Sinae Lee (b. 1980, Seoul, Korea) holds a B.F.A. from Maryland Institute College of Art and a M.F.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.  In 2007, Lee received a Fulbright Fellowship to research prostitution and human trafficking in the Netherlands.  Lee's work has been exhibited widely, both domestically and abroad, including at Delaware Center of Contemporary Art; Arti-et-Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; La Mer Gallery, Seoul, Korea; Arario Gallery, New York; Ceres Gallery, New York; Reaves Gallery, New York; RedLine, Denver, CO, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO and the Video Apartment, Docklands, Ireland. Lee lives and works in New York City.

 

ONE AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2010               Raw, Performance at Reaves Gallery, New York, NY
                        Private Property, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO
                        The Lost Suppers: Act One, Nyotaimori, Performance at RedLine, Denver, CO

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2012               New Chapter, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY

2011                Art For Clear Water, First Street Gallery, New York, NY
                        Where It Takes You, Spattered Columns, New York, NY

2010                Irrelevant, Arario Gallery, New York, NY
                        Pairings, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO

2009               Exposure, Ceres Gallery, New York, NY
                        The Art District Best of 2009, Eventgallery 910Arts, Denver, CO
                        The Figurative Show, Core New Art Space Gallery, Denver, CO
                        Collective Nouns, The Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO
                        WOW, Core New Art Space Gallery, Denver, CO
                        Werk Van Nieuwe Leden, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2008               De Salon, Finimal Kunst als Pijnstiller? Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands
                        Video Apartment, Body City, Docklands, Dublin, Ireland

2007               The Race Show, The Whole Gallery, Baltimore, MD  
                        International House Exhibition, International House, Philadelphia, PA
                        AirSpace Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                        William Way Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                        5 into 1, Wilson Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006               Voxumenta, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
                        War It, MBN Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                        MFA Thesis Exhibition, The Ice Box Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                        Show Me Where the Devil Bit You, Tower Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                        The Humanity Show, Meyerson Lower Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                        Marry Me, Performance at Meyerson Lower Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2005                MFA Biennial Exhibition, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE
                        Fox Family Show, Fox Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                        Unknown, Performance at Meyerson Lower Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2004               Cane Exhibition, Meyerson Lower Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
                        BFA Thesis Exhibition, Rosenberg Gallery, Baltimore Maryland

2003               New American Art Exhibition, Center for Art and Culture, Aix-en-Provence, France
                        Student Show, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore MD

2002               La Mer Gallery, In-Sa Dong, Seoul, Korea
                        Environmental Exhibition, Little Bennett Regional Park Gallery, Silver Spring, MD
                        Sculpture Show, Student Gallery, Baltimore, MD

2001               Foundation Show, Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

SELECTED AWARDS, FELLOWSHIP, RESIDENCIES, AND SOCIETY

2008                Arti-et-Amicitiae, Art-Society in Amsterdam, Netherlands
2007­­ - 2008   J. William Fulbright Scholarship to Netherlands
2007                40th Street Artist-in Resident, Philadelphia, PA
2005 - 2006    Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA          
2006                The Oakley Medal of Achievement, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA   
 2005               Stuart Egnal Scholarship Award, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2005                Alumni Association Award, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2004                Chair Merit Scholarship Award, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2002                Presidential scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2000                Trustee Scholarship Award, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

 

TEACHING

2012-2017 Adjunct Faculty, Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ
2010                Adjunct Faculty, Long Island University C.W. Post Campus, New York, NY
2009 - 2010   Instructor, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO
2009                Adjunct Faculty, Metro State College of Denver, Denver, CO
2006 - 2007   Adjunct Faculty, The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
2005 - 2006   Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2004 - 2005   Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

EDUCATION

2006                M.F.A. in Sculpture, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Concentration: Video and Performance Art    
2004                B.F.A. in General Fine Art, Maryland Institute College of Arts, Baltimore, MD                     
2003                Center for Art and Culture, American University, Aix-en-Provence, France

 

PUBLICATIONS

Edge and Friends By Michael Paglia, Westword (CO) January 21-27
Teaching and Doing Work Together in - Collective Nouns By Mary Chandler, Denver Times (CO) April 14, 2009 
Life Plus By Jimin Kim, NewsKorea (TX), August 24, 2007
Student Shows Rise Above By Roberta Fallon and Libby Rosof, The Artblog (PA), June 28, 2006
School Daze By Roverta Fallon, Philadelphia Weekly (PA) June 28, 2006