Mr. Lee was born in Taiwan on 1964, currently lives and works in New York City and Berkeley, California

Degrees

1997 Yale University, Graduate School of Fine Arts. MFA in Sculpture
1993 California College of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors in Textile Art
Solo Exhibitions

2014
Lee Mingwei and His Relations, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Lee Mingwei: Sonic Blossom, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
 
2013
A Quartet and A Living Room, Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester, UK
Luminous Depths, Peranakan Museum, Singapore

2012
The Living Room, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts
Visible, Elusive, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Tales of Flower and Stones, Espace Louis Vuitton, Taipei, Taiwan

2011
The Moving GardenBrooklyn Museum, New York
The Travelers, Museum of Chinese in America, New York

2010
Trilogy of Sounds, Mount Stuart, Scotland, UK
Pantheon Project, Museum Contemporary Baltimore, Maryland
Lee Mingwei: Liquid Forms. Osage Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2009
Grandfather's Incline, Montalvo Art Center, Saratoga, California
The Mending Project, Lombard-Freid Projects, New York

2008
Guernica in Sand, Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Uncommon Senses, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
The Quartet Project, Albion Gallery, London, UK

2007
Lee Mingwei: Impermanence, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Duologue, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan

2006
The Tourist Project, Sherman Galleries, Sydney, Australia
Guernica in Sand, Albion Gallery, London, UK
Pantheon Project, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York

2005
Through Masters' Eyes, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Cologne, Germany
Through Masters' Eyes, Kaikodo Gallery, New York

2004
Through Masters' Eyes, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Shueito Legends, Bunker Museum of Contemporary Art, Kinmen, Taiwan

2003
The Tourist, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Harvard Seers Project, Harvard University OFA, Cambridge, Massachusetts

2002
The Tourist Project, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, Texas
Shadow and Its Double, Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

2000
The Living Room Project, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, Massachusetts
The Sleeping Project, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York
Empathic Economies, Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Massachusetts
Empathic Economies, Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

1999
Lee Mingwei 1994 to 1998, Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio

1998
Way Stations, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
The Letter Writing Project, The Fabric Workshop & Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1997
InteractExchange, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York

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