Alex M. Lee was born in Seoul, Korea, (1982) and grew up in the United States of America. He received his BFA at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with an emphasis in Photography in 2007. After working in the photography industry he received his MFA at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago with an emphasis in Art & Technology in 2009.
He is currently assistant professor at Clarkson University located in Potsdam, NY - a small science and engineering university located north of the Adirondack Mountains where he divides his time between Potsdam, NY and Montreal, QC. Lee has exhibited internationally as well as within the States. Selected exhibitions include: Mio Photo, Osaka, Japan; Daegu Art Factory, Daegu, Korea; The Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, Illinois; Eyebeam: Center for Art & Technology, New York, NY; Gallery DOS, Seoul, Korea; Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, QC