ARTHUR KWON LEE

EDUCATION:
2014 "Bachelor of Fine Arts" from Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC
2008 "Nationally Selected Artist" from Overseas National Institute for International Education Development, South Korea

AFFILIATIONS: 
MCA - Mid City Artists
WPA - Washington Project for the Arts
DCAC - District of Columbia Arts Center
MPA - McLean Project for the Arts
BKE - Black Knight Events
JSW - Jung Society of Washington
KSM - Korean Society of Maryland
FRN - Fat Rabbit Network

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 
2017 "PROMETHEUS II" at Ronin Studio, Washington, DC
2017 "HYPERGAMY" at L2 Lounge, Washington, DC
2016 "Transcendental Mirrors" at Tryst Lounge, Washington, DC
2016 "PROMETHEUS" at ReCreative Spaces, Mount Rainer, MD
2015 "Sink or Swim" at 49 West Coffeehouse, Annapolis, MD
2014 "THE CAGE: Plateaus of the Mind" at Gallery 31 in the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 
2017 "Faculty Art Show" at The Blair Family Center for the Arts in the Bullis School, Potomac, MD
2016 "CORE" at Anaba Project Space, Washington, DC
2016 "WALLMOUNTABLES" at DCArts Center, Washington, DC
2016 "Into the Dusk" at The Embassy Row Hotel, Washington, DC
2016 "MPA Instructor's Exhibition" at the Ramp Gallery in the McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
2016 "Faculty Art Show" at The Blair Family Center for the Arts in the Bullis School, Potomac, MD
2015 "Art All Night" at Studio Gallery, Washington, DC
2015 "Faculty Art Show" at The Blair Family Center for the Arts in the Bullis School, Potomac, MD
2015 "(Re)Creation - An Artist Exploration" at ReCreative Spaces, Washington, DC
2015 "In the Flesh 5" at Target Gallery in the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA
2014 "Washington Project for the Arts: Next to Last" at The Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington, DC
2014 "NEXT: 2014" at The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2014 "GSA Art Moves Exhibit" at United States General Service Administration, Washington, DC
2013 "Secondary Inspection" at Gallery 31 in the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC
2013 "Are we what we eat? Sustainability and Art" at Gallery of San Carpoforo, Milan, Italy
2013 "One Night Stand" at The Fridge, Washington, DC
2013 "Across the Board" at White Walls in the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC
2013 "Ill Street Blues" at Gallery 31 in the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC
2012 "Ten by Eleven" at White Walls in the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC
2012 "Transparency" at Gallery 31 in the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC

MURALS: 
2015 "Donburi Bowls" at Donburi in Adams Morgan, Washington, DC
2015 "Yamantake the Devourer" at Donburi in Adams Morgan, Washington, DC
2014 "Bursting in Air: ARTS HAPPENING – War of 1812 ~ 200th" at Route 1 Overpass in the Gateway Arts District of Prince George’s County, Hyattsville, Maryland
2013 "Secondary Inspection: Una Selección del Arte de Baja California" at Gallery 31 in the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC
2013 "Ill Street Blues" at Gallery 31 in the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC

PERFORMANCES: 
2017 "Homecoming Jam" at Metro Gallery, Baltimore, MD (UPCOMING!)
2017 "Grand Opening" at TD Bank, McLean, VA
2017 "Spring Benefit" at McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
2017 "Anima & Animus II" at McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
2017 "Anima & Animus I" at McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
2017 "Winter Wonderland" at L2 Lounge, Washington, DC
2016 "(Up)Rising Festival" at Rhone Island Avenue, Washington, DC
2015 "(Up)Rising Festival" at ReCreative Spaces, Washington, DC
2013 "NOW Performance: Collaboration with Dominic "Shodekeh" Talifero and Krisia Block" at the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC

CONVENTIONS:
2018 "All-Star Comic Con" at Sheraton Tysons Hotel, Tysons Corner, VA (UPCOMING!)
2018 "AWESOMECON" at Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC (UPCOMING!)
2017 "RAW: SAVOR" at the Baltimore Soundstage, Baltimore, MD
2017 “Baltimore Comic Con” at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD
2017 “40th Annual Korean Festival of Maryland” at Centennial Park Maryland, Ellicott City, MD
2017 “RAW: FIXATE” at The Howard Theatre, Washington, DC
2017 “JIRANI CON” at Jirani Coffeehouse in Manassas, VA

AWARDS: 
2014 "Fine Art Faculty Award" from the Corcoran College of Art + Design
2012-2013 "Deans List" from the Corcoran College of Art + Design
2008 "Grand Prize" The Annual Art Contest for Memorial of Korean Independence by Korean Artist Association of United States
2007 "Grand Prize" The Annual Art Contest by Dr. Syngman Rhee, Korea Memorial Foundation
2001 "Grand Prize" The Korea Times Art Contest

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:
2016-2017 “Gallery Education & Events Manager” at McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA
2015-2017 “Middle & Upper School Visual Arts Teacher" at the Bullis School, Potomac, MD
2015-2017 "Visual Arts Instructor" at the DuVal Studio (Mclean Project for the Arts), Mclean, VA
2012-2014 "Pre-College & Portfolio Development" Drawing and Painting instructor at the Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC