Ji Eun Lee

1984 · Republic of Korea

Artist biography

A true innovative force in the field of sculpture, Ji Eu Lee incorporates a wide variety of material into her works in an effort to explore the very bounds of the spaces they inhabit.

Wanting to explore the unexplored aspects of our world, Lee tries to tap into the realm of the invisible as she tries to quantify elements such as the vacant or hollow. By filling these spaces repeatedly across her body of work, Lee creates new structures that interrupt the gallery space as they engage with the viewer in new ways.

Born in 1984 in Seoul, South Korea, Lee earned both his BA and MA from Kookmin University there. He then continued his studies at the University of Arts in Bremen, Germany, where he received the DAAD Matching Fund Scholarship in 2015, and the Art Academy Dusseldorf. He is now based in Beyreuth, Germany. His most recent accolade came in 2017 when his nomination for the Blooomaward by Warsteiner, Germany. He has been exhibited his works for more than a decade at various locations around the globe, including at the OMS Art Gallery (New York, 2013); the LOT-Lack of Transmission in both Detroit and Toronto (2015); and the Biesenbach Gallery in Cologne (2017).

Biography:

1984: born in Seoul 2009: BA & MA sculpture, Kookmin University, South Korea 2011: 1st Prize, Hochschulpreis, Hochschule für Künste Bremen 2014: Grand Prix, Poster concept and inspiration, Pathfinder Award, South Korea 2015: DAAD Matching Fund Scholarship, Bremen Studies Fine Art at Hochschule für Künste Bremen 2016: Featured Works, Zucker Art Collection, Budapest Raum-Prize, Klasse Hörnschemeyer, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf 2017: Master Student of Prof. Hörnschemeyer, Arts Academy of the city of Düsseldorf Finishes studies with special mentions from the Arts Academy of the city of Düsseldorf Nominated for the Bloom Award by Warsteiner

Ji Eun Lee lives and works in Bayreuth.

Selected Solo and Group Exhibitions:

2019 Galerie Biesenbach, Cologne (S) Galerie Biesenbach, Cologne (G) 2018 Galerie Biesenbach, Cologne (G) 2017 Galerie Biesenbach, Cologne (G) Enter Art Foundation, Berlin (G) Kunstpalast Düsseldorf (G) 2016 Hogan Lovells Preis, Hogan Lovells International LLP, Düsseldorf (G) Boui Boui Bilk, Düsseldorf (G) 2015 Alternative Space Noon, Suwon, South Korea (S) LOT-Lack of Transmission, Detroit und Toronto (G) 2014 Immigration Office, Bremen (S) Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst Bremen (G) Zeitraumexit, Mannheim (G) Galerie Flut, Bremen (G) 2013 Artdocks, Bremen (G) Hutchins Gallery, Brookville, New York (G) Städische Galerie, Bremen (G) OMS Art Gallery, New York (G) 2011 GaDeWe, Bremen (G) 2009 Artspace Hyun, Seoul (S) GongPyung Art Center, Seoul (G) Kookmin Art Gallery, Seoul (G) 2008 Gallery Ho, Seoul (G) ASYAAF, Old Main Trainstation, Seoul (G) sfx sound art festival 2008 Seoul Radio, Seoul (G) Grau Gallery, Seoul (G) 2007 Alternative Space Miccle, Seoul (G) Gallery Young, Seoul (G)

Ji Eun Lee

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