Royyal Dog (Chris Chanyang Shim, 심찬양) is a graffiti writer and mural artist from Seoul, Korea. He is best known for his photorealistic murals of African American women in traditional Korean hanbok dresses. His paintings carry a message of global harmony and have been recognized for multiculturalism. His work can be seen around the world.
Royyal Dog studied animation at Chungkang College of Cultural Industries in Icheon. He also studied pastoral studies at International Evangelical College in the Philippines before dropping out to pursue graffiti in Perth, Australia.
Royyal Dog currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and son.