Dom Lee Biography

[ 이 담 ]Dom Lee was born in Seoul, Korea. He received his BFA in Painting from the College of Fine Arts at Seoul National University in Korea. In 1990,he moved to the United States and graduated from the MFA Illustration as Visual Essay at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. As a fine artist, he held numerous exhibitions in both Korea and the United States. Dom also works as a free-lance illustrator. His artworks can be found in children’s books, book jackets, magazines, and various other products.

서울대학교 서양화과를 졸업하고, 뉴욕 스쿨 오브 비주얼 아트(School of Visual Arts) 대학원에서 일러스트레이션을 전공했습니다. 순수회화 작가로서 진솔한 주변의 삶을 그림으로 기록하는 비주얼 에세이 작업으로 미국과 한국에서 다수의 전시회를 열었으며, 최근에는 설악산에서 만난 동식물, 자연물들을 그림으로 옮기고 있습니다. 버려지는 물건을 되살려 만드는 재활용 목공을 통해 [지구를 생각하는~친환경살림]을 실천 하며 살고 있습니다. 동료 화가이자 아내인 김근희 선생님과 함께하는 소박한 생활 이야기는《조각보 같은 우리 집》《재활용목공인테리어》책으로 출간되었습니다. 미국에서 출간된 책들 《야구가 우리를 살렸다 Baseball Saved Us》, 《영웅들 Heroes》, 《자유를 향한 여정 Passage to Freedom》, 《다이빙을 사랑한 한국인 소년 Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds:The Sammy Lee Story》등은 미국출판계 다수의 상을 수상했습니다. 최근 출간된 책으로는《검은 후드티 소년》《아빠의 봄날》《끝나지 않은 겨울》《모르는 게 더 많아》《당산 할매와 나》등이 있고,《명량 해전의 파도 소리》는 문화체육관광부 우수 교양 도서로 선정되었으며, 《겨레전통도감-살림살이》는 한국출판문화대상을 받았습니다.

 Dom bio [pdf file]

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016 ‘우리의 옛 살림‘ 이담.김근희 그림전, 미실란, Korea
2016 ‘우리의 옛 살림‘ 이담.김근희 그림전, 달팽이미술관, Korea
2015 ‘폭죽소리’ ~ ‘명량해전의 파도소리’, 원화전, 평심문화원, Busan, Korea
2010 ‘명량해전의 파도소리’, 원화전, 책소풍, Paju, Korea
2009 ‘당산할매와 나’, 원화전, 광진 정보 도서관, Seoul, Korea
2002 ‘The Art of Dom and K. Lee’, Works Gallery, New York City
2000 ‘Works on Wax by Dom Lee’, Works Gallery, New York City
1999 ‘The Art of Dom and Keunhee Lee’, The Pangborn Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
1998 ‘The Art of Dom and Keunhee Lee”, Morning Calm Gallery, New York City
1998 ‘An Exhibition of Work by Dom and Keunhee Lee’, Wolfe Gallery, Toledo, Ohio
1997 ‘The Art of Dom and Keunhee Lee’, Elizabeth Stone Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan
1995 ‘Works on Wax’, Indeco Gallery, Seoul
1993 ‘Urbanscapes-Images of New York City’, Bread & Roses Cultural Foundation, New York City
1992 ‘Contest’, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York City
1991 ‘Generations’, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York City
Group Exhibitions
2007 ‘Then and Now’, Visual Arts Gallery, New York City
2006 ‘The Society of Illustrators 48th Annual Exhibition’.The Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, NYC
2006 Society of Illustrators, Original Art Traveling Exhibition, Richard Stockton State College, NJ
2004 ‘Through Children’s Eyes:Illustrating Life’s Lessons’, Holocaust Museum Houston, TX
2003 The Magazine Rack, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York City
2000 ‘Children’s Books Through Children’s Eyes’, The National Museum of American Jewish History, PA
2000 ’12th Anniversary Works on Paper – Old Master to Contemporary’,Park Avenue Armory, NYC
1999 ’11th Anniversary Works on Paper – Old Master to Contemporary’,Park Avenue Armory, NYC
1998 ’10th Anniversary Works on Paper – Old Master to Contemporary’,Park Avenue Armory, NYC
1997 ‘Licensing ’97 International’, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NYC
1997 ‘9th Anniversary Works on Paper – Old Master to Contemporary’, Park Avenue Armory, NYC
1997 ‘Faithful Friends: Pictures and Words’ Saint Francis College Weatherhead Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN
1996 ‘Purest Forms: Landscape and the Abstract’, Murakami Gallery, NYC
1996 ‘Exhibition of children’s book illustrators’, Bologna, Italy
1995 ‘Exposition De`couvrir la Core`e Livres et Illustrations pour enfants’, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
1994 ‘Multicultural Children’s Literature: 1920s to the Present’, San Francisco International Airport Museum, CA
1994 ‘Works on Paper ’94’, Midge Karr Fine Arts Center, NY
1994 ‘A Selection of Works from the Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition’, Gallery Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
1994 ‘Small Works Exhibition’, Center Gallery, NJ
1994 ‘The Society of Illustrators 36th Annual Exhibition’.The Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, NYC
1993 ‘The Best Children’s Book Illustration in 1993’ The Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, NYC
1992 ‘Illustration as Visual Essay’, School of Visual Arts Museum, NYC
1991 ‘The New York Story’, Art Directors Club, NYC
Publications
2014 ‘어느 작은 사건’ 두레아이들
2013 ‘검은 후드티 소년’ 북멘토
2013 ‘다복이’ 휴먼어린이
2012 ‘삶을 바꾸는 톱질 [재활용목공인테리어]’ 백년후
2012 ‘무슨날일까’ 휴먼어린이
2011 ‘아기별’ 휴먼어린이
2011 ‘천리포에서 보낸 나무편지’ 아카이브
2011 ‘아빠의 봄날’ 휴먼어린이
2010 ‘아빠와 함께 세상 구경’ 휴먼어린이
2010 ‘조각보 같은 우리 집’ 동녘라이프
2010 ‘끝나지 않은 겨울’ 보리출판사
2010 ‘명량해전의 파도 소리’ 길벗어린이
2010 ‘모르는게 더 많아’, 휴먼어린이
2010 ‘Jenny’s Obon Festival’, Spider magazine
2009 ‘당산할매와 나’, 휴먼어린이.
2008 ‘살림살이’ 겨레 전통 도감, 보리출판사.
2007 ‘곰이와 오푼돌이 아저씨’, 보리출판사
2006 ‘Be Water, My Friend: The Early Years of Bruce Lee, LEE & LOW BOOKS, NYC
2006 ‘Suki Comes Home’, Zaner-Bloser, NYC
2006 ‘땅에 묻힌 금덩어리’, 바라미디어
2006 ‘무수옹 이야기’, 글렌도만
2005 ‘Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds’:The Sammy Lee Story, LEE & LOW BOOKS, NYC
2005 ‘도끼 도둑’, 바라미디어
2004 ‘생활사 박물관’, 사계절 출판사
2002 ‘Jesus is Alive’, Bible Society, NYC
2001 ‘The Story Spirits’, Cricket Magazine,Ilinois
2001 ‘Fire and Wind’, Scholastic, NYC
2001 ‘Corrie’s Secret’, Houghton Mifflyn, Boston
2001 ‘Willow Way’, Harcourt & Brace, NYC
2000 ‘Christmas in the Desert’,Ilinois
2000 ‘The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League’, McGraw-Hill, NYC
2000 ‘The Secret of the Super Sinker’, McGraw-Hill, NYC
2000 ‘Tornado Alley’, Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
2000 ‘A New Year in a New Life’, Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
2000 ‘The History of Karate’, Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
2000 ‘Decido ser yo’, Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
2000 ‘Troubling Times in China’,National Geographic World, Fl
1999 ‘Kirk Douglas’s Young Heroes of the Bible’, Simon & Schuster, NYC
1998 ‘Journey Home’, LEE & LOW BOOKS, NYC
1997 ‘Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story’, LEE & LOW BOOKS, NYC
1997 ‘A Railroad on Gold Mountain’, Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
1997 ‘Flat as a Pankcake’, Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
1997 ‘Grandmother and I’, Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
1997 ‘Quinto’s Volcano’, Macmillan McGraw-Hill, NYC
1997 ‘The Garden’, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, NYC
1997 Cover, Cricket Magazine,Ilinois
1996 ‘The Black Dragon Princess’, Cricket Magazine,Ilinois
1996 ‘Chusongnal’, Cricket Magazine,Ilinois
1996 ‘After the War’, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, NYC
1996 ‘폭죽소리’, 길벗어린이
1995 ‘On the Wings of the Peace’, Clarion Books
1995 ‘Urbanscapes’-Works on Wax, J’amimage, Seoul
1995 ‘Heroes’, LEE & LOW BOOKS, NYC
1993 ‘Baseball Saved Us’, LEE & LOW BOOKS, NY
Awards
-끝나지않은 겨울-[2010년 소년한국일보 우수 어린이도서] 일러스트 특별상
-명량해전의 파도소리-[2010 문화체육관광부 우수교양도서] 선정
-겨레전통도감<살림살이>-[제51회 한국 출판문화상]
-2006 Honoree:Asian American Heritage Month, The Council of the City of New York
-Baseball Saved Us-
Winner, 1993 Parents’ Choice Award
Best Multicultural Title, 1993 Cuffies Award, Publishers Weekly
“Editors’ Choice”, San Francisco Chronicle
“Choices”, Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC)
“Pick of the Lists”, American Bookseller
-Heroes-
1996 Teacher’s Choice Award
“Notable Children’s Book”, Smithsonian Magazine
“Editors’ Choice”, San Francisco Chronicle
Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
Children’s Book-of-the-Month Club Selection
-Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story-
ALA Notable Book
Winner, Parenting magazine Reading-Magic Award
Winner, Parents’ Choice Award
Winner, Bulletin Blue Ribbon Award
Winner, Society of School Librarians International Best Books
Texas Bluebonnett Award Master List
Finalist, Jewish Book Award
Notable Books for Global Society, International Reading Association
Teachers’ Choices Award, International Reading Association
Utah Children’s Book Award Masterlist
Arizona Young Readers’ Award Masterlist
Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, Honor Book
Living the Dream Book Award
-Journey Home- 1998 Parents’ Choice Approval
-폭죽소리- [1996 볼로냐 국제 아동 도서 원화전-일러스트레이션 픽션 부문] 선정
Presentations
2016 ‘적게갖고 풍요롭게’~지구를 생각하는 친환경 살림이야기, 미실란
2016 ‘부부화가 이담,김근희의 지구를 생각하는 친환경 살림이야기 ‘적게갖고 풍요롭게’, 문화상회
2015 ‘적게갖고 풍요롭게’, 양업 고등학교
2015 문화강좌 ‘적게갖고 풍요롭게’,’자연그림그리기’, 예산대흥슬로시티
2015 ‘폭죽소리’ ~ ‘명량해전의 파도소리’ 평심문화원
2011 ‘당산할매와 나’ 올해의 책으로 선정, 광진 정보 도서관
2011 ‘작가와의 만남’ 서울 시립대학교 대학원
2010 ‘당산할매와 나’, 원화전과 강의, 보령도서관
2009 ‘당산할매와 나’, 원화전과 강의, 광진 정보 도서관
2005 Northern Valley Regional High School-Demarest, NJ
2000 “Celebrating Diverse Voices in Children’s Literature” Salisbury State University, MD
2000 Professional Development Program School Library Staff-Queens, Langston Hughes Library
2000 Professional Development Program School Library Staff-Brooklyn, Pacific Branch
1999 Public School 1, NYC
1999 University of Washington, Seattle, WA 1999 The Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle, WA
1999 “School Libraries and Literacy in the New Millenium” Queens College, NY
1999 New York Public Library, St. George branch, Staten Island , NY
1998 Maumee Valley Country Day School, Toledo, Ohio
1996 The Asia Society, New York City
1996 Lafayette School Corporation & Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana
1994 Lafayette School Corporation & Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana
Clients
길벗어린이, 달팽이미술관(예산대흥슬로시티), 동녘라이프, 두레아이들, 도서출판백년후, 문화상회, 미실란, 보리출판사, 사계절출판사, 아카이브, 인데코갤러리, 토박이출판사, 평심문화원(책과아이들), 행복한동행 (좋은생각사람들), 휴먼어린이, Bible Society, Clarion Books, Cricket Magazine, Elizabeth Stone Gallery, Gale Research, Gallery 1199, Guatemala Human Rights Commission, Harcourt & Brace Co., Holt Rinehart & Winston Inc., Houghton Mifflin Co., Josef & Edith Mincberg Gallery, Kirchoff & Wohlberg Inc., Lee & Low Books, Ligature Magazine, Macmillan Publishing Co., McGraw-Hill Co., Morning Calm Gallery, National Geographic World, 1199 News Magazine, Pangborn Gallery, Scholastic Inc., Scott Foresman Addison Wesley, Samson Fine Arts Inc., Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Spider Magazine, Zaner-Blose