Michael Lee (born 1972 Cincinnati, OH) is an artist based in New York City. He holds a BFA from the University of Texas, Austin and an MFA from Hunter College (CUNY), New York City. Lee has shown his work nationally and internationally, including Prime Matter at the Tekningsmuseet in Laholm, Sweden and other venues from Chongqing to Los Angeles, Budapest, and Paris.  He has been published in Two Coats of PaintNew York Magazine, The Huffington Post, Hyperallergic, and The Austin American Statesman among others. He is a co-founder of the Artist Lecture Series, a program begun in 2011 in which contemporary New York artists share their work and ideas. The artist is an adjunct professor at Montclair State University and Hudson County Community College, both in New Jersey.