Born in 1969 in Damyang, Korea
Lives and works in Seoul, Korea

1995 BFA, Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea
1997 MFA, Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea
2011 Completed DFA courses, Graduate School of Communication & Arts of Yonsei University,
Seoul, Korea


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016
AT THE RISING OF THE ROOTS, AANDO FINE ART, Berlin, Germany
LEE, LEE-NAM Selected exhibition, Katara Art Center, Qatar
2015
MINDO, VELAZQUEZ AND ANTS, The Korea Society, New York, USA
SOUTH KOREA, JAPAN, CHINA SUMMIT MEDIA ART EXHIBITION, National Museum Of Modern And Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
2014
DILLUSION, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany
Light, Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea
ART OF HEALING EMPTING AND FILLING, Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea
REBORN LIGHT, Shinsegae Gallery, Gwangju, Korea
GOOD NIGHT ANALOG GOOD MORNING DIGITAL, Soul Art Space, Busan, Korea
2013
NATURE & GOGH, Leeahn Gallery, Daegu, Korea
INVISIBLE LIGHT, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
GOOD NIGHT ANALOG GOOD MORNING DIGITAL, Kwai Fun Hin Art Gallery, Hong Kong, China
GOOD NIGHT ANALOG GOOD MORNING DIGITAL, Artmia Gallery, Beijing, China
2012
GOOD NIGHT ANALOG GOOD MORNING DIGITAL, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
KOREAN EYE EXHIBITION, New York Design Center, New York, USA
A CONVERSATION BY MONET AND SOCHI: VIDEO ART BY LEENAM-LEE, Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, USA
DILLUSION, Kwai Fun Hin Art Gallery, Hong Kong, China
2011
LES PEINTURES VIVANTES, Art Center NABI, Seoul, Korea
LEENAM LEE, Korean Cultural Office, Sydney, Australia
SOLO EXHIBITION, Hong Kong Art Center, Hong Kong, China
A CONVERSATION BETWEEN MONET AND SOCHI: ART VIDEO BY LEENAM LEE, The Dennos Museum Center, Traverse City, USA
2010
ART FROM THE FINGERTIPS, SUN Gallery, Seoul, Korea
2009
LEENAM LEE, Hakgojae Gallery, Seoul, Korea
SOLO EXHIBITION, Shinsegae Gallery, Seoul/Busan, Korea
2008
MYTH INSIDE THE MONITOR, Metaphysical Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
LEENAM LEE, Park Ryu Sook Gallery, Seoul, Korea
SOLO EXHIBITION, Cais Gallery, Hong Kong, China
2007
SOLO EXHIBITION, Shinsegae Gallery, Gwangju, Korea
2006
LEENAM LEE, Gwangju Media Art Lab, Gwangju, Korea
2005
LEENAM LEE, Seoul Art Center Hangaram Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
2004
SOLO EXHIBITION, Gwangju Media Art Center, Gwangju, Korea
2003
LEENAM LEE, Seoul Arts Center Hangaram Museum, Seoul, Korea
2002
SOLO EXHIBITION, Gwangju Media Art Center, Gwangju, Korea
2001
LEENAM LEE, Namdo Culture and Art Center, Gwangju, Korea
2000
LEENAM LEE, Namdo Culture and Art Center, Gwangju, Korea

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
THE GARDENS OF THE WORLD, Museum Rietberg, Zurich, Switzerland
MOTHER-OF-PEARL LACQUERWARE FROM KOREA, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, USA
2015
IMAGINING PLACE, Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial, Willoughby, Australia
DO THE RIGHT THING!, Shone Show Gallery, Beijing, China
SCREEN PLAY: LIFE IN AN ANIMATED WORLD, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
FLOWERS TO FROST: FOUR SEASONS IN EAST ASIAN ART, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, USA
PERSONAL STRUCTURES CROSSING BORDERS, THE 56TH VENICE BIENNALE, Palazzo Bembo & Mora, Venice, Italy
CHANGE. I CHANGE, Metaphysical Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
200 YEARS OF THE NAMDO ART: THE BIRTH AND ITS PROSPECT, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan, Korea
110th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION OF KOREA UNIVERSITY, Korea University Museum, Seoul,
Korea
2014
K-P.O.P. - KOREAN CONTEMPORARY ART Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei (MOCA), Taipei, Taiwan
NEO-SANSU, NEW LANDSCAPES OF OUR TIMES, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
SIMULTANEOUS ECHOES, Fortabat Art Collection, Buenos Aires, Argentina
TAEHWA RIVER ECO ART FESTIVAL, Ulsan, Korea
HERITAGE, LEGACY AND LIGHT, UNESCO Paris, France
2013
NEVERLAND, THE FIRST ROOM, Danwon Art Museum, Ansan, Korea
AMMA UMMA!, India International Centre, New Deli, India
KONE BIENNALE, Meriken Park, Kobe, Japan
CREATIVE VISION, The Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., USA
HAEIN ART PROJECT, Haeinsa, Hapcheon, Korea
WIND IN BAMBOO FOREST , Gwangju National Museum, Gwangju, Korea
A SOLDIER'S TALE, Asia House, London, UK
2012
DIALOGS, Metaphysical Art Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
KOREAN ZONE - MIND SHADOWING INTO THINGS, Artmia Foundation, Beijing, China
"IN LOVE, WE TRUST". ART WORK FROM THE COLLECTION OF CHANG AILING & AILING FOUNDATION Bund 18, Shanghai, China
MODERN @ MODENG, Gallery Hotel Art Project - ART ISSUE Projects, Beijing, China
DIGITAL FURNITURE, Art Center Nabi, Seoul, Korea
GARDEN OF LEARNING, Busan Biennale, Busan Cultural Center, Busan, Korea
REBOOTING: KOREA-CHINA YEAR OF FRIENDSHIP, Yanhuang Art Museum, Beijing, China
KOREAN EYE: ENERGY AND MATTER, New York Design Center, New York, USA; Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2011
THE Sixth SENSE MASSAGE, Art Center Nabi, Seoul, Korea
ENVOUNTERS WITH ART IN THE PORT, KOBE BIENNALE, Kobe, Japan
CHENGDU BIENNALE, East Chengdu-Music Park, Chengdu, China
QINGDAO BIENNALE, Qingdao, China
KOREAN ART SHOW 2011, La Venue, USA
REST, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
LES MEDIAS, LA MODE, LA MORALE, Hongik Museum of Art, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea
CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION OF KOREA, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
2010
THE 1ST NANJING BIENNALE, Nanjing Art Museum, Nanjing, China
THE 50TH ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL, Annecy, France
INCHEON INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL ART FESTIVAL, Tomorrow City, Incheon, Korea
EAST ASIAN YELLOW DOOR, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
The 3RD SONGZHUNG CULTURE AND ART FESTIVAL, Korean Pavillion, Beijing, China

2009
MIND TECHNOLOGY, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taichung, Taiwan
KOREAN EYE, MOON GENERATION, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
PEACE DREAM ARTS FESTIVAL, Centro de las artes de Seville, Seville, Spain
THE CLUE, The 3RD GWANGJU DESIGN BIENNALE, Gwangju Biennale Center, Gwangju, Korea
ART&TECHNE, Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju, Korea
100 YEARS OF KOREAN CARTOON, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
POWER OF YOUNG - FIVE IDEAS, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
THE 3RD MOSCOW BIENNALE OF CONTEMPORARY ART, SPECIAL EXHIBITION, Moscow, Russia
2008
KOREAN CONTEMPORARY ART SHOW, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore, Singapore
TREASURE WITHING, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
MONOLOGUE, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
THE 3RD INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE OF CONTEMPORARY OF SEVILLE (BIACS), Seville, Spain
2007
NEW ASIAN WAVES, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
ANOTHER MASTERPIECE: NEW ACQUISITIONS, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
L.I.G.H.T.,THE 2ND GWANGJU DESIGN BIENNALE, Gwangju, Korea
CHARGE YOUR IMAGINATION, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea
GWANGJU BIENNALE, Gwangju Biennale Center, Gwangju, Korea
GOLDEN PIG, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
2006
MEDIACITY SEOUL, SEOUL INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ART BIENNALE, Seoul, Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
THE 6TH GWANGJU BIENNALE SPECIAL EXHIBITION, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
WHISTLE IN A SLUM, Achen Museum of Art, Yeongam, Korea
THE 11TH GWANGJU HUMAN RIGHTS FILĂ– FESTIVAL, 5.18 Center, Gwangju, Korea
BIRD, Oulimnuri Museum, Goyang, Korea
2005
MADE IN GWANGJU, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
THE 10TH GWANGJU HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL, 5.18 Center, Gwangju, Korea
SEEING IS WANTING, Daebaek Plaza Gallery, Daegu, Korea
2004
THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF MEDIA, Busan City Hall, Busan, Korea
EXPANSION OF ANIMATION-WOKSHOP, Gwangju Biennale Center, Gwangju, Korea
GWANGJU ART AWARD 10TH ANNIVERSARY, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
SEEING EGO, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
THE 9TH GWANGJU HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL, Ilgok Library, Gwangju, Korea
2003
CARTOON IN ART, ART IN CARTOON, Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul, Korea
GWANGJU INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
KOREAN ART LIGHTS SPECIAL EXHIBITION, Gwangju Biennale Center, Gwangju, Korea
2002
HIGH SPEED RUNNING, YOUNG ARTIST EXHIBITION, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
2001
LOOKING AT YOUR FACE, Shinsegae Gallery, Gwangju, Korea
GWANGJU YOUNG ARTISTS EXHIBITION, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
2000
FOREST OF HUMAN FOREST OF PAINT, THE 3RD GWANGJU BIENNALE SPECIAL EXHIBITION Gwangju, Gwangju Biennale Center, Korea
1999
WESTERN AND ASIAN YOUNG ARTISTS FESTIVAL, Gwangju Biennale Center, Gwangju, Korea
1997
THE 2ND GWANGJU BIENNALE, Gwangju Biennale Center, Gwangju, Korea
1996
MUDEUNG ART EXHIBITION, Gwangju Biennale Center, Gwangju, Korea
1995
GWANGJU CITY / JUNRANAMDO AWARD EXHIBITION Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea
ART WORLD NEW-FRONTIER, Kyoungin Museum of Fine Art, Seoul, Korea

Grants and Awards

2010
22th Sun Art Award
2005
Grand Prize of Gwangju
Shinsaegae Art Competition
2002
The 8th Gwangju ART Prize
Artists of the Year Award
Gwangju Museum of Art, Korea

Selected Collections

Cheonggwadae (Office of the President, Korea)
Uly sigg Collection, Luzern, Switzerland
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
National Museum of Korea, Korea
Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Busan Museum of Art, Busan, Korea
Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea
Gwangju National Museum, Gwangju, Korea
Daelim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
Art Center NABI, Seoul, Korea
Amorepacific Museum of Art, Osan, Korea
Ban Ki Moon (UN Secretary-General)
Yale University, Connecticut, USA
Samsung Human Ressources Development Center, Youngin, Korea
United Nations Foundation
Embassy of the Republik of Korea, Washington DC, USA
Embassy of Germany in Korea, Seoul, Korea
Fine Art Museums of San Fransisco, USA
Incheon International Airport, Incheon, Korea
City hall of Gwangju, Korea
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Jeju Contemporary Art Museum, Korea
Art Center NABI, Seoul, Korea
SK Headquarter, Seoul, Korea
NAVER
MBC (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation), Korea
Gwangju MBC (Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation), Gwangju, Korea
Gwangju KBC (Kwangju Broadcasting Corporation), Korea
5.18 Memorial Foundation, Gwangju, Korea
Geuram Street, Gwangju, Korea
Dinosaur Museum, Haenam, Korea
Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Chosun University, Gwangju, Korea
Hana Bank, Seoul, Korea
Aviva life insurance Co, Korea

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