Steven Young Lee


Steven Young Lee Moon Jar with Octopi   Steven Young Lee Vase with Scroll Pattern


Steven Lee Jar with Tortoise Pattern

  Steven Young Lee Melping Vase with Peonies
Steven Lee Melping Vase with Scroll Pattern
Steven Lee Jar with Vine Pattern
Steven Lee Maebyeong Vase with Peonies

Steven Young Lee is the Resident Artist Director of the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana. A Chicago native, he received his MFA in Ceramics from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. He has lectured and taught at numerous universities globally. His work has been exhibited in China, Canada and throughout the United States, and is held in private collections in New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois and
Montana.Lee maintains an active studio practice rooted in both functional and sculptural ceramics. His current work examines cultural references and how individuals draw realities based on experiences and environment.  Through his sculpture and vessels, he challenges preconceptions of style, form, symbolism, superstitions and identity.

2004   MFA, Ceramic Art and Design, Alfred University
1998   BFA, Ceramic Art; Art Education, Alfred University
NYS    Teaching Certification, magna cum laude
93-95  Business, Studio Art, University of Iowa

Selected Exhibitions
2014  SCOPE Miami 2014 - Duane Reed Gallery
          SOFA Chicago, Duane Reed Gallery
          Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, MT
          Art Palm Springs, Duane Reed Gallery
          Art Palm Beach, Duane Reed Gallery
          St. Croix Pottery Tour, Oestreich Studio, Minneapolis, MN
2013  SOFA Chicago, Duane Reed Gallery
          Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY
          Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
          New York Ceramics Fair, Ferrin Gallery, NY
2012  Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
          Foster White Gallery, Seattle, WA
          Art Palm Beach, Duane Reed Gallery
          Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY
          AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA
          ASU Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, AZ
2011  Flaten Art Museum, Northfield, MN
          Ferrin Gallery, SOFA, New York, NY
          Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
          Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT
          Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT
          Archie Bray 60th Anniversary Auction, Helena, MT
          Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
          Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MI
          St. Petersburg Clay, St. Petersburg, FL
2010  Crocker Art Museum, Sacremento, CA
          Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT
          Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA
          SOFA Chicago, Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
          Santa Fe Clay, Philadelphia, PA
          ASU Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, AZ
          Kolva-Sullivan Gallery, Spokane, WA
          Holter Museum Art Auction, Helena, MT
          Archie Bray Resident Exhibition, Helena, MT
2009  Greenwich House Pottery, New York, NY
          AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA
          Santa Fe Clay, Phoenix, AZ

Selected Collections
Perlman Teaching Museum, Carleton College, Northfield, MN
Crocker Art Museum, Swidler Collection, Sacramento, CA
Schein-Joseph Museum of Ceramic Art, Alfred, NY
San Bao Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, China
Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, Helena, MT
Arrow International Inc., Marlin Miller Jr., Reading, PA
Standard Ceramic Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA
Clay Art Center, Port Chester, NY
Alfred University, Alfred, NY


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