Dongyun Lee, an illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York, has had his illustrations featured in numerous magazines, newspapers, and advertising campaigns. His artwork has been showcased in exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, London, and Seoul. Additionally, Dongyun, along with his wife, Holly, is engaged in a lifelong project called ToyOil, where they create, draw, and enjoy their creative journey together.

Born and raised in Seoul, Korea, Dongyun pursued his passion for illustration. He earned his MFA degree in Illustration as Visual Essay from the School of Visual Arts in 2008, setting the stage for his career as an illustrator.


Clients include

The New York Times, The Washington Post, GQ, IBM, Apple, McDonalds, Red Bull, Moët HennessyHEB, Deloitte, Vice, Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, ESPN, MTA, LA Times, Wired, Harvard Business Review, Popular Mechanics, Popular science, Entrepreneur, Idn, TimeOut, Playboy, Psyop and etc.

Recognitions include

Society of Illustrators New York, American Illustration, Communication Arts, 3×3, Association of illustrators London, Creative Quarterly, Society of Publication Designers, Idn, CMYK, Computer Arts Magazine UK and Korea, Mac User Magazine, MBC, GRAPHIC, Art Exit, Designnet, Dazed and confused, F.ound, Design, Nylon, Chosun ilbo and etc.


Studio  67 West Street #319, Brookly, NY  11222

Richard Solomon Artists Representative

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