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Mark Yee

contact: markyee2138@gmail.com

2017 - 2019

SOFA (Sculptural Objects and Functional Design) official after party featured in The Golden Triangle de zeen design magazine

with Anthony “The Twilite Tone” Khan, two time grammy nominee, producer and songwriter

University of Chicago Laboratory School, ArtFest2019, Mark Yee, Guest Speaker, Gordon Parks Arts Hall, main auditorium

SOFA Official After Party, November 2018

Sophisticated Living Magazine, featuring SOFA after-party at the Golden Triangle with Doug Van Tress, Jan / Feb 2019

with Amy Boonstra, co-chairs for the Grant Park Music Festival, October 2018

Presenting the Advocate for Arts Award to Jim Mabie, WTTW Board Chair and WFMT Board Chair, 2018

Illinois Humanities, Minority Artist Award, January 2018

Mark Yee with Kerry James Marshall, at the Victory Gardens Theater, 2019

with Dean Koons

with Dawoud Bey, American Photographer and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant" recipient, at The Hyde Park Art Center, The Center Program Exhibit

with Theaster Gates

with Tony Karman, Director of EXPO Chicago

with Michele Boone former Chicago Commissioner of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), currently Chief Program and Civic Engagement Officer; Navy Pier, February 2019

with Erica Daniels, Executive Director Victory Gardens Theater and former President of Second City Theatricals and former Associate Artistic Director at Steppenwolf Theatre

2016

with Ariana Huffington, April 2016

University of Chicago, LabLife Magazine, Spring 2016

Chicago Tribune Newspaper, April 2016

Artwork by Mark Yee

Gilman Group, Luxury Real Estate, Blog, "Yes you can teach an old listing new tricks" Artwork by Mark Yee, April 2016

steve + filip design newsletter, featured artist, 2016

2015

with Douglas Druick, President of the Art Institute of Chicago, Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute Fundraiser, UnCorked 2015

Annual Gala for the Victory Gardens Theater, November 2015

Candid Candace | Chicago Tribune


with Anupy Singla, author and former reporter

with Billy Lawless, founder of Acanto, Beacon Tavern, Coda Del Vope, The Dawson and the Gage restaurants

Supporting the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago, November 2015

UnCorked Wine Tasting and Dinner for the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago

Splash, Chicago Sun Times print and online editions, February 2015

Co-Chair for Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, April 2015

"We were proud to have Mark Yee as a co-chair for Lambda Legal's Bon Foster event. Lambda Legal is nationally recognized as a leader in the fight for equal and fair treatment of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV.

This was a watershed year as the case about gay marriage went before the Supreme Court. Thank you to the 650 supporters who turned out to the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago."

-- Chicago Office, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, April 2015

2014

UnCorked Wine Tasting and Dinner for the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago

Splash, Chicago Sun Times, print and online editions, February 2014

Fundraiser for the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago

Candid Candace | Chicago Tribune, print and online editions, February 26, 2014

"A big thank you to this year's stellar host committee."

Chicago Artist Coalition, June 2014

Printed Invitation

2013

UnCorked Fundraiser for the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago

Michigan Avenue Magazine, print and online editions, June 2013

with Gloria Groom, Art Institute’s David and Mary Winton Green Curator of 19th-Century European Painting and Sculpture and newly appointed Chair of European Painting and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago, Auxiliary Board, 40TH ANNIVERSARY GALA, October 2013

Buccellati Chicago Boutique Opening

Candid Candace | Chicago Tribune

Mark Yee and the Buccellati design models attend the Buccellati Chicago Boutique Opening Celebration With The Art Institute Of Chicago on October 15, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.

(Oct. 14, 2013 - Source: Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images North America) - Zimbio

Our Urban TImes, Interview, May 2013

Masked Ball - 40th Anniversary for the Auxiliary Board of the Art Institute of Chicago

Candid Candace | Chicago Tribune, October 2013

print and online editions

2012

with Tricia Van Eck, former associate curator Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, at The Hyde Park Art Center, The Center Program Exhibit, 2012

2017 - 2019