Daru studied at Seoul National University, receiving her Bachelors degree in 1977. Daru moved to New York that same year to study at the Pratt Institute and received her Masters degree in 1980. Since then, Daru has been widely exhibited in the United States and Korea, including the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts in Buffalo, the Phillips Museum of Art in Pennsylvania, and the BenShahn Galleries in New Jersey. Recently Daru has shown at 2x13 gallery, Allen Sheppard gallery, Amy Simon fine art and Metaphor Contemporary Art, Kumho Museum. gallery BK, galerie Captlain-Matignon.