Joo Won Lee completed M.F.A. in Visual Communication at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she was the winner of the Trustees Full Scholarship (Advisor: Mary Jane Jacob, keynote speaker of Seoul is Museum, 2017). During this program, she participated in the Chicago Mayor’s Special Project-Jens Jensen Legacy Project for its exhibition design and website design and in the Spoleto Festival-The Evoking History Project which exhibited public art throughout the city for its planning and website design.rnShe has served with many professional organizations including as a Jury Chair for the American Alliance of Museums-Media and Technology Award which invites about 100 jurors and 10 jury chairs every year internationally, a Jury for the international traveling exhibition Dialogue in the Dark’s art and design competition at the Seoul Arts Center-Hangaram Design Museum, and an Advisory Member for the exposition site’s multimedia design of the ITU (International Telecommunication Union by the United Nations) Plenipotentiary Conference hosted by the Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning of South Korea which recorded over 30,000 visitors including international higher ranking government officers, professionals, and general public. Lastly, she served as a Committee Member for the Yeongwol International Museum Forum, a biennale program whose annual budget was $700,000USD and invitedrnnearly 30 distinguished museum related field speakers from overseas in collaboration with TWI institute at the University of Missouri-Columbia including the Director of Digital Media at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Digital Production Lead at Tate in London.rnShe served as an Adjunct Instructor at the Environmental Design Department, University of Missouri-Columbia, and as an Adjunct Professor in the Division of Design and Art at Yonsei University where she was awarded with Excellence in Teaching. Along with her teaching career, she served as the Director and as a Creative Director of the Donggang Digital Society Museum that displayed with multimedia installation beam projection only; she received $150,000USD from the Museum Specialized Zone of S. Korea for the museum’s remodeling. She created the galleryrnname for the GS Corporation (formerly LG Corporation) lobby gallery that had about 10,000 daily visitors (including the employees) when she organized monthly exhibitions and created its gallery identity system design. Currently, Lee is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Art and Graphic Design, American University of Kuwait (AUK) where she is the winner of the AUK-Dartmouth College Fellowship placed at the Hood Museum of Art on the Dartmouth College campus.rnHer research topic is Creativity Innate in Human Nature and her book “The Creativity Innate in Human Nature – A Robot’s Question: Who Are Humans? Really!” was published by the TWI institute at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She wrote a book review of “John Dewey for Artists” published by University of Chicago Press which shares the same topics with her book, and the article was published online and offline by The Korea Times.