Aaryn Lee

Studio 325

2211 Seminole Drive

Huntsville, AL 35805




Short Biographical Information

Born                       1987, Honolulu, Hawaii

Lives / Works         Huntsville, Alabama



2022                       MFA in Visual Art, Lesley Art + Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 

                                           Stauch-Mosse Merit Scholarship

2012                       BA, Art: Art History with Studio Concentration: Printmaking, Cum Laude,  Portland State

                                           University, Portland, Oregon


Solo Exhibitions

2023                       Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, Huntsville, Alabama, (forthcoming)

2022                       Marks, Movements, and Mirrors with Meaning, Salmon Library Gallery, The University of

                                         Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama

                               Leo Reynolds Gallery, Gadsden Museum of Art, Gadsden, Alabama, (forthcoming)

2013                       Selected Works, Chatterbox, Beaverton, Oregon


Group Exhibitions

2022                       Thesis Exhibition, Lunder Center, Lesley Art + Design,

                                        Cambridge, Massachusetts

                               Arts in Medicine, Second Floor Gallery, Huntsville Hospital Women's and Children,

                                         Huntsville, Alabama

                               Faculty Show, Salmon Library Gallery, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 

                                         Huntsville, Alabama

2020                       HINDSIGHT IS 20/20, Huntsville Collective, Gold Sprint, Huntsville, Alabama 

                               Inamorata, Gallery 1:11, Huntsville, Alabama

                               Abstracts Matter, 311 Gallery, Raleigh, North Carolina 

                               Pop-Up, Union Grove Gallery, The University of Alabama Huntsville, Huntsville,


2019                       Alabama Women’s Caucus for Art (ALWCA) Group Show, South Gallery,

                                           Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, Huntsville, Alabama 

2017                       The Upstairs Gallery at A Cup of Everything, Huntsville, Alabama

2014                       Green, Green Pea Press Print Exchange, East Micro Gallery,

                                           Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, Huntsville, Alabama

2012                       A Splash of Color, Gallery 360, Vancouver, Washington 


Grants / Scholarships / Fellowships

2020                       Stauch-Mosse Merit Scholarship, Lesley Art + Design



2021                       “Aaryn Lee: Artist as Excavator,” The Lighthouse Review, 18 January 2021, 


                               “Aaryn Lee, Visual Artist,” Upcoming Artists, January 2021, 


2019                       Matt Pittman, “Aaryn Lee: Artist Feature,” Matt Pittman, (blog). December 10, 2019,



Affiliation / Representation

2020-22                 Gallery 1:11, Huntsville, Alabama

2019-p                   Women’s Caucus of Art member, Alabama chapter

                               Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, Studio 325, Huntsville, Alabama

2013-15                 The ARTery, Huntsville, Alabama


Teaching / Lectures / Workshops

2022                      Artist Talk, Lesley Art + Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts

                              Artist Talk, University of North Alabama visiting students, Huntsville, Alabama

2021-p                   Adjunct Professor, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama

                                        ARS 160 Drawing: Foundations

                                        ARS 260 Drawing: Introduction

2011                       Lecture and workshop, Teaching Art and Social Change, Senior Capstone, 

                                           Portland State University, Centennial Learning Center, Gresham, Oregon

Visiting Critic 

 2022                     Group Critic, MFA Program, Lesley Art + Design

                              1:1 MFA Candidate Critic, Graduate MFA Program, Lesley Art + Design

2021                      No'Ala Critique Group, Founder, Huntsville, Alabama


                              Portland State University School of Art + Design Print Collection, Portland, Oregon

                              Green Pea Press, International Print Exchange Collection, Huntsville, Alabama


Related Professional Experience

2022                     SUFA22 Thesis Gallery Coordinator, Lesley Art + Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts 

2018-20                Social Media Director/Photographer, United Beach Volleyball Club

2018                     Officer of Social Media, 256 Beach Volleyball Club

2012-19                Freelance Photographer

2011-2012            Relief Blocks for Fused Glass with Rocket City Glass Girls, Huntsville, Alabama