Eric Lee is a Asian-American 30 year old with a learning disability that affects his speech and motor skills, he has found his place in the world through art. He began his lifelong love for vivid, abstract imagery as a youngster with a paintbrush in an art class, where the instructor identified him as a young Picasso.
Most of his artworks are digital art: typography, vector, digital painting, and photo manipulation. Photo manipulation works are design combine his own photos and stock photos from Adobe Stock, istock photos, and Shutterstock. Addition as a digital artist he make handmade collage by using scrapbooking papers and mixed media materials such as floral, marbles, and others onto hardboard papers and wood panel found in art & craft stores near his home or art studio. Most of his works take a day or 3 days to completed.
His digital artworks are abstract designs in vibrant colors. He specialize in applying photo manipulation and digital painting techniques to deliver unique artistic effects by using Photoshop and Illustrator. For larger artworks, he use Blick’s to print. For smaller prints, he print them by himself.
During his free time, Eric like to enjoy himself listening to music from Hard Rock to Pop. His hobbies are listening to music, photography, keep with new trends of digital art, sometimes going to gym, and collecting Funko Pop.
Outstanding Achievement Awards, Amdur Production’s Promenade of Art Art Festival, Arlington Heights,IL 2019
Honorable Mention, Lewis University's Windows Fine Arts Magazine Contest, April 2011
Affordable Sales Art Show. Skokie,IL Sept 2019
Lakeview East Art Festival, Lakeview East (Chicago,IL) Sept 2019
Third Ward Art Festival, Milwaukee, WI August-Sept 2019
Bucktown Art Fest, Chicago,IL Augustt 2019
Art in the Glen, Glenview IL August 2019
Southport Art Fest, Chicago July 2019
Promenade of Art Art Festival-Arlington Heights June 2019
Friday Daley Plaza Market Days- Downtown Chicago,Il July 2018
Starving Artists-Highwood,IL Sept 2018
Solo Graduation Art Exhibit Lewis University Spring 2011
Lewis University's Windows Fine Arts Magazine:
Lewis University’s Jet Fuel Review Spring 2011 Editorial