One-of-a-kind ceramic work exhibited at the 2015 World Ceramics Exposition Korea.
Minkyu Lee was born in Seoul, Korea in 1976. He received a BFA (2002) and an MFA (2006) from Seoul National University, and an MFA (2008) from the School for American Crafts at Rochester Institute of Technology. His art practices are centered on vessel and furniture making using ceramics and wood. He was a resident artist at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Montana (2007), and has been actively showing his work in national and international venues such as Art Wynwood (2016), ZONA MACO Mexico Arte Contemporaneo, SOFA Chicago (2013), Ceramic Space & Life (Korea, 2009), 28th International Ceramics Competition of L’Alcora (Spain, 2008), 1st Jingzhe International Ceramics Exhibition (China, 2007), and Sidney Myer Fund International Ceramic Art Award (Australia, 2006). He is a lifetime member of International Academy of Ceramics (IAC), and is an associate professor and chairperson of art program at University of Wisconsin – Green Bay.