Jongwon Lee joined the Department of Art at Trinity University in 2004. He is currently Assistant Professor and teaches printmaking, papermaking, book arts, and drawing. He received his M.F.A. in printmaking, and The Graduate Certificate In Book Studies/Book Arts & Technologies from The University of Iowa. He also holds the Tamarind Master Printer Certification from Tamarind Institute of Lithography, University Of New Mexico.
Professor Lee is active in papermaking and printmaking research, adapting age-old traditions to contemporary uses. His skills as a master craftsman are integral to his creative work as an artist. A native of South Korea, he has worked as a professional printmaker for eight years, both in Korea and in the United States.
Professor Lee has exhibited widely throughout Europe, South Korea and in the US, most recently in the International Print Triennial in Krakow, Poland, in 2006; A Marfa Moment solo exhibition in Marfa, Texas in 2005, and the 2005 4th Lessedra World Art Print annual in Sofia, Bulgaria.
M.F.A. in Printmaking and The Graduate Certificate in Book Studies/Book Arts & Technologies, University of Iowa