E.LEE

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"Pablo’s Arrangement"

"Pablo’s Arrangement"

24 x 26in (61 x 66cm) Spray paint and acrylic on hand cut wood panel $1750

"Walking Away"

"Walking Away"

44 x 59in (111 x 150cm) Spray-paint and acrylic on faux brick panel $3800

"Walking Away"

"Walking Away"

side view with faux bricks

"Walking Away"

"Walking Away"

CU with faux bricks

"A Horse of Course"

"A Horse of Course"

45 x 54in (114 x 137cm) Spray paint, acrylic, on hand cut wood panel $4500

"The Golden Locket"

"The Golden Locket"

26.5 x 30.5in (67 x 77cm) Spray paint and acrylic on wood panel $2000

"A Pile of Money"

"A Pile of Money"

32 x 48in (81 x 122cm) Spray paint and acrylic on aluminum panel 1 inch white metal frame $3200

"Gold Safe"

"Gold Safe"

26.5 x 30.5in (67 x 77cm) Spray paint and acrylic on wood panel $2000

"Safe in Clients Home"

"Safe in Clients Home"

in situ

Fun at the Beach

Fun at the Beach

33 x 48in (84 x 122cm) Spray paint, acrylic, on hand cut wood panel $3500

Outside work

Outside work

Outside work

Outside work

 

Artist Statement:

 

Stephen Eric Lee, better known as E.LEE, is a full time artist living and working in Chicago. His work is an eclectic investigation into symbols of value and paradoxes of western pop culture. E.LEE regularly collaborates with other artists and art forms, creating immersive installations and unique trompe l’oeil public work with humor and narrative.

Receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Millkin University in 2002, E.LEE has exhibited his work in Chicago / Paris / NY / Brisbane and created murals throughout the United States and around the world, including: London, Bristol, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Nagoya, and Osaka.

Education:
Millikin University Decatur IL, B.F.A Painting/Printmaking, 2002


Solo Exhibitions:
2022 - Krause Gallery - Title TBD - 2 person solo

2020 - University of Chicago’s Logan Center - “In the Red” - Hyde Park IL
2019 - Chicago Art Department “… and Smell the Roses” - Chicago IL
2018 - Chicago Art Department “Out of the Frame” - Chicago IL
2018 - ALLCAPSNOSPACES “All That Glitters” - Chicago IL
2016 - Good Details “From the Shadows” - Chicago, IL
Selected Group Exhibitions:
2021 - Krause Gallery “Emerging to Established” - NYC
2020 - Krause Gallery “Emerging to Established” - NYC
2019 - ALLCAPSNOSPACES “Stockpile” - Chicago IL
2019 - Hyde Park Arts Center “Not Just Another Pretty Face” - Hyde Park IL
2018 - CC’s Art Garage “Complex II” - Bridgeport IL
2017 - Linedot “Juried Holiday Show” - Chicago IL
2017 - Le Lavo matik “Paris Group Show” - Paris France
2016 - Good Details Gallery “Bad Reception” - Chicago IL
2016 - Le Lavo matik “Stencil Group Show” - Paris France
2016 - Vertical Gallery “Winter Group Show” - Chicago IL
2015 - Paper Crown Gallery “Cutout” - Arlington Heights IL
2015 - Vertical Gallery “Heroes & Villains” - Chicago IL
2014 - Vertical Gallery “Artmageddon” - Chicago IL
2013 - Vertical Gallery “Deck the Halls” - Chicago IL
Public Art Commissions:
2021 - “The Trap is Set” - Explore Uptown / Chicago IL
2021 - “Salvation” - Flint Public Art Project / Flint MI
2020 - “The Midas Touch” - Flint Public Art Project / Flint MI
2020 - “Your Life as a Comedy” - Supera Asset Management / Chicago IL
2020 - “Looming Large” - Explore Uptown / Chicago IL
2019 - “Escape Tunnel” - Berwyn Public Art Initiative / Berwyn IL
2018 - “Center Stage” - Spring Green WI
2018 - “Wall of Frames” - Berwyn IL
2017 - “Express” / “Rising Water” - Chishima Real Estate Co / Osaka JP
2017 - “Free Bird Seed” - Soho House Chicago / Chicago IL
2017 - “Walking Away” - Lyft / Chicago IL
2017 - “Mounted” - Workbench Architecture and IPCF / Bloomington IL
2016 - “Remorse” - Street Art Museum Amsterdam / Amsterdam NL
2016 - “Hanging Around” - Global Street Art / London UK