Zeeyoung is a conservator of modern and contemporary art at Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art in Seoul, Korea. Since 2005, she has worked with different forms of art and a variety of modern materials such as paintings, outdoor sculptures and installations found in the museum's collection. Before coming to Leeum, Zeeyoung graduated from a 5-year-long training program at Ecole Supérieure d'Art d'Avignon in France obtaining a master's degree in paintings conservation with honors. Her thesis was on the 'Conservation of Colorfield Paintings' which led her to working on modern paintings and materials in her professional career. She is a member of INCCA-Korea, a regional group started in 2019 with her fellow conservators in Korea. Her research interest lies in modern paints and materials, conservation of outdoor sculptures, artist's interviews and documentation of artist materials and techniques.
Lizeth has a degree in conservation from ENCRyM - INAH and a Master in Art History with a specialisation in Contemporary Art from UNAM. Since 2007 she is Professor-researcher, organises the Workshop Seminar Restoration of Modern and Contemporary Art and responsible for the subject ‘Public Art and its exhibition contexts’ within the Master in Museology of the ENCRyM. She is currently the Academic Coordinator of the Restoration Degree of the ENCRyM-INAH. Titular Coordinator of the research projects ‘Registration, Diagnosis and Conservation of Urban Art’ and ‘Documentation, registration and material experimentation in modern and contemporary art’.
She was co-organiser of the events: Encounter Conservation Strategies in Contemporary Art in collaboration with MUAC-UNAM, Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo and the ENCRyM-INAH. Symposium Living Matter in collaboration with the Getty Foundation, MUAC-UNAM and the ENCRyM-INAH. Organizer of the International Street Art and Graffiti Conservation Meetings URBARTE (2013, 2016 and 2018). Author of several articles and papers focused on conservation- restoration of modern and contemporary art, as well as graffiti and urban art. Member of the international group of Urban Art, linked to the Spanish Group of the IIC. Lizeth collaborates with artist's studios, museums and galleries focused on the production, exhibition and conservation of modern and contemporary art.