Joyce Yu-Jean Lee

Joyce Yu-Jean Lee is a visual artist, and Hamiltonian Artists alumnus, working with video, digital photography, sculpture, and interactive installation that combine social practice with institutional critique. Her internet censorship project FIREWALL garnered backlash from the Chinese government in 2016, and has been exhibited at Lincoln Center, New York; the Oslo Freedom Forum, Norway; the Hong Kong Center for Community Cultural Development; and the Austrian Association of Women Artists (VBKÖ), Vienna.

Lee’s artwork has been written about in the New York Times, Washington Post, Hong Kong Free Press, China Digital Times, Huffington Post, Hyperallergic, and has been featured by James Coomarasamy on BBC Radio. She has received grants from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; Arts Mid-Hudson, Asian Women Giving Circle; Franklin Furnace Fund; Maryland State Arts Council; and the Walters Art Museum; and fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center supported by the Joan Mitchell Foundation; the C. Sylvia and Eddie C. Brown Studio at Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower; and Hamiltonian Artists. Her work is currently fiscally sponsored by NYFA, and she is an Assistant Professor of Art & Digital Media at Marist College.