Billy Lee (Art) will give a talk about his work called “The Next Chapter” this Thursday, Nov. 30, at 6 p.m. at the Weatherspoon Art Museum, followed by a reception in honor of his retirement. Lee frequently shows his sculptures in exhibitions throughout the world. Most recently, he has shown work at the Lee Hansley Gallery in Raleigh; the Marunouchi Street Gallery in Tokyo; the “Blue Symphony NanDaihe International Sculpture Exhibition in Hebie Province, China; at “Art In Space” Salwa Zeidan Gallery in Abu Dhabi, UAE and at the Beijing International Art Biennale, at the Cairo Biennale. His exhibition history also includes the Yuzi Paradise Sculpture Park in Guilin, China; Goodwood Sculpture in the United Kingdom; the Memorial Rose Garden in Chin Pao San, Taipei, Taiwan; Dunaujvaros Sculpture Park in Hungary; Cementerio Carretas, Putaendo Sculpture Park in Chile and many other galleries in the United States.
He has received the Giacomo Manzu Special Prize at the 7th Henry Moore International Sculpture Exhibition and at the Fujisankei Biennale, he was awarded the Rodin Prize for his work exhibited in the Hakone/Utsukushi-ga-hara Open Air Museum in Japan. He has received UNCG’s Excellence Award and the Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award from the Southeastern College Art Conference, and he is a fellow of the Royal British Society of Sculptors.