JJ Lee

Bird and Flower, 2007
encaustic, photocopy transfer on wood panel, 10 X 12 inches
courtesy the artist
value: $450

Born and raised in Halifax, NS, JJ Lee received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 1992. After living in Vancouver and exhibiting in Vancouver and across Canada, Lee pursued her Master of Fine Arts from York University, Toronto (1999). Lee has been featured in The Globe and Mail and ELLE Canada. She is the recipient of several awards, such as from the Canada Council, the Ontario Arts Council, RBC /Canadian Art Foundation’s New Canadian Painting Competition and the Asian Canadian Artists Fund for Visual Arts. She is represented in the Magenta Foundation’s Carte Blanche: Painting, a survey of contemporary Canadian painters. She currently lives and works in Toronto where she teaches at the Ontario College of Art and Design.