Timeline

1970
Born in Korea
1993
BFA Chung-Ang, College of Arts, University of Korea
1996
AAS Fashion Institute of Technology, New York
1999
MA Photography, New York University
2002
The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award
Lives and works in New York

Exhibitions

2008
New York States of Mind, Queens Museum of Art, New York/ USA (solo)
2008
Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flanerie, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, Ny, USA (group)
2008
Female Trouble, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany (group)
2008
Mistaken Identities, University of Southern California (film)
2007
Projects and Parts, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen
2007
Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany (solo)
2007
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (screening) (solo)
2007
Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO, USA (screening) (solo)
2007
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (screening) (solo)
2007
AUTO EMOTION, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada (group)
2007
Art in America: Now, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China (group)
2007
New York- Shangri- La, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany (group)
2007
Incarnation, Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY, USA (group)
2007
The Feminine Mysterious, Red Dot Contemporary, West Palm Beach, FL, USA (group)
2007
Tell Me a Story: Narrative Photography Now, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, USA (group)
2007
Out of Body, Deutsche Bank Art, Level B Gallery, New York, USA (group)
2006
METRO PICTURES, The Moore Space, Miami, USA (group)
2006
Fictions Abound, Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, USA (group)
2006
The Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, USA (solo)
2006
The Jewish Identity Project, The Jewish Museum San Francisco, CA
2006
Will Boys Be Boys? Questioning Adolescent Masculinity in Contemporary Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN
2006
Nikki S. Lee, in production, LT | Shoreham Gallery, New York (solo)
2005
Gallery Anita Beckers, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
2005
Nikki S. Lee: Parts, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City (solo)
2005
Only Skin Deep: Changing Visions of the American Self, San Diego Museum of Art, CA
2005
New Photography, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
2005
Will Boys Be Boys? Museum of Contemporary Art , Denver, CO
2005
Manufactured Self, The Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
2004
Contested Fields, Des Moines Art Center, IA
2004
Exhibiting Signs of Age, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
2004
Disguise, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
2004
The Game Show, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Numark Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
2004
White: Whiteness and Race in Contemporary Art, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
2003
Assumed Identities: Nikki S. Lee Photographs, The Cleveland Museum of Art, OH
2003
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland (solo)
2003
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York (solo)
2003
printemps de septembre, Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse (solo)
2003
8th International Ýstanbul Biennial 2003, International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
2003
Somewhere Better Than This Place, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, OH
2003
Picturing the Artist: Photography from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), IL
2002
The 2nd Fukuoka Art Triennale, Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka
2002
Mirror Image, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2002
Tribe: Group Show, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001
Nikki S.Lee: Projects, ICA Boston, Boston, MA
2001
Subject Plural: Crowds in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
2001
Ciudad abierta: Fotografía urbana 1950-2000, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao
2001
Nikki S. Lee: Wattis Artist-in-Residence, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2001
TELL IT LIKE IT IS: Photography, Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin
2000
Nikki S. Lee, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
1999
Guarene Arte 99, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
1999
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York (solo)
1999
GENERATION Z, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island