Aimee Lee
2661 N Moreland #14, Cleveland, OH 44103 | 914.661.0456 | [email protected] |
Solo Exhibitions
Alchemy : seed : silk : stem : leaf : Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, Cleveland, OH
A sheet, a gathering: Paper Work by Aimee Lee, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT
On Foot: the itinerant work of Aimee Lee, c3:initiative, Portland, OR
Aimee Lee—Works of Paper, Drezner Gallery, Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon, CT
Sanarás mañana, gallerY, Syracuse, NY
Abundance is real, Lake George Arts Project Courthouse Gallery, Lake George, NY
Native Intelligence, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL
This is Abundance, Bright Hill Center, Treadwell, NY
Invasión de las hojas, identidades.04, Morelia, Mexico
Phone Stories, 33 E Congress, Chicago, IL
Selected Group Exhibitions
Revive and Renew, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH (catalog)
The Morganites: Fiber in Flux, Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, OH
Global, Seacourt Print Workshop, Bangor, N. Ireland
The New Scroll, Hamilton St Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ. Traveled: NJ Arts Guild, Rahway (catalog)
Shifu Art, NOWC Gallery, Poking, Philippines (catalog)
New York Bound: Book Art Biennial 2013, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
Trans-Fiber & Paper: Concourse Gallery, Upper Arlington, OH (catalog)
5th Intl Artists’ Book Exhibition, King St. Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary (catalog)
POPIERUKAS 2013, Kaunas Photography Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania (catalog)
Good Eats: An Exhibition About Food, Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, Kalamazoo, MI
Colossal Paper, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
In the Field, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
The Art of Handmade Paper, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs, MA (catalog)
Rising & Falling, Butter Projects, Royal Oak, MI
Asian Artists Exhibition, Cleveland Asian Festival, Cleveland, OH
Paper in Space, Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving, TX
Kon'nyaku Art, BenCab Museum, Baguio, Philippines
Elementals, Richard F. Brush Gallery, Canton, NY. Traveled: R Space, Lisburn, N. Ireland
DIN A3, Art & Design Barcelona, Spain
Art in a Global Age, Towson University, Towson, MD
eyeseverywhere, Fábrica de imágenes, Morelia, Mexico. Traveled: Stavanger Culture House,
Norway, Hubei Art Museum, Wuhan, China (catalog)
Korean American Film Festival New York, Chelsea Clearview Cinema, New York, NY
Pulp it up, Break it down; Artists get real, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
Wallpaper, Art & Design Barcelona, Spain (catalog)
Let's Talk About Love Baby, Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, Chicago, IL. Traveled:
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, MI; Printed Matter, New York, NY; Indianapolis
Museum of Contemporary Art, IN; Columbus College of Art & Design, OH
Book Arts Invitational Exhibit, Bright Hill Word and Image Gallery, Treadwell, NY (catalog)
Gathering a Community: Paper and Pulp, Salt Space, New York, NY
Cross-Cultural Visions, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea. Traveled: Gallery Korea, New York,
NY; KORUS House, Washington, D.C.
Prints: Now in 3D, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Selected Group Exhibitions (con't)
Show and Bestow, Free Library of Philadelphia, PA (catalog). Traveled: Oberlin College Art
Library, OH
There Goes My Hero, Center for Book Arts, New York (catalog)
Aimee Lee CV
Textura: Contextual Art, Kilburn Art Space, Seoul, Korea
Portable Library Project, lowercase gallery, Regional Assembly of Text, Vancouver, BC.
Traveled: Anchor Archive Zine Library, Halifax, NS; Mixed Media, Hamilton, Canada
The 1st Exchange Exhibition of Bookart, Sono Factory, Seoul
My Paper, My Land, Creative Paper, Burnie, Tasmania
The Last Book, National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires. Traveled: Zentralbibliothek
Zürich, Switzerland; New York Public Library, New York, NY
Artistbookseoul, Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany (catalog)
MUNDIBUJADO, Federico García Lorca Cultural Centre, Madrid, Spain
Interweavings, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO
Fun & Games (and such…), Center for Book Arts, New York, NY (catalog)
Intaglio Book Exhibition, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO
All Synthetic or All Natural, Lux Arts Center, Lincoln, NE
International Fiber Collective, Syracuse, NY
Mail Art Project: Island, Dept. of Performing and Creative Arts, College of Staten Island, NY
Your Documents Please, The Museum of Arts & Crafts-ITAMI, Japan (catalog). Traveled:
ZAIM, Yokohama, Japan; Galerie Paris, Yokohama, Japan; 2B Galéria, Budapest, Hungary;
Galerie Kurt im Hirsh, Berlin, Germany; GALÉRIA Z, Bratislava, Slovakia;
Galería Ajolote
Arte Contemporáneo, Guadalajara, Mexico; Alma in Manhattan, NY, NY
Fiber + Book, Fiber Art Center, Amherst, MA
Forgive?, The Gallery at Harriet’s Alter Ego, Brooklyn, NY
Artists’ Books 2007, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
Pulp Function, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA (catalog). Traveled: Arts United, Fall
River, MA; Worcester Ctr for Craft, MA; Nicolaysen Art Museum & Discovery Ctr,
Casper, WY; Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND; James Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA
Bridge Art Fair, Chicago, IL
Me, Me, Me, Orleans Street Gallery, St. Charles, IL
5th North American Juried Book Arts Exhibition, Bright Hill Center, NY (catalog)
Something to Do with Failure, MPAC Gallery, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
4th Intl Artists’ Book Exhibition, King St. Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary (catalog)
This is not a book, Columbia College Center for Book & Paper Arts, Chicago, IL (catalog)
Changing the Wind, Susan Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Art of the Book, Myopic Books, Chicago, IL
Safe Harbor: Books in Boxes, Bay View Book Arts Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Chicago Art Open, Chicago, IL
Bookish, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Arts Experience
2005, Summer
2004, Summer
Studio Assistant, Dobbin Mill, Brooklyn, NY
Paper Studio Coordinator, Center for Book and Paper Arts at Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Artstour Program Consultant, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL
Program Coordinator, Sherwood Conservatory of Music, Chicago, IL
Program Staff, Artists & Community Services, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL
Grants Program Officer, New York Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY
Manager of Education & Outreach Services, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Newark, NJ
Selected Bibliography
Thomas, Charity, "Hand Papermaking as Meditation," CAN Journal, Summer 2014
Joki, Andrea, "'Morganites: Fiber in Flux' at Heights Arts," Heights Observer 7, No. 5, 5/1
Bellantoni, Ralph, "Bound Brook gallery showcases…scrolls,", 3/6
Skerritt, Kathy M., "Deep-Diving the Morgan," CAN Journal, Spring 2014
Song, Minah, [review of the book Hanji Unfurled], Hand Papermaking 28, no. 2
Byrd, Susan, A Song of Praise for Shifu, The Legacy Press
Shapiro, Barbara, "Book Reviews: Hanji Unfurled," Textile Society of America Newsletter 25, no. 3
Aimee Lee CV
Trapp, Elizabeth, "Sheafs-d'oeuvre," The Columbus Dispatch, 9/8
Mast, Audrey, "Paper Pusher," DEMO Magazine, Issue 19 (fall/winter 2013)
Crispin, Donna, "A Workshop With Aimee Lee," The Ultimate Weft 25, no. 9
Pomroy, Libby, "Can you believe this is paper?" Korean Quarterly 16, no. 4
De Boer, Janet, "Wandering into Jiseung: Aimee Lee," Textile Fibre Forum Magazine, Iss. 113
500 Paper Objects: New Directions in Paper Art, Lark Books
Dominic, Judy, "Aimee Lee and the Art of Hanji," Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot 44, no. 2, Iss. 174
Elkind, Molly, "Hanji Unfurled Book Review," Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot 44, no. 2, Iss. 174
Pomroy, Libby, "Old Art Learned the Old Way," Korean Quarterly 16, no. 2
"New Publications," Buddhism and Culture, Vol. 1 2013, Iss. 17
Schiller, Rebeca, “Hanji Unfurled,” HAND/EYE, March 28
Shin Young-ju, "Artist Aimee Lee Lecture at CKS," The Korea Times San Francisco, March 7
Bookbinding Now podcast interview, January 16
"Bookshelf," Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Winter 2013
Lupo, Jackie, "Papermaker broaches art and ancient craft," The Rivertowns Enterprise, 11/30
Sciortino, Dina, "Artist Pens First English Written Book on Hanji," Rivertowns Patch, 11/12
Hardy, Marlene and Diane Whitney, "What in the World is Joomchi? Korean Paper Felting,"
CEGments: Annual Review 2011-2012
Waring, Pat, "Show to highlight many personalities of handmade paper," The Martha's
Vineyard Times, 9/12
Hodges, Michael H., "Expect the unexpected at Butter Projects," The Detroit News, 6/14
Salamony, Sandra and Peter & Donna Thomas, 1,000 Artists' Books, Quarry Books
Kelly, Sarah, Design and Make Paper Jewellery, A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Gschwandtner, Sabrina, “Knitting the Unspoken," Interweave Knits (Winter 2010)
“Craft Centers Expanding,” Fiberarts Magazine, (Nov/Dec 2010)
Handmade Books, Lark Studio Series
Dorko Stopper, Amber, “Sustained: The Work of Aimee Lee,” Korean Quarterly 13, no. 3
Schiller, Rebeca, “Fiddling with Paper: Aimee Lee’s Paper World,” HAND/EYE, 4/22
Flores, Vincent, “Alumni Spotlight: Aimee Lee,” Fulbright Korea Quarterly 1 (Winter 2010)
White, Nicole, “Gallery Adds Caribbean Twist to Art Basel,” South Florida Times, 11/11
Gruse, Doug, “The Fiber of Korea: ‘Abundance’ explores hanji,” The Post-Star, 11/10
Kim, Narae, Making Beautiful Book, Bookpress
Sciortino, Dina, “Hastings grad’s Fulbright extends her paper trail,” Rivertowns Enterprise, 2/27
Golden, Rory, “Working the Mulberry: Kozo Paper in Book Art,” Hand Papermaking 23, no. 2
Sherwin, Brian, “Art Space Talk: Aimee Lee,” Art Space Blog, 5/15
1,000 Artist Journal Pages, Rockport Publishers/Quarry Press
500 Handmade Books, Lark Books
Temin, Christine, “Pulp Function: The Constant Is Paper,” American Craft (Oct/Nov 2007)
Daiber, Steven C., “Exhibition Review: Fiber + Book,” Ampersand (Fall 2007)
Fagan, Sarah, “Pulp Function,” artscope magazine 2, no. 3 (July/Aug 2007)
Van Siclen, Bill, “You’ll never look at paper the same way again,” The Providence Journal, 6/28
Bockoven, Mike, “Exploration in Isolation,” Grand Island Independent, 10/29
Selected Publications
"Cultivating Hanji in America," Surface Design Journal 34, no. 4 (Summer 2014)
"Korean Papermaking: Paper, Place and People," Another Escape 3
"Jiseung: A Journey into the Korean Art of Weaving Paper," Kyoto Journal 77
"From Sheet to Thread to Page: Knitted Paper Books," Central Booking 4, Issue 4 (Nov 2013)
Hanji Unfurled: One Journey into Korean Papermaking, Ann Arbor: The Legacy Press
First Horizon Award Finalist, Reference Category Honorable Mention, Eric Hoffer Award
"Korean Papermaking Goes West," Hand Papermaking 27, no. 1
“Making History in Cleveland,” Book Arts arts du livre Canada 2, no. 1
“Generations of hanji,” Hand Papermaking 25, no. 2
“Jiseung: One Journey in to the Korean Art of Weaving Paper,” Bull & Branch 29, no. 3
Aimee Lee CV
“When the Student is Ready, the Teacher Will Appear,” Infusion Magazine, no. 3
“Buddhist Illumination of Korean Papermaking’s Past and Present,” Buddhism & Culture
Magazine, no. 5
“Searching for Yupmuljil in the Korean Countryside,” Kami Newsletter 4, Asa Press (CP) (Nov)
“Broken First Words Sestina,” Yellow Medicine Review (Spring 2008)
Grants / Residencies
John Anson Kittredge Fund Artist Grant
Morgan Conservatory Artist-in-Residence (funded by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture)
c3:initiative artist-in-residence
Friends of Dard Hunter Scholarship
Manhattan Graphics Center Scholarship
Santa Fe Art Institute Residency
New York Foundation for the Arts Strategic Opportunity Stipend
Oberlin College Outstanding Young Alumni Award
Saltonstall Arts Colony Residency
Morgan Conservatory Residency
Flaxart International Residency
Weir Farm Trust Art Center Residency
Korea Fulbright Foundation Scholarship
Fulbright Fellow, Design (South Korea)
Elena Prentice Rulon-Miller Scholarship, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
Manhattan Graphics Center Scholarship
Jentel Artist Residency
Interdisciplinary Residency in Art and Ecology, Michoacán, Mexico
Puffin Foundation Grant
Ragdale Foundation Residency
Vermont Studio Center Residency
Art Farm Residency
Ox-Bow Residency
Helen Fong Dare Scholarship
Albert P. Weisman Memorial Scholarship
Caxton Club of Chicago Graduate Student Fellowship
Getz Graduate Award
Oberlin College Alumni Graduate Award
Aimee Lee CV
Selected Collections
Anchor Archive Zine Library
Artexte (projet MOBILIVRE-BOOKMOBILE project)
Barnard Zine Library
Baylor University Crouch Fine Arts Library
Berger/Cloonan Decorated Papers Collection
Bibliograph (Montréal, Canada)
blütenweiss archive (Berlin, Germany)
Center for Book Arts (New York, NY)
Cleveland Institute of Art Gund Library
Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts
Dartmouth College Sherman Art Library Special Collections
Denver Zine Library
Duke University Library, Sallie Bingham Center
Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection
Indiana University Herron Art Library Artist Book Collection
Arthur and Mata Jaffe Collection, Florida Atlantic University Libraries
King St. Stephen Museum (Székesfehérvár, Hungary)
Local Authority of Nyíracsád, Hungary
Michigan State University Special Collections
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Museum of Modern Art Library
Oberlin College Clarence Ward Art Library Special Collections
The Portable Library Project (Toronto, Canada)
Toronto Zine Library
University of Denver Penrose Library Special Collections
University of Miami (Diaspora Vibe Gallery archive)
Virginia Commonwealth University Book Art Collection
Yale University Library Special Collections
Teaching, Post -secondary
Winter Term Instructor, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Adjunct Faculty, Notre Dame College, South Euclid, OH
Guest Artist, OCAD University, Toronto, Canada
Guest Artist, College of Wooster, on-site at Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
Instructor, Art New England, Bennington, VT
Instructor, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Guest Artist, Asian American Alliance, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Guest Artist, RISD and Watts Program, John Carter Brown Library, Providence, RI
Guest Artist, Mills College, Oakland, CA
Instructor, Art New England, Bennington, VT
Visiting Artist, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Visiting Artist, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH
Instructor, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Instructor, Art New England, Bennington, VT
Visiting Artist, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Visiting Assistant Professor, Mills College, Oakland, CA
Visiting Artist, Yonsei University Extension, Seoul, Korea
Ellen Johnson Visiting Artist, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Instructor, Columbia College Chicago, IL
Teaching, Workshop
Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
Handweavers Guild of America Convergence Conference, Providence, RI
Aimee Lee CV
Peters Valley School of Craft, Layton, NJ
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Cleveland Institute of Art Continuing Education, Cleveland, OH
American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY
Southwest School of Art, San Antonio, TX
CBBAG & Paperhouse Studio, Toronto, Canada
Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
Case Western Reserve University Kelvin Smith Library, Cleveland, OH
Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
Women's Studio Workshop Summer Art Institute, Rosendale, NY
Focus on Book Arts Conference, Forest Grove, OR
Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN
North Bennet Street School, Boston, MA
Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, WA
Asia Pacific Cultural Center, Tacoma, WA
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair, Silver Spring, MD
Boston Paper Collective, Boston, MA
Watermarks 2012 Papermaking Conference, Cleveland, OH
Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
Asheville Bookworks, Asheville, NC
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, MD
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Thousand Islands Arts Center, Clayton, NY
Kirkland Studio Space, Kirkland, Quebec, Canada
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
Seattle Center for Book Arts, Seattle, WA
The Guild of Papermakers, Philadelphia, PA
KOZO Art Materials, Denver, CO
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH
Saint Lawrence County Arts Council, Potsdam, NY
Korean Book Arts Association, Seoul, Korea
East Asian Studies, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
Friends of the Library, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
OCAD University, Toronto, Canada
San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA
Metropolitan Museum of Art Paper Conservation Studio, New York, NY
Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY
Lander University (via Skype), Greenwood, SC
Asian American Alliance, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Lectures (con't)
New York Guild of Handweavers, New York, NY
North Bennet Street School, Boston, MA
Oregon College of Art & Craft, Portland, OR
Asia Pacific Cultural Center, Tacoma, WA
Center for Korea Studies / East Asia Library, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Mills College Center for the Book, Oakland, CA
Center for Korean Studies, UC Berkeley, CA
Aimee Lee CV
UC Davis Art History / Art Studio / East Asian Studies, CA
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
The Artists Loop, Pawtucket Public Library, Pawtucket, RI
The School at International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Shambhala Meditation Center Arts Council, San Francisco, CA
Asian Art Association of the Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Seacourt Print Workshop, Bangor, Northern Ireland
Flaxart Studios, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Saint Lawrence County Arts Council, Potsdam, NY
Fulbright Forum, Korean American Educational Commission, Seoul, Korea
Wilton Library, Wilton, CT
Yonsei University Extension, Seoul, Korea
Korean Book Arts Association, Seoul, Korea
Jentel Presents, Sheridan, WY
MFA, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
BA, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Aimee Lee CV

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