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

2023

Capsule Shanghai, Shanghai, China (forthcoming)

2022

Klemm's, Berlin, Germany (forthcoming)

2019

Core Sample, Capsule Shanghai, Shanghai, China

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2022
Breaching Sanctum, curated by Ingrid Pui Yee Chu 朱珮瑿, Hong Kong (forthcoming)
2021
Solid Ground, Para Site, Hong Kong, China
Poetic Heritage in Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong, China 
Up Close - Hollywood Road, Hong Kong, China

2020

Organs Underground, M Woods Museum x Plate Space, Beijing, China

KölnSkulptur #10, curated by Tobias Berger, Skulpturen Park Köln, Cologne,

Germany

Up close - Hollywood Road, Gallery 149 and Bonnie Lai Antiquities, Hong Kong, China

How Do We Begin: X Museum Triennial 1st Edition, X Museum, Beijing, China

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

The Forth Season Show, Three Seasons Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, US

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

2021

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

2020

Leelee Chan, Solo Project at Art Basel Hong Kong Online Viewing Rooms, Discoveries Section, Hong Kong, China (presented by Capsule Shanghai)

 

COLLECTIONS

2020

Skulpturen Park Köln, Germany

2019

M+ Museum, Hong Kong

JPMorgan Chase Art Collection, Hong Kong

 

HONORS

2020

BMW Art Journey Award

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