Short bio
Yein Lee (b. 1988, Seoul) lives and works in Vienna. After studying visual arts in Seoul, she continued her education in painting and sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Her work has recently been presented in group exhibitions at the Centre culturel suisse, Paris; Galerie im Körnerpark, Berlin; Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna; Christine Mayer Gallery, Munich; The Pool, Istanbul; Loggia, Vienna; EXILE, Vienna, among others. 
2021             'Symbiotic Agencies', Gallery Körnerpark, Berlin, curated by Creamcake
                     ‘Rejuvenate Body Order Now’, Le Box, Toulouse, France (Solo)
                     'Stormy Weather', Centre culturel suisse, Paris, curated by Katharina Brandl & Claire Hoffman
2020             'Stormy Weather', Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Vienna, curated by Katharina Brandl & Claire Hoffman
                     'A skeleton, just like the rest of us,' Christine Meyer Gallery, Munich, curated by Franziska Lindhart
                     ‘Stress Rehearsal’, Das Weisse Haus, Vienna, curated by Malou Solfjeld
                     'The days are just packed'. The Pool, Istanbul
                     'Everything's going to hell in handbag', Haus Wien, Vienna
                     'Mit Bergen den Blick reparieren', Kunstverein Kärnten
                     'Crosspolination', Loggia, Vienna
                     'Cruel Summer Camp', Exile Gallery, selected by Angels Miralda, Veronika Čechová, Peter Sit, Vienna
2019             'In-Visible Realness', PS120, Berlin 
                     'Work Together Stay Alive', Exile Gallery, curated by Tzvetnik, Vienna
                     'The Swamp of Lerna', Warehouse9, Copenhagen
                     'The Chasm', Franz Josef Kai3, curated by Yves-Michel Sass, Vienna 
                     'Fixing my gaze', Pferd, Vienna
                     'Crust Flow', Starroom, Vienna
                     'Vertical River', AK46, Vienna
                     'Pat Pat Pat', Hfbk Gallery, Hamburg
                     'Sapperlot', Bauerngasse42, Vienna
                     'A sentient body', Spektakel Schauraum, Vienna              
2018             ‘Ducks and drakes’, NUU, Vienna, Austria (Solo)
                     'Das Jub Jub’, Gallery 5020, Salzburg, Austria
                     'Hyper Again', MMIII Kunstverein, Mönchengladbach, Germany                          
                     'Fragmentation', Untitled Space Gallery, Shanghai, China
                     ‘Salt and Pepper or not’, Hinticonti, Hamburg, Germany  
                     'Hyper Again', Semperdepot, Vienna, Austria
                     ‘Painter, Plumber’, Justice, Vienna, Austria
                     'A cosmic encounter’, Universitätsbibliothek, Vienna, Austria 
2017             'Almost there’, Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, Munich 
2015             'Fish in the bowl', Studio 218, Vienna, Austria 
2013             'Zerosign', Museum of Hongik, Seoul, South Korea 
2012             'This is not a brush’, Museum of Hongik, Seoul, South Korea
2010             'Color of yours', Gallery Gaia, Seoul, Korea 
                     ‘Hwa-Won' Ok-sang-sang-jum, Seoul, South Korea 
Scholarships / Prize / Residency 
2021              Forum culturel autrichen                                 
2019              Strabag Art Prize (1st selected)
2018              Max Ernst Stipendium (1st selected), Bruhl, Germany
                      26 Telax Award (shortlisted), Reus, Spain
                      Untitled Space Residency, Shanghai, China (funded by Österreichisches Generalkonsulat Shanghai)
2015     -        Magister, Fine Arts, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vienna, Austria
2013              Bachelor of Fine Arts, Hong-Ik University, Seoul, S.Korea
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