- B.F.A., Kongkuk University
- M.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design
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
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.
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.