Elise Lee is a New-York based artist who was born in South Korea. In 2005, she received BFA from School of Visual Arts in New York, followed by MFA from Pratt Institute in New York in 2009. She strives to mediate between her personal experiences of joy and happiness to her canvas. Her bright colors and playful composition invite viewers to experience joyfulness. Her work has been exhibited internationally in South Korea, Italy, and Australia. Elise currently lives and works in California.