Celine Lee – S.E.A. Focus

Celine Lee

Philippines / Artinformal

Celine Lee (b. 1993, Philippines) is a visual artist currently based in Manila, Philippines. Lee’s body of work revolves around fundamental scientific and mathematical concepts and principles in an attempt to understand the present.

Since the beginning of her artistic career, Lee has been producing works with the use of different materials and media, often focusing on process and materiality. Whether in the form of a painting, a sculpture, an embroidery piece, or multimedia work, Lee explores the ability of visual perception and spatial recognition to invoke concepts that extend beyond form.

Celine Lee graduated with honors from The University of Santo Tomas in 2015 with a BFA degree Major in Painting. Lee’s fourth solo exhibition entitled, The Length and Breadth of Depth held at Underground Gallery in 2020, was shortlisted in the 2021 Ateneo Art Awards Fernando Zóbel Prizes for Visual Art. She also garnered an award of merit in the 2020 Philippine Art Awards. To date, Lee has held six solo exhibitions in the Philippines and is actively participating in group exhibitions within and outside of Metro Manila.