Joyce Yu-Jean Lee

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First Light, 2012 Video Projection Onto Floor Variable © JYJLee 2012
Last Light, 2012 2 Channel Video Projection Variable © JYJLee 2012
Great Light | Great Wall: Mutianyu, Beijing, 2012 Face Mounted Archival Print 18"X24" © JYJLee 2012
Catch a Flick, 2011 2 Channel Video Projection Variable © JYJLee 2011
Hover, 2010 2 Channel Video Projection Variable © JYJLee 2010
Room to See, 2010 2 Channel Video Projection Variable © JYJLee 2010
Incarnation, 2010 Video Projection Onto Floor Variable © JYJLee 2010
Quick Facts
Dallas, TX
University of Pennsylvania, 2002, B.A.
MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art), 2010, M.F.A.
art education, multiculturalism, cross cultural, Chinese-contemporary, pastel, green screen, animation, video, projection, Illumination, light, mixed-media, installation, video-art, performance, photography, digital, exhibition/performance

Joyce Yu-Jean Lee creates video installations that examine how various cultures have historically depicted illumination--physical, intellectual, and spiritual illumination. She aims to slow viewers down to discover new space in their seeing and visual consumption. 

She is the recipient of the 2011-2013 C. Sylvia and Eddie C. Brown Studio at the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower; a 2010 Henry Walters Traveling Scholarship by The Walters Art Museum to The Netherlands and Germany; a 2010-2012 So Hamiltonian Fellowship; and a 2008-2010 Harvey Fellowship. She has been awarded various supported residencies and has exhibited at Hamiltonian Gallery in D.C.; Conner Contemporary in D.C.; Heidi Cho Gallery in Chelsea, New York; SCOPE Art Fair in New York; (e)merge Art Fair in D.C.; and at various international locations including Taiwan and Germany.

Joyce currently teaches at the Maryland Institute College of Art: Professional Practices for the Visual Artist to MFA students and Electronic Media Arts and Culture to freshmen. She has resided on the east coast since 1998, and can be found cruising around “Charm City” on her 1978 Puch moped and her trusty bicycle.

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