Jenny Lee

jenny leeBorn in Surabaya, 8 March 1976, Jenny Lee graduated from ISI Yogyakarta’s Ceramics Craft Department and then Wilwatikta Art College Surabaya’s Sculpture Department. This two-time Indonesian Art Awards Finalist (2008, 2010) also works tirelessly to promote ceramic art through various exhibitions, arts and crafts workshops and lectures in Indonesia and abroad. For her work, she was recognized as an invaluable contributor and finalist at the Dumaguete Biennale (2007). Her most recent solo show was “My Diary”, at Sampoerna House Surabaya (2009). She has also participated in an artist-in-residency program at Museum de Rouen, France (2011), where she introduced Indonesian traditional art and craft (puppetwork and batikwork) to the wider public. She has also worked with many artists for special projects such as Dona Arissuta, and Entang Wiharso (Antena Project). She is a lecturer with the Visual Communication Design Department, Ciputra University, Surabaya.

Selected Art Activities and Exhibitions:

2012– Exhibition for the 41st Anniversary of Surabaya Art Council, DKS Gallery, Surabaya,


2012– “Paris et Moi” with Agus Koecink. exhibition at AJBS Gallery, Surabaya, Indonesia

2011– “Maximum City”. Jakarta Biennale. Indonesian National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

2009– “my diary”. Solo show. House of Sampoerna Gallery, Surabaya, Indonesia

2009– “In Between”. 1st Jakarta Contemporary Ceramic Biennale, North Art Space, Jakarta,


2008– “Woman: Not Fade Away”. Jenny & Dona’s duo exhibition. V-Art Gallery, Yogyakarta,


2007– “Local Content of Arts” East Java Art Festival. Taman Budaya Jatim, Surabaya, Indonesia

2007– Dumaguete Terracotta Biennial Art Festival & Competition. Mariyah Gallery, Dumaguete, 2007– “Neo Nation” Jogja Biennale IX. Taman Budaya, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

2006– “City Scape” East Java Biennale. Balai Pemuda, Surabaya, Indonesia

2005– “Ayo Ngguyu” Bentara Budaya Anniversary exhibition. Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta,


2005– “Space & Scape” Summit Event Bali Biennale 2005. Tonyraka Gallery, Ubud, Bali,


2004– Young Ceramic Artist Exhibition. Indonesian National Gallery, Jakarta, Indonesia

2004– “a moment in time”. Solo show. Via-Via café Yogyakarta, Indonesia


jenny lee

Doa dari Perempuan,

stoneware, glaze

batik teknik, slip casting

uk. Patung 14x17x18cm (approx)



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