Mido Lee is a Taiwanese photographer working with environmental and feminist themes in photography and installation. Lee obtained her MA degree in photography from Edinburgh College of Art and an MFA in photography from the San Francisco Art Institute. She has received honors from Professional Women Photographers, 2nd place for fine art photography in 2013, and first place in SCRAP’s 4th Creative Reuse Exhibition. Her current project Femalformation received a 3rd place at Marin MOCA 2014 Fall National Exhibition. Lee currently lives in San Francisco.

 

EDUCATION
2012    MFA at San Francisco Art Institute in Photography
2010    MA at Edinburgh College of Art in Photography
2009   BFA at Shih Chien University of Communication Design in 3D Animation


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013   Tree Language, InSite Gallery, London, U.K.
2011    Unicorn Tapestry #7, Paul Sack Still Light Gallery, SF, CA
2010   Dote to Scotland, Paul Sack Still Light Gallery, SF, CA

 

    Photography by Attic Floc  Hair designed by An-Nhi T  Produced by Sassoon Academy San Francisco

 

Photography by Attic Floc
Hair designed by An-Nhi T
Produced by Sassoon Academy San Francisco

JOINT EXHIBITION

2015   Play Ball with Priscilla Otani and Amanda Chaudhary, Project Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015   Out Of Storage with Jason Bayani, Studio 110 Project, Sausalito
2013   Tranquilium with Philip Benn, Project Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

EDUCATIONAL / PANELS EXPERIENCE
2015   Panelist for Considerations and Challenges: Socially-Engaged Art in China, Open Engagement Conference, Pittsburgh
2013   Mural Darkroom Print Instructor, Rayko Photo Center, SF
2009 - 2007  Intro to Photography Studio, Shih Chien University, Taipei, Taiwan

 

FILMOGRAPHY

2017   Producer, F*ck U!, Short Documentary Film, WCA International Caucus
2016   Producer, Chinatown Moon Festival, Short CM, Chinatown Merchants Association
2015   Producer, International Women's Day 2015, Short Promotional Video, CHAA
2014   Editor, WHIHI, Short Promotional Video, Elizabeth Cayne
2014   Producer, Chinatown Moon Festival, Short Promotional Video, Chinatown Merchants Association
2014   Producer, API Women Summit, Short Documentary Video, CHAA
2013   Producer, Half the Sky, Short Documentary Video, WCA International Caucus
2013   Producer, Shifting The Body, Short Documentary Video, AAWAA
2013   Producer, Mind Matters, Short Documentary Video, Society for Neuroscience
2013   Producer, APAture, Short Fundraising Video, Kearny Street Workshop
2013   Producer, underCurrents & the Quest for Space, Short Documentary Video, AAWAA
2012   Camera Operator, SWINE, Feature Film, Well-Oiled Machine
2012   Production Manager,  The Body of Richard Baker, Short Film, Ryan Wylie

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017   28 Day Cycle, Root Division, Studio 110 Project, Sausalito
2016   Vision: An Artist’s Perspective, KALEID Gallery, San Jose
2016   The Known Universe, Root Division, San Francisco
2015   Out of Storage, Studio 110 Project, Sausalito
2014   Paint it Black, Studio 110 Project, Sausalito
2014   Art XIII Auction , Root Division, San Francisco
2014   A Place of Her Own , AAWAA, Thoreau Center for Sustainability, San Francisco
2014   Fall National Juried Exhibition, Marin MOCA, Marin County
2014   MAS Attack 6, The Torrance Art Museum, Los Angles, CA
2014   The Perimeter of the World, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
2014   SCRAP Art: Creative Reuse in the Bayview, The Reclaimed Room, San Francisco, CA
2014   Disconnect, Northern California Women’s Caucus for Art, Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA
2014   Thank You for Failing!, KSW, Asian Resource Gallery, Oakland, CA
2014   Half The Sky, LuXun Academic of Fine Art, Shenyang, China
2014   RED, Project 110 Projects, Sausalito, CA
2013   Art for HUEmanity, Fouladi Projects, CA
2013   National Juried Fall Photography Exhibition, MarinMOCA , CA
2013   It Is Only Natural, Linus Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
2013   National Juried Summer Exhibition, MarinMOCA , CA,
2013   underCurrents & the Quest for Space, AAWAA, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA
2013   Photo I.D., Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History, CA,
2012   SCRAP Art, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012   Real People 2012, Old Court House Art Center, Woodstock, IL
2012   Hibernation, MFA Thesis Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, #43 Phenix Hotel, San Francisco, CA
2012   Gama, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011   Hidden Story, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011   Simulacrum, Elysium Gallery, Swansea, U.K.
2010  Best Of the Bay Area, California State University East Bay, CA
2010  2nd Annual International Week, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010  Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh, U.K.
2010  Art Complex, Edinburgh, U.K.
2010  Roxy, Edinburgh, U.K.
2010  Tent Gallery, Edinburgh, U.K.

 

AWARDS / HONORS

2016   Winning Selection, The Human Body, Life Framer
2014   3rd Place, SF Chinatown Moon Festival Photo Contest, SFCMA
2014   3rd Place, Fall National Juried Exhibition, Marin MOCA
2012   2nd place and Juror’s Selection, 38th Professional Woman Photographer, New York
2012   1st Place, SCRAP annual award, San Francisco
2012   Honorable Mention, 37th Professional Woman Photographer, New York

 

CURATORIAL EXHIBITIONS

2017   F*ck U! In the most loving way, Short Videos Editor and Content Organizer, NCWCA, San Francisco, CA
2014   APAture General Planning Committee, Visual Art Curator,  Film/Video Showcase Curator, KSW, San Francisco, CA
2013   APAture planning committee, KSW, San Francisco, CA
2012   Flying Fish, AAWAA Emerging Curator Program, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012   Hibernation, Phoenix Hotel Suite 43, San Francisco, CA
2011   Hidden Story, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011   A Spectator In The Dark, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA


BIBLIOGRAPHY

Sla Pizarro, San Jose art exhibition showcases female perspective, The Mercury News, [San Jose, CA], 11 August 2016, Electronic News.
Chén Hóng Bó, Exchange Exhibition of Sino- U.S. Female Artists in Shenyang, TaKungPao, [Hong Kong, China], 4 April 2014, Electronic News.
Janos Gereben, Infinite variety of Asian artists, Examiner, [San Francisco, CA], 5 May 2013, Electronic News.
Jorge Rivas, More Anger Toward Jean Quan After Night of Violence at Occupy Oakland, Color Lines News For Action, [San Francisco, CA] 2 Nov. 2011, Electronic News.
San Francisco Art Institute, Master of Fine Art Catalogue 2012, [San Francisco, CA] May 2012. Print.
Edinburgh College of Art, Master of Art Catalogue, [Edinburgh, UK] July. 2010. Print.
Photography Editor and Producer: Shih Chien University, Shih Chien University Communication Design Magazine, Young Designers’ Exhibition, Taipei, Taiwan, 2009. Print