My Top Picks – What Happened in 2012

Looking back, 2012 has been absolutely tremendous in many ways. Reflecting upon it, there are numerous memorable events and moments. I have come up with the top picks to share with you. Wish you all a very happy and fulfilling 2013. What a way to end the year!

Bovey Lee: Undercurrents, solo exhibition, Nevada Museum of Art, 2012

Bovey Lee: Undercurrents, solo exhibition, Nevada Museum of Art, 2012

New gallery representation, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida

New gallery representation, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida

"Carry the Sky", public art commission, Lai Chi Kok Government Offices, Hong Kong

“Carry the Sky”, public art commission, Lai Chi Kok Government Offices, Hong Kong

"Bloom", solo exhibition in Shanghai presented by Hugo Boss

“Bloom”, solo exhibition in Shanghai presented by Hugo Boss

Window installation, Hugo Boss, 16 stores across Asia

Window installation, Hugo Boss, 16 stores across Asia

Created a new body of cut paper works

Created a new body of cut paper works

Scope, international art fair, New York City

Scope, international art fair, New York City

"Bovey Lee: Bloom", solo exhibition, Grotto Fine Art, Hong Kong

“Bovey Lee: Bloom”, solo exhibition, Grotto Fine Art, Hong Kong

ArtHK12, international art fair, Exhibition and Convention Centre, Hong Kong

ArtHK12, international art fair, Exhibition and Convention Centre, Hong Kong

"The Miami Project", new art fair with Rena Bransten Gallery

“The Miami Project”, new art fair with Rena Bransten Gallery

Visiting artist talks at Nevada Museum of Art, California College of the Arts, and University of California at Berkeley

Visiting artist talks at Nevada Museum of Art, California College of the Arts, and University of California at Berkeley

Contributed to "Material World" published by Virgin Books/Random House, London, UK

Contributed to “Material World” published by Virgin Books/Random House, London, UK and “High Touch” published by Gestalten, Berlin, Germany.

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Happy Holidays

BoveyBlog and Bovey Lee Studio wish you a happy holiday season. Thank you for your support in the past year. Please visit often and we look forward to sharing many more interesting posts in 2013, the Year of the Serpent!

BoveyBlog, Happy Holidays 2012

BoveyBlog, Happy Holidays 2012

“Carry the Sky” – New Public Art Commission

This is my blog post #100! Thanks for reading and your support of BoveyBlog.

Last week, I completed a public art commission titled “Carry the Sky” for Fresh Vision: Art@Government Buildings in Hong Kong. The site is a beautiful, contemporary style government office building located in Lai Chi Kok, a neighborhood in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Lai Chi Kok is named after the native fruit tree, lychee, and I got inspiration for the project from the aerial view of Lai Chi Kok in Google Map. It looks like an abstracted bird spreading its wings. Since the cutout artworks will be placed onto the sprawling, 92 x 24 feet window panels that reflect the sky, the bird motif is perfect as I arranged them as if they were soaring and flying.

Within each cutout bird, I have created imagery that relates to Lai Chi Kok about the region’s history, geography, landscape, urban development, people, habitat, and landmark.

Curated by Grace Cheng of CAN (Community Art Network), Fresh Vision also features five other Hong Kong artists and their projects. For more information, visit Fresh Vision: Art@Government Buildings Web site.

Bovey Lee, "Carry the Sky", Lai Chi Kok Government Offices, Hong Kong, Nov 2012-Nov 2013

Bovey Lee, “Carry the Sky”, Lai Chi Kok Government Offices, Hong Kong, Nov 2012-Nov 2013

Bovey Lee, "Carry the Sky", Lai Chi Kok Government Offices, Hong Kong, Nov 2012-Nov 2013

Bovey Lee, “Carry the Sky”, Lai Chi Kok Government Offices, Hong Kong, Nov 2012-Nov 2013

Bovey Lee, "Carry the Sky", Lai Chi Kok Government Offices, Hong Kong, Nov 2012-2013

Bovey Lee, “Carry the Sky”, Lai Chi Kok Government Offices, Hong Kong, Nov 2012-2013

Bovey Lee, "Carry the Sky", Lai Chi Kok Government Offices, Hong Kong, Nov 2012-Nov 2013

Bovey Lee, “Carry the Sky”, Lai Chi Kok Government Offices, Hong Kong, Nov 2012-Nov 2013

The Miami Project – A New Art Fair – December 4-9, 2012

I will have works in a new art fair, The Miami Project, with Rena Bransten Gallery from December 4-9. The Miami Project has sponsorship from Miami MOCA and I will show five cut paper works. If you are in or visiting Miami next week, please stop by and check it out.

The Miami Project with Rena Bransten Gallery, December 4-9, 2012

The Miami Project with Rena Bransten Gallery, December 4-9, 2012

Here are the works that will be in The Miami Project:

Bovey Lee, "Lifting Clouds", 2012

Bovey Lee, “Lifting Clouds”, 2012

Bovey Lee, "Pulling Seashells", 2012

Bovey Lee, “Pulling Seashells”, 2012

Bovey Lee, "Vase I", 2012

Bovey Lee, “Vase I”, 2012

Bovey Lee, "Vase I", 2012

Bovey Lee, “Vase I”, 2012

Bovey Lee, "Power", 2012

Bovey Lee, “Power”, 2006