Lee Hunter is a multi-disciplinary artist focused on the human relationship to nature; or how humans think about nature. Since 2015, they have been working on a durational worlding project called Cosmogenesis that includes photos, videos, sculptures, textiles, found objects, and writing. Hunter is a life-long learner and enjoys reading across disciplines, their research is usually focused on nature, belief, and complex adaptive systems.
Hunter’s work has been exhibited at John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Wisconsin; The Luminary, St. Louis, Missouri; Vox Populi, Pennsylvania; Berkeley Art Center, California; and Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Florida. They have been an artist in residence at Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL; Palazzo Monti, Italy; ACRE, Wisconsin; and I-Park Foundation, Connecticut; and Vermont Studio Center, Vermont. Hunter earned a BS in arts & letters from Portland State University and an MFA in new genres from the San Francisco Art Institute. Hunter lives and works in Champaign, IL.