"My moving images are focused on the circular mundane aspects of my daily life and its surroundings in an abstract reconstruction of reality.
My girl asked me once, "Why do you always put me in your work, Mommy?", because you are a part of my work and a part of my life."
Kakyoung Lee (b. 1975) works with moving images, prints, drawings, and installations. She received a BFA, and MFA from Hong‐Ik University, Seoul and Purchase College, NY. Lee has exhibited widely in Korea and the USA including the Drawing Center, the Lower East Side Print Shop, the Queens Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and the Seoul Arts Center in Korea. As a recent participant in the Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program, Brooklyn, she has also held residencies at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY; the MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH; the Lower East Side Printshop, NYC; and the Jamaica Center for Arts &Learning, NY. Lee is a recipient of awards from the Pollock Krasner Foundation grant, the Korea Arts Foundation of America award for Visual Arts, and the AHL foundation Visual arts, NYC. Lee's works are in the public collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, and Library of Congress, Washington D.C. among others.