Shin hails from New Jersey and New Haven, CT. He currently lives in Cambridge, Mass and is married to his lovely wife Sarah. Shin has been an full time artist for the past 5 years, after an eight-year hiatus. He started seeing faces and profiles in empty spaces 25 years ago. He draws his inspiration from graffiti, comic books, the pictures he sees as he prays for his community and the city. Shin has graduated from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with a Masters degree in Urban Leadership.