Adam Lee

b. 1979, Australia

ADAM LEE (b. 1979, Melbourne, Australia) lives and works in Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia. He obtained a PhD from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 2015, and graduated with a Masters by Research and Bachelor of Fine Art from the same university in 2006 and 2002 respectively. Solo exhibitions include: ​‘O Restless Earth’, STATION, Melbourne (2020)​;​ ​‘My Thousand Sounds’, BEERS London, (2019); ‘Stratum’ with Jon Cattapan, STATION, Melbourne (2019), ‘Monolith’, Gertrude Glasshouse, Melbourne (2018), ‘Lament Asunder (All is Dark is Midnight to Me)’, STATION, Melbourne (2017); ‘Of a Great and Mighty Shadow’, Angell Gallery, Toronto (2016); ‘Eden. Exile. Babel’, STATION, Melbourne (2015); ‘Into the Heart of the Sea and to the Roots of the Mountains’, KALIMANRAWLINS, Melbourne (2012); ‘The World Travailing’, KALIMANRAWLINS, Melbourne (2011); ‘And They Built for Themselves Kingdoms’, Tristian Koenig, Melbourne (2011). Group exhibitions include: ‘Shanti Shanti Shanti’, STATION, Melbourne (2018); ‘Sirens (I Heard Voices In The Night)’, Gertrude Glasshouse, Melbourne (2016); ‘35 Works on Paper’, BEERS, London (2016); ‘Angell Gallery’s 20 Year Anniversary’, Angell Gallery, Toronto, (2016); ‘I Heart Painting 2’, Angell Gallery, Toronto (2015); ‘In the Dust of This Planet, STATION, Melbourne (2014); ‘Ready Player One’, STATION, Melbourne (2013); and ‘Art Stage Singapore (with Karen Black), Tristian Koenig Gallery, Singapore (2012). Lee has been shortlisted for numerous awards including the Geelong Contemporary Art Prize 2014, The Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize 2014, the Sulman Prize, the RBS Emerging Artist Award, the Rick Amor Drawing Prize, the Mornington Peninsula Drawing Prize, the Redlands Westpac Art Prize and The Churchie National Emerging Artist Award. In 2017 he was the inaugural recipient of the Glasshouse Stonehouse Residency in France. The first monograph of his work, VOTIVE, was published through Perimeter Books in 2018. Lee’s first group showing with BEERS London was in ‘The Fantasy of Representation’, London (2015). His solo exhibitions at BEERS London include ‘My Thousand Sounds’ (2019), ‘This Earthen Tent’ (2017) and ‘A Long Obedience’ (2015).


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