Bio


Yi-Shuan Lee 李奕諠

Yi-Shuan Lee is a Taiwanese Canadian artist. Lee’s multidisciplinary practice includes painting, sculpture, and film. His works features striking play on odd and surreal narratives based on his life story as a first generation immigrant living in North America. Lee’s work reveals the lives of an era of modern youth in Taiwan struggling to outlive the expectations set from their previous generation. Lee finds interest in uncovering untold stories from South East Asia and introducing oriental perspectives in his art. Lee received his BFA from OCAD University in 2017; he has since exhibited across China, Taiwan, Canada, Italy and America. Lee exhibited most recently at the Artist Project under the UNTAPPED selection. Lee currently lives and works in Toronto, Canada.

 

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Exhibitions and Showings

2020 - Artist Project UNTAPPED  | Toronto, Canada.

2019 - Toronto Outdoor Art Fair | Toronto, Canada.

2019 - Painted Identities (Group show) | John B. Aird Gallery. Toronto, Canada.

2018 - White Noise 白噪音 (Exhibition Curator) | Arcade Art Gallery. Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

2017 - OCADU GradEx 102 @ OCAD University | Toronto, Canada.

2017 - VUCO No.1 Launch (Group Show) | VUCO Artspace. Toronto, Canada.

2016 - Cross Section (Group Show) | OCAD Florence Studios. Florence, Italy.

2013 - SOCIAL (with Timothy Bair) | Freedom Men Art Apartments Gallery. Taichung, Taiwan.

2013 - Je est un autre (Film) | Taichung, Taiwan.

2012 - See The World Through My Eyes (Solo Exhibition) | Art aNew Gallery. Taichung, Taiwan.

2011 - My name is Yi-Shuan Lee (Solo Exhibition) | THU Gallery Hall. Taichung, Taiwan.

Awards

2017 - Mrs. W. O. Forsyth Award (OCAD University)

2012 - [1st Place] - National Painting Contest in Taiwan (Chinese Painting Category)

2012 - [Silver Metal] - 40th Geneva Inventions (The Consecutive Firing Crossbow)

2009 - [2nd Place] - National Painting Contest in Taiwan (Chinese Painting Category)

 

Education


2017 - Bachelor of Fine Arts OCAD University

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