Young–Jae Lee

1951 Born in Seoul
1968–1972 Studies at the Seoul Institute of Arts
1972/73 Practical training under Christine Tappermann in Wallrabenstein
1973–1978 Studies ceramics under Margot Münster at the Wiesbaden University of Applied Sciences
Studies design under Erwin Schutzbach at the Wiesbaden University of Applied Sciences
1976/77 Practical training under Ralf Busz in Friedrichsfeld
1978–1987 Independent workshop in Sandhausen near Heidelberg
1984–1987 Artistic and academic assistant at the University of Kassel
Since 1987 Director of the Keramische Werkstatt Margaretenhöhe GmbH, Essen

Awards (Selection)

1980 Ceramics Prize of the Cultural Foundation of the City of Frechen
1981 Richard Bampi Prize for the Promotion of Young Ceramic Artists, second place
1989 Bavarian State Prize

Works in Public Collections (Selection)

  Baden State Museum, Karlsruhe
  Grassi Museum of Applied Art, Leipzig
  Hetjens-Museum, Düsseldorf
  Keramion Foundation, Frechen
  Museum of Applied Art, Frankfurt am Main
  Museum for Applied Arts, Gera
  Museum of Asian Art, Berlin
  Museum for Art and Industry, Hamburg
  Museum of East Asian Art, Cologne
  Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
  St. Peter, Cologne