Kacie Lees is an interdisciplinary artist based out of New York. Lees’ vivid works underscore time
and examine transitional spaces by synthesizing performance, sonics, color therapy, & video.





New York-based interdisciplinary artist.
kacielees@gmail.com

’86 Born in St. Louis, MO.
'08 BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL.
'12 MFA from the School of Visual Arts, NY.

'18-'20 Faculty in Art & Technology Studies - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, IL.
'18-'20 Executive Director - Rare Air Exhibition Space & Studio Program on Governors Island in New York, NY.
'20 Artist in Residence - Studio Kura in Fukuoka, JP.
'20 Art Woman Geo-Graphies - Fondazione Palmieri, Vico Dei Sotterranei in Leece, Italy.
'20 Heart Bending Workshop Instructor - The Museum of Neon Art in Los Angeles, CA.
'20 Moon Workshop Instructor- The Museum of Neon Art in Los Angeles, CA.
'20 Group Exhibition - The Loveland Museum in Denver, CO.

'19 Visiting Artist - Western Neon School of Art in Seattle, WA.
'19 Artist in Residence - O' Project Space in Los Angeles, CA.
'19 Making Water Workshop Instructor - Western Neon School of Art in Seattle, WA.
'19 OSU Pulse Laser Holography Program - Ohio State University Department of Art & Department of Physics in Columbus, OH.
'19 Review: Autre Love, "Kacie Lees presents Necessary Phenomenon @ O' Project Space in Los Angeles," by Lani Trock April 4, 2019. 
'19 (Solo Exhibition) Necessary Phenomenon - O'Project Space in Los Angeles, CA. 
'19 Control Room Exhibition - Other Places Art Fair in Los Angeles, CA.
'19 Borders - Haptic Lab in Brooklyn, NY.
'19 She Bends - Var West Gallery in Milwaukee, WI.

'18 Origins - O' Project Space in Los Angeles, CA.
'18 Interview: Mondo Neon PodcastEpisode 16.
'18 Publication: PLASMA 4: Interplanetary Art & Science MagazineDiana Wehmeier, 22 x 28 cm, 196 Pages, English / Russian, Presentbooks 2018 ISSN: 2512-5591
'18 (Solo Exhibition) Hollow Boom - Rare Air Exhibition Space & Studio Program on Governors Island in New York, NY.
'18 She Bends at the Midway Gallery - San Francisco, CA.
'18 Artist Photonics - The Center for the Holographic Arts in New York, NY. 

'17 Artist in Residence - Light Artist Residency at The Center for Holographic Arts in New York, NY.
'17 Lumens - Glass Arts Society in Norfolk, VA.
'17 Figment NYC - Governors Island in New York, NY. 
'17 Last Chance - Glass House Gallery in Brooklyn, NY.
'17 Review: Vice Creators Article. "Neon Sculptures Illuminate Animals on the Verge of Extinction" by Beatrice Barkholz.
'17 The Fridge Show - Grand Opening Gallery in Denver, CO.
'17 Review: Westword Article. "Grand Opening, a DIY Living-Room Gallery, Hosts The Fridge Show Saturday" by Lila Thulin. 
'17 She Bends - the Museum of Neon Art in Los Angeles, CA.  

'16 (Solo Exhibition) The Splits - Budin in Brooklyn, NY.
'16 Digital Gallery Exhibition - Youme Haus Web Platform.
'15 Publication: Reader's Digest, Lead image for "Good Cops, Bad Cops," September 2015, Pages 20-21.
'14 Do Not Go Gentle at Youme Haus in Brooklyn, NY.
'14 Double Take at Youme Haus in Brooklyn, NY.
'08 - '10 Special Exhibitions Coordinator, The Sullivan Galleries / G2 at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, IL.
'08​ Executive Director, HungryMan Gallery in Chicago, IL.
'08​ Feminist Ecology: Women and the Earth at Koehnline Museum of Art in Des Plaines, IL.
'08​ What Makes Sense at Cranky Yellow in St. Louis, MO.
'08​ And Milk Comes Frozen Home at Revolving Door Gallery in Chicago, IL.
'08​ Again and Again at Open End Gallery in Chicago, IL