Lisa Lee

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Lisa Chang Lee is an artist based in London and Beijing, a visiting lecturer at Central Academy of Fine Art in Beijing and the Royal College of Art in London; A council member in the Royal Society of Painter-printmakers. Lee is also the curator of Print Future Panel of International Printmaking Triennial at China Academy of Art (CAA).

Lee’s diverse practice combines printmaking, performance, AV installations as well as cross-disciplinary collaborations. Trained as a printmaker, she uses print as a slow process of looking by inviting viewers to travel their eyes through layers of different shades and colours as a way of observing nature.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2023 Wind Dwellers, Small Gallery, London, UK
2022 HZ-0, Lake at Enclave Projects, London, UK
2022-2021 Present Absence, Ginkgo Space, Beijing, China
2021 Symphony Zero, Sanmei Gallery, London, UK
2020 Dreamers Awake (online), Ginkgo Space, Beijing Contemporary Art Expo
2019 Serenade of the Woods, Live Performance and Screening, The Rattles Collective, London, UK
2019 The End and the Beginning, Lisa Chang Lee Solo project, In-Def Space, Beijing, China
2017 Indeterminate Loop, Ginkgo Space, Beijing, China

Selected Group Exhibitions
2023 Thousand Silicon Eyes, Power Station of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China
2023 Beyond Lenses: Two Decades of Visual Dialogue, Hangzhou, China
2023 Garden of the Souls, Hypha Studios Stratford, London.
2023 Us Amid Nature and After Nature, Art Museum of Canton Art Academy
2023 Atlas of Affinities: Vol.2, Scores for Movement, Hua International, Berlin, Germany
2022 Fellows, SNAP Art Centre, Shanghai, China
2021 Interdependency, Chengdu Biennale, Art Museum of Chengdu University, China
2021 Chengdu Biennale, Art Museum of Chengdu University, China
2021 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK
2021 ImPressions Printmaking Biennale, Galway International Art Festival, Galway, Ireland
2021 Time and Space, Ginkgo Space, Beijing, China
2020 Jerwood Printmaking Today Prize Exhibition, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK
2019 Latent Spectators, UNart Centre, Shanghai, China
2019 RE: Bermondsey Artist Group Exhibition, Lake Gallery, London, UK
2019 GG Print Studio 10 year Anniversary Exhibition, Galleri Astely, Uttersberg, Sweden
2019 Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, Seoul, South Korea
2019 Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London, UK
2019 The Goat’s Song, The Merchants x QI MU Space, Beijing, China
2019 Practice on Paper, Ginkgo Space, Beijing, China
2019 Print REbels: Haden, Palmer, Whistler and the origins of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK
2018 Print REbels: Haden, Palmer, Whistler and the origins of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK
2018 Discerning Eye, The Mall Galleries, London, UK
2018 Visions Moving Image Biennale, Nunnery Gallery, London, UK
2018 Unstable Landscape. M100 Art Center, Santiago, Chile
2018 Flâneur’s Square, Hive Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
2018 Aesthetica Art Prize 2018, York Art Gallery, York, UK
2018 Print Rebells, Bankside Gallery, London, UK
2018 Borderless, Polish Art Institute, Budapest, Hungary
2017 Ideals On The Move, Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, Shenzhen, China
2017 The Masters, Bankside Gallery, London, UK
2017 The Staged Club, Hongkun Art Museum, Beijing, China
2017 London Original Print Exhibition, Royal Academy of Art, London
2016 I can’t do more than I do, Ginkgo Space, Beijing, China
2016 RE Original Print, Bankside Gallery, London
2016 The Masters, Bankside Gallery, London, UK
2016 A Lonely Impulse of Delight, Irish Embassy, Beijing, China
2016 Far and Few Between, London, UK
2015 Repeat / Spiral associated with Impact 9 International Printmaking Conference, Renke Gallery, Hangzhou, China
2015 VOID: there’s nothing more left, but a little trace from human beings, Ginkgo Space, Beijing, China
2015 RCA secret 2015, Dyson Gallery, London, UK
2014 Royal College of Art MA Degree Show, London, UK
2014 Wild at Heart and Weird on Top, group exhibition, CGP Gallery, London, UK
2014 RCA Secret 2014, Royal College of Art Dyson Gallery, London, UK
2013 Pushing Print 2013 Margate Gallery, Margate, England, UK
2013 Thought Machine, University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
2013 RCA Work in Progress Show, London, England, UK
2013 In-visible, Southwark Park Gallery, London, England, UK
2013 RCA Secret 2013, Dyson Gallery, Royal College of Art, London
2013 Bainbridge Open Print Show, Bainbridge Studios, London, England, UK
2012 Begin with printmaking- the practice of mix-media and cross boundary. Guangzhou, China

Prizes & Awards
2022 Winner of Printmaking Today Prize, Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers
2021 Arts Council England Grant
2020 Shortlist of Jerwood/ Printmaking Today Prize
2019 Art Power China 100 Nominee
2019 Winner of Artist Film Runner-up Prize (special mention), Collective City- Seoul 2019 Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism
2018 Awards of Art China Nominee
2018 Winner of Vivien Leigh Bequest Purchase Prize from the Ashmolean Museum
2018 Shortlist of Aesthetica Art Prize
2017Shortlist of Dentons Art Prize
2016 Winner of The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers Prize
2014 Shortlist of Riverlight Award (in association with Future city, St James, and the Royal College of Art)
2013 Winner of Royal College of Art Drawing Prize

British Museum, London, UK
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK
Metropolitan Museum, New York, US
Xuhui Museum, Shanghai, China
Joan Flasch Collection, Chicago, US
School of Art and Humanity, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
Gallery Astely, Uttersberg, Sweden