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Lily Lee

The exhibition Craft Revolution at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Ana, California, will include a piece by Lily Lee, an assistant professor in the Department of Art.

“The Shroud of 1,000 Springs Jane Doe"
“The Shroud of 1,000 Springs Jane Doe,” handwoven cotton, found, burnt clothing, 65″ x 22,” Lily Lee, 2018.

Lee’s piece, “The Shroud of 1,000 Springs Jane Doe,” is part of her current body of work, The Great Basin Murders, in which she handweaves burial shrouds to commemorate the unknown victims of a series of unsolved murders in the American West.

The exhibition, curated by Staci Steinberger, assistant curator of decorative arts and design at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, runs from Feb. 2-March 23.

Watch for a feature about Lily Lee in Boise State’s upcoming Explore magazine.

See the full shroud series and more of Lee’s work online.