Faculty: Chunghie Lee


Chunghie Lee is a fiber artist and writer who lectures at RISD and abroad in universities Seoul, Korea including and Evtek Institute of Art & Design, Finland.

She received her B.F.A and M.F.A. degrees from Hongik University, and was a Fulbright Exchange Scholar to Rhode Island School of Design in 1994.

Chunghie’s study of Pojagi: Korean Traditional Wrapping Cloths, has inspired wall pieces, sculptures and wearable work. 

She has exhibited throughout Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Germany, Poland, France, Norway, Finland, Canada, Indonesia, England, Australia, Netherlands, and North America.  Here is a brief listing:

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England

Portland Museum of Art, Oregon

American Museum of Art & Design, New York

Arthur M. Sackler Museum at Harvard University, Massachusetts

Jack Lenor Larsen Foundation, New York

Chase Bank, New York

Honolulu Academy of Art, Hawaii

The School of Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois

Evtek Institute of Art & Design, Finland

Rijswijk Museum of Art & Design, New York

Kwangju Costume Museum, Kwangju, Korea

Walkerhill Art Center & Sungwoo Group, Seoul, Korea
Chunghie Lee

Chunghie Lee


  • BFA, Texas State Technology College
  • MFA, Texas State Technology College
  • MFA, Unknown High School


  • TEXT-W480

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