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changjinlee87@gmail.com

Born in Seoul, Korea, Live & Work in New York City

Education

The State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, NY, B. F. A.
Parsons School of Design, New York, NY


Awards

The International Video Art Festival Prize, Moscow, Russia, 2014
The Asian Women Giving Circle Grant, New York, NY, 2013
The Ministry of Gender Equlity Award, Korea, 2013
The The New York State Council on The Arts Grant (Film & Media/ New Tech), New York, NY, 2012
The Socrates Sculpture Park Fellowship, New York, NY, 2012
The Asian Women Giving Circle Grant, New York, NY, 2012
The Busan Sea Art Festival Award,
Busan, Korea, 2011
The Franconia Sculpture Park Jerome Fellowship
, Franconia, MN, 2011
The Asian Women Giving Circle Grant, New York, NY, 2009
Taipei Artist Village, Artist Residency, Taipei, Taiwan, 2009
The Asian Cultural Council Fellowship, New York, NY, 2008
The New York Foundation for The Arts Fiscal Sponsorship Award, New York, NY, 2008
The Manhattan Community Arts Fund, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY, 2008
Youkobo Art Space, Artist Residency, Tokyo, Japan, 2008
Bamboo Culture International, Artist Residency, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008
The World Financial Center Sponsorship Award, The World Financial Center Arts&Events, New York, 2005
The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Grant, New York, NY, 2005
The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Fiscal Sponsorship Award, New York, NY, 2005
The Manhattan Community Arts Fund, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY, 2005
The Puffin Foundation Grant, Teaneck NJ, 2005
The World Financial Center Artist Residency, New York, NY, 2005


Solo Exhibitions

Comfort Women Wanted,” The Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University, New York, 2014
Comfort Women Wanted,” Public Art at major sites (Times Square, Chelsea, Lincoln Center, etc) in New York City
In collaboration with the New York City Department of Transportation's Public Art Program, New York, NY, 2013
Comfort Women Wanted,” Video Screening, Hauser & Wirth Gallery, New York, NY, 2013
Comfort Women Wanted,” The Comfort Women Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, 2013
Comfort Women Wanted,” Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013
Floating Echo,” The Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013
Comfort Women Wanted,” 1a Space Gallery, Hong Kong, China, 2012
"Floating Echo," Locating The Sacred Festival, organized by the Asian American Arts Alliance, New York, NY, 2012
Comfort Women Wanted,” Spaces, Cleveland, OH, 2011
"Dear Leader," Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN, 2011
Comfort Women Wanted," Public Art, New York, NY, 2008
Homeland Security Garden,” Public Art, The World Financial Center Winter Garden, New York, NY, 2005
In conjunction with The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s "What Comes After: Cities, Art and Recovery"
24/7” Storage Art Space, Bronx, NY, 2002


Selected Group Exhibitions

"NOW&AFTER,14," The International Video Art Festival
The State Museum of the History of GULAG, Moscow, Russia
, 2014
“VIDEONALE 14” Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2013
"MLYLT,” The Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, 2013
“EAF 2012,” Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, NY, 2012
“Unveiling the Truth,” George Mason University Gallery, Fairfax, VA, 2012
“Busan Sea Art Festival,” Organized by the Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea, 2011
“The Blue Sky Project,” Imai Museum, Mitsuke City, Japan, 2010
“The 21st Century, The Feminine Century, and the Century of Diversity and Hope,”
The Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale, Incheon, Korea, 2009
Fusion Folks” Bo Pi Liao, Taipei, Taiwan, 2009
Metro Poles ” The Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY, 2008
Meet Qute ” Heskin Contemporary Gallery, New York, NY, 2007
Made in the U. S. A ” The Educational Alliance/Ernest Rubestein Gallery, New York, NY, 2007
The Peekskill Project ” Peekskill, NY, 2006, Organized by The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
Gender(f) ” Westnorth Gallery, Baltimore, MD, 2006
Word + Wrack ” Maxwell Fine Arts Gallery, Peeckskill, NY, 2005
amBUSH ” Van Brunt Gallery, New York, NY, 2004
Intersection: Suffolk & Wall ” The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY, 2003
Insert ” Cuchifritos Art Gallery/ Project Space, New York, NY, 2003
De-Clothing Society ” The Chinese American Arts Council, New York, NY, 2003
Queens International ” The Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY, 2002
Contrary Equilibriums ” The Asian American Arts Centre, New York, NY, 2002
Fictive Net Porn: Real Korean ” The Point Gallery, New York, NY, 2002
Subject Matters ”Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY, 2001
Women’s Art “ Impact Artists Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 2001
Fresh Produce ” N.Y. International Fringe Festival, Charas/ El Bohio Gallery, New York, NY, 2000
Invitational ”Soho 20,Gallery, New York, NY, 2000


Screenings/Lectures/Panels

Comfort Women Wanted,” The University of California, Berkeley, CA, 2015
Comfort Women Wanted,” Stanford University, CA, 2015
Comfort Women Wanted,” The University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 2015
Comfort Women Wanted,” The University of Southern California, CA, 2015
Comfort Women Wanted,” The University of California, Riverside, CA, 2015
Comfort Women Wanted,” The University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, 2015
Comfort Women Wanted,” The University of Arizona, AZ, 2015
"Embracing Our Differences," Suffolk Center on the Holocaust, Diversity & Human Understanding Inc. NY, 2014
Comfort Women Wanted,” Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2014
Comfort Women Wanted,” Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 2014
Comfort Women Wanted,” Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 2014
Comfort Women Wanted,”The Korean American Association/The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea, Atlanta, 2014

Comfort Women Wanted,” Columbia University, New York, NY, 2013
Comfort Women Wanted,” The Korea Society, New York, NY, 2013
Comfort Women Wanted,” The Asian American/Asian Research Institute, The City University of New York, NY, 2013
Visions and Voices, The University of Southern California, CA, 2012
Comfort Women Wanted,” Seminar, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China, 2012
Comfort Women Wanted,” Artist Sharing, 1a Space, Hong Kong, China, 2012
Women, Arts, & Activism, Asian Contemporary Art Week: Dialogue Program, The China Institute, 2011
3D Symposium, Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, MN, 2011
Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan, 2009
The Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008
Taipei Women’s Rescue Foundation, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008


Artist Residencies

Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York, 2012
Franconia Sculpture Park, Franconia, Minnesota, 2011
Taipei Artist Village, Taipei, Taiwan, 2009
Youkobo Art Space, Tokyo, Japan, 2008
Bamboo Culture International, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008
The World Financial Center, New York, New York, 2005

TV & Radio Broadcast Media

The BBC, UK & Taipei, 2013
PTS TV Evening News, Taipei, Taiwan, Dec 9, 2013
Voice of America TV, Taipei, Taiwan, Dec 9, 2013
Pittsburgh Today Live on KDKA-TV, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013
COMFORT WOMEN WANTED in New York City, SBS News-TV, Seoul, Korea, 2013
Morning Brew
, RTHK Radio, Hong Kong, China, 2012
NPR’s Art on Air, Women, Arts, & Activism, Asian Contemporary Art Week: Dialogue Program, 2011
New York 1
, “Homeland Security Garden” Exhibit Examines What Makes People Feel Safe, New York, NY, 2005
Yue-Sai Kan’s World, “Art Show,” Shanghai, China, 2006
Tokyo FM, “9/11 Spacial”, Tokyo, Japan, 2005


Selected Bibliography

“World War II Sex Slaves Bear Witness,” The New York Times, Dec. 19, 2014
"Japan's Forgotten WW2 Sex Slaves," Dazed & Confused Magazine, London, UK, Jan, 2014
"The History Of 'Comfort Women': A WWII Tragedy We Can't Forget," The Huffington Post Arts & Culture, Nov. 25, 2013
"Chang-Jin Lee exhibition opens at Wood Street Galleries," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Oct 29, 2013
"The Comfort Women Speak" The Taipei Times, Taipei, Taiwan, Dec 29, 2013
"Artist brings to light harsh realities from World War II," Trib Live, Oct. 30, 2013

"A Buddha, Full of Air, Sits Serenely on the Waves," The New York Times, Oct 2, 2012
Locating the Sacred Festival, Time Out NY, Sept 23, 2012
"Chang-Jin Lee exhibit at Spaces masters the subtle telling of a horrific secret," The Plain Dealer, Dec. 18, 2011
The Asian Women Giving Circle Grant Awardees,” The Korea Daily, May, 15, 2009
The Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale,” The Korea Daily, Apr. 20, 2009
Too Close for Comfort,” KoreAm Magazine, Jan. 2009
The Comfort Women System is the largest case of the 20th Centurty,” The Korea Daily, Dec. 9, 2008
Comfort Women Wanted,” The Brooklyn Museum Community Feminist Bloggers, Dec. 19, 2008
Homeland Security Garden,” Public Art Review, Spring/Summer, 2006
Social Security,” Time Out New York, Aug. 18, 2005
A Post 9/11 Comfort Zone,” The Daily News, New York, Aug. 22, 2005
Homeland Security Art,” The Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, Aug. 23, 2005
Garden of Artist’s Devising,” The New York Times, Aug. 22, 2005
Homeland Security Garden,” The Washington Journal, Aug. 22, 2005
Homeland Security Garden,” The Korea Times, Aug. 30, 2005
What Makes Us Feel Safe,” The Korea Daily, Aug. 30, 2005
Homeland Security Garden,” New York Press, Sept. 22, 2005
Exhibit Looks at What Makes Us Feel Safe,” WTOP Radio, Aug. 22, 2005
Homeland Security Garden,” Lower Manhattan Info, Aug. 22, 2005
Security is a Project about Hope,” San Diego Union Tribune, Aug. 28, 2005
Comport Art,” The Tribeca Trib Sep. 1, 2005
Garden Variety,” Time Out, July 14, 2005
Chang-Jin Lee,” Happy Famous Artists, Nov. 6, 2005
Near Ground Zero, security is given artistic expression,” Metro, Aug. 23, 2005
It’s good to be back,” NY ARTS, 2003
Where Witty Meets Gritty,” The New York Times, Nov. 15, 2002
Queens International,” The Korea Times, New York, Aug. 7, 2002
Artists Explore Asian Culture in Chinatown Exhibit,” Lower Manhattan info, Nov.14, 2002
Contrary Equilibriums: Asian Women Artists,” World Journal, Oct. 22 ,2002
Contrary Equilibriums,” The Korea Daily, Sep. 21, 2002


Publications

Comfort Women Wanted,” The Comfort Women Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, 2013
"The Busan Sea Art Festival," Exhibition Catalogue, Busan, Korea, 2011
“The 21st Century, The Feminine Century, and the Century of Diversity and Hope,”
Exhibition Catalogue, The Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale, Incheon, Korea, 2009
Queens International,” Exhibition Catalogue, The Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY 2002
Contrary Equilibriums,” Exhibition Catalogue, Asian American Arts Centre, New York, NY 2002