Purim was born in South Korea and has lived in three different countries. She received her BFA at University of Virginia and worked in the film industry and online advertising. While working, she has continued to hone her craft at NYU, SVU, FIT, and Pratt, and has been featured in group shows in Virginia, Florence, and New York. She currently lives in Dobbs Ferry, NY with two Scribbler age daughters and a husband who is a high school assistant principal.  As a first year Scribble teacher, she is excited to share Scribbology with her community and to be part of children's diverse learning developments.