Dr. Yulin Lee is presently the Director of Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan (R.O.C) since 2016. Lee obtained a MA degree in comparative culture and Chinese art history from Sophia University, Japan and a MA and Ph.D. in the history of art and architecture from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, USA.
She served as the chief curator in the Exhibition Department of Taipei Fine Arts Museum from 1993 to 2000 and as Head of International & Public Program (TFAM) from 1997 to 2000. After graduating from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, U.S.A., she served as Artistic Director of Taishin Bank Foundation for Arts and Culture from 2009 to 2016. When she worked in the Exhibition Department of Taipei Fine Arts Museum, she secured Taiwan’s participation in the Venezia Biennale (1997) by launching Taipei Biennial (1998).
Lee also co-curated Taiwan’s participation in the 3rd Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art: Beyond the Future in Brisbane, Australia, and was the curator of Japan’s participation in The 2002 Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial: Imagined Workshop, Japan. She also curated Taiwan’s participation in The 2nd International Triennale of KOGEI in Kanazawa 2013: The Art Grounded in Region (21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art), Japan.