ABOUT KYLE LEE
Kyle Lee was born in White Plains, NY and currently resides in Brooklyn NY. He creates voluptuous vessels and well-turned cups that provide the canvas for his unique hand painting and surface treatments. Kyle’s practice has included teaching over the years at Educational Alliance Art School and other institutions. Kyle has studied ceramics in multiple studios throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn, NY and has exhibited in solo and group gallery exhibitions in New York City and abroad. His work can also be found in private collections in London, France, New York, Pittsburgh, and North Carolina. Over his 15 years as a ceramicist, Kyle has developed his unique style of ceramic art incorporating traditional shapes with a colorful and abstract sense of design and glaze application.
Kyle is a founding member of BKLYN CLAY and the first recipient of the BKLYN CLAY Residency. He is currently creating work for West Elm and Paul Smith Design Shop & Gallery Kyle currently teaches classes at the GasworksNYC Ceramic Studio in Brooklyn
My work is inspired by the artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Piet Mondrian. It aims to capture the abstract design of color, depth and the imperfection of traditionally shaped forms that exhibit both functional and sculptural.