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Dom Lee was born in Seoul, Korea. He received his BFA in Painting from the College of Fine Arts at Seoul National University in Korea. In 1990,he moved to the United States and graduated from the MFA Illustration as Visual Essay at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. As a fine artist, he held numerous exhibitions in both Korea and the United States. Dom also works as a free-lance illustrator. His artworks can be found in children's books, book jackets, magazines, and various other products.

Exhibitions
Books Published
Awards
Presentations
Clients

Solo Exhibitions
2000 'Works on Wax by Dom Lee', Works Gallery, New York City
1999 'The Art of Dom and Keunhee Lee', The Pangborn Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
1998 'The Art of Dom and Keunhee Lee'', Morning Calm Gallery, New York City
1998 'An Exhibition of Work by Dom and Keunhee Lee', Wolfe Gallery, Toledo, Ohio
1997 'The Art of Dom and Keunhee Lee', Elizabeth Stone Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan
1995 'Works on Wax', Indeco Gallery, Seoul
1993 'Urbanscapes-Images of New York City', Bread & Roses Cultural Foundation, New York City
1992 'Contest', School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York City
1991 'Generations', School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York City
Group Exhibitions
2000 '12th Anniversary Works on Paper - Old Master to Contemporary',Park Avenue Armory, NYC
1999 '11th Anniversary Works on Paper - Old Master to Contemporary',Park Avenue Armory, NYC
1998 '10th Anniversary Works on Paper - Old Master to Contemporary',Park Avenue Armory, NYC
1997 'Licensing '97 International', Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NYC
1997 '9th Anniversary Works on Paper - Old Master to Contemporary', Park Avenue Armory, NYC
1997 'Faithful Friends: Pictures and Words' Saint Francis College Weatherhead Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN
1996 'Purest Forms: Landscape and the Abstract', Murakami Gallery, NYC
1996 'Exhibition of children's book illustrators', Bologna, Italy
1995 'Exposition De`couvrir la Core`e Livres et Illustrations pour enfants', Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
1994 'Multicultural Children's Literature: 1920s to the Present', San Francisco International Airport Museum, CA
1994 'Works on Paper '94', Midge Karr Fine Arts Center, NY
1994 'A Selection of Works from the Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition', Gallery Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
1994 'Small Works Exhibition', Center Gallery, NJ
1994 'The Society of Illustrators 36th Annual Exhibition'.The Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, NYC
1993 'The Best Children's Book Illustration in 1993' The Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, NYC
1992 'Illustration as Visual Essay', School of Visual Arts Museum, NYC
1991 'The New York Story', Art Directors Club, NYC
Books Published
2000 The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League', McGraw-Hill, NYC
2000 'The Secret of the Super Sinker', McGraw-Hill, NYC
2000 'Tornado Alley', Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
2000 'A New Year in a New Life', Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
2000 'The History of Karate', Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
2000 'Decido ser yo', Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
1999 'Kirk Douglas's Young Heroes of the Bible', Simon & Schuster, NYC
1998 'Journey Home', LEE & LOW BOOKS, NYC
1997 'Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story', LEE & LOW BOOKS, NYC
1997 'A Railroad on Gold Mountain', Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
1997 'Flat as a Pankcake', Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
1997 'Grandmother and I', Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
1997 'Quinto's Volcano', Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
1996 'Fire Works', Gilbut Publishing Co., Seoul
1995 'Urbanscapes'-Works on Wax, J'amimage, Seoul
1995 'Heroes', LEE & LOW BOOKS, NYC
1993 'Baseball Saved Us', LEE & LOW BOOKS, NY
Awards
-Baseball Saved Us-
-Winner, 1993 Parents' Choice Award
-Best Multicultural Title, 1993 Cuffies Award, Publishers Weekly
-"Editors' Choice", San Francisco Chronicle
-"Choices", Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)
-"Pick of the Lists", American Bookseller

-Heroes-
-1996 Teacher's Choice Award ·
-"Notable Children's Book", Smithsonian Magazine
-"Editors' Choice", San Francisco Chronicle
-Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
-Children's Book-of-the-Month Club Selection

-Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story-
-ALA Notable Book·
-Winner, Parenting magazine Reading-Magic Award
-Winner, Parents' Choice Award
-Winner, Bulletin Blue Ribbon Award
-Winner, Society of School Librarians International Best Books
-Texas Bluebonnett Award Master List
-Finalist, Jewish Book Award
-Notable Books for Global Society, International Reading Association
-Teachers' Choices Award, International Reading Association
-Utah Children's Book Award Masterlist
-Arizona Young Readers' Award Masterlist
-Jane Addams Children's Book Award, Honor Book
-Living the Dream Book Award

Presentations
2000 "Celebrating Diverse Voices in Children's Literature" Salisbury State University, MD
2000 Professional Development Program School Library Staff-Queens, Langston Hughes Library
2000 Professional Development Program School Library Staff-Brooklyn, Pacific Branch
1999 Public School 1, NYC
1999 University of Washington, Seattle, WA 1999 The Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, WA
1999 "School Libraries and Literacy in the New Millenium" Queens College, NY
1999 New York Public Library, St. George branch, Staten Island , NY
1998 Maumee Valley Country Day School, Toledo, Ohio
1996 The Asia Society, New York City
1996 Lafayette School Corporation & Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana
1994 Lafayette School Corporation & Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana
Clients
Clarion Books, Cricket Magazine, Elizabeth Stone Gallery, Gale Research, Gilbut Publishing Co., Guatemala Human Rights Commission, Harcourt & Brace Co., Holt Rinehart & Winston Inc., Houghton Mifflin Co., Kirchoff & Wohlberg Inc., Lee & Low Books, Ligature Magazine, Macmillan Publishing Co., McGraw-Hill Co., Morning Calm Gallery, National Geographic World, 1199 News Magazine, Pangborn Gallery, Scholastic Inc., Scott Foresman Addison Wesley, Samson Fine Arts Inc., Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

 

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