WON LEE




WON LEE

EDUCATION
Johnson State College – Vermont – USA (M.F.A)
Pepperdine University – Los Angeles – USA (B.F.A)

ACTIVITIES RELATING TO ART PRACTICE
CURRENTLY SERVING AS:
Board Member of Sculptors Society of Canada (Canada)
Board Member of Peter Grey Museum (Puerto Vallarta – Mexico)
A Professional Circle Member of International Sculpture Center (USA)
Advisor of Zwolle International Sculpture Space (Zwolle – Netherlands)
Former Board Member of Vermont Studio Center (Vermont – USA)
Established “Won Lee Fine Art Award” For OCAD University (Toronto – Canada)
Established “Won Lee Emerging Artist Award” for Sculpture Society of Canada(Toronto)
Established “Won Lee Sculptor Student Award” for Sculpture Society of Canada (Toronto)
Established “Won Lee Challenging Artist Award” for Tanggled Art of Canada(Toronto)

SOLOEXHIBITIONS
2018 – Isabella Garrucho Fine Art – Greenwich – U.S.A
2017 – Muse Gallery – Toronto – Canada
2016 – Francisco Goita Museum – Zacatecas – Mexico
2016 – Peter Gray Museum – Puerto Vallarta,Mexico
2015 – Aimer Museum – Beijing – China
2012 – Mark Christopher Gallery – Toronto
2011 – Omar Alonzo Gallery – Puerto Vallarta
2010 – Muse Gallery – Toronto – Canada
2010 – Kyung Gallery – Seoul – Korea
2009 – Thierry Blouet Gallery – Puerto Vallarta – Mexico
2008 – Thierry Blouet Gallery – Puerto Vallarta – Mexico
2007 – The Muse Gallery – Toronto – Canada
2007 – The Loft Gallery – Puerto Vallarta – Mexico
2006 – Dibden Centre for Arts Vermont – U.S.A

RECENT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CRITICAL REVIEWS
2017 – “The Korea Times Daily” – Toronto – Canada – (July – 18 – Front Page)
2016 – “Vallarta Opina” Newspaper – Gente PV – Puerto Vallarta – Mexico (Mar,16,Page18,21)
2016 – “Bay Vallarta” – Magazine – Art Section – Puerto Vallarta – Mexico( Feb16-29 – Page 5)
2015 – “The Korea Times Daily” – Newspaper – Toronto – Canada (Sep,21,A6)
2014 – Basement Medicine – Arts & Entertainment – Vermont – USA (Oct,30,page 8)
2014,”Green Mountains Review” – Vermont – USA.(Winter – Cover Page & Page 86-98)
2013 – “Art Park” – Published by Princeton Architectural Press – New York (Page,186)
2013,” CA Magazine” – Up Front – Canada ( Nov – Page 8)
2013,”Reforma” – Mexico city – Mexico(Mar,19,Culture p14)
2012 – “Italian Art Journal Magazine” ,Bologna – Italy (Dec – art journal 19-21)
2012 – “The Korea Times Daily” Newspaper – Toronto – Canada – (Nov,23,A2)
2012 – “St. Louis Post” Newspaper – St .Louis – USA (Mar,18,M1)
2011,”The Korea Times Daily” Newspaper – Toronto – Canada – (Jun,21 – A6)
2010 – “The Globe and Mail” Globe Arts – Toronto – Canada (Dec – 4 – R18)
2010 – ”Chosun Daily” An Artist and his Life ,”Why? Section” – Seoul – Korea (May ,22 – p1-3)
2010 – “Happy House” Magazine – Seoul – Korea – (June – p52-59)
2010 – “Living Sense” Magazine – Seoul – Korea (June – p368-371)
2010 – “Women Joong Ang” Magazine – Seoul – Korea (July – p492-495)
2010 – “mbc Economy Magazine – Seoul – Korea – (July – p24)
2010 – “Gamsa Weekly” Art section – Seoul – Korea – (Apr16 – p6 – May29,p7-8)
2010 – “Sungshin People” Art section – Seoul Korea – (Summer – p8-11)
2009 – Featured Artist in “Wolgan Visual Art Magazine” – Seoul – Korea (February – p145-147)
2009 – “Bay Vallarta” – Puerto Vallarta Mexico – No. 130 (March 6 – 20 p. 22 – 23)
2008 – Featured Artist in “Sculpture Magazine” – Published by International Sculpture Centre (May – P. 55-57)
2008 – “Arquitectura Urbana” – Guadalajara Mexico (February – p. 54 – 55)
2008 – “Puerto Vallarta Mirror” – Art and Culture – Art Shore (November 20 – p. 1 – 2)
2007 – “SISA Journal” – Seoul Korea (April 17 – p. 42- 45)
2007 – “Johnson City Record Courier” – Texas – USA (Thursday May 24 – p. B8)
2007 – “Country Lifestyle” – Texas – USA (July and August – p. 19)
2007 – “Weekly News Journal” – Seoul Korea (August 7 – p. 78 – 79)
2007 – “The Burlington Free Press” – Vermont – USA (Thursday – September 27 – p. 27)
2007 – “Banderas News” – Art Talk Sec; Puerto Vallarta – Mexico (Wednesday December 12 – p.1)

RECENT INVITATIONS AND PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
2018 – Lecture on Deluzian Aesthetics at Luxun Academy of Fine Art – ShenYang – China
2018 – Carusi Sculpture Studio – May,17-Jun,20 – Cararra – Italy
2018 – Invited KUDOS IV,Jan,20-Feb,9,Canadian Sculpture Center – Toronto – Canada
2017 – Invited NAVY Museum – May – Puerto Vallarta – Mexico
2016 – Art Nordic Exhibition – Apr,14-17,Copenhagen – Denmark
2016 – Isabella Garrucho Fine Art:”Black,White&Not!Exhibition”Feb,25,CT – USA
2015-2016,Collaboration IGI Fine Art & Leclerc Gallery,Nov,12-Jan,09,Norwalk,CT,USA
2015 – Vermont Studio Center Visiting Artist – Oct – Vermont – U.S.A
2015 – Granby International Sculpture Symposium – Aug – Quebec – Canada
2015 – Award for Artist Emeritus by Art 21Century – Guadalajara – Mexico
2014 – Sm’Art International Art Fair – Aix en Provence – France
2014 – Le Carrousel du Louvre – Paris International Fair,Oct,24-26,Paris – France
2014 – Kasher & Potamkin Gallery Opening show – September – Chelsea – NY – U.S.A
2014 – Show Cased at Ralph Lauren – Madison Ave – NY – U.S.A
2014 – Canadian Sculpture Center Exhibition – Toronto – Canada
2014 – The TIA Competition 2013/2014 First Prize in Sculpture Category – Italy
2013 – International Art Exhibition “Passages” Madrid – Spain
2013 – Johnson State College Visual Art Center – Sculpture Studio Named after Won Lee
2013 – Invited to Exhibition of Monumental Sculpture in Avenida Reforma Mexico City,Mexico
2013 – Feb to Apr – Sabrina Falzone e Arte del XXI Secolo – Milano,Savona,Torino – Italy
2012 – Premio Bertelli Award – Bologna – Italy
2012 – November to December,” Egypt to Rome” – Embassy of Egypt – Rome – Italy
2012 – November – Padova Art Fair – Padova – Italy
2012 – October – Trevisan Art – Bologna – Italy
2012 – June – Vermont Studio Center
2012 – Apr – Voce Di – NY – U.S.A
2011 – Apr – St. Antonio Mexican Culture Museum – Texas – U.S.A
2011 – Feb – “ The Red Show” ,Puerto Vallarta – Mexico
2010 – June 30 – PresentedA Family of Facesat Presidential Palace for
“The Congo’s 50th Anniversary of Independence” – DR. Congo
2010 – Feb – “Tultepec International Stainless Steel Sculpture Symposium” – Mexico
2010 – Jan to Feb,“Puerto Vallarta Stone Sculpture Symposium” – Mexico
2009 – Visiting Artist of Zhang Feung Sculpture Studio – Beijing China
2009 – Lecture on Deluzian Aesthetics in Qing Hwa University of Beijing – China
2009 – Invited to The Florence Biennale – Italy
2009 – Resident Artist – Zhang Feng Sculpture Studio – Beijing,China
2009 – Lecture on Deleuzian Aesthetics at Luxun Academy of Fine Art – Shen Yang – China
2008 – Participated International Sculpture Symposium – Bundang Memorial Park – Korea
2008 – Master of Achievement Award,Johnson state college – Vermont – USA
2008 – Lecture on Deleuzian Aesthetics at Dan Kook University – Seoul – Korea
2008 – Lecture on Deleuzian Aesthetics at San Eop University – Seoul – Korea
2008 – Resident Artist at Jin Wha Bronze Studio – Dalian – China
2007 – Resident Artist at Nanyang Academy of Fine Art – Singapore
2007 – Participated at the “International Wood Sculpture Symposium” – Singapor
2007 – Lecture on Deleuzian Aesthetics at Benini Foundation – Texas – USA
2007 – Lecture on Deleuzian Aesthetics at Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey,Mexico

LIFE SIZE COLLECTIONS BY INSTITUTION
DR Congo
The Presidential Palace

England
The Pride of The Valley Sculpture Park

Canada
Winsor Sculpture Park
Warden Park

Korea
Mosan Museum Sculpture Park
Whi Moon High School
Bun Dang Memorial Park
Kolon Corporation
Woonsan Group
Namseoul Country Club
Kyong Gallery
National Seoul UNIV Hospital Bundang

Mexico
Macay Museum – Yucatan
Peter Gray Museum – University of Guadalajara
Bicentennial Park – Toluca

Viet-Nam
An Giang International Sculpture Park

USA
Benini Foundation Sculpture Ranch
Johnson State College

Singapore
Fort Canning National Park

China
Aimer Museum


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