MFA Summer Lecture Series: Mi-Kyoung Lee MFA '96

CBS Auditorium

The MFA in Studio Art program presents its 19th Annual Summer Lecture Series featuring noted visiting artists, faculty and alumni June 24 - August 14. For more information, contact MFA Program Director Erin Boyle at or MFA Program Coordinator Gwendolyn Kurtz at

Mi-Kyoung Lee MFA '96 (Book Arts/Printmaking) is an associate professor and the head of the Fibers program at the University of the Arts. In addition to her MFA from UArts, Lee holds an MFA in Fibers from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan and a BFA in Fibers from Dong-A University in Busan, Korea. Lee has had 11 solo exhibitions and a number of national and international shows, including the Reading Public Museum, Cranbrook Museum of Art, New York and Chicago SOFA, Busan Metropolitan Museum in Korea, and most recently a solo exhibition at the Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia.

Her work has been represented by Snyderman-Works Gallery in Philadelphia since 2004. She received a Junior Minority Faculty Grant Award from the Lindback Foundation in 2004 and 2007. Lee was an editor for Art Textile of the World: Korea, Volume I, which was published in December 2005 by the Telos Art Publishing company in London. Since 2005, she has collaborated with the International Opera Theater to develop costumes and set designs, assisted by University of the Arts interns. These projects, "The Winter's Tale," "The Tempest," "Romeo Juliet" and "Buffalo Soldier" were performed in Italy. Lee is working on an upcoming project titled "Camille Claudel."

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