Biography

Biography

South Korean in ethnicity, born in Bogota, Colombia, and raised in Atlanta, Georgia most of her life, Nuni Lee is a visual artist who truly embodies complexity. Nuni immigrated to the United States from Seoul, Korea with her family when she was ten years old. She lived in Alpharetta, Georgia throughout middle school and high school and later received a BFA in Painting from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She is currently a candidate in the MFA program and a drawing instructor at the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University. Inspired by dreams, fantasies, and everyday life, her work explores a wide range of emotions and sentiments through an infantile character who frequently appears in her paintings. She utilizes various mediums and approaches in her artistic practice, including narrative poetry, animation, and sound. Nuni is the recipient of the 2017 Joseph Perrin Award and the Chandler Award at the Welch School of Art & Design. She has exhibited her work throughout New York and Georgia.

Website: www.nunimonalee.com

Instagram: @nuni_la_fille

Nuni Lee CV