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Photo by: Christopher Gregory Rivera

Maia Ruth Lee

she/her
East Asian/American
Born 1983. Lives and works in Salida, Colorado

Maia Ruth Lee is an artist born in Busan, South Korea, and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal. Leeʼs recent solo exhibition took place at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver in 2021. Other solo exhibitions were in 2016 and 2018 at Eli Ping Frances Perkins (NY) and Jack Hanley Gallery (NY) respectively. Lee has participated in numerous group exhibitions including the Whitney Biennial 2019, CANADA gallery, Studio Museum 127, Salon 94 in New York, and Roberts & Tilton Gallery in Los Angeles. Lee was a recipient of the Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant in 2017 and her work is held in the public collections at the Whitney Museum of American Art.