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Instructor Highlight at The Studio: Jiyong Lee

Jiyong Lee is a studio artist and educator who lives and works in Carbondale, Ill. An associate professor of art at Southern Illinois University, Lee has headed the glass program there since 2005. Lee was born and raised in South Korea. He earned his MFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York and taught there for several years. As an instructor, he has also taught at the Pilchuck Glass School, The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, Pittsburgh Glass Center, Domaine de Boisbuchet in France, Canberra Glassworks in Australia, Fire Station Artists' Studios in Dublin, Ireland, and various other art institutions and universities nationally and internationally.