Caroline Hwang was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, grew up in Southern California and earned her BFA with honors at Art Center College of Design. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York. Hwangs work is influenced as much by her grandmothers crocheting and knitting as it is by crafts, graphic arts, quilting, films and music, among other things.
She has been featured in Paper Magazine and Swindle Quarterly and has done illustrations for The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, and, HOW Design, among others. Her work has been shown at Sloan Fine Art (New York) Clementine Gallery (New York), New Image Gallery (Los Angeles), and Beaver Projects (Copenhagen).