Yoora Lee

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Yoora Lee (B. 1990, South Korea) is a Los Angeles-based artist. The artist’s work explores the subjects of our daily lives through a series of recreated images from television and the internet. Using wavering horizontal brush strokes to mimic video tape distortions and glitches in subtle, pastel colour.


2020 MFA in Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL)

2018 MFA in Painting, Rhode Island School of Design (RI)

2017 Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL)

2015 BFA in Painting, Gachon University (KOR)

Solo Shows

2024 Shadow Etched in Stone. Nicodim. Los Angeles (CA)

2023 Lonely Crowd. Half Gallery. Los Angeles (CA)

2022 Finding My Missing Half. T293. Rome (IT)

2022 Anemone. Another Place. New York City (NY)

2021 Fallen Sakura. Painters Painting Paintings. (Online)

2021 BURN IN. Jude Gallery Chicago. Chicago (IL)

Group Shows (selected)

2023 High Voltage 4. Nassima Landau. Tel Aviv ((IL)

2023 Briefly Gorgeous. Phillips Auction. Seoul (KOR)

2023 Ripe. Harper’s. Los Angeles (CA)

2023 DISEMBODIED. Nicodim. New York City (NY)

2023 EXPO Chicago. Half Gallery. Chicago (IL)

2023 Arco Madrid. Semiose. Madrid (ESP)

2023 Felix Art Fair. Vacancy Gallery. Los Angeles (CA)

2023 artgenève. GALERIE MIGHELA SHAMA. Geneva (CH)

2022 Untitled Art Fair. Cob Gallery. Miami (FL)

2022 Stiltsvile group show. Half Gallery. Miami (FL)

2022 YOU ME ME YOU. Nicodim. Los Angeles (CA)

2022 Exodus. Gallery Ascend + K11 Musea (HK)

2022 Minutiae. GALERIE MIGHELA SHAMA. Geneva (CH)

2022 Best Practices. Edgewood College Gallery. Madison (WI)

2022 Harmonious Arrangement. Half Gallery. Los Angeles (CA)

2022 Escape from New York. Another Gallery. Los Angeles (CA)

2022 A Place of One’s Own. Andrea Festa Fine Art. Rome (IT)

2021 Together / Apart. Shin Haus. New York (NY)

2021 Buy Now: In Technicolor. Tchotchke Gallery x Artnet (Online)

2021 Home Alone 2: Lost in Miami. Surface Area. Miami (FL)

2021 Lucky Charm. Moosey art. London (UK)

2021 Future fair. Here and there collective. New York City (NY)

2021 The other art fair. Fulton market. Chicago (IL)

2021 Strada Group Exhibition. Strada. New York (NY)

2021 A Missed Encounter. GALERIE MIGHELA SHAMA. Geneva (CH)

2021 Summer Camp. Tchotchke Gallery. New York (NY)

2020 Launch ExhibitionSAIC Galleries. Chicago (IL) 

2020 Long HelloThe Green Gallery. Milwaukee (WI)

2020 Oaths. Patient Info. Chicago (IL)


2021 Hopper Prize Fall, 2020 Finalist

2020 Hopper Prize Finalist

2020 James Nelson Raymond Fellowships nomination, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL)

2020 The Municipal Art League award nomination, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (IL)

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