Jeong-eun Lee

Jeong Eun Lee is a multi-faced craftsman and researcher who is based in Seoul, South Korea.

Growing up under strong influence by her artistic family, a jewelry designer father and garment maker mother, she was nurtured by hand-made object and has always had a strong passion for the heritage of crafts.

After graduating from Hongik University with a degree in Metal Art & Design, launched her own craft studio specialized in crafts and design.

Mainly leading studio includes researching and designing on craft & design domain(marketing, consumer behavior).

She is currently a founding member and director of ‘Boboostore Design Cooperative’.
Her experience includes plan and design exhibition for Brands like airbnb, SAMPYO(샘표), and Kualar Lumpur design week. In 2010, she was selected as a 'Top 12 young designer in Korea' from Maison(magazine).

she continues to explore the significant relationship between crafts and materials by showcasing her works at various occasions. Being a diversify craftsman, she is now pursuing her new craft collection.





Recorgnition

education

2017 Doctoral Student in Design History and Culture, Seoul National University, Korea

2015 MA in Arts and Cultural Management, Hongik University, Korea

2008 BFA in Metal Art and Design, Hongik University, Korea



award

2015 Best Thesis Award, Hongik Univ. Seoul, Korea

2013 5th Design Competition for Korean Buddhism(Participation prize), Seoul, Korea

2009 Kancil Award(Golden prize), Best of Digital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



solo exhibition

2009 Nobody Knows Me. / Gallery BMH, Seoul, Korea



group exhibition


2016
느낌의 공동체, Community of Feeling, 아트스페이스 H, Seoul, Korea

2015
나무를 바라보는 방법, 금보성 아트센터, Seoul, Korea
세대를 잇는 작업 이음 展 - ㈜포스코 1% 나눔재단 중요무형문화재 지원사업, 포스코센터 아트 페어 스페이스, Seoul, Kroea

2014
상암동 예술집 / 원부스페이스, 서울
Travel Obsession / 보부상회 갤러리, 서울

2011
Modern Haute Couture Exhibition / Boutique Monaco Museum, Seoul, Korea
16 Korean Young Designer by Maison / Space croft, Seoul, Korea

2010
Participated in 'Seoul Design Capital 2010' World Designers Market / 잠실 주경기장, Seoul, Korea

2009
'1000 Ornaments' / Nefspace, Seoul, Korea
Home & Table Deco Fair 2009 / C.O.E.X, Seoul, Korea
Participated in 'Seoul Design Olimpiad 2009 ' World Design Market / Seoul, Korea
Wonderful Art _ Living Frurniture / Cheonju Art  Studio, Cheongju city, korea
MATERIAL LIFE - Craft Project / gallery BMH, Seoul, Korea
Korea Design Week 2009 / Seoul Station, Korea
KL Design Week 2009 / National Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Furniture Fair  / BMH, Seoul, Korea
Casa Living Design Walk 2009_Common sense, Hangaram Design Museum, Seoul, Korea
Please, Propose for me. _ Team Project
International Design Fair  2008 / Incheon, South Korea
Participated in 'Seoul Design Olympiad 2008 'World Design Market, Seoul, Korea
International Lighting Fair 2008 / C.O.E.X, Seoul, Korea
Woman Design Fair 2008 / Korean Design Center, Kyungkido, Korea

2008
CRAFT-KRAFT / FLAT-RATE, gallery BMH, Seoul, Korea 
Do 展, gallery HUT Seoul, Korea 

2007
M. A. D. E. 展 _ graduation exhibition, Hyundai Museum of Hongik Univ. Seoul, Korea



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