Dongyun Lee was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. After Dongyun Lee has received his BFA in Visual Communication Design, he has worked as a graphic designer for a while in Korea. Then he moved to United States and received his MFA degree in Illustration as Visual Essay at School of Visual Arts. His illustrations has appeared in numerous magazines, newspapers and advertising, such as; GQ, Harvard Business Review, The Washington Post, Wired, Utne Reader, The progressive, Time out, and etc. His work has been recognized by several publications and organizations including: The Society of Illustrators, The Society of illustrators of LA, American Illustration, 3x3 Magazine, CMYK, The Association of Illustrators, Creative Quarterly, Computer Arts, and Communication Arts. Dongyun Lee’s work has been exhibited in New York, L.A., London, and Seoul.
Currently Dongyun Lee works in New York City and focuses on commercial illustrations and gallery shows.