Austin Lee
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  • Austin Lee
  • Birthdate: 1983
    Birthplace: United States |
    Gender: Male
    Lives and Works in: United States | New York
    About:
    Austin Lee (b.1983) lives and works in New York. He received an MFA in Painting from Yale School of Art and a BFA from Tyler School of Art. He has since staged several solo exhibitions in the US and Europe. He was included in M WOODS, Beijing’s Full of Peril and Weirdness: Painting as a Universalism, 2015 as well as projects at the Tate Modern, London. His work is currently showcased at Juxtapoz x Superflat curated by Takeshi Murakami at Vancouver Art Gallery. His work has been championed and curated by artists like Takeshi Murakami, Peter Saul and Marylin Minter and written about in Art in America, ARTnews, New York Magazine, Leap, Time Out New York and London, The NY Observer, Hyperallergic, Black Book, Kaleidoscope Magazine, The Spectator, and Rhizome.
    Education:
    -2006    BFA Painting, Tyler School of Art
    -2013    MFA Painting, Yale School of Art
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  • Biography
  • AUSTIN LEE

     

    2013  MFA Painting, Yale School of Art

    2006  BFA Painting, Tyler School of Art

     

    SELECTED SOLO EXHIITIONS

     

    2016  Light Paintings, BANK, Shanghai, China

              Pretty Pictures, Uta Artists Space, Los Angeles, CA

              Anxiety, New Galerie, Paris, France

    2015  Nothing Personal, Postmasters Gallery, New York

              NO FAIR, Isbrytaren, Stockholm, SW

              Me Art, Kaleideoscope, Milan, Italy

    2014  Mixed Feelings, Carl Kostyal, London, UK

    2014  OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK, Postmasters Gallery,

              New York

     

    SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

     

    2016   JUXTAPOZ X SUPERFLAT, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada

               Greek Gothan, Dio Horia Gallery, Mykonos, Greece

               Grayscale, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY        

    2015   #WCW (@womencrushwednesday), Postmasters Gallery,New York

               Thinking and Touching Time, Ortega y Gasset Projects, New York NY

    2014   Portrait in the Twenty First Century, Postmasters Gallery, New York          

               Appropriate Disruption, Jacob Lewis Gallery, New York, NY

               Early Man, The Hole, New York, NY

               Sha Boogie Bop, ANONYMOUS GALLERY, New York, NY

               If you’re accidentally not included, don’t worry about it, curated by Peter Saul,

               Galerie Zurcher, Paris, France

               Ducks, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn,

               NY

               Go With The Flow, The Hole, New York

               Tossed, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York

               Positivilly Marvillainous, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY

               If you’re accidentally not included, don’t worry about it, curated by Peter Saul,

               Zurcher Studio, New York

    2013   casting a wide net, Postmasters Gallery, New York

               Bite of Time, Fading Memory LVL3, Chicago

               Yes, But Less, curated by Daria Irincheeva, Apt. 16, Newark,  

               NJ Experiment Studio Aperto Gallery, St. Petersberg, Russia 

    2012   Deep Cuts, Curated by Wendy White & David Humphrey, Anna Kustera Gallery;

              "The Virgins Show Part 2," curated by Marilyn Minter, Family Business, New York

               The Study, New Haven, CT

               Getting It, Fowler Arts, Brooklyn

    2011   Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Bostoon

    2010   Thanks. Frank, The Elkins Estate, Elkins Park, PA

               Kat Culchur, FLUXspace, Philadelphia 

               No Soul for Sale: A Festival of Independents, Tate Modern, London

               Reader's Art 10, Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis

               The Science of Art, MCH Gallery, Frederick, MA

    2009   Art Dash, Little Berlin, Philadelphia

               My Face in Your Space, Nexus,Philadelphia Offerings, Little Berlin, Philadelphia

               Victory for Tyler, The Ice Box, Philadelphia

    2008   Tile Fortune, Exclamation Gallery, Philadelphia

               Project Portal, Historic Yellow Springs, Chester Springs, PA

               Superior Floor System, Exclamation Gallery, Philadelphia

    2007   Parris, New York, Philadelphia, F.U.E.L Collection, Philadelphia

               The World Won't End But Ours Will, Exclamation Gallery,Philadelphia

               Puppies are Biodegradable, F.U.E.L. Collection, Philadelphia

    2006   Friendship: The Unsinkable, Test Pattern, Scranton

               Nexus Selects, Nexus, Philadelphia

               Introduce Yourself, F.U.E.L. Collection, Philadelphia

               Serious Business, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

     

    SELECTED PRESS

     

    2015   Elijah Yarbrough, Austin Lee: Digital Transference,

                Visionary Artistry Magazine, April 13     

              Stephanie Young, Austin Lee Strips Away And Finds The Core Of His Subjects,                       Beautiful/Decay, April 3

              Consumer Reports: Austin Lee, ARTnews, March 25

              Austin Lee. No Fair, We Find Wildness, March 20

              Klara Andersson Asman, No Fair: Austin Lee at Isbrytaren,

              Radar Magazine,March 14 Check it out Austin Lee, theplog, April 8

    2014  Andrew Russeth, Eyegays, Estatic Painting, And A Glorious Mess:

              Andrew Russeth On The Year In, And Beyond, The Galleries, ARTnews,

              December 30

              Jerry Saltz, 4 Art Shows From 2014 That I Can’t Forget, Vulture, December 20

              Jerry Saltz, 3-Sentence Reviews: Franz West, Matt Hoyt, and More, Vulture,  

              December 14

              John Chiaverina, Duck Yourself” On Ryan Travis Christian’s Very Democratic                         Group Show About, Well, Ducks, ARTnews, November 4

              Niru Ratnam, Likes, lacquered cherry pies and Anselm Kiefer: the weird world of

              post-internet art, The Spectator, September 27

              Kate Neave, This month’s twenty best art shows, Dazed digital, September

              In Conversation: Rafael Rozendaal with Austin Lee, SFAQ, May 23

              Andrew Russeth, Austin Lee: OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK                  OK OK OK At Postmasters, NewYork Observer/Culture, March 5

              Andrew Russeth On View: Austin Lee: OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK                      OK OK OK OK OK OK OK OK’ at Postmasters, The Gallerist, March 5

              Moray Mair, Austin Lee’s Paintings Are Born On An iPad, Mutantspace, March 4

              Jerry Saltz, See This Art: Jerry Saltz’s Walking Tours of New York Galleries and                       Museums,

              New York Magazine, March 4

              Austin Lee’s “OK OK OK OK...” At Postmasters Gallery, NYC, Supertouchart,

              February 28

              Scott Indrisek, Here’s The Best Painting Of A Cat You’ll See All Week, Black Book,

              February 27

              Michael Groth, OK Table Computer, Hyperallergic, February 21

              Cherise Fong, [News from NYC] Austin Lee defies digital painting, digitalarti news,

              February 19

              Michael Connor, Why Should You Not Buy This Painting (So Michael Connor Can),

              Rhizome, January 29

              Austin Lee, TimeOut New York, January 15

              Artist News, The Artblog, January

              Raphael Rozendaal, An Artist I like: Austin Lee RR

              Austin Lee, Blaaah Magazine, March 19

    2013    Artist of the Week: Austin Lee, LVL3, April 22,

                David Choe, Artist Watch / Austin Lee, The Stache Life, March 25

                Editorial, Featured Artist: Austin Lee, Art Haps, March 23

                Irena Jurek, Best of all Worlds, Irena Jurek blogspot, December 30

                Marina Galperina, Artist’s Notebook: Austin Lee, Animal New York, December 23

     

    2012    Austin Lee, Hear This You Creators, April 9

     

    2009    Libby, At Nexus-my face in your space, the Artblog, September 1

  • Exhibitions
    • 2017 West Bund Art & Design
      Nov 9, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
      Artists: Austin Lee, Chen Zhe, Chen Yujun, Geng Yini, Jin Shan, Lin Ke, Lore Vanelslande, Maryn Varbanov, Patty Chang, Polit-Sheer-Form Office, Xu Bing, Zheng Haozhong
      • Art Fairs
    • NOW IS THE SUMMER OF OUR (DIS)CONTENT
      Jul 14, 2017 - Aug 30, 2017
      Opening: Jul 14, 2017 06:00 Friday
      Artists: Austin Lee, Dan Er, Dubravka Vidović, Fang Wei, Geng Yini, Hadas Zucker , Heidi Voet, Jin Shan, Liao Guohe, Liu Yin, Ma Daha, Patty Chang, Polit-Sheer-Form Office, Rafael Rozendaal, Sun Daliang, Wang Qifeng, Wang Rui, Wang Xiaohui, Yang Fan, Zhang Xin, Zheng Haozhong, Zhou Ming
      • Group Exhibitions
    • Light Paintings
      Nov 8, 2016 - Dec 17, 2016
      Opening: Nov 8, 2014 05:00 Saturday
      Artist: Austin Lee
      • Solo Exhibitions
    • 2016 West Bund Art and Design Fair
      Nov 9, 2016 - Nov 13, 2016
      Opening: Nov 5, 2016 Saturday
      Artists: Austin Lee, Chen Yujun, Chun Ouyang, Chun Ouyang, Heidi Voet, Jin Shan, Zheng Haozhong
      • Art Fairs
  • Artworks
    • Donkey | Austin Lee

      Painting | drawing on paper | 40.6 × 33 cm | 2006

    • Shoe Wearers 23 | Austin Lee

      Sculpture | 3D printed bronze, acrylic, pigment | 15 cm | 2016

    • Shoe Wearers 22 | Austin Lee

      Sculpture | 3D printed bronze, acrylic, pigment | 15 cm | 2016

    • Shoe Wearers 19 | Austin Lee

      Sculpture | 3D printed bronze, acrylic, pigment | 15 cm | 2016

    • Shoe Wearers 18 | Austin Lee

      Sculpture | 3D printed bronze, acrylic, pigment | 15 cm | 2016

    • Shoe Wearers 17 | Austin Lee

      Sculpture | 3D printed bronze, acrylic, pigment | 15 cm | 2016

    • Shoe Wearers 16 | Austin Lee

      Sculpture | 3D printed bronze, acrylic, pigment | 15 cm | 2016

    • Shoe Wearers 15 | Austin Lee

      Sculpture | 3D printed bronze, acrylic, pigment | 15 cm | 2016

    • Shoe Wearers 14 | Austin Lee

      Sculpture | 3D printed bronze, acrylic, pigment | 15 cm | 2016

    • Shoe Wearers 13 | Austin Lee

      Sculpture | 3D printed bronze, acrylic, pigment | 15 cm | 2016

  • Publications
    • Spheres

      By Austin Lee