Hoon Lee Wins Wallace

Jae Hoon Lee, 'Dry Valley',
Jae Hoon Lee, ‘Dry Valley’, duratrans mounted on LED light box, 2012

Korean-born Auckland-based artist Jae Hoon Lee has been announced as the paramount winner of the 22nd annual Wallace Art Awards.  He beat out 92 other finalists (selected from 475 entries) to receive a 6-month residency at the International Studio and Curatorial program in New York.  Hoon Lee was chosen by judges Warwick Brown, Rhana Devenport, Peter Panyoczki, Robin Woodward and Terry Stringer, who also presented runner up awards of cash and residencies (valued up to $190,000 across 7 awards) to artists including photographer Steve Rood, painter Sam Foley and trusser upperer of dead things, Julia DeVille.

Hoon Lee Wins Wallace

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