Joyce Yu-Jean Lee

Assistant Professor of Art and Digital Media


Joyce Yu-Jean Lee is an Assistant Professor of Digital Media at Marist College and a visual artist working with video, digital photography, and interactive installation. Her artwork examines how mass media and culture shape notions of truth and understanding of the other.Her project about Internet censorship, FIREWALL, garnered backlash from Chinese state authorities in 2016 and was presented at Lincoln Center in New York City and at the Oslo Freedom Forum in Norway.

Joyces artwork has been exhibited internationally and has been written about in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, and Hyperallergic. She is the recipient of grants from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council; Asian Women Giving Circle; Franklin Furnace Fund; Maryland State Arts Council; and The Walters Art Museum; fellowships at the Vermont Studio Center supported by the Joan Mitchell Foundation; the C. Sylvia and Eddie C. Brown Studio at Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower; and Hamiltonian Artists.

She previously taught at Fashion Institute of Technology, Maryland Institute College of Art, Corcoran College of Art + Design, New Jersey City University and worked at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art.


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