Young Jean Lee

Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2008, 2010, 2011
Young Jean Lee, a writer/director worked on the Untitled Feminist Multimedia Technology Show for the Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York, as well as a screenplay for Plan B/Paramount Pictures. She is the recipient of a 2010 Prize in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship.



Young Jean Lee worked in the Star studio.

Funded by Alpha Chi Omega, a national fraternity founded in 1885, Star Studio — built in 1911–1912 — was the first studio given to the residency by an outside organization. To this day, Alpha Chi sorority pledges learn the story of Star Studio and its role in supporting American arts and letters. Beginning as a nicely proportioned…

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