larry lee

education
1999 master of fine arts, school of the art institute of chicago
1991 bachelor of fine arts, university of illinois at chicago

solo exhibitions
2003 straight out of right field, modest contemporary art projects, chicago, il
2001
goodbye mr. lee, miss wild regrets (with sarah wild), joymore chicago, il
…a many-splendored thing, spacelab, spaces, cleveland, oh


group exhibitions

2005 semi-gloss, mn gallery, chicago, il (upcoming)
politics of a moment, evanston art center, evanston, il (upcoming)
2003
mythical nation, artspace, new haven, ct
2002 stray show (project through mn gallery), chicago, il
slant, subspace, diverseworks, houston, tx
majority rules, free gallery, glasgow, scotland
blueblood/blue collar, heaven, chicago, il
2001 first parking lot biennale, chicago, il
hot sheets, the optimistic, chicago, il
medium(s), asian american arts collective at atomic kitchen, chicago, il
2000 find, mn gallery, chicago, il
print + mass, gallery 2, school of the art institute of chicago
1999 suite 35, pilsen east gallery, chicago, il
not on any map, betty rymer gallery, school of the art institute of chicago
1998 textuality, gallery 2, school of the art institute of chicago
yellow/face, pilsen east gallery, chicago, il
1997 dilemma, gary marks gallery, chicago, il
1996 untitled, gallery 312, chicago, il
a sense of place, suburban fine arts center, highland park, il
1995 unknown chicago, gallery 312, chicago, il
eclectic sight and sound, walt disney communications arts center, chicago, il
1994 border/crossings, rackham gallery, university of michigan, ann arbor, mi
echoes, noyes cultural arts center, evanston, il
common ground, south shore cultural center, chicago, il
facing forward, north lakeside cultural center, chicago, il
1993 destinasian, chicago cultural center, chicago, il

curatorial projects
2004 “100 cuts” co-curated with laura kina, gallery 312, chicago, il
“coming soon…,” gene siskel film center in conjunction with the 9th annual asian american film showcase

performance

1998 mmw midnight mud wrestling, adam pincus studios, chicago, il
1987 echo hall (with balthazar castillo), axe street arena, chicago, il
1986 cancion, rider from the north, quality bridge, chicago, il

grants and awards
2004 city of chicago community arts assistance program grant
1999 anna louise raymond fellowship
1993 city of chicago department of cultural affairs stipend
1985 koppe family memorial award for studio arts

articles and reviews
2003 genocchio,benjamin. ”art review; the asia within us: bicultural eyes and what they see”, new york times, july 27, 2003
birke, judy. “mythical nation, where cultures overlap”, new haven register, july 17, 2003
2002 wang, dan s. “medium(s), asian american artists”, artasiapacific,january/february/march 2002, issue 33, page 33-34
2001 mikkalo, erika. “how much is that theorist in the window? tea at joymore”, gravy (on-line magazine) fall 2001 and winter 2002, issue 12
camper, fred. “think pieces, sarah wild and larry lee at joymore,” chicago reader, november 8, 2001, page 22
2000 bulka, michael. “5 shows to see now,” new city chicago, november 30, 2000, page 17
skestos, stephanie. “find”, exhibition essay, november 17, 2000
1994 bonesteel, michael. “asian art is ripping,” evanston review (pioneer press) may 12, 1994, page b5
1993 ciezadlo, janina. “destinasian at the chicago cultural center,” chicago artist’s news, october 1993, pages 5-6

publications
2000 “plum” and “margate park”, lantern, depaul university press, spring
“food as art”, f newsmagazine, saic, february
1999 “brian doyle loves tv”, f newsmagazine, saic, may
1997 “trifecta”, crab orchard review, southern illinois university press, spring

teaching experience
2004-present instructor, evanston arts center, observational and conceptual drawing
2003-present adjunct faculty, moraine valley community college, 2d design; art appreciation; survey of art 3 (impressionism to contemporary)
2002-2004 instructor, school of the art institute of chicago, first year program, 3d studio
2001 visiting artist, multicultural youth mural project, chinese mutual aid association
2000-2003 instructor, school of the art institute of chicago, early college program summer institute, sculpture
1999-2003 instructor, school of the art institute of chicago, early college program sculpture: carving and casting; mixed media
1998 teaching assistant, school of the art institute of chicago, first year program, 3d studio
workshop instructor, school of the art institute of chicago, early college program, figure drawing
1997 teaching assistant, school of the art institute of chicago, early college program summer institute, sculpture
1996 visiting artist, blaine public elementary school (grades 4-8), chicago, il, multicultural arts workshop

lectures and presentations
2004 guest lecturer, columbia college, dynamics of collaboration, decision making: visual arts management
2003 guest lecturer, school of the art institute of chicago, critique strategies, english language fluency: reading
2002 guest lecturer, depaul university, romanticism to abstraction, introduction to philosophy
2001 guest lecturer, depaul university, creating art
visiting artist, school of the art institute of chicago, teacher institute of contemporary art
2000 guest lecturer, school of the art institute of chicago, graduate writing workshop, text off the page
1999 guest lecturer, depaul university, multiculturalism and democracy
1998 guest lecturer, school of the art institute of chicago, first year program colloquium series
1997 panelist, university of illinois, urbana-champaign, midwest asian american student conference, the state of asian american art

professional experience
2001-present faculty counselor, office of admissions, school of the art institute of chicago
1996-2000 staff/faculty advisor, open crits, division of graduate studies, school of art institute of chicago
1995-2003 assistant director of enrollment services, division of continuing studies and special programs, school of the art institute of chicago
1993-1995 programs director, asian american cultural arts and educational association
1986-1993 manager, mansfield, callihan, melville fine framing
1981-1986 assistant manager, crown books