Photography and more from Jim Lee's Bamboo Turtle Studio

Jim Lee

Resumé



Education
  • University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Mass Communication Research
  • North Carolina State University, Experimental Psychology, Animal Behavior, Zoology
  • Penland School of Crafts, Printing Photographs on Alternative Surfaces
  • Art School of Life, Self-Taught
Exhibits and Awards

Photography and Other 2D Work
  • Will Grossman Juried Awards Exhibit, Through This Lens Gallery, Durham, NC 2017
  • Durham Art Guild Members Showcase, Durham, NC 2017
  • Greenhill Center for NC Arts Winter Show (Invitational), Greensboro, NC, 2016
  • Art Through The Lens (Paducah Photo) Juried Exhibit, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY. 2016
  • Durham Art Guild 62nd Annual Juried Exhibition, Durham, NC 2016
  • Frank Gallery Summer Invitational, Chapel Hill, NC, 2016
  • Will Grossman Juried Awards Exhibit, Through This Lens, Durham NC 2016, Honorable Mention
  • Durham Art Guild Members Showcase, Durham, NC 2016
  • Alizarin Gallery, Durham, NC, Exhibiting Artist. 2015-2016
  • Through This Lens Members Exhibition, "Abstract Perspectives," Durham, NC 2016
  • Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Solo Exhibition, "Remains of Celebration," Salisbury, NC 2016
  • The Carrack Modern Art, "The Scanners," four person show, Durham, NC 2015, Organizer.
  • Durham Art Guild 61st Annual Juried Exhibition, Durham, NC 2015
  • Will Grossman Juried Awards Exhibit, Through This Lens, Durham NC 2015, 3rd Place Award
  • Visual Art Exchange Juried Show, “Science Fair,” Raleigh, NC 2014
  • Durham Art Guild Juried Show, “Pixels and Grains,” Durham, NC 2014, Second Place Award
  • The Carrack Modern Art, “Loaded Objects” curated exhibit, Durham, NC 2014
  • Carol Woods Gallery Five, Solo Exhibit, Chapel Hill, NC 2014
  • Durham Art Guild Members Showcase, Durham, NC 2014, Juror’s Honors Award
  • Will Grossman Juried Awards Exhibit, Through This Lens, Durham NC 2014
  • Pleiades Gallery Exhibiting Member Artist, Durham NC, 2013 -2014
  • Through This Lens Member’s Exhibition, “Sanctuary,” Durham, NC 2013
  • Cary Photographic Artists 6th Annual Juried Exhibition, Cary, NC 2013
  • Visual Art Exchange Juried Show, “Build It,” Raleigh, NC 2013
  • Durham Art Guild Juried Show, “Scapes.,” Durham, NC 2013
  • Fine Arts League of Cary 2013 Annual Juried Show, Cary, NC 2013, Honors Award
  • Cary Town Hall, VAE Photographers Group Show, Cary, NC 2013
  • Carrack Modern Art, Solo Exhibit, “Spectives.” Durham, NC 2012
  • Durham Art Guild Juried Show, “Transitions,” Durham, NC 2013, 3rd Place Award
  • Visual Art Exchange Juried Show, “Pop,” Raleigh, NC 2013
  • Visual Art Exchange Juried Show, “Unfettered” Raleigh, NC 2013, Honorable Mention
  • Visual Art Exchange 23rd N.E.W. (Never Exhibited Works) Juried Show,. Raleigh, NC 2012
  • Visual Art Exchange Juried Show, “Unfettered”,. Raleigh, NC, 2012
  • Durham Art Guild Annual Juried Show. Durham, NC, 2012
  • Cary Fine Art League Fifteenth Annual Juried Show. Cary, NC. 2009
  • Durham Art Guild Annual Juried Show. Durham, NC, 2006
  • Durham Art Guild Annual Member Show, Durham, NC 2000-2012
  • upstArt Gallery, “Water and Guinea Worm,” photographs from Northern Ghana. Durham, NC 2009
  • Glance Gallery, Group Show (invited). Raleigh, NC 2006
  • Glance Gallery, Rock Nest Monster. A pseudo-scientific mixed media installation., Raleigh, NC 2006
  • Duke University Medical Center, “Gathering in the Stories.” A collaborative installation with Leah Sobsey, Durham, NC 2006
  • American Tobacco Complex, Purchased photographic and mixed media works, Durham, NC 2006
  • ERUUF Gallery, “Faces and Hands” photography and Sculpture. Solo show., Durham, NC 2004
  • Durham Art Walk, Solo show. Durham, NC 2003

Sculpture and Other 3D Work
  • Sight Unseen. A curated show at the Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC and Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC 2004
  • Touchable Art. Curated show. Duke Eye Center Touchable Gallery. Durham, NC 2005
  • Rock Nest Monster. A site specific installation on Eno River, Durham, NC 2004
  • Music for Synesthetes. Painted violin commissioned by the Durham Symphony.
  • 9-11 Memorial Exhibit, Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC, 2011
  • Steinway Gallery, Gourd Sculptures, Chapel Hill, NC. 2001-2003
  • September 11 Remembered. Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC 2002
  • Cary Fine Art League Seventh Annual Juried Show. Cary, NC. 2001
  • Cary Fine Art League Eighth Annual Juried Show. Cary, NC. 2002, Honorable Mention Award
  • Expansions: Ten Artists You Should Know. (curated show) Durham Art Guild. Durham, NC. 2001
  • Our Common Ground. (curated show) Horace Williams House. Chapel Hill, NC. 2001
  • 59th Annual Gourd Festival, Raleigh, NC 2000, Two Categorical First Place Awards
  • Durham Art Guild Annual Juried Show, Durham, NC 2000
  • Quiet: Noise making Sculptures. Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC, 1998

Audio Art
  • Designer/Builder. S.W.A.R.M. II. Installed at Sight Unseen, Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC 2004, and Duke University Eye Center Touchable Gallery, Durham, NC 2004
  • Producer, Urbanscapes in an Temperate Rainforest, a collection of urban soundscapes and meditations on modernization. Turtle Pond CD, Durham, NC, 2000
  • Producer, Chion's Cricket, a transitional soundscape of mixed natural ambient recordings featuring a cricket amplified by stochastic resonance. Zaum CD, Chapel Hill, NC. 1999
  • Designer/Builder, Cricket Box, an installation featuring aural and visual magnification of live and artifactal crickets. Transitions 002 Festival, Chapel Hill, NC. 1999
  • Designer/Builder. S.W.A.R.M. (Sewer White Acoustic Resonance Machine) I, an acoustic sculpture. Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC. 1998
  • Sound Designer, We Are All Housekeepers, a photographic and audio installation (photographic collages by Susan Simone). Durham Art Guild, 1997; Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, 1998; Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery, Tarboro, NC 1998, Reynolds Gallery, Duke University, 1999


Collections and Commissions

  • American Tobacco Campus
  • Andrew Young Enterprises
  • Atelier N Fine Jewelry
  • Carol Woods Retirement Community
  • Duke University Medical Center
  • Numerous Individual Collectors


Press Reviews and Interviews

  • Salisbury Post, David Setzer, Waterworks: From Bugs to Bottles and More, 2016
  • Salisbury Post, Mark Wineka, Message in a (plastic) bottle, 2016
  • Indy Weekly 2015. Chris Vitiello, Five Great Local Visual Art Shows of 2015
  • Durham Herald, Blue Greenberg, Ten most outstanding exhibitions of 2015
  • Wacqueline Stern Show, WCOM-FM 2015
  • The State of Things, WUNC-FM 2015, Interview about Scanners Show at The Carrack
  • Durham Herald 2015, Blue Greenberg, Two Approaches to Photography
  • News and Observer 2015
  • Indy Weekly 2015, Fall Best Bets in Visual Arts, The Scanners at The Carrack
  • Duke Chronicle 2013
  • The State of Things, WUNC-FM 2013, Interview about "Spectives" exhibit at The Carrack
  • News and Observer 2013
  • Durham Herald 2013
  • Spectator 2005
  • Durham Herald 2003