Lee studied in Busan Art High School in South Korea and earned a Bachlors of Fine Arts at Pratt Institute. She has been selected and invited as a participating artist nationwide in many art fairs and exhibitions including Scope Art, Spectrum Miami Art Show, Fountain Art Fair and Affordable Art Fairs.
She's also an active member of New York Society of Women Artists (founded 1925), Edward Hopper House Art Center, and Korean American Contemporary Arts, Ltd. She is also a curator of artist group, The Drawing Room New York. As an artist and a curator, she held many exhibitions in the U.S and overseas, and has been awarded numerous occasions for her exceptional art work.
Lee is currently teaching Korean Folk Art painting in Queens area including Flushing Town Hall and CHUN cultural center. By her own artwork and teaching, she continues to introduce exquisite and delicate Korean Folk Art, known as Minhwa to the public and wishes to allure the public into the splendidness of Korean tradition and its art.