Seung-Hea Lee was born in Korea. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the California College of Arts and Crafts and her Master of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design. Lee received the RISD Award of Excellence in recognition of her outstanding talent. Her work has been exhibited internationally at galleries and museums including the Museum of Art and Design in New York City. It has been featured in Metalsmith Magazine's Exhibition in Print, American Craft Magazine and other national publications.
“My jewelry is inspired by my interest in natural forms and colors, specifically during seasonal change. In spring, everything is blooming and the feeling of color is light; in winter the colors change to dark. I try to communicate along with nature.”