Alex M. Lee is a digital artist (b. 1982 Seoul, Korea) who utilizes 3D animation and the potential of simulation technology in order to visualize and abstract the notion of time, space, and light – culling from concepts within science, science fiction, physics, and modernity. He received his BFA (2005) and MFA (2009) from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
He is currently associate professor in the Digital Arts & Sciences program at Clarkson University located in Potsdam, NY – a small science and engineering university located north of the Adirondack Mountains. He divides his time between Potsdam, NY and Toronto, ON.
Lee has exhibited internationally as well as within the States. Selected exhibitions include: Mio Photo, Osaka, Japan; Daegu Art Factory, Daegu, Korea; The Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL; Eyebeam: Center for Art & Technology, New York, NY; Gallery DOS, Seoul, Korea; Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, QC. His work has been published in articles covering art, science, and culture including: Metaverse Creativity, Canadian Art, and Routledge Press.