Patrick Lee was born in 1969 in Butte, Montana and he graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design in 1988.
Lee is the recipient of the 2006 Peter S. Reed Foundation Achievement Award, as well as, the Nikon 2000 Grand Prize. He has had numerous exhibitions nationally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include such venues as Western Project, Los Angeles, CA and Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY. Recent group exhibitions include “Drawing for the New Century,” Minneapolis Insitute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN; “B-B-B-BAD…an exhibition with attiudes,” Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY; “Male,” Maureen Paley Gallery, London, UK, curated by Vince Aletti; “Do I Know You,” Inman Gallery, Houston, TX; “Lush Life,” Salon 94 Freemans, New York, NY; and “Cherry Pie,” Western Project, Los Angeles, CA. His work may be found in the permanent collections of the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.
Patrick Lee currently lives and works in Los Angeles.