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Exhibits & Collections

Selected Solo & Two-Person Exhibitions

2023  From milkweed and mulberry, one papermaker’s seasons, Korean Cultural Center Abu Dhabi, UAE
2022  Wrapped in Hanji, Sharjah Institute for Heritage, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (catalog)
2020  A consolation of things, Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH [2-person]
2019  Sustained, Kendal Gallery, Oberlin, OH
2018  eegut juhgut : this and that—Paper Artwork by Aimee Lee, Orange Art Center, Orange, OH
2018  Ducks to Dresses: Paper Possibilities, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
2017  Ducks & Dresses: Hanji Artwork by Aimee Lee, Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, Kalamazoo, MI
2017  Frugal and Generous: Hanji Artwork by Aimee Lee, Elsie Munro Gallery, Albion College, MI
2017  Hanbok’s Gifts, Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, OH
2017  Hanji Pilgrimage from Korea to Ohio: Dard Hunter to Aimee Lee, 1933-2014, Robert C. Williams Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta, GA (curator)
2017  Clothed, Still Point Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2016  Hanji Artwork by Aimee Lee, Pontifical Catholic University, Santiago, Chile
2016  Re:visioning HANJI, Gallery Korea, Korean Cultural Service, New York, NY [2-person]
2016  Home and Abroad: Paper Work by Aimee Lee, Howson Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2015  Buoyancy: Aimee Lee & Kristen Martincic, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH [2-person]
2015  Korean paper takes shape: Hanji art by Aimee Lee, Kendal Gallery, Oberlin, OH
2014  Alchemy : seed : silk : stem : leaf, Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, Cleveland, OH
2013  A sheet, a gathering: Paper Work by Aimee Lee, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT
2013  On Foot: the itinerant work of Aimee Lee, c3:initiative, Portland, OR
2012  Aimee Lee—Works of Paper, Drezner Gallery, Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon, CT
2009  Abundance is real, Lake George Arts Project Courthouse Gallery, Lake George, NY
2009  Sanarás mañana, gallerY, Syracuse, NY
2009  Native Intelligence, Diaspora Vibe Gallery, Miami, FL
2009  This is Abundance, Bright Hill Center, Treadwell, NY

Group Exhibitions

The Paths We Cross: Perspectives from the Korean Diaspora, Wailoa Center, Hilo, HI (forthcoming)
Korean Couture: Generations of Revolution, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (forthcoming)

International Biennial PAPER FIBER ART 2023/24, National Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall Craft Design Hall, Taipei City, Taiwan. Traveled: National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute, Nantou County, Taiwan (catalog)
2023 Biennial Juried Exhibition, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH (Prize: Juror’s Award)
Back to Front: Artists’ Books by Women, Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, VA
Paper is People: Decolonizing Global Paper Cultures, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN. Traveled: San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA
Finding Identity: Heritage as Inspiration, Massillon Museum, Massillon, OH

YOU ARE HERE, CAN Triennial, The Galleries at CSU, Cleveland, OH
Adaptation: Artist’s Books and Prints for a Changing Environment, UC Berkeley Environmental Design Library, Berkeley, CA (catalog)
Boundless, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, WA (catalog)
LUNAR: A New Year, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA

Finding Common Ground, San Francisco Center for the Book, San Francisco, CA
By Hand: Women & Books, RISD Fleet Library, Providence, RI
Crossover: Trends in Paper, Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, OH
Every Day & Special Days, Sherry Grover Gallery, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, WA
Rolodex. Craft a Conversation. AAPI directory, Center for Craft, Asheville, NC
Doong-ji: Natural Dye Online Exhibition, Baltimore Natural Dye Symposium

The Ardent Thread, Artist Archives of the Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH
15th Anniversary Exhibition, Kalamazoo Book Arts Center (online)

Extraordinary Skills, Cleveland Hopkins Airport Public Gallery, Cleveland, OH
All Stitched Up, Collins Memorial Library University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA (catalog & award: Best Representation of Theme)
Centripetal/Centrifugal: Asian American Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
Hanji Translated, The Indo-Korean Cultural and Information Centre, Chennai, India (catalog)
Paper-Centric, Toe River Arts, Spruce Pine, NC
Women’s Sphere (Is Wherever She Makes Good), Weir Farm National Historic Site, Wilton, CT
Thread Count: The Intersection of Mathematics and Fiber Arts, Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH

paper on skin, Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
Narrative Threads, Art Gym Denver, CO
Beyond the Seam, Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah, Mandurah, W. Australia, Australia (catalog)
On Paper Supreme, Tiantai Art Gallery, Qingdao & Jinan. Traveled: Erdos Cultural Ctr, Erdos; Zhuanzhuanhui Beijing Art Club, Beijing; Xinzao Modern Art Ctr, Guangzhou (catalog)
Knowing Paper, Marion Art Gallery, SUNY Fredonia, NY

Integrated: Korean Clay and Paper Heritage, Korean Cultural Center, Washington, D.C. (curator)
Building Books, Therese A. Maloney Art Gallery, College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ
(in)visible: book art and process, Firehouse Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

Paper & Glass, FAVA Gallery, Oberlin, OH
Confluence: Twelve Collaborations, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH (catalog)
Comic Art: Fantasy and Imagination, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY

Words | Matter, Arts on Elston, Chicago, IL
Ten Artists, Ten Colors, NOWC Gallery, Poking, Philippines
Caxton Club 120th Anniversary Exhibit, Chicago, IL

Cut, Formed, Folded, Pressed: Paper, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE
Global, Seacourt Print Workshop, Bangor, N. Ireland
Pressing & Pulling, c3:initiative, Portland, OR
Revive & Renew, Morgan Conservatory, Cleveland, OH (catalog)
Fiber in Flux, Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, OH
The New Scroll, Hamilton St Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ & NJ Arts Guild, Rahway (catalog)

Book Art Biennial 2013, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
Shifu Art, NOWC Gallery, Poking, Philippines (catalog)
5th International Artists’ Book Exhibition, King St. Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary (catalog)
POPIERUKAS 2013, Kaunas Photography Gallery, Kaunas, Lithuania (catalog)
Trans-Fiber & Paper, Concourse Gallery, Upper Arlington, OH (catalog)

The Art of Handmade Paper, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs, MA (catalog)
Paper in Space, University of Dallas Haggerty Gallery, Irving, TX
Rising & Falling, Butter Projects, Royal Oak, MI
Asian Artists Exhibition, Cleveland Asian Festival, Cleveland, OH

Art in a Global Age, Towson University, Towson, MD
Kon’nyaku Art, BenCab Museum, Baguio, Philippines
Elementals, Richard F. Brush Gallery, Canton, NY. Traveled: R Space, Lisburn, N. Ireland
eyeseverywhere, Fábrica de imágenes, Morelia, Mexico. Traveled: Stavanger Culture House, Norway, Hubei Art Museum, Wuhan, China (catalog)
Korean American Film Festival New York, Chelsea Clearview Cinema, New York, NY
Wallpaper, Art & Design Barcelona, Spain (catalog)

Let’s Talk About Love Baby, SAIC, Chicago, IL. Traveled: MOCAD, Detroit, MI; Printed Matter, NYC; iMOCA, Indianapolis, IN; CCAD, Columbus, OH
Gathering a Community: Paper and Pulp, Salt Space, New York, NY
Cross-Cultural Visions, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea. Traveled: Gallery Korea, New York, NY; KORUS House, Washington, D.C.
2010 Book Arts Invitational, Bright Hill Gallery, Treadwell, NY (catalog)

There Goes My Hero, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY (catalog)
Textura: Contextual Art, Kilburn Art Space, Seoul, Korea
Show and Bestow, Free Library of Philadelphia, PA. Traveled: Oberlin College, OH (catalog)
Portable Library Project, lowercase gallery, Regional Assembly of Text, Vancouver, BC. Traveled: Anchor Archive Zine Library, Halifax, NS; Mixed Media, Hamilton, Canada
The 1st Exchange Exhibition of Bookart, Sono Factory, Seoul

The Last Book, National Library of Argentina, Buenos Aires. Traveled: Zentralbibliothek, Zürich, Switzerland; New York Public Library, New York, NY
Artistbookseoul, Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany (catalog)
Your Documents Please, The Museum of Arts & Crafts-ITAMI, Japan. Traveled: ZAIM, Yokohama, Japan; Galerie Paris, Yokohama, Japan; 2B Galéria, Budapest, Hungary; Galerie Kurt im Hirsh, Berlin, Germany; GALÉRIA Z, Bratislava, Slovakia; Galería Ajolote Arte Contemporáneo, Guadalajara, Mexico; Alma in Manhattan, NYC (catalog)
Interweavings, Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO
Fun & Games (and such…), Center for Book Arts, New York, NY (catalog)
All Synthetic or All Natural, Lux Arts Center, Lincoln, NE

Fiber + Book, Fiber Art Center, Amherst, MA
Pulp Function, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA. Traveled: Arts United, Fall River, MA; Worcester Ctr for Craft, MA; Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY; Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND; James Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA (catalog)
Artists’ Books 2007, Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
Bridge Art Fair, Chicago, IL

5th North American Juried Book Arts Exhibition, Bright Hill Center, NY (catalog)
4th Intl Artists’ Book Exhibition, King St. Stephen Museum, Székesfehérvár, Hungary (catalog)
This is not a book, Columbia College Center for Book & Paper Arts, Chicago, IL (catalog)

Chicago Art Open, Chicago, IL
Bookish, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN


Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
Barnard Zine Library
Baylor University Crouch Fine Arts Library

Baylor University Arts & Special Collections Research Center
Brown University John Hay Library
Berger-Cloonan Decorated Papers Collection, Texas A&M University Library
Brooklyn Museum of Art Library Special Collections

Brown University Library
Carleton College Gould Library Special Collections
Cleveland Institute of Art Gund Library
Dartmouth College Sherman Art Library Special Collections
Duke University Library, Sallie Bingham Center
Emory University Robert W. Woodruff Library
Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection
Florida State University Strozier Library Special Collections
Furman University James B. Duke Library Special Collections

Harvard University Fine Arts Library
Idaho State University Oboler Library Special Collections
Indiana University Bloomington, Wells Library Artist Book Collection
Indiana University Herron Art Library Artist Book Collection
Iowa State University Parks Library Special Collections
Arthur and Mata Jaffe Collection, Florida Atlantic University Libraries
Kenyon College Greenslade Special Collections
King St. Stephen Museum (Székesfehérvár, Hungary)
Los Angeles Public Library, Special Collections
Metropolitan Museum of Art Watson Library
Michigan State University Special Collections
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Museum of Modern Art Library
Newberry Library Special Collections

New York University
Oberlin College Clarence Ward Art Library Special Collections

Pennsylvania State University Eberly Family Special Collections Library
Rijksmuseum Cuypers Library
RISD Hay Library Special Collections

Ruth Hughes Collection of Artists’ Books
SCAD Atlanta Special Collections
Scripps College Denison Library Special Collections

Simmons University
Swarthmore College Library
Smith College Young Library Special Collections
Smithsonian American Art and Portrait Gallery Library Artists’ Books Collection
Stanford University Green Library, Literature Special Collections

Swarthmore College
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, Special Collections
Tufts University SMFA Library Special Collections

UC Berkeley Bancroft Library
UC Berkeley Environmental Design Library Special Collections
UC Riverside Rivera Library Special Collections
UCLA Biomedical Library
UCLA Young Library Special Collections

UC Santa Barbara
UNC Greensboro University Libraries Special Collections
University of Connecticut, Dodd Research Center Special Collections
University of Denver Penrose Library Special Collections
University of Iowa Main Library Special Collections
University of Miami Richter Library Special Collections
University of Missouri-Columbia Library Special Collections
University of Oregon Knight Library Special Collections
University of Texas-San Antonio Library Special Collections
University of Wisconsin-Madison Kohler Art Library
Virginia Commonwealth University Book Art Collection
Wesleyan University Olin Library Special Collections
Yale University Haas Library Special Collections

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