American artist based in New York working in sculpture & video.
kacielees@gmail.com
 
2018 - 2020 Faculty, Art & Technology Studies at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, IL.
2018 - 2019 Founder & Director of OperationsRare Air Exhibition Space & Studio Program on Governors Island in New York, NY.
2019 Visiting ArtistWestern Neon School of Art in Seattle, WA.
2017 - 2019 Lecturer, Museum of Neon Art in Los Angeles, CA.

EDUCATION
2008 Bachelors from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois.
2012 Masters from the School of Visual Arts, New York.

VISITING ARTIST, RESIDENCIES & WORKSHOPS
2019 Visiting Artist- Western Neon School of Art in Seattle, WA.
2019 Artist in Residence - O' Project Space in Los Angeles, CA.
2019 Holography Workshop - Ohio State University (OSU) Physics Department in Columbus, OH.
2017 Artist in Residence - The Space: Light Artist Residency at The Center for Holographic Arts on Governors Island in New York, NY.
2008 Artist in Residence - Ceramics Studio Residency at Athletic Field Park with the Chicago Parks District in Chicago, IL.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS
Forthcoming: 2019 Group Exhibition - She Bends: San Francisco II at The Midway in San Francisco, CA.
Forthcoming: 2019 Group Exhibition - Haptic Lab: 10 Years in Brooklyn, NY.
2019 Solo Exhibition - Necessary Phenomenon at O'Project Space in Los Angeles, CA. (Exhibition Documentation)
2019 Group Exhibition - Control Room with O' Project Space at Other Places Art Fair in Los Angeles, CA.
2019 Group Exhibition - She Bends at Var West Gallery in Milwaukee, WI.
2018 Solo Exhibition - Hollow Boom at Rare Air Exhibition Space on Governors Island in New York, NY. (Exhibition Documentation)
2018 Group Exhibition - Origins at O' Project Space in Los Angeles, CA.
2018 Group Exhibition - She Bends at the Midway Gallery in San Francisco, CA.
2018 Group Exhibition - Artist Photonics at the Center for the Holographic Arts on Governors Island in New York, NY. 
2017 Group Exhibition - She Bends at the Museum of Neon Art in Los Angeles, CA.  
2017 Group Exhibition - Lumens in partnership with the Glass Arts Society in Norfolk, VA.
2017 Group Exhibition - Figment NYC on Governors Island in New York, NY. 
2017 Group Exhibition - Last Chance at Glass House Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.
2017 Group Exhibition - The Fridge Show at Grand Opening Gallery in Denver, CO.
2016 Solo Exhibition - The Splits at Budin in Brooklyn, NY.
2016 Group Exhibition - Sparks at Youme Haus Digital Gallery.
2014 Group Exhibition - Do Not Go Gentle at Youme Haus in Brooklyn, NY.
2014 Group Exhibition - Double Take at Youme Haus in Brooklyn, NY.
2008 Group Exhibition - Feminist Ecology: Women and the Earth at Koehnline Museum of Art in Des Plaines, IL.
2008 Group Exhibition - What Makes Sense at Crank Yellow in St. Louis, MO.
2008 Group Exhibition - And Milk Comes Frozen Home at Revolving Door Gallery in Chicago, IL.
2006 Group Exhibition - Again and Again at Open End Gallery in Chicago, IL.

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS
2019 Review - Autre Love, "Kacie Lees presents Necessary Phenomenon @ O' Project Space in Los Angeles," by Lani Trock April 4, 2019. 
2018 Interview - Mondo Neon PodcastEpisode 16.
2018 Publication - PLASMA 4: Interplanetary Art & Science MagazineDiana Wehmeier, 22 x 28 cm, 196 Pages, English / Russian, Presentbooks 2018 ISSN: 2512-5591
2017 Review Vice Creators Article. "Neon Sculptures Illuminate Animals on the Verge of Extinction" by Beatrice Barkholz.
2017 Review - Westword Article. "Grand Opening, a DIY Living-Room Gallery, Hosts The Fridge Show Saturday" by Lila Thulin. 
2015 Publication - Reader's Digest, Lead image for "Good Cops, Bad Cops," September 2015, Pages 20-21.