(legal name: Michael Maughan Yuta Lee)



2021 MFA in Studio Art, New York University, New York, NY
2015 BFA in Studio Art, *Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
2009 International Baccalaureate Diploma, emphasis in 2D Visual Art, Provo, UT


Digital Mirror: Selfie Consciousness, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA), Fall 2016
Non-Player Character, 286, April 2015
Singing Static, Brigham Young University,, Graphic Design Lab, February 2014
Great Heads, Brigham Young University,, February 2014
Dual Citizen, Provo Arts Council, October 2013
Dolls for Sandplay Therapy, Brigham Young University,, Gallery 303, October - December 2013
Mike Lee: Solo Exhibition, Scera Center for the Arts, October 2011
International Baccalaureate Visual Arts Final Exhibition, Brigham Young University,, 2009


NYU MFA THESIS, 80WSE Gallery, April 2021
Tulpamancy, 80WSE Gallery, March 2019
Pond, NYU Steinhardt Barney Building Commons Gallery, February - March 2019
Art of Our Century, Woodbury Art Museum, June 2015
Group Show, Everett Studios, March 2015
Vera Hinckley Mayhew Creative Arts Contest, Brigham Young University, , February 2015
Running Parallel, Gallery 303, Brigham Young University,, December 2014
Open Studios, Brigham Young University,, December 2014
Group Show, The Wye Art House, Berlin August 2014
Open Studios, Brigham Young University,, February 2014
Half Double Split Divided, Gallery 468, November 2013


Jack Goodman Scholarship in Art and Technology 2019
May and Samuel Rudin Foundation Multimedia Technology Scholarship 2019
NYU Steinhardt Graduate Scholarship 2018
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA) Artist in Residence Program 2015 - 2016
Vera Hinckley Mayhew Creative Arts Contest, Brigham Young University,, 1st Place in Visual Art 2014
Reverb Grant, Brigham Young University,, 2013
Brigham Young University, Visual Arts Department Talent Award Scholarship 2009, 2010, 2014
Utah State Sterling Scholar, Visual Arts, 2009


Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Interview: Mike Lee, Dec. 2016
15Bytes, Artists of Utah, Living in an Immaterial World: Mike Lee’s Digital Mirror: Selfie Consciousness at UMOCA, Nov. 2016
Inscape: A Journal of Literature and Art 2014


Camille Henrot, Intern/Research Assistant 2015
Torben Giehler, Intern 2014
Sunny B. Taylor, Research Assistant 2010, 2013 - 2014
Fidalis Buehler, Research Assistant 2010

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