Dongyun Lee is an illustrator living and working in Brooklyn, New York. His illustrations has appeared in numerous magazines, newspapers and advertising. Dongyun’s work has been exhibited in New York, L.A, London, and Seoul. Also, Dongyun and his wife, Holly run a lifetime project, ToyOil. They draw, make and have fun together.

Dongyun was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. After Dongyun studied Communication Design at Kyunghee University he moved to United States. Then he received his MFA degree in Illustration as Visual Essay at School of Visual Arts and started working as an illustrator.


Clients include

The New York Times, The Washington Post, GQ, IBM, Apple, McDonalds, Red Bull, HEB, 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 and etc.


Studio  67 West Street #319, Brookly, NY  11222

Richard Solomon Artists Representative

T 1-212-223-9545

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All images © Dongyun Lee