representation

  Altamira Fine Art • Jackson, WY & Scottsdale, AZ

  Heinley Fine Arts • Taos, NM

  LewAllen Galleries • Santa Fe, NM

  William Havu Gallery • Denver, CO

 

selected exhibitions 

solo

  2017

           Our Land • Altamira Fine Art • Scottsdale, AZ

A River Runs Through • LewAllen Galleries • Santa Fe, NM

  2016  

New Mexico • LewAllen Galleries • Santa Fe, NM

Atmosphere • Altamira Fine Art • Jackson, WY

For the Wild • Heinley Fine Arts • Taos, NM

  2015    

Hallowed Ground • Harwood Art Center • Albuquerque, NM

  2014    

Sky Above | Earth Below • Heinley Fine Arts • Taos, NM

  2013    

Paint this Land • Heinley Fine Arts • Taos, NM

Introducing Jivan Lee • William Havu Gallery (mezzanine) • Denver, CO

  2011    

Recent Work by Jivan Lee • Milagro Gallery • Taos, NM  

group

  2017

           Coors Art Exhibit • Denver, CO • Curated by Rose Fredrick

William Havu Gallery • Survey: Lynn Boggess, Lui Ferreyra, and Jivan Lee • Denver, CO 

Heinley Fine Arts • Home Again • Taos, NM

  2016

Out West Art Show • Great Falls, MT

Coors Art Exhibit • Denver, CO • Curated by Rose Fredrick

Harwood Art Center • PRELUDE • Albuquerque, NM

  2015

Heinley Fine Arts • Deep Forest / High Desert • Taos, NM

Flinn Gallery • Great American Landscapes • Greenwich, CT • Curated by York Baker and Barbara Richards

Altamira Fine Art • Wandering the West • Jackson, WY

William Havu Gallery • Earth, Water, and Sky  • Denver, CO

Altamira Fine Art • Desert Mythos • Scottsdale, AZ 

   2014

Taos Art Museum • Summer Gala Exhibition • Taos, NM

Meyer East Gallery • Jivan Lee and Peter Campell • Santa Fe, NM

MasterWorks of New Mexico • Albuquerque, NM

Montgomery Museum of Fine Art • Art Auction 2014 Invitational • Montgomery, AL

   2013

E.L. Blumenschein Museum • Under the Hill • Taos, NM • Curated by Nancy Delpero

Masterworks of New Mexico • Albuquerque, NM

Abend Gallery • 17th Annual PAAC National Juried Exhibition • Denver, CO

City of Santa Fe Arts Commission Community Gallery • Common Ground 2013 • Santa Fe, NM

   2012

Center for Visual Art at Metropolitan State University of Denver • Taos Contemporary • Denver, CO • Curated by Stephanie Grilli and Cecily Cullen

Montgomery Museum of Fine Art • Art Auction 2012 Invitational • Montgomery, AL

City of Santa Fe Arts Commission Community Gallery • Common Ground 2012 • Santa Fe, NM

Taos Center for the Arts • Young Artists of Taos • Taos, NM

   2011  

Taos Center for the Arts • Taos Self Portraits • Taos, NM

Millicent Rogers Museum • Land and Light • Taos, NM

Taos Fall Arts Festival • Taos Select  • Taos, NM 

Taos Art Museum • A Russian Night in Taos • Taos, NM

Hudson Gallery • The NOW WOW Project • Sylvania, OH

   2010

Stables Gallery • Portraits of the Sacred • Taos, NM   

Trillion Space • Solutions • Albuquerque, NM   

 

publications and press

"A respect for the land." Phoenix Home and Garden Magazine. December 2016. Pgs. 114 - 119.

"Artist making their mark: Jivan Lee." Fine Art Connoisseur. January/February 2016. Pg 47.

"Rhythms in Nature." American Art Collector. December 2015. Pgs. 128-129.

"Serenading the land." Southwest Art (cover artwork). February 2015. Pgs. 72 - 75 & Cover. 

"Exhibition: Jivan Lee at Heinley Fine Arts." Plein Air Magazine's Plein Air Collector. Fall 2014.

“Five-foot paintings of thunderstorms, done with a spatula.” Plein Air Magazine’s Plein Air Today. July 30, 2014.

"Three Taos artists under 35." Taos News/2014 Gallery Guide. 2014. Pgs. 64 - 67. 

"Paint this Land - an exhibit by Jivan Lee." Taos News. November 7, 2013. Pg A10. 

"Show preview: Taos, NM – Jivan Lee." Southwest Art. October 2013. Pg 62.

"Off the walls: Taos, New Mexico." Fine Art Connoisseur. September/October 2013. Pg. 108.

"Painting a 10-foot-wide triptych on location." Plein Air Magazine’s Plein Air Today. March 27, 2013.

"Commission This! The delicate dance of painting for hire." Art Business News. Winter 2012. Pgs. 34 - 37.

"Work of the week: Bella Lucia by Jivan Lee." Art Business News. May 25, 2012. 

"Through a Native lens.” Tempo Magazine/Taos News. May 3-9, 2012. Pg. 4.

"Extreme painting - painting on the edge." Plein Air Magazine. Winter 2011. Pg. 83.

"Artist profile: Jivan Lee." Plein Air Magazine (digital version). June 22, 2011.

 

selected awards and honors  

2017

Fine Art Connoisseur Award • Coors Western Art Exhibit and Sale

2016

Finalist • NM Art in Public Places Large-scale Purchase Initiative 

"Three to Watch" artist • Fine Art Connoisseur

2015

Cover Artwork • Landscape issue (February 2015) • Southwest Art magazine

Winner • 1st 2015 Showcase • ArtSlant

  2014

Solo exhibition award • 2015 Solo series • Harwood Art Center

Winner • 3rd, 4th, & 5th 2014 Showcases • ArtSlant 

Invited artist • 2014 Art Auction Invitational • Montgomery Museum of Fine Art

Invited artist • Summer Gala Exhibition • Taos Art Museum

  2013  

Invited panelist • SURFACE Exhibition • Harwood Art Center

Best of Show (Bella Lucia, 40" x 40") • 15th annual Masterworks of New Mexico Exhibition • Albuquerque, NM

Finalist • Ray Mar Art Competition

Winner • 1st, 2nd, & 3rd 2013 Showcases • ArtSlant

   2012  

Award of Excellence • ¡Encantada! 2012 exhibition • Albuquerque, NM

Winner • 3rd, 4th 2012 Showcases • ArtSlant

Invited artist • 2012 Art Auction Invitational • Montgomery Museum of Fine Art 

   2011

Plein Air Salon national semi-finalist

   2010 

Invited delegate • 2010 "Terra Madre" World Meeting of Food Communities conference • Torino, Italy

   2008 & Earlier

New Mexico Youth Organized "NM-Powered Grant" (for The Art of Ag. project)

Bard College Center for Environmental Policy Fellowship

Kosciuszko Foundation Graduate Tuition Scholarship

Leopold Schepp Foundation Scholarship

Bard College Trustee Leader Scholarship

Bard College Distinguished Scientist Scholarship

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

UMB Financial Corporation • Kansas City, MO

1stBank • Lakewood, CO

HB Construction • Albuquerque, NM

Fine Art New Mexico • Arroyo Seco, NM

 

teaching

   2010 - 2014

Founder and instructor, Project for Art and the Environment • New Mexico

   2008 - 2013

Adjunct lecturer, University of New Mexico • Taos, NM

Coordinator and instructor, Red Willow Center Summer Sustainability Institute • Taos, NM

   2008   

Co-instructor, "Earth Altars" Workshop • Taos, NM

   2003 – 2007   

Co-director, Children’s Expressive Arts Project • NY and Ghana

 

education

   2001 - 2007  

Bard College and Bard Center for Environmental Policy • Annandale, NY

Studied painting with Joseph Santore and Laura Battle • B.A., M.S.