Hongsock Lee

Hongsock Lee

Hongsock Lee

Hongsock Lee

  • B.F.A., Kongkuk University
  • M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
First year at SCAD:


A commission for the Vilcek Foundation. Solo exhibitions at Arcade Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island, 2003; Christa Faut Gallery, Cornelius, North Carolina, 2008; Works Galleries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010; Hyart Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, 2010

Awards, recognition and honors

Award of Excellence, Bellevue Musuem Art Fair, 2007; Best of Show Award, Craft Boston Show, 2007; Spotlight Award, ACC Baltimore, 2007-08; Award of Excellence, ACC San Francisco Craft Show, 2006; Award of Excellence for Display, ACC San Francisco Craft Show, 2006; Collectors' Award of Excellence, West Palm Beach Craft Show, 2006; Award of Excellence, ACC Baltimore Show, 2006; Curator Recognition Award, The Palm Beach International Sculpture Biennale, 2006; New Face/New Works Award, Craft at the Castle, 2005


Society of North American Goldsmiths American Craft Council

Publications and presentations

Numerous publications have showecased Lee's work, including RISD Views, Jewelry Artist Magazine, AsianWeek, SOFA Chicago Catalog, Ornament Magazine, 500 Pendants & Lockets, American Craft Magazine, Chicago Tribune and Providence Journal, among others.

Previous Positions

Visiting artist, SCAD; visiting artist, Penland School of Craft; visiting artist, Kon-kuk University; artist in residence, McColl Center for Visual Art; instructor, Rhode Island School of Design; jewelry designer, Robert Corio Design; jewelry designer, C&J Jewelry Co.

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • MTJW 225 Studio Practice I: Design and Fabrication
  • MTJW 304 Rendering for Metals and Jewelry
  • MTJW 325 Studio Practice III: Materials, Processes and Creative Solutions