LEELEE CHAN                                                                                 

Born in 1984, Hong Kong, China 

Currently lives and works in Hong Kong, China

                                                                                                  

EDUCATION

2009              

MFA Painting (with honours), Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island, USA

2006              

BFA Painting, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

Core Sample, Capsule Shanghai, Shanghai, China

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Holy Mosses, Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong, China

Notes from Pallet Town, UCCA Dune, Anraya Gold Coast, Beidaihe, China

Hysteresis, Downs & Ross, New York, USA

Scaffolds of Meaning, Mine Project, Hong Kong, China 

Artists' Night, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong, China

The Pulse of Nature - Lung Fu Shan, Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Center, Hong Kong, China 

2018                  

Fan Death in Bedroom, Bedroom, Hong Kong, China

Rehearsal, Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong, China (curated by Tobias Berger and Xue Tan)

2017         

The Preservationists, Duddell’s, Hong Kong, China (curated by Ingrid Pui Yee Chu)

Debris Constellation, Neptune, Hong Kong, China

2014         

Overseasoned Part Deux, Artemis Project Space, York, UK 

2013         

Nocturnes, Parallel Art Space, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Summer Smoker Series, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Future Folk, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, New York, USA

That Summer Feeling, Sweatshop Studio, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2012               

Stones, Bones and Relics, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Lines and Shapes, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2011         

Faraway Neighbor, Flux Factory, Long Island City, New York, USA (catalogue)

2010              

The Drawing Show, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, New York, USA 

2009              

Geography of Imagination, curated by Phong Bui, New York, New York, USA

Second-year Graduate Selection, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

RISD MFA Thesis Exhibition, Rhode Island Convention Center, Rhode Island, USA

2008              

Graduate Painting Exhibition, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

2007              

The Discontented Pendulum, G2 Gallery Space, Chicago, Illinois, USA 

2006              

BFA Graduate Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, USA

Fort Morgan: One and Only, Fort Morgan, Chicago Illinois, USA

2005                  

Clune Construction, Nippon Steel, Inc, Chicago, Illinois (catalogue), USA

2004         

Curated group show, Nippon Steel, Inc. Chicago, Illinois, USA

Exquisite Piknik, Doubner Space, Prague, Czech Republic

 

ART FAIRS

2020

Palette in Repose (Resurfacer), Solo Project at Art Basel Hong Kong, Discoveries Section, Hong Kong, China (presented by Capsule Shanghai) (forthcoming)

 

HONORS

2018

Project Grant, Hong Kong Arts Development Council

2013         

Short-listed for Van Lier Visual Artist Fellowship, Wave Hill, New York 

2007              

MFA Graduate Fellowship, Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island

2006              

BFA Graduating Fellowship Award Recipient, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2005         

Nippon Steel U.S.A./School of the Art Institute Presidential Awards Competition, Chicago