PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University’s Paul Pak-hing Lee has been appointed
by Gov. Gary Locke to the Washington State Arts Commission. It is a three-year appointment.
Lee is an associate professor of fine arts and was recently named associate chair of the
department. His work in photography has been exhibited in galleries nationwide. His recent work
reflects his interest in digital imaging technology.
Lee earned his bachelor’s degree in studio art in 1985 from Hamilton College, New York. He
received his master’s of fine arts in photography in 1987 from Cranbook Academy of Art,
Michigan. He came to WSU as an assistant professor of fine arts in 1989.
The Washington State Arts Commission advises state agencies and officials on issues
related to the growth and development of the arts, and appropriates funds to acquire works of art
for public buildings.