Biography of Justin Lee Chee Kong

Justin Lee Chee Kong
Singapore, b1963

Justin Lee is a Singaporean visual artist, a Master of Fine Art graduate from Lasalle the college of Arts 2016. He works with paintings, prints, installations and sculptural and found objects to depict the relationships between people and society. He has participated in numerous artist-inresidence progammes in Japan (Fukuoka, Studio Kura-2012/14, Itoshima Art Farm-2014, and Tokyo Youkobo-2013). After his graduation with a Diploma in Visual Arts (Fine Arts), he was one of the selected local artists trained at the Tyler Print Institute in New York. Over the years, he has participated in numerous exhibitions held in Singapore and internationally (2000-2002) The artist’s background in graphic design has greatly inspired his concepts on consumerism. He is well known for his papercut inspired paintings with a fusion of eastern and western elements that highlighted how Western consumerism-culture has infiltrated the East and his ancient Eastern figurines modeling western luxury products.

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