Raina Lee American, b. 1976

Biography

Raina Lee (b. 1976, Torrance, CA)

Raina Lee is a second generation Taiwanese- American artist and writer based in Los Angeles, Working primarily in ceramic glaze and clay, her practice is in conversation with classical ceramics as well as painting. She creates painterly compositions with extreme colors, volcanic textures, crackly finishes only possible through her custom ceramic glazes. She works on a range of forms— classical Chinese and Greek vessels, extruded 3D printed ceramic reliefs, and slab glaze paintings. Her work is influenced video games, science fiction futurism, and a Southern California immigrant upbringing. She grew up between Taiwan and her parent’s pizzaria in Torrance, California. Her work has been featured in press worldwide, including The New York Times: T Magazine, Surface Magazine, and MilK Decoration. 

Exhibitions
Works
  • Raina Lee, Alumina Blush: Moon stoneware, 14x14x14in
    Raina Lee
    Alumina Blush: Moon, 2024
    stoneware and reactive glazes
    14 x 14 x 14in
    hand signed, underside
    Raina Lee, Alumina Blush: Moon, 2024
    $ 4,600.00
  • Raina Lee, Lavender Cloud Forest:Moon
    Raina Lee
    Lavender Cloud Forest: Moon, 2023
    stoneware and glazes
    15 x 15 x 14in
    hand signed, underside
    Raina Lee, Lavender Cloud Forest: Moon, 2023
    $ 4,200.00
  • Raina Lee, Forever Tetris: Jade Cong
    Raina Lee
    Forever Tetris: Jade Cong, 2024
    3D printed 3mm porcelain and glaze
    12 x 8 x 8in
    hand signed, underside
    Reserved
    Raina Lee, Forever Tetris: Jade Cong, 2024
    Reserved
  • Raina Lee, Magnesium Cloud: Moon, 2023
    Raina Lee
    Magnesium Cloud: Moon, 2023
    stoneware and glazes
    12 x 12 x 12in
    hand signed, underside
    Raina Lee, Magnesium Cloud: Moon, 2023
    $ 2,400.00
  • Raina Lee, Masked Monster: Taotie Meiping
    Raina Lee
    Masked Monster: Taotie Meiping, 2024
    3D printed 3mm porcelain and glaze
    11 x 9 x 9in
    Reserved
    Raina Lee, Masked Monster: Taotie Meiping, 2024
    Reserved
  • Raina Lee, In Plain Sight: Oribe Meiping
    Raina Lee
    In Plain Sight: Oribe Meiping, 2024
    3D printed 3mm porcelain and glaze
    11 x 9 x 9in
    Raina Lee, In Plain Sight: Oribe Meiping, 2024
    $ 2,200.00
  • Raina Lee, Razzle Dazzle: Chun Meiping, 2024
    Raina Lee
    Razzle Dazzle: Chun Meiping, 2024
    3D printed 3mm porcelain and glaze
    10 x 7 x 7in
    hand signed, underside
    Reserved
    Raina Lee, Razzle Dazzle: Chun Meiping, 2024
    Reserved
  • Raina Lee, Checkers Golden Meiping, 2024
    Raina Lee
    Checkers Golden Meiping, 2024
    3D printed 3mm porcelain and glaze
    5 x 4 x 4in
    hand signed, underside
    Raina Lee, Checkers Golden Meiping, 2024
    $ 600.00