Bio


Yi-Shuan Lee 李奕諠

Yi-Shuan Lee is a Taiwanese - Canadian artist whose art practice includes painting, sculpture and film. As a first generation immigrant living in North America, Lee's works feature a striking play on odd and surreal narratives that are based on his life story.

Lee’s works reveal the lives of the youth in Taiwan in this current era. Uncovering the stories of many struggling to outlive the expectations set from the previous generation. Lee find interest in sharing 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 Canada, China, Italy, Taiwan and The United States. 

Lee works with Mark Christopher Gallery, which is based in Toronto, Canada. He works from both his Taipei and Toronto studios.

 

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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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