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b. 1970, Salt Lake City, UT
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and Beijing, China
 
Solo Exhibitions
2014   Never Leave, Never Get Back, Psychlotron, New York, NY (Curated by John Bonafede)
Discreet Divinations, Gertrude White Art Gallery, Greenwich, CT
 
2010   Havoc in Heaven, Crossing Art, Queens, NY  
2006   Eric Jiaju Lee: Beijing to Brooklyn, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ  
2004   inscapes, domogallery, Summit, NJ  
2002   Suchness, Gallery 456, New York, NY (English and Chinese version available)  
    Eric Jiaju Lee, SHMLRC Visual Arts Gallery, County College Of Morris, Randolph, NJ ^Back to the top
 
Group Exhibitions
2015   Lake10, Church of St. Paul the Apostle, New York, NY  
2014   L/inked, MAPSpace, Port Chester, NY
Liberalis, Novella Gallery, New York, NY
Out With The Old…, Bushwick Community Darkroom, Brooklyn, NY
 
2013   1.) All of the Above, Church of St. Paul the Apostle, New York, NY  
2012   Go!, Brooklyn Museum Open Studio Project, Brooklyn, NY  
2011   The Master Collection, Crossing Art, Queens, NY
The Balance, Hive at 55, New York, NY (Curated by Wendy DeCarava, Eric Jiaju Lee, Margeaux Walter)
 
2010   Seeing Red, Crossing Art, Queens, NY  
    Emerging Patterns, 14 Maple Gallery, Morristown, NJ (Curated by Midori Yoshimoto, Ph.D.)  
2009   Two Degrees of Separation, Gallery Satori, New York, NY (Curated by Eun Young Choi)  
    HOW CHINESE, Gallery 456, New York, NY (Curated by Aileen June Wang and Eric Jiaju Lee)  
2008   Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win, Curated by Eric C. Shiner, Deutsche Bank Wall Street Gallery, New York, NY  
    Painting: Process, Curated by Jacqueline Bekiaris and Maria Silvestri, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ  
2007   DOMO Artists, DOMO Gallery, Summit, NJ  
2006   U8, SOPA Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC, Canada  
2005   Selected Artists, SOPA Fine Arts, Kelowna, BC, Canada  
    For Art's Sake, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ  
    From Chinatown With Love, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, NY  
2004   First Look , New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ  
    Cell: A Mobile Exhibition , RIDER Project, Brooklyn to New York, NY  
    By the Skin of Our Teeth , MoCADA Museum, Brooklyn, NY  
2003   Autumn Exhibition, The Old Fire Station, Chelmsford, UK  
    Perdurabo Artists, Russell Sheridan Gallery, London, UK  
    Peace Works, The Times Square Lobby Gallery, New York, NY  
    Art Happens, The Times Square Lobby Gallery, New York, NY  
    Nurturing the New, NURTUREart Gallery, New York, NY  
2002   From Chinatown With Love, Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, NY  
    Now and Next, Gallery 8, New York, NY  
    Raw Desire, Coralee Lynn Rose Studio, New York, NY  
2001   Indivisible, SHMLRC Visual Arts Gallery, County College Of Morris, Randolph, NJ  
1999   MFA Thesis Exhibition, Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY ^Back to the top
 
Awards, Grants, Residencies
2014   Openings Artist Residency, Lake George, NY  
2010   Artists Summer Institute, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council/Creative Capital  
2006   Red Gate Residency Program, Beijing, China  
    MTA Arts for Transit finalist for New York, NY J, Z line station commission  
2004 - 2006   Newark Museum Artist In Residence  
2002   AT&T and Chinese American Arts Council Art Achievement Award  
1996   James R. Steers Prize in Art, City College of New York  
    College Art Association Protégé Travel Grant  
1995   Therese Ralston McCabe Connor Award, City College of New York  
    Fitzgerald Bynoe Scholarship, City College of New York  
    Dean's Prize in Art, City College of New York ^Back to the top
 
Bibliography
2014  

Lani Nelson, Brooklyn to Beijing and Back Again: Eric Jiaju Lee, Sinovision Journal (TV and online), New York, aired July 23, 2014.
Lani Nelson, Bushwick Open Studios: King Yan “Fina” Yeung and Eric Jiaju Lee, Sinovision Journal (TV and online), New York, aired June 3, 2014.
Ling Lin Lee, "Award Winning Artist Eric Jiaju Lee’s Phoenix Exhibition Honors Phoenix, Arizona and Taipei, Taiwan’s 35th Anniversary" Asian American Times, March 27, 2014, 1.
Staff Writer, “Gertrude G. White Art Gallery presents Discreet Divinations,” Greenwich Post, March 13, 2014, 15A.
Mindy Gao, “Eric Jiaju Lee’s Yuanfen at the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas,” World Journal, January 19, 2014, C1.
Michael Goldman, "The Art of Identity." Twist Magazine. January, 2014, 4-5.

 
2013   Front Page Image in TimeOut NY Online  
2011   Cover artwork for music album Synastry by Jen Shyu and Mark Dresser, Pi Recordings.  
2011   Interview by Theresa Lin, TBWTV (TV and online), Los Angeles, aired Dec, 2010 and Jan, 2011. Part 1 and 2.  
2010   Chen Ruizhi, “Crossing Art Gallery Showcases 3 Artists,” Sing Tao Daily, Nov 22, 2010, B4  
    Staff Writer, “Crossing Art Gallery’s 3X3 Exhibition Opens,” New York Community Times, Nov 20, 2010, 9.  
    Staff Writer, “A Series of Solo Exhibitions at Crossing Art,” Artspy.com, Nov 22, 2010, art review section).  
    Segment for Havoc in Heaven, Sinovision (TV), New York, aired November 18, 2010.  
    Annemarie Dooling, "Eye Up-and-Coming Art," Time Out New York, July 29-August 4, 2010, 14.  
    Meng Feng, "Nine Artists Come Together for the Exhibition Seeing Red," World Journal, February 12, 2010, C5.  
    Feng Qing Yun, "NIne Artists from Different Countries Come Together for the Show Seeing Red," Sing Tao Daily, Feb 12, 2010, B6.  
    Zhou Bing, "Queens Crossing Art Invites You to the Show Seeing Red," The China Press
Februaury 12, 2010, C3.
 
    Segment for Seeing Red, Sinovision (TV), New York, aired February 12, 2010.  
2009   Steve Friess, "Fan Fare." 944 Magazine, September, 2009, 86.  
    Tony Yu Nung Peng, "Brooklyn-based Artist Eric Jiaju Lee Awarded Prestigious Commission by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group," Sing Tao Daily, August 31, 2009, B2.  
    Jian Yifu, "Six Artists Take a Fresh Look and Expand on What Is Chinese Art," World Journal, May 2, 2009, C2.  
    Zhou Jinran, "Artists Explore the Meaning of Chinese Heritage in Group Exhibition, HOW CHINESE," Sing Tao Daily, April 28, 2009, B2.  
    Segment for HOW CHINESE, Sinovision (TV), New York, aired April 27, 2009.  
2008   Achim Drucks,"Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win: Young Chinese Art at the 60 Wall Street Gallery," db artmag-all the news on Deutsche Bank Art, issue 46, 2008.  
    Cover artwork for music album Jade Tongue by Jen Shyu, Chiuyen Music (ASCAP).  
2006   Dan Bischoff, "Making it Big," The Star Ledger, September 29, 2006, section 4 page 1.  
    Jared Rehberg, "Triple Threat: Artist Eric Jiaju Lee," iaLink, No. 2.9, September, 2006.  
    Interview, SINO-Television, New York,in rotation summer 2006.  
2005   Interview, ImaginAsian Radio, KSQQ 96.1 FM, San Francisco, aired May 1, 2005  
    Cover artwork for music album Baby Winter by Barney McAll & Genji Siraisi, Kufala Recordings.  
2004   Dan Bischoff, "Emerging Artists and Temporary Gallery Space Get First Look," The Star Ledger, September 19, 2004, section four page 3.  
    Stephanie Alberico, "Rider Project 2004 presents ‘CELL', A Mobile Exhibition," New York Cool.com, October, 2004, Arts section.  
2004   Xiaoqing Rong, "Poetry, Painting, Music: Eric Jiaju Lee's Search for the Essential,"
Sing Tao Daily, April 5, 2004, B2.
 
    Mary Lin Liu, "Epiphanies of the Inner Landscape," World Journal, March 11, 2004, B2.  
2003   The Affordable Art Fair Autumn Collection Catalogue, cover, London, UK.  
    Television Interview, Asian America, WNYE-TV (PBS), aired June 15, 2003.  
2002   Audrey Mo, "Our Men in New York," GQ (Taiwan), No. 72, September, 2002, 212.  
    Jack Wang, "Eric Jiaju Lee Merges Chinese and Western Art in Suchness," World Journal, July 12, 2002, C7.  
    Xiaoqing Rong, "Eric Jiaju Lee's Suchness: Synthesizing the Culture and Philosophy of East and West," Sing Tao Daily, July 12, 2002, B4.  
    Tien Yi Shu, "Eric Jiaju Lee's Solo Exhibition Merges East and West," Ming Pao Daily News, July 12, 2002, A8.  
2001   Atomicpetals (online journal of art and poetry), Winter 2001.  
    Always Bright II: Paintings By Chinese American Artists, Homa & Sekey Books, Dumont, NJ. ^Back to the top
 
Lectures and Artist Talks
2014  

Brooklyn Friends School, Brooklyn, NY
Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, NV

 
2010   Moderator for Panel, Museum of Chinese in America, NYC  
2007   Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ  
2004   The Hun School, Princeton, NJ  
2003   Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ  
    Asian American Arts Centre, NY ^Back to the top
 
Curatorial Projects
2015   Lake10, Church of St. Paul the Apostle, New York, NY  
2011   The Balance, Hive at 55, New York, NY (co-curated)
College Art Association MFA NY Area Exhibition, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY (co-curated)
 
2009   HOW CHINESE, Gallery 456, New York, NY (co-curated) ^Back to the top
 
Art Fairs
2008   Art Asia Art Fair, Miami, FL [Gallery 456]  
    Asian Contemporary Art Fair, New York, NY [Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning]  
2003   Affordable Art Fair, London, UK [Perdurabo Art]  
    Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY [Perdurabo Art] ^Back to the top
 
Collections
    Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Las Vegas (commission)  
    Dixon Advisory USA Corporate Collection  
    China Springboard, Inc. Beijing, China (commission)  
    Private collections (USA, Canada, China, UK, Philippines, Australia) ^Back to the top
 
Collaborative Projects
2012  

Video in collaboration with Soomi Kim Productions for "Dictee: bells fall a peal to sky", March 20-25, 2012, Women’s Center Stage Festival at the Living Theater, New York, NY.

 
2006   Collaboration in visuals with Thinsezisee'm Dance/Theater for “American Pop” Premiered June 2, 2006, Assembly Dance Theater, Taipei, Taiwan.  
2005   Collaboration in costume design and music with RedDive for "Peripheral City: City of Refuge" Premiered May 15, 2005, Lower Manhattan, NY.  
2003 - 2007   Collaboration in conceptual development, videography, and original music with RIFF Theater Company for “Lee/gendary”, showcase performances and 1st Annual Asian American Theater Festival June 2007, New York, NY.  
1999   Collaboration in visuals and live painting with The Foundry for "Park"
Premiered July 20, 1999, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA.
^Back to the top
 
Education
1999   M.F.A. Painting Hunter College  
1996   B.A. Studio Art City College of New York (summa cum laude) ^Back to the top
 
 

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