Chelsea Lee received her MFA in 2017 from the Craft and Material Studies Department at VCU. She was born in Bismarck, North Dakota, where she grew up in an artist’s home. Lee graduated with a BFA from Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM) in 2010. She received the Excellence Scholarship from MSUM in 2009. Lee’s work has been in several shows in North Dakota and Minnesota, including the Plains Art Museum, the Upfront Gallery, the Hotel Donaldson in Fargo, North Dakota, and Minneapolis Institute of Art in Minnesota.