Works synthesizing aesthetic principles of both East and West. Lee’s signature vibrantly colored abstract paintings on silk, often composed on irregular shaped compositions.
Also the first public viewing of a recent project of figurative drawings and collages in ink and brush on rice paper and other various paper, some matted in regular and irregular shaped compositions, and some framed.
Eric Jiaju Lee earned his MFA at Hunter College in New York City where he has been residing for the past two decades. Based in Brooklyn, New York, Lee has also worked in Beijing, China where he established a studio practice in recent years. Lee exhibits regularly both locally and abroad, with works belonging to international private and corporate collections. The recipient of numerous awards, Lee is a professor of fine arts, an independent curator and guest lecturer at museums and institutions in the greater New York area. Best known for his work as an abstract painter Lee has recently been expanding into various other media ranging from figurative drawings, collage, performance art, art video and sound art .