EDUCATION

2006
PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL, Stanwood, WA
Studied under Livio Serena - Traditional Italian Glass Now

2003-2000
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI`I at MANOA, Honolulu, HI
Master of Fine Arts - Glass

2001
CENTRO STUDIO VETRO, Venice, Italy
Studied under Davide Salvadore - Murrina and Filigree

1998
HAYSTACK MOUNTAIN SCHOOL OF CRAFTS, Deere Isle, ME
Studied under Richard Royal - Advanced Glassblowing

1996
PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL, Stanwood, WA
Studied under Ben Edols & Cathy Elliot - Blown and Cut Glass

1995
PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL, Stanwood, WA
Studied under Richard Marquis & Nick Mount - Strictly Murrini

1994
PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL, Stanwood, WA
Studied under Martin Blank - Remaking the Looking Glass
Studied under Josiah McElheny - The Noble Function of the Vessel

1997- 1992
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON, Madison, WI
Bachelors of Science - ART

1992-1986
Punahou School, Honolulu, HI

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016
INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY FURNITURE FAIR
Javits Center, New York, NY

THE INTERNATIONAL INTERIORS SHOW: IMM COLOGNE
Köln Messe, Cologne, Germany

2015
INTERIOR LIFESTYLE - TOKYO
Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan

100%DESIGN
Olympia London, London, England

INTERIOR LIFESTYLE - TOKYO
Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan

INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY FURNITURE FAIR
Javits Center, New York, NY

MAISON&OBJET PARIS
Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris, France

2014
accession 2014: New Acquisitions for Art in Public Places Collection
Hawai`i State Art Museum, Honolulu, HI

2010
2010 Glass Exhibition: Glass in Paradise
Hui No`eau Visual Arts Center, Makawao, HI

2009
Zen Organic
Artforte Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008
IN THE MOMENT: An exhibition of paintings by Linda Nisselson and glass works by Geoff Lee
Mark Gallery, Englewood, NJ

CHOICE ART - An Invitational Multimedia Art Exhibition
Pegge Hopper Gallery, Honolulu, HI

HAWAI`I CRAFTSMEN’S 41st ANNUAL STATEWIDE JURIED EXHIBITION
Academy Art Center at Linekona, Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, HI

e-VASE-sive
L'Attitude Gallery, Boston, MA

2007
CHEONGJU INTERNATIONAL CRAFT BIENNALE
Cheongju Arts Center, Cheongju, South Korea

HAWAI’I CRAFTSMEN 40TH ANNUAL JURIED STATE EXHIBITION
Honolulu Academy of Art Linekona Arts Gallery, Honolulu, HI

2006
SURFACE:COLOR:FORM a solo exhibition by Geoff Lee
Bethel Street Gallery, Honolulu, HI

THE CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM AT FIRST HAWAIIAN CENTER 10th ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION
The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI

2005
HAWAI`I CRAFTSMEN’S 38th ANNUAL STATEWIDE JURIED EXHIBITION
Academy Art Center at Linekona, Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, HI

2004
THE 2nd ANNUAL ART OF SAKE
The ARTS at Marks’ Garage, Honolulu, HI

2003
CONTEMPORARY KOREAN AMERICAN ARTISTS OF HAWAI`I
The Contemporary Museum at First Hawaiian Center, Honolulu, HI

RESONANCE
University of Hawai’i at Manoa Commons Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI

2002
3RD INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF COLLECTORS’ GOBLET
Centro Studio Vetro, Venice, Italy

ARTISTS OF HAWAI`I 2002: 52ND ANNUAL ALL-MEDIA JURIED EXHIBITION
Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Present-2014
'A'a | Hawaii, Kailua, HI

2014-2005
ISLAND GLASSWORKS, LLC, Kailua, HI

2004
HAWAI'I CRAFTSMEN: AHA HANA LIMA, Honolulu, HI
Teaching Assistant for Benjamin Moore

2002
KYUNG HEE UNIVERSITY, Suwon, Korea
Guest Lecturer: Artist Talk and Glassblowing Demonstration

2002-2001
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI`I AT MANOA, Honolulu, HI
Lecturer: Introduction to Glass

2000
PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL, Stanwood, WA
Teaching Assistant for Richard Royal – Glassblowing Apprenticeship

1999
PILCHUCK GLASS SCHOOL, Stanwood, WA
Teaching Assistant for Ferdinand Thieriot – Solid Glass Sculpting

1999-1998
TOM FARBANISH INC., Pleasant Gap, PA
Glassblowing and studio assistant executing works for Tom Farbanish

GLASS AXIS, Columbus, OH
Beginning and intermediate glassblowing instructor

A & E ARTWORKS, Columbus, OH
Glassblowing gaffer and assistant executing works for A & E Artworks

1996-1995
BENJAMIN MOORE INC., Seattle, WA
Glassblowing and studio assistant/apprentice executing works by Dan Dailey, Dante Marioni, Robbie Miller, Benjamin Moore, Janusz Pozniak, Richard Royal, Preston Singletary, Lino Tagliapietra

CHIHULY INC., Seattle, WA
Glassblowing and studio assistant executing works for Dale Chihuly

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Coffee Talk, Honolulu, HI

Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI

Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts: Hawai`i State Art Museum, Honolulu, HI

Alexander & Baldwin - 151 Hekili St., Kailua, HI

JW Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, HI

The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI

Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR (Donated in Honor of Dr. Philip and Leigh Creighton by Timothy Y.C. Choy)

Chef Mavro, Honolulu, HI

DUO Restaurant, The Four Seaons Resort Maui, Wailea, HI

Nobu Waikiki, Honolulu, HI

PUBLICATIONS

2016
The Good Life, FLUX Hawaii, November 2016

2013
Best of the World - Aloha, Honolulu, National Geographic Magazine, December 2013/January 2014

2006
Stylish Products by Hawai`i’s Hottest Designers, Honolulu Magazine, April 2006

2005
Craft in the Fiftieth State, James Renwick Alliance Quarterly, Winter 2005

2004
Report from Hawai`i: Korean Crossings, Art in America, September 2004

New Glass Review 25, Neues Glas/ New Glass 2004

2003
The 3rd Exhibition of Collectors Goblets, Vetro, #17, 2003