MIKI LEE


EDUCATION
1997  MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1994 BFA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009 Miki Lee, Davidson galleries, Seattle, WA
2008  Miki Lee, LyonsWier/Ortt gallery, New York, NY
2006  Miki Lee, LyonsWier/Ortt gallery, New York, NY
2005  Miki Lee, San Antonio College, San Antonio, TX             
2004  Miki Lee, Davidson galleries, Seattle, WA
          Miki Lee, LyonsWier Gallery, New York, NY
2002  Miki Lee, LyonsWier Gallery, New York, NY
2000  Miki Lee, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
1998  Miki Lee, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015  Three Rooms, 490 Atlantic Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2015 Ruth: Selections from The Horwich Collection, Russel Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL.
2014 Love is in the Air, Mayson Gallery, New York, NY.
2013 There’s Nothing Like Painting, 490 Atlantic Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2012 Modern Love, Mayson Gallery, New York, NY.
2011  Obsessive Reductive, College of the Canyons Art Gallery, Santa Clarita, CA.
          To be continued, The Hogar collection, Brooklyn, NY
2010  Not Just Another Pretty Face, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL (exhibition catalog)
2008  Obsessive Reductive, The Hogar Collection, Brooklyn, NY (exhibition catalog)
2007  New York Contemporary artists, Hangaram Museum/Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
          ABSTRACT, Eleanor Cayre, Long Branch, NJ.
          Farewell 511, Lyonswier/Ortt gallery, NY
2005  NY METRO, Clarion University, Clarion, PA
2004  Abstraction Pure & Impure, Fine Arts Center Galleries University of Rhode Island,Kingston, RI
          Miki Lee & Andrei Petrov (two person show), Joy Kant Fine Art, Newton, MA 
2003  Strata, Davidson galleries, Seattle, WA
          100 Years 100 Dreams, Space World – The Segye Times, New York, NY
2002  Chicago International Art Exposition, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
          Retro, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Gallery in Chicago, Chicago, IL (exhibition catalog)
2000  Chicago International Art Exposition, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
          Line, Markham-Murray Gallery, New York, NY
1999  Size Matters, Gale Gates et al., Brooklyn, NY
          Women of Colors, Ellen Kim Murphy Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
          Contemporary Abstraction, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
1998  3rd Occasional Survey of Abstract Art in Chicago, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL (exhibition catalog)
          Cross Currents: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/Glasgow School of Art,
          Scotland Exchange Exhibition,I Space Gallery,Chicago,IL;Mackintosh Museum,Glasgow,Scotland(exhibition catalog)
          Elegant Variations, College of DuPage, Gahlberg Gallery, McAninch Arts Center, Glen
          Ellyn, IL (exhibition catalog)
          Common Ground, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
          Contemporary Abstraction, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
          Untitled Group Exhibition, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
1997 Fresh (2 person), Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
          Coming Attractions, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
          Abstract Confluence, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
1996 Abstract: Chicago, 1996, Klein Art Works, Chicago, IL
          Painterly Abstraction, Traveling Exhibition: Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL; Indiana University, Gary, IN
          12th Annual JONES INVITATIONAL, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1993 1st Annual Undergraduate Painting Competition, University of Illinois
1992 22nd Campus Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, University of Illinois
          Two-Person Exhibition, Coalition Gallery, University of Illinois

HONORS AND AWARDS
2000 The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Grant, New York
1999 The MacDowell Colony Fellowship
          The Millay Colony Fellowship
1997  Edward L. Ryerson Fellowship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
          Nippon Steel U.S.A., Presidential Award, Chicago, IL
1996-7  SAIC Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1996 Annual JONES INVITATIONAL Award
1995 Nippon Steel U.S.A., Presidential Award, Chicago, IL
1994 Outstanding Senior Award in Painting, University of Illinois
1993 Tuition Waiver Talent-based Competition Award, University of Illinois Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
1992 Tuition Waiver Talent-based Competition Award, University of Illinois Member, Golden Key Honor Society

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2014 Amiezimmer, “Love is in the air at Mayson Gallery,” Insights, Feb 21.
2013  Russinof, Anne. “Four painters at 490 Atlantic,” Gallery travels seen around the town [blog]. Nov. 11.
2006  Nicols, Mathew Guy. “Miki Lee,” Art in America, Dec.
2004  Norris, Doug. “Viewing art in the abstract,” South County INDEPENDENT, Online, Thurs. Nov. 11.
2003  Kangus, Matthew. “Young stars and abstract stripes captives in new group shows,” The Seattle Times, Dec. 12.
          “Strata,” Seattle Weekly, Dec. 17-23.
          Wallach, Amei. “Driven to Abstraction,” Art News, Nov.
          Kuntz, Melissa. “Miki Lee,” Art in America, Jan.
2002  Johnson, Ken. “Miki Lee,” The New York Times, Sep. 27.
          Naves, Mario “Good Vibes,” The New York Observer, Sep. 23.
          Art review, The New Yorker, Sep 16, 2002
          Shortlist, The New Yorker, Sep 30,2002
          Art review, New York, Sep 16, 2002
          Art Net, Weekend Update (by Water Robinson), Sep. 9, 2002
          Finch, Leah. “Retro,” New Art Examiner, July.
          Artner, Alan G. “’Retro’ show has its virtues,” Chicago Tribune, Feb. 15.
          Smallwood, Janna. “’Retro’ in fine art form,” The Northern Star, Feb. 14.
2000-1  Schwabsky, Barry. “Miki Lee,” New Art Examiner, Dec./Jan.
1999 Postiglione, Corey. “Elegant Variations,” Dialogue, Columbus, OH, Jan./Feb.
1998  Brunetti, John. “Miki Lee,” New Art Examiner, Dec.
          Stein, Lisa. “Miki Lee,” Chicago Tribune, Oct. 15.
          Abstracts and Brief Chronicles: The Works of Michael Hopkins, Miki Lee and Beth Reisman.
          Exhibition Catalog. Chicago: Gahlberg Gallery, McAninch Arts Center, 1998. Interview by David W. McCracken.
          New American Paintings, BookXVII,Vol.3,No.5.The Open Studios Press. Wellesley,MA. July-Aug.,pp.62,63 and 121.
          Common Ground, Korean Central Daily, Los Angeles, May 20.
1997 Ferrara, Annette, “Miki Lee, Sam Nichols,” New Art Examiner, Nov.
          Buchholz, Barbara B. “Soft Geometry, Rubber Structures,” Chicago Tribune, Aug. 29.
          Camper, Fred. “Natural Power,” Chicago READER, Aug. 22.
          Stein, Lisa. “Miki Lee, Sam Nichols: Fresh,” New City, Chicago, Aug. 14.
1996 Buchholz, Barbara B. “Sense of Reality,” Chicago Tribune, Dec. 20.
          Cavallero, Janet. “Painterly Abstraction,” New Art Examiner, Oct.

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Fidelity Corporate Art Collection, Boston, MA
Otherwise Art Collection, Chicago, IL.
Heller Financial, Chicago, IL
Winston & Strawn, Washington, DC
University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Ruth Horwich, Chicago, IL
Sprint/Nextel

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