Looking at our newest A Portfolio selection, we look at the paintings of Brooklyn-based Adehla Lee. Ahead of her solo show, How To Break The Spell, opening at Ochi Gallery on March 11, the South Korean-born painter works around subjects of friendship and almost surrealistic longings and solitary moments. 


Adehla Lee (b. 1983, Busan, South Korea) received her BFA from Hongik University in Seoul, South Korea and her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York, NY. Lee’s work has been exhibited internationally at venues including the ISE Cultural Foundation, Allegra LaViola Gallery, and Interstate Projects in New York, NY; Karst Gallery in Plymouth, United Kingdom; Common Center and Space art1 in Seoul, South Korea; and OCHI is Los Angeles, CA and Sun Valley, ID. Lee’s work has been featured in various publications including Whitewall Magazine, Juxtapoz, The Hollywood Reporter, Robb Report, Medium, Vegas Magazine, and BMore Art. Her work is held in public collections including Arsenal Contemporary Art in New York, NY and Montreal, Canada and Superfrico at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, NV. Lee currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.