Born in 1977 inKandal Province, Cambodia.
EmRiem graduated from the Royal University of Fine Arts in Cambodia in 2000. He left for France the same year in order to develop his talent for paintingand design. He stayed for a duration of seven years, during which he earned diplomas in design at the School of Fine Arts in Saint-Etienne (2006), and at the National School for Decorative Arts in Paris (2008).
He returned back to Phnom Penh in 2008, where he opened “Gallery X-em Design.” There he exhibits his own work as well as those of other artists. He practices abstract as well as figurative art.