Discipline: Film/Video – animation, Visual Art – painting

Eva Lee

Discipline: Film/Video – animation, Visual Art – painting
MacDowell Fellowships: 2004, 2006, 2008

Eva Lee is a visual artist and experimental filmmaker fascinated by the nature of mind and reality. This has led her to create work in response to neuroscience. Her recent experimental animations were created in collaboration with renowned neuroscientist Dr. Richard J. Davidson. Other work includes EEG brain data visualizations, art installations, and drawings. She is currently interested in models of mind and their potential insight for computation and self-learning artificial intelligence.

She has exhibited at galleries and museums nationally, including the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and Bronx Museum of the Arts. She has screened internationally at Cannes Short Film Festival, BBC Big Screen, Ann Arbor Film Festival, and other events such as SPRING/BREAK Art Show in New York City presented by Harvestworks and ThoughtWorks Arts.

Her work is in the Tampa Public Art Collection, Connecticut Artists Collection, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Columbia University East Asian Library, and other collections. Awards include Fulbright U.S. Scholar, fellowships from Asian Cultural Council, Connecticut Office of the Arts, MacDowell, Hemera Foundation, and Mind & Life Summer Research Institute.



Eva Lee worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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