Two side by side ink drawings depicting a device pulled through straight hair

Megan Mi-Ai Lee, Manual 1 & 2 (install view) (2022). Pen on Paper. 72 x 21 in. Photo by Kunning Huang.

Megan Mi-Ai Lee is an interdisciplinary artist whose work considers the intersection of infrastructure and hope through sculpture, drawing, video, and text. She was a 2018 Public Art Curatorial Fellow at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City from 2018-2020, and has had residencies at the Ox-Bow School of Art and Shandaken Projects at the Storm King Art Center. Lee received her BFA from the Cooper Union School of Art in 2018, and her work has been exhibited throughout New York, Michigan, and Los Angeles.

About Smack Mellon

Smack Mellon is a nonprofit arts organization located in DUMBO, Brooklyn. Smack Mellon’s mission is to nurture and support emerging, under-recognized mid-career and women artists in the creation and exhibition of new work, by providing exhibition opportunities, studio workspace, and access to equipment and technical assistance for the realization of ambitious projects. We see ourselves as a vehicle whereby under-represented artists can create, explore and exhibit their creative ideas outside the concerns of the commercial art world, offering many artists the exposure and recognition they deserve.