Jin Won Han was born in Korea. After finishing BFA and MFA in metal crafts at the Seoul National University, she moved to the US to study glass in Rhode Island School of Design. After she received MFA in glass, she has taught in Rochester Institute of Technology and worked as an adjunct research faculty in the University of Western Ontario. She has provided many visiting lectures and demonstrations internationally. Currently she is working as an artist in residence at the University of Sydney.
Since 1992, she has been working with a variety of materials and methods, including metal craft, ceramics, glass, performing arts, robotics, and computer graphics. She enjoys interdisciplinary works. Currently she is interested in 3D modeling and flameworking.