PATRICK LEE was born in 1969 in Butte, Montana and attended the Minneapolis College of Art & Design from 1988 to 1989.
He has had numerous exhibitions nationally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include such venues as the Huntington Museum of Art, Hungtington, WV; Western Project, Los Angeles, CA; and Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY.
Recent group exhibitions include “Belief in Giants,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “ROCK," Dedicated to Shannon Michael Cane, Phil Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Group Show: Carole Caroompas, Dion Johnson, Patrick Lee, and Wayne White,” Western Project at Werkartz, Los Angeles, CA; “Ethics of Depiction: Landscape, Still Life, Human,” Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI; “B-B-B-BAD…an exhibition with attitudes,” Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY; “Drawing for the New Century,” Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN; “Male,” Maureen Paley Gallery, London, UK; “do I know you,” Inman Gallery, Houston, TX; “Lush Life,” Salon 94, New York, NY; and “In the Darkness,” Phil Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
His work may be found in the permanent collections of the LACMA, Los Angeles, CA; The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN; the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA; Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.
Lee is the recipient of the 2006 Peter S. Reed Foundation Achievement Award and the Nikon 2000 Grand Prize in 2000.
Patrick Lee currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.