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Biography

Sunjae Lee was born and raised in Massachusetts, where he began his studies in saxophone and martial arts at the Rivers Music School in Weston and Metrowest Taekwon Do in Marlboro, respectively. He majored in chemistry at the University of Rochester while continuing his studies in music at the nearby Eastman School of Music. After working as a chemical engineer for 3 years after graduation, he decided his calling was in holistic medicine, an area in which he could combine all of his interests. 6 years later, he graduated from the National College of Natural Medicine with a doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and a Masters of Oriental Medicine. 

 

Publications:

• Ryu J, Lee E, Hauver R. In-Situ Production of Water from Fuel Cell Exhausts. Fuel Cell Seminar and Exposition. Phoenix, Arizona. 2008.  

• Lee S. Chinese Medicine and the creative arts: more than just a luxury. Chinese Medicine Quarterly. Volume 4, 2012.

• Lee S. Exploring the usage of medical classics in Oriental Medicine education in America. Korean Society of Oriental Medical Classics Conference. Sancheong, South Korea, September 12, 2013. 

• Lee S. A partial translation of Yoshimasu Todo’s “Yakucho”. Thesis for Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine. National College of Natural Medicine, Portland OR. June 2014. 

 

Music discography:

• Srivbanacore, 2007, Pure Potentiality Records. 

Meditations, 2008, Pure Potentiality Records.

Equilibrium, 2009, Pure Potentiality Records.

• Kin Trio: Roots, 2011, self released. 

• (as a sideman) Noah Bernstein: Six, 2012, self released.

Kin Trio: Breathe, 2013, PJCE records

 

Painting exhibitions:

• 2010 Bamboo Grove Salon solo exhibition, “Bamboo”. Portland, OR.

• 2011 Bamboo Grove Salon group exhibition, “The Five Elements”. Portland, OR.

• 2012 Milepost 5 Artist Community solo exhibition. Portland, OR. 

• 2012 Concordia Library group exhibition. Portland, OR. 

• 2014 May-June Lan Su Chinese Garden solo exhibition. Portland, OR.

• 2014 Doll Gardner Gallery solo exhibition. Portland, OR.

• 2015 August-September Lan Su Chinese Garden solo exhibition. Portland, OR

• 2016 March-May Lan Su Chinese Garden solo exhibition. Portland, OR