Lee was born in Taiwan in 1964, currently lives and works in Paris and New York City

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

2016         Lee Mingwei and His Relations, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o
                 Tāmaki, New Zealand
                 The Moving GardenNational Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne,
                 Australia
                 Between Going and StayingCentre for Chinese Contemporary
                 Art, Manchester, UK
 
2015         Lee Mingwei: Sonic BlossomThe Metropolitan Museum of
                 Arts, New York, NY
                 Lee Mingwei and His Relations, Taipei Museum of Fine Arts,
                 Taiwan
                 Sonic Blossom, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
 
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
                 Visible, Elusive, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
                 Tales of Flower and Stones, Espace Louis Vuitton, Taipei

2011         The Moving Garden, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
                 The Travelers, Museum of Chinese in America, New York, NY

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

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

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, IL
                 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, NY

2005         Through Masters' Eyes, Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst,
                 Cologne, Germany
                 Through Masters' Eyes, Kaikodo Gallery, New York, NY
 
2004         Through Masters' Eyes, Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
                 Los Angeles, CA
                 Shueito Legends, Bunker Museum of Contemporary Art,
                 Kinmen, Taiwan
 
2003         The Tourist, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
                 Harvard Seers Project, Harvard University Office for the Arts,
                 Cambridge, MA
 
2002         The Tourist Project, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX
                 Shadow and Its Double, Eslite Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
 
2000         The Living Room Project, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum,
                 Boston, MA
                 The Sleeping Project, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York, NY
                 Empathic Economies, Davis Museum, Wellesley College, MA
                 Empathic Economies, Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft.
                 Lauderdale, FL
 
1999         Lee Mingwei 1994 to 1998, Cleveland Center for
                 Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
 
1998         Way Stations, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
                 The Letter Writing Project, The Fabric Workshop & Museum,
                 Philadelphia, PA
 
1997         InteractExchange, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York, NY
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