Born in Seoul, Korea

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Graduated from The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA



Seizure Crevasse - The Pit, Glendale, CA


Graham Collins and Jennie Jieun Lee, Marlborough Chelsea- Viewing Room, New York, NY

Jennie Jieun Lee & Mariah Robertson, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY

Immigrant's Ear, Levy Delval, Brussels, Belgium

The Devil You Know, The Outlet Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Mrs. Thompson’s Mirror, Martos Gallery, New York, NY

Am I Ugly, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada

Jennie Jieun Lee & Patrick Brennan, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY


Smile Purgatory, Galerie Lefebvre et Fils, Paris, France



ON POWER & PEACE - Situations, New York, NY


Re-Planetizer curated by The Pit at Regina Rex, New York,NY

Life Eraser, Curated by Domenico de Chirico- Brand New Gallery Milan, Italy

Summer Show - C. Grimaldis Gallery- Baltimore, Maryland

NADA NEW YORK - The Landing Gallery- Clayton Bailey & Peter Saul,Hannah Greely, Jennie Jieun Lee, Sally Saul, Viola Frey


When the Sun Hits, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA

Object Painting - Painting Object, Jonathan Viner Gallery, London, UK

Jezebel Spirit, Evening Hours, NY, NY

La Musee Imaginaire, Lefebvre et Fils, Paris, France

The Negative Hand, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

What is Wrong With We, Martos Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Swingers WKND, BOS, Brooklyn, NY

White Columns Benefit Exhibition + Auction, New York, NY

Media, Curated by Jens Peter Brask, Jacob Bjorn Gallery, Arhus, Denmark

Now Eat Your Head, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Paradise Sauna, TSA LA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Sha Boogie Bop, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY

Shoot the Lobster Exhibition for NADA, NY

Sight Unseen/I’m Revolting Ceramics, New York, NY

Steve Keister, Jennie Jieun Lee, Elizabeth Levine, Ille Arts, East Hampton, NY

Bad Fog curated by Eddie Martinez, Martos Gallery, New York, NY


Jennie Jieun Lee & David Bratton, Clayspace 1205 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Group Show, Solar Street Fine Arts, Brooklyn, NY

I Want To Believe Something Extraordinary Can Happen, Bowman Bloom Gallery, NYC

Group Show, Scalamata Exhbition Space Detournement, Venice, Italy

Draw, Fuse Gallery, New York, NY

Jennie Jieun Lee & Lila Lee, Siberia Gallery, New York, NY

Jennie Jieun Lee, CT King, Corrine Rhodes, ABC NO RIO, New York, NY


Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship - 2017

Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant Recipient 2016-2017

Artadia New York Award Recipient, 2015


Whitney, Christine, "The New York Artist Charting New Territory in Southern California", The Cut, April 26, 2017

Ollman, Leah, "At the Pit in Glendale, Sculpture That Keeps You On Your Toes", Los Angeles Times, April 11, 2017

Campbell, Andy, “Critics Pick”,, March 31, 2017

“Interview with Jennie Jieun Lee”,, February 14, 2017

Sutton, Benjamin, “Ceramics Stage a Coup at NADA Miami Beach 2016”, Hyperallergic, December 1, 2016

Connelee, Morgan, “At Present with Jennie Jieun Lee”,, October 2016

Wong, Karen, "Bond Street: 3 Favorite Business",, Summer 2016

Steadman, Ryan, “8 Things to Do in New York’s Art World by June 25”, Observer, June 20, 2016

Feher, Adam, "6 Can't-Miss Art Shows Of The Week Of June 20, 2016", Forbes,com

Skidmore, M. “Shaping the Future: Ten Marvelous Modern Ceramicists”,, November 25, 2015

Figueroa, M. “5 Women NYC Artists”, Vamp Magazine - Issue 4, October 2015

Gladstone, Sebastian, "Jennie Jieun Lee", Foundations Issue 3, The Genre Issue, Fall/Winter 2015

Pagel, David, “Rough and Tumble Rambunctiousness at The Pit Gallery,” Los Angeles Times, September 3, 2015

Creahan, D. “Mexico City: The Negative Hand at Anonymous Gallery through August 28th, 2015”, Art Observed, August 17, 2015

Steadman, Ryan. “A New Way to Be an Artist”,, August 7, 2015

Artsy Editorial. “30 Emerging Artists to Watch This Summer”, Artsy, July 14, 2015

Editors of Artnews. “Artandia Awards Grants To All 10 New York Finalists”, ARTNEWS, June 27, 2015

Biggs, Caroline. “Artists in Residence”, Domino Magazine, Summer 2015

Indrisek, Scott. “Art Lovers: Romantic Teamwork in Bushwick’s Swingers WKND”,, June 4, 2015

Segal, Mark. “The Art Scene 6.11.15”, The East Hampton Star, June 11, 2015

Mangle, Tony. “Jennie Jieun Lee’s First Solo Show at Martos Gallery”, Shrimp, May 27, 2015

Wagley, Catherine. “5 Art Shows You Should See This Week”, LA Weekly, May 27, 2015

Baird-Persson, Laird. “The Latest Trend in Fashion? Mixing Clothing and Ceramics”,, March 12, 2015

Singer, Maya. “Rachel Comey Pre-Fall 2015 Review”,, December 9, 2015

Hartman, Eviana. “Rachel Comey Curates a Ceramic Pop-Up”, New York Times Style Magazine, December 9, 2014

Sharpiro, Debra. "Studio Visit- Jennie Jieun Lee Ceramicist", Sight Unseen, September 24, 2014

Weber, Pauline. "Entretien: Jennie Jieun Lee,la ceramique a fleur de peau", Le Huffington Post, July 18, 2014

Whitford, Emma. "Everything Guide to Urban Claymaking", New York Magazine, June 16, 2014

Frank, Priscilla. "Bizarre Ceramic Masks Explore The Dark Side of Agoraphobia", Huffington Post, June 10, 2014

"Behind the Mask, Artist Jennie Jieun Lee", Seen Heard Known, June 2014

Mangle, Tony. “Get Your Clay On, Ceramics are Hot!”,, May 2, 2014

Pentelow, Susie. “Jennie Jieun Lee”, Traction Magazine, April 30, 2014

Wallace, Ian. “This Clay’s on Fire! Behind the Surprising New Renaissance in Ceramic Art”, Artspace, April 17, 2014

Steadman, Ryan. “Bad Fog: Eight Artists in Eddie Martinez’s Circle”, Whitewall Magazine, February 3, 2014

Rakowski, Kelly. “Jennie Jieun Lee Ceramicist”, Sight Unseen, September 9, 2013