. In recent times, his subject matter has expanded to include documentation of site-specific artwork and exhibitions for individual artists as well as organizations such as Public Art Fund and MTA Arts & Design. His images have been published in notable magazines, newspapers, and books, such as The New Yorker, Architectural Record, The New York Times, Metropolis, and Art Forum.
Kwon was born in Tokyo, Japan and is of Korean descent. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and studied abroad at St. Andrews University in Scotland. Additionally, he holds an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Photography from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.