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Kang Seung Lee is a multidisciplinary artist who was born in South Korea and now lives and works in Los Angeles. Lee has had solo exhibitions at One and J. Gallery, Seoul, South Korea (2018); Artpace, San Antonio, TX (2017); Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, CA (2017, 2016); Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, CA (2016); Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CA (2015); Centro Cultural Border, Mexico City, Mexico (2012). Selected group exhibitions include Canton Gallery, Guangzhou, China (2018); LAXART, Los Angeles, CA (2017); DiverseWorks, Houston, TX (2017); Centro Cultural Metropolitano, Quito, Ecuador (2016); SOMArts, San Francisco, CA (2014); Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA (2014); and Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (2012). Lee is the recipient of the CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists (2018-19), the Rema Hort Mann Foundation grant (2018), and Artpace San Antonio International Artist-in-Residence program (2017). His work has been reviewed and featured in Artforum, The New York Times, Frieze, New York Magazine, Artnet, LA Weekly, Hyperallergic, among others. He received an MFA from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).

Queer Craft, The Edward J. & Helen Jane Morrison Gallery, University of Minnesota, MN 2019
Group exhibition, Participant Inc, New York, 2019
In No Order, Eastern Star Gallery, the Archer School, Los Angeles, 2019
Solo exhibition, Hapjungjigu, Seoul, Korea 2019
Monograph, Sming Sming Books

CCF Fellowship for Visual Artists (2019)

Condo London 2019, Mother's Tankstation, London, UK
The New York Times (by Scott Reyburn)
Frieze (by Chris Rite-Wassilak)
Elephant Magazine (by Emily Gosling)
Something Curated

Garden, One and J. Gallery, Seoul, Korea, 2018
Frieze (by Yujin Min)
Huffington Post (by chingusai)
Misulsegye: Anthropology of Images (by Nara Lee)
Misulsegye: Review (by Nam Woong)
Art in Culture: Review (by Eunjin Regina Shin)
Art Asia Pacific

Thank you for being a person who loves (in the world) curated by Harry Burke, Canton Gallery, China

Group exhibition at Torrance Art Museum, 2018
Commonwealth and Council, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, NY
It's Snowing in LA, AALA, Los Angeles, CA
Editors’ Picks: 11 Things to See in New York’s Art World This Week by Sarah Cascone
Synthetic Snow and 100 Degree Heat by Kathleen Deems

Symposium Imaginaries of the Future at the Main Museum, LA
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant 2018
Introspection: Stories Beneath the Surface at Sam Francis Gallery, Crossroads School, Santa Monica, CA
Manifesto: A Moderate Proposal (curated by Ciara Ennis and Jennifer Vanderpool), Pitzer College Art Galleries, CA
Not on View: Re/Activating the Archive and its A/Effects at The Reinstitute, Baltimore, MD

Glasstire Top Five (by Christina Rees & Brandon Zech)
Solo exhibition & International Artist-in-residence, ArtPACE, San Antonio, TX, 2017
Riot Material Review (by Christopher Michno)
Reconstitution, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA, 2017
Leave of absence, Electronic Billboards on Sunset Strip, West Hollywood, CA, 2017 IF INNOVATION FOUNDATION
Monograph Absence without leave by Sming Sming Books, 2017
Outdoor Wall Project, Baik Art, Los Angeles, 2017
Group exhibition, Residency Art, Inglewood, CA, 2017
Leave of Absence, Commonwealth and Council Los Angeles, CA, 2017
Two person exhibition at Space KAAN, Seoul, Korea, 2017
NADA New York, March, 2017
Artnet (by Christian Viveros-Fauné)
The New York Times (by Jason Farago and Martha Schwendener)
Bedford+Bowery (by Anaka Kaundinya)
Absence without leave, Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles, CA, 2017
LA Weekly (by Catherine Wagley)

Solo exhibition, Covers, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, 2016 (Press Release)
ARTFORUM Critics' Pick (by Meg Whiteford)
KCET Artbound (by Christopher Michno)


Garden at One and J. Gallery (photography by Euirock Lee)