October 23, 2018 colloquium at 4pm: Jonathan Jay Lee

For the fourth colloquium of the semester, held on October 23, 2018 (Tuesday), we are very pleased to welcome Taiwanese-American artist Jonathan Jay Lee, who will give a talk on the topic Journey of becoming an artist”.

The talk will start at 4:00 pm in M6094 Future Cinema Studio.

Date: 23 October 2018 (Tuesday)

Time: 4:00 pm

Venue: M6094 Future Cinema Studio, Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, 18 Tat Hong Avenue, Kowloon Tong

Topic: Journey of becoming an artist

Abstract:

Jonathan Jay Lee will share his experience as an artist and engage the students in a discussion about what does it mean to become an artist today.

About the speaker

Based in Hong Kong, Taiwanese-American born Jonathan Jay Lee graduated with Departmental Honors in Illustration from Parsons School of Design with a style described as a mix between Eastern and Western styles of art.

He is an award-winning illustrator and has been published by Marvel Comics and Heavy Metal Magazine. His clients have included HSBC, San Miguel, Red Bull, WeSC, Omega Watches, Infiniti, Lamborghini, Black Sheep Restaurants and Superga. He has been awarded with an Excellence in Advertising from the GCIA, ’40 under 40 Top Young Design Talent’ from Perspective Magazine, and has exhibited internationally from Tokyo to NYC.

He also teaches courses as a Professor of Illustration and Sequential Art at Savannah College of Art and Design at the Hong Kong campus.

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