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JJ Lee

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JJ Lee’s (BFA, NSCAD ‘92, MFA, York University ‘99) mixed media paintings explore the intersection of Chinese and Canadian cultures by appropriating images from a variety of sources. She has exhibited extensively across Canada and has been featured in The Globe and Mail. Lee is the recipient of several awards (e.g. Canada Council, Ontario Arts Council, RBC New Canadian Painting Competition, Asian Canadian Artists Fund for Visual Arts). She is included in the Magenta Foundation’s “Carte Blanche: Painting, a survey of contemporary Canadian painters”. Lee is an Assistant Professor, Contemporary Issues of Representation in the Faculty of Art, OCAD University.