Rhys Lee has held solo exhibitions since 2000 in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and internationally in New York, Los Angeles, Germany, Paris and New Zealand. His work has been included in group exhibitions at Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne (2019), the Ian Potter Museum, Melbourne (2015), the Archibald Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (2012), Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery (2001), The University of Queensland National Artist's Self Portrait Prize (2009), the Doug Moran Prize at the State Library of New South Wales (2009) and international commercial galleries in the USA, UK, Germany, France and Belgium. Rhys Lee has a Bachelor of Visual Arts, Graphic Design from the Queensland College of Art (1997). A monograph on the artist was published in 2009. Lee's work is in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia; the National Library of France; Mima Museum, Brussels and Artbank.
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RHYS LEE IN GROUP EXHIBITION ‘LOVE MORE HOURS’ AT THE IAN POTTER MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Rhys Lee’s work is included in ‘Love More Hours: Contemporary artists and craft’ at the Ian Potter Muesum, University of Melbourne. Wednesday 22 Jul 2015 to Sunday 11 Oct 2015 Curator: Suzette Wearne More love hours brings together selected works by thirteen contemporary Australian artists who use craft media, techniques or processes in their practice. While…
REVIEW IN ‘THE AGE’ BY DAN RULE OF SHOTS OFF THE DICES CURATED BY RHYS LEE
It’s downright refreshing to witness a curator – albeit a painter doing a one-off shift as a curator – frame his curatorial logic in terms of his mateship with the selected artists. While nepotism is a rampant, relatively unchecked and certainly unadmitted ailment of the art world, Shots off the Dices sees organiser and artist…
ARTICLE ON ‘SHOTS OFF THE DICES’ CURATED BY RHYS LEE IN ‘THE AGE’
The internet, and Instagram in particular, has radically reshaped the way the art world operates. Just as collectors will often purchase works they’ve only seen on Instagram, artists such as Rhys Lee are swapping artworks with artists they’ve never met, and who live halfway round the globe. “Sometimes they arrive in one piece and sometimes…