While at MSU, Lee will host a ceramics workshop at the ceramics studio in Haynes Hall, Oct. 13 and 14 during regular class times. He will give a lecture, open to the public, Oct. 13 from 5-6 p.m. in Cheever Hall, room 215. On October 15, there will be a reception and gallery talk given by Lee at the Copeland Gallery from 7-9 p.m.
Lee is an independent studio artist working in Gyeonggi-do, Korea, just south of Seoul. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Hong-Ik University in Seoul, an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in California, and is currently a Ph.D candidate in aArchitecture at Kyung-Won University in Korea. Lee was a resident artist at the Archie Bray Foundation in 1997 and 2001. He has an extensive exhibition record, and his work is held in many public and private collections.
During this visit, Lee will create work for the MSU Copeland Gallery exhibition. He will also present lectures and workshops at the University of Montana in Missoula, Utah State University in Logan Utah, and at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OROre.
This project has been made possible by the MSU School of Art and NSF EPSCOR. The Helen E. Copeland Gallery is located on the second floor of Haynes Hall on the MSU-Bozeman campus. Haynes Hall is on 11th Ave. near the duck pond. For more information, call Erin W. Anderson at 994-2562 or visit Hun Chung Lee's website at www.hunchunglee.com.