About the Gallery

API Gallery

Art Projects International (ArtProjects) is a contemporary art gallery and art consultancy located in the historic district of Tribeca, New York City. Established by Jung Lee Sanders in 1993, with its gallery space originally located in SoHo, ArtProjects was one of the first galleries in the United States dedicated to providing a platform for contemporary artists from Asia, and remains focused on introducing new and significant international artists to broader audiences. Over the years, the gallery has served a vital role in fostering the careers of many artists and continues to present critically acclaimed exhibitions, publications and other projects in the United States and abroad. The gallery provides highly personalized service and works closely with individuals, museums and corporations on their acquisitions and private collections. Works by the gallery artists are represented in major institutions around the world. Many of the gallery's exhibitions and other projects have received critical acclaim in major international publications and media including the New York Times, New Yorker, Artforum, Artnews, Art in America, Art Asia Pacific, Flash Art, CNN, International Herald Tribune, Barron’s, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Harper’s Bazaar, and Newsweek.

Born in Seoul, Jung Lee Sanders was educated in South Korea, Hong Kong, England and the United States, and came of age personally and professionally in multiple cultures. With twenty-five years of experience working with a global network of artists, art professionals and collectors, Jung Lee has advised and provided support for many institutional exhibitions and acquisitions, working with numerous leading institutions including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Vilcek Foundation, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Brooklyn Museum, San Jose Museum of Art, Queens Museum of Art, Asian Art Museum San Francisco, and the Crow Collection of Asian Art. She is a member of ArtTable, a national organization for women leaders in the visual arts, and a founding member of the Asian Contemporary Art Consortium, a New York based organization dedicated to raising the awareness of Asian contemporary art.