Born in Seoul, Korea
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, Studio Diploma '99
Work and lives in Los Angeles, CA
CSULB Graduate Research Fellowship 2018-2019
Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship - 2017
Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant Recipient 2016-2017
Artadia New York Award Recipient, 2015
SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
Solo show, Martos Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming)
Hope Gangloff and Jennie Jieun Lee-Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY.
Seizure Crevasse - The Pit, Glendale, CA.
Tennis Elbow at The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
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.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
NOMAD: Anna Sew Hoy, Amy Yao & Jennie Jieun Lee - Artist Curated Projects. Los Angeles, CA.
Clay Today -The Hole, New York, NY.
Language- Art for Leonard Peltier- LAWS, Los Angeles, CA.
From Punk to Funk; Left Coast Ceramics -Curated by Peter Held at Iverson Museum in Syracuse, NY
Geranium-Stems Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
How Deep is Your Love - Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada
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
1996-2013 SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
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 Exhibition 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
Ollman, Leah, "Ceramic art, once written off as mere craft, wins a brighter spotlight in the L.A. scene" LA Times, April 25, 2018
Taft, Catherine, "Review for Seizure Crevasse at The Pit" Artforum Summer 2017 Issue
Krimko, Stuart, "Jennie Jieun Lee at The Pit", CARLA, July 27, 2017
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”, artforum.com, March 31, 2017
“Interview with Jennie Jieun Lee”, Crushfanzine.com, 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”, TheVernacular.com, October 2016
Wong, Karen, "Bond Street: 3 Favorite Business", BondStreet.com, 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”, anOthermag.com, 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”, Observer.com, August 7, 2015
Artsy Editorial. “30 Emerging Artists to Watch This Summer”, Artsy, July 14, 2015
Editors of Artnews. “Artadia 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”, Blouinartinfo.com, 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 Peelsandhair.com, 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”, Vogue.com, March 12, 2015
Singer, Maya. “Rachel Comey Pre-Fall 2015 Review”, Style.com, December 9, 2015
Hartman, Eviana. “Rachel Comey Curates a Ceramic Pop-Up”, New York Times Style Magazine, December 9, 2014
Shapiro, 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!”, ShrimppeelsandHair.com, 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