Sharon Lee

Sharon Lee is a formally trained fine artist and owner of Krane Home, a line of hand printed wallpaper, fabric, and accessories created from her artwork. The studio is based in Los Angeles, CA where she was raised. Continuing a legacy that started with her grandfather who was an artist in Korea and her mother, an accredited Korean folk artist, Sharon, a third generation artist, takes traditional forms in Korean Art and brings them into the present. Lee attended UCLA Art School where she studied conceptual painting and photography under professors such as Catherine Opie and James Welling. She also went on to earn her Masters of Interior Architecture, after which, she worked as a hand rendering artist and eventually an interior designer at Michael S. Smith. Lee studied at the SuBon Min Hwa Institute to fine tune her techniques in traditional Korean folk art. Her multi-media process includes block carving and printing, traditional and modern brush techniques, gold leaf, and lacquer. Lee’s career includes solo exhibitions and group shows, most notably exhibitions at the Korean Education Center and the Korean Cultural Center. Her paintings are currently exhibited at Harbinger Los Angeles, and the Four Seasons Resort Hawaii. Lee’s artwork and Krane Home have been featured in major publications such as House Beautiful, Architectural Digest, Traditional Home, Luxe Magazine, Interior Design Magazine, House & Garden, Better Homes & Gardens, the Los Angeles Times and the Korea Times.