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Jennifer LEE


United Kingdom


Edinburgh College of Art from 1975 to 1979. ​ She spent eight months on a travelling scholarship in the USA researching prehistoric South-West Native American pottery and visiting contemporary West Coast potters including Peter Voulkos and Paul Soldner. In 1980 she continued her studies in ceramics at the Royal College of Art, London, graduating in 1983. Since then she has travelled extensively, including trips to Egypt, India, Australia, Japan, Europe and the USA. In 2009 Jennifer Lee was invited by Issey Miyake to exhibit at his foundation 21_21 Design Sight for the exhibition U-Tsu-Wa. The installation was designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando – her pots appeared to float on a vast pool of water behind which cascaded a thirty metre waterfall. Lee has had retrospective exhibitions at the Röhsska Musset in Göteborg, and the Aberdeen Museum and Art Gallery. Her work is represented in a numerous major collections worldwide, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, where she exhibited in Clay into Art, 1999, and at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art where she exhibited in Color and Fire, Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics 1950-2000. Recently the Victoria & Albert Museum purchased a third piece of her work for their collection. ​ She lives and works in London and regularly exhibits in London, Sydney and Los Angeles

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